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5/26/2016 | Brewers dampen Braves' spirits with sweep

Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered as the Brewers added to the Braves' home woes and completed their first three-game series sweep of the season with Thursday night's 6-2 win at Turner Field.

5/26/2016 | Pipeline preview: Crawford looking to build on momentum

Here's a look at top prospects to watch Friday in Minor League action:

5/26/2016 | Braves make tough decision to option Kelly

After the Braves burned through the bullpen through the first nine innings of Wednesday's 13-inning loss to the Brewers, Casey Kelly accepted the task of pitching the final four innings. Unfortunately for Kelly, this unexpected development provided the Braves no other choice but to option him back to Triple-A Gwinnett before Thursday's series finale against Milwaukee.

5/26/2016 | Braves' Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

Braves outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended 82 games without pay for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Olivera's 82-game suspension retroactively dates back to April 30 and runs through Aug. 1. The 31-year-old outfielder opted to not file an appeal.

5/26/2016 | Conley, Marlins visit Perez, Braves

The Marlins will track the progress of outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich when they open a three-game series against the Braves at 7:35 p.m. ET on Friday at Turner Field.

5/25/2016 | Peralta, Brewers set to play their finale at Turner Field

Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta (2-5, 6.96 ERA) is set to square off against Braves righty Matt Wisler (2-3, 2.93) when the teams wrap up a three-game set on Thursday at Turner Field.

5/25/2016 | Villar's hit in 13th sends Brewers past Braves

After facing the Braves' entire bullpen and the guy who had been scheduled to start on Saturday, the Brewers claimed a 3-2 victory courtesy of Jonathan Villar's go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night at Turner Field.

5/25/2016 | Kelly gives lift on busy night for Braves' 'pen

After using six different relievers to record the 10 outs that separated starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz's sixth-inning exit and the end of the ninth, Braves interim manager Brian Snitker provided the final four innings to Casey Kelly.

5/25/2016 | Smith needs to stay on bases during slides

Throughout his Minor League career, Braves outfielder Mallex Smith showed he has the potential to become one of the game's top stolen base threats. But now that he has been introduced to replay reviews at the Major League level, Smith has quickly learned he'll better satisfy this potential once he begins to harness some of his slides.

5/24/2016 | Hard-thorwing Guerra, Folty set to face off

There could be a lot of strikeouts at Turner Field on Wednesday night, when a pair of hard-throwing right-handers go at it. Braves fireballer Mike Foltynewicz faces Brewers rookie righty Junior Guerra in the second game of the three-game series.

5/24/2016 | Teheran notches 4-K inning in dazzling start

Julio Teheran experienced the rarity of notching four strikeouts in one inning Tuesday night at Turner Field. Unfortunately for the Braves hurler, he was also reintroduced to the all-too-familiar frustration as many of his strong efforts over the past month have gone unrewarded.

5/24/2016 | Proud grandfather Snitker relishes time with family

Brian Snitker did not necessarily expect to sell his house as quickly as he did this winter, and he certainly did not anticipate the opportunity he gained when the Braves dismissed former manager Fredi Gonzalez last week. So for now, Snitker will simply appreciate that he is likely the only big league manager living in his daughter's basement.

5/24/2016 | Crew Scoots way to win in pitchers' duel

After dealing with Julio Teheran's impressive effort at Turner Field on Tuesday night, the Brewers claimed a 2-1 win that came courtesy of a two-out, eighth-inning single that Scooter Gennett recorded off Braves setup man Bud Norris.

5/24/2016 | Snitker likes Inciarte in CF with Smith in lineup

Braves interim manager Brian Snitker appreciates the athleticism Mallex Smith offers as an outfielder. But moving forward, Snitker plans to position Ender Inciarte in center field whenever he is in the same lineup with Smith.

5/23/2016 | Inbox: Will Snitker have interim tag removed?

Any chance Brian Snitker gets interim tag removed? Will the Braves trade Julio Teheran? Reporter Mark Bowman answers fans' question in the Inbox.

5/23/2016 | Legends set to welcome stars of the future at 2016 MLB Draft

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.

5/22/2016 | Atlanta's 'train rolling' after encouraging trip

Though they ended a 10-game road trip a 5-0 loss to the Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Braves returned to Atlanta with a different look and feel than they had when they were last home nearly two weeks ago.

5/22/2016 | Phils ride Eickhoff's 7 scoreless over Braves

Sticking to his fastball-curve combo, Jerad Eickhoff went seven shutout innings in a Phillies' 5-0 win to avoid a series sweep for the first time since Philadelphia lost four straight to open the season.

5/22/2016 | Nelson, Teheran set for duel with both on a roll

Jimmy Nelson and Julio Teheran will both look to continue their recent success on the mound when the Brewers and Braves open up a three-game series on Tuesday at Turner Field.

5/22/2016 | Pipeline preview: Walker, Sheffield among prospects to watch

Here's a look at top prospects to watch in today's Minor League action:

5/21/2016 | Birthday wish: Continue to dominate dish

If Braves right-hander Williams Perez uses his birthday wish wisely, he will request that each of this season's remaining starts prove to be as efficient as the two dominant ones he has authored against the Phillies over the past two weeks.

5/21/2016 | Kelly to make first '16 start as Braves eye sweep

Chase Kelly was promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett to make his first start of the season against Jerad Eickhoff with the Braves poised for a series sweep.

5/21/2016 | Braves' Perez stymies Phils for birthday win

Williams Perez again shut down the Phillies on Saturday afternoon, pitching 6 1/3 shutout innings in a 2-0 victory that gave the Braves two consecutive wins for the first time since April 19.

5/21/2016 | Norris now late-inning bullpen option

Bud Norris may not rejoin the Braves' rotation at any point during this season, but if the right-hander continues to pitch as effectively as he has since moving to the bullpen, he could prove to be one of the reliable late-inning relief options Atlanta has been seeking.

5/21/2016 | A.J.: No disrespect meant by celebratory hop

As A.J. Pierzynski has attempted to duplicate last season's success, he has provided the kind of production one might expect from a 39-year-old veteran who has served as a catcher in nearly 2,000 Major League games.

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