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Atlanta Braves News: Albies continues to surge, Teheran update and more

Ozzie Albies continued to wreak havoc on Braves opponents Sunday.

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Braves News

Albies, Inciarte lead Braves over Phillies

The Atlanta Braves shook up their lineup and then shook up the Phillies with a 10-1 win on Sunday to secure another series win. Ozzie Albies moved to the top of the order and homered on the first pitch of the game. Ender Inciarte was dropped to ninth in the order and finished a home run shy of the cycle.

Julio Teheran completes bullpen session, on track for Wednesday

Julio Teheran completed a bullpen session on Sunday and appears to be on track to make his next scheduled start on Wednesday. The Braves had top pitching prospect Mike Soroka scratched from his Sunday start just in case Teheran was unable to go.

Three Cuts: Super prospect Ronald Acuña Jr. immediately upgrades Braves

Fox Sports’ Zach Dillard writes that Ronald Acuna’s first week in the majors shows that the hype surrounding the top prospect was very real.

Braves release outfielder Peter Bourjos

Atlanta continued its purge of outfielders on Sunday with the release of Peter Bourjos. Bourjos was designated for assignment earlier this week to make room for Ronald Acuna Jr. on the active roster.

Braves Minor League Player of the Week: Cristian Pache

Braves outfield prospect Cristian Pache had a big week and takes home Talking Chop’s Minor League Player of the Week honor.

MLB News

Nick Kingham loses perfect game in seventh inning in MLB debut against Cardinals

Pirates prospect Nick Kingman carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his major league debut against the Cardinals.

Padres Place Wil Myers On DL

Padres outfielder Wil Myers suffered an oblique injury in Sunday’s game and was placed on the 10-day disabled list. Paul DeJong broke it up with a single to left with two outs in the inning.

Robbie Ray Suffers Strained Oblique

Apparently there are plenty of oblique injuries to go around. Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray left Sunday’s start after just 1.1 innings with what was determined an oblique strain and is likely headed to the disabled list.

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