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Braves News: Mike Foltynewicz, Luiz Gohara’s return and new role

The Braves beat the Nationals again on Saturday and everyone is smiling.

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Atlanta Braves News

Mike Foltynewicz out-duels Stephen Strasburg as Braves blank Nationals, 4-0

Mike Foltynewicz turned in one of the best performances of his career with a two-hit complete game shutout against the Washington Nationals Friday night. Folty tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help the Braves increase their NL East lead to 1.5 games.

Gohara may slide into bullpen role upon return, per report

Luiz Gohara is expected to return from Brazil on Saturday and will likely be used as a reliever upon his return.

Braves somehow outdo themselves in miraculous May

Looking back at a good month of May for the Braves.

Atlanta Braves zoom into top 10 for 2018 World Series odds

Atlanta’s hot start has Vegas taking notice. Atlanta’s World Series odds have improved a great deal since the start of the season.

Steady Markakis seeks 1st All-Star appearance

It has been a renaissance season for 34-year old Nick Markakis who is looking to make his first All-Star Game appearance.

MLB Draft

2018 MLB Mock Draft: Baseball America projects Nolan Gorman to Atlanta Braves

Baseball America once again links the Braves to prep slugger Nolan Gorman.

Atlanta Braves 2018 MLB Draft Targets: Cole Winn

Matt Powers takes a closer look at California high school pitcher Cole Winn

Atlanta Braves 2018 MLB Draft Targets: Joey Bart

A draft profile on Georgia Tech’s slugging catcher Joey Bart.

MLB News

Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw On 10-Day DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers put Clayton Kershaw back on the disabled list on Friday after making just one start due to a low back strain.

Red Sox Place Mookie Betts On 10-Day DL

Mookie Betts also hit the DL on Friday with a left abdominal strain. Betts has been out of the lineup since May 26.

David Dahl diagnosed with broken foot

The Rockies got some bad news as well on the injury front as outfielder David Dahl has been diagnosed with a broken foot. Dahl is expected to miss six to eight weeks with the injury.

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