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6/29/2016 | Braves' Cabrera in Aroldis territory at 103 mph

Time will tell whether Mauricio Cabrera has the ability to harness a high-velocity fastball that has placed him in the exclusive company of Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman. But through his first two big league appearances, the Braves reliever has proven he can throw strikes while consistently lighting up the radar gun board with triple-digit readings.


6/29/2016 | Staff woes force Braves to hasten Folty's return

The Braves had planned for Mike Foltynewicz to make two Minor League rehab starts. But because they have three starting pitchers on the disabled list and another back at the Triple-A level to gain more seasoning, they essentially have no choice but to bring Foltynewicz back to start Thursday night's series opener against the Marlins.


6/29/2016 | 12th night: Tribe tops Braves to extend streak

Jason Kipnis soured Joel De La Cruz's Major League debut with a two-out, two-run single in the fifth and Danny Salazar enhanced his All-Star candidacy as the Indians extended their winning streak to 12 games with Wednesday night's 3-0 victory over the Braves at Turner Field.


6/29/2016 | Marlins open July 4th weekend set in Atlanta

So much of the focus on the Fourth of July weekend series between the Marlins and Braves is directed at Sunday's historical game at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, which will be the first game in any professional sport played on an active military base. Before then, the clubs must first take care of business with three contests at Turner Field, with the first on tap for Thursday night.


6/29/2016 | Fort Bragg Game about more than baseball for Francoeur

Though the opportunity to participate in the first regular-season Major League Baseball game ever played on an active military base is certainly appealing, Braves outfielder Jeff Francoeur and some of his teammates are every bit as excited about the opportunity to spend a portion of this weekend interacting with military personnel stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.


6/29/2016 | Berrios, Difo among top prospect performers Tuesday

Twins No. 1 prospect Jose Berrios was among the top prospect performers on Tuesday in the Minors.


6/29/2016 | Salazar, Tribe eye 12th straight vs. Braves

In search of their 12th straight win, the Indians will give the ball to Danny Salazar, who enters Wednesday's game with a winning streak of his own.


6/28/2016 | Wisler bounces back after rough 1st vs. Tribe

Braves right-hander Matt Wisler has struggled early in games as of late, but he has found a way to keep his team in the game.


6/28/2016 | 11ndians! Smooth Santana has huge hit

Carlos Santana's RBI single sparked a three-run ninth inning by the Indians, who received another solid start from Corey Kluber and extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 5-3 victory over the Braves on Tuesday night at Turner Field.


6/28/2016 | Swanson selected for 2016 Futures Game

Dansby Swanson will have an opportunity to interact and compete with some of baseball's other elite prospects during this year's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game.


6/28/2016 | Gant (oblique) joins cluster of Braves on DL

With Julio Teheran, Mike Foltynewicz and Matt Wisler leading the way, the Braves exited May feeling good about how their starting rotation was shaping up for both the present and the future. Although they have won with much greater frequency over the past couple of weeks, however, they now find themselves with three starting pitchers on the disabled list. John Gant became the most recent member of this group on Tuesday, when he was placed on the 15-day disabled list with the left oblique strain he sustained during Monday night's start against the Indians.


6/28/2016 | Pierzynski honored to be part of Fort Bragg Game

When United States Army Major Ron Colombo was attending airborne school at Georgia's Fort Benning last summer, he called his high school buddy A.J. Pierzynski to get tickets for the Fourth of the July game against the Phillies at Turner Field.


6/27/2016 | Umpire Layne exits after being hit by foul ball

Home-plate umpire Jerry Layne exited Monday's game between the Indians and Braves at Turner Field after being hit by a foul ball off the bat of Nick Markakis in the eighth inning.


6/27/2016 | Gant exits vs. Indians with left oblique strain

Braves right-hander John Gant exited Monday's game against the Indians in the third inning with an apparent injury.


6/27/2016 | Kluber aims to extend Tribe's win streak to 11

After throwing 115 pitches in a complete-game shutout against the Rays on June 21, the Indians decided to give Corey Kluber an extra day of rest.


6/27/2016 | Bauer, Chisenhall spark Tribe to 10th straight

Behind a three-run home run by Lonnie Chisenhall and another solid outing from Trevor Bauer, the Indians extended their MLB-best winning streak to 10 games with Monday's 8-3 win over the Braves at Turner Field.


6/27/2016 | Braves call up Cabrera, designate Ogando for assignment

The Braves swapped tall, right-handed relievers Monday, designating Alexi Ogando for assignment and promoting fireballer Mauricio Cabrera from Double-A Mississippi Braves.


6/27/2016 | Ever-tightening All-Star races going to the wire

Entering the final 72 hours of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, it seems increasingly likely that Major League Baseball's tradition of surprising late-surge selections will continue as fans decide the starting position players for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 in San Diego.


6/27/2016 | Fernandez, Perez proud to be U.S. citizens

As Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and Braves first base coach Eddie Perez spend a portion of this upcoming weekend interacting with military personnel at North Carolina's Fort Bragg, they will feel a genuine sense of patriotism that has strengthened since they became United States citizens.


6/26/2016 | Norris continues surge since rejoining rotation

Instead of being defeated by all that went wrong during this season's first month or by the fact that he felt wronged as he spent this season's second month in the bullpen, Bud Norris has provided a clear glimpse of his fighting spirit since being given the opportunity to rejoin Atlanta's starting rotation.


6/26/2016 | Garcia's great grabs highlight improved glove work

As Adonis Garcia sprinted down the left-field line and into foul territory, he was looking for more than just the final out in the Braves' 5-2 win over the Mets on Sunday at Turner Field. Twice already, the third baseman had ranged far to make a pair of over-the-shoulder catches.


6/26/2016 | Pipeline preview: Mejia looks to extend hitting streak

Indians No. 8 prospect Francisco Mejia looks to extend his hitting streak to 25 games on Monday for Class A Lake County against South Bend at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/26/2016 | Braves ride HRs, strong Norris to split with Mets

Freddie Freeman hit a first-inning home run off Bartolo Colon, and Bud Norris added yet another impressive start to his recent ledger as the Braves secured a four-game series split with Sunday afternoon's 5-2 win over the Mets at Turner Field.


6/26/2016 | Tribe seeking 10th straight win as it hits Atlanta

The Indians look to extend their winning streak to 10 games when Trevor Bauer (5-2, 3.20 ERA) takes the mound against the Braves on Monday in Atlanta. Rookie John Gant (1-2, 4.45) makes his fourth career start for the Braves.


6/26/2016 | Foltynewicz makes progress with solid rehab start

When Mike Foltynewicz landed on the disabled list on June 4 with bone spurs in his right elbow, he knew he'd need to overcome the mental aspect of pitching with the injury. Three weeks later, the right-hander showed he's made strides toward clearing that hurdle.




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