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'Now people are chasing us': New era underway for Freeman, revamped Braves

TORONTO – Admittedly, the losing got to him. So, too, did the clubhouse casualties, those teammates and friends traded away for the sake of The Future, distant and abstract as it seemed at the time. But Freddie Freeman endured. He thrived, actually, blossoming into one of baseball’s preeminent hitters amid the roster carnage and the deliberate, seemingly infinite losing. And ...

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Happ picks up 9th win as Jays salvage split with Braves

J.A. Happ has been the lone Toronto Blue Jays starter who has been consistently strong this season. With his team continuing to languish under the .500 mark, each solid performance is raising the chances he’ll soon find himself wearing another uniform. Happ became the first Blue Jays starter to work into the ninth inning this season, throwing 8 1/3 effective innings in a ...

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This is why Braves are being patient with market

The Braves have been one of the game’s biggest surprises this season, their young team holding firm to first place in the National League East with the halfway point rapidly approaching. Although Atlanta general manager Alex Anthopoulos has several areas of his roster that he could address in the coming weeks, a source with knowledge of the Braves’ thinking doesn’t ...

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First ASG in reach for Braves standouts

The top spots in the National League are unchanged in the latest 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star ballot update released Monday. But the races at catcher and second base, in particular, are much too close for comfort. • VOTE NOW: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot With 2 1/2 weeks remaining before the July 5 conclusion of balloting for the ...

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Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

On the morning of June 18 two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were 21-46. Now they’re atop the NL East. Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected, and after Sunday’s 4-1 win over San Diego, the Braves lead second-place Washington by 3 1/2 games. At 42-29, they’re even with Milwaukee for the ...

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Braves pull Teheran after 6 no-hit innings

Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran was removed from his start to begin the seventh inning Sunday with a no-hitter intact. Teheran recorded 11 strikeouts and three walks on 95 pitches against the San Diego Padres in what was his first start since coming off the disabled list. Shan… MLB | theScore

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Freeman, Braves lead way in 1st NL All-Star ballot update

The National League’s lineup at this year’s All-Star Game could have a distinct Atlanta feel to it. Major League Baseball’s first All-Star balloting update for the National League was released on Monday, and a trio of Braves – first baseman Freddie Freeman, second baseman <a data-in-app-uri="… MLB | theScore

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MLB Power Rankings: Brewers, Braves keep proving they're for real

Welcome to the sixth edition of theScore’s MLB Power Rankings for the 2018 season. Rankings will be published every other Monday throughout the season, with the next installment coming June 18. 1. New York Yankees RECORD LAST 10 PREVIOUS RANK (CHANGE) 37-17 6-4 1 (-) For all of the (justifiable) hype surrounding Shohei Ohtani, he may have some legitimate competition ...

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