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Braves News: Walks doom Braves in loss to Phillies

The Braves have a base-on-balls problem and it is beginning to catch up with them.

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Braves News

Acuña Jr. hits his first homer of the season

Ronald Acuña Jr. got off to a slow start this season but has finally begun to heat up as the Braves ponder the right time to give him the call. It was not a cheap shot at 395 feet and the sound it makes off the bat will give you chills. Enjoy.

Walks, walks and more walks lead to extra innings loss

The Braves pitching staff is struggling to find their command early on this season and the 10 total walks issued last night are a big reason Atlanta lost to Philadelphia. In particular, Jose Ramirez walked 3(!) men in the top of the 10th inning and the Phillies took full advantage.

Being cautious with Ronald Acuña Jr. may be a result of Alex Anthopoulos’ past GM experience

Alex Anthopoulos’ time in Toronto taught him many things and one instance in particular may be guiding him with the promotion of Acuña Jr. While it may feel like it is taking forever for Acuña Jr. to reach the Major Leagues just remember that sometimes the best things in life are worth waiting for.

MLB News

Francisco Lindor hit a home run in Puerto Rico (his home country) and the stadium went berserk

In what seemed like a story book moment the Indians young phenom shortstop sent one over the wall and the fans within Hiram Bithron Stadium went crazy. As you could probably imagine the citizens of Puerto Rico have been through a lot recently in their recovery effort from Hurricane Maria and this was a nice change of pace for everyone.

Better than Mark McGwire? Aaron Judge is blasting his way through the record books

Aaron Judge has become the fastest player to reach 60 home runs in MLB history completing the act in just 197 games. Judge has hit 4 home runs in the early going of this season after his 52 home runs last season and is moving quickly up the home run record book.

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