Atlanta Braves News
Julio Teheran fired six shutout innings while Johan Camargo and Dansby Swanson combined for six hits in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Tyler Flowers left Friday’s game in the sixth inning due to cramping in his right hamstring. Flowers appeared to be dealing with the cramp during an at bat and later had to be helped off the field by the team’s training staff.
Atlanta went to work on Friday coming to terms with three 2018 Draft picks in Tristan Beck, A.J. Graffinino and Ryan Shetter. The team has roughly $5.36 million of its bonus pool remaining with first rounder Carter Stewart still unsigned.
Brandon McCarthy told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Gabriel Burns that he has been dealing with tendinitis in his knee for a while now but hopes that he can return after missing just one start.
92.9 The Game’s Grant McAuley writes that Ronald Acuña’s return could have a major impact on the Braves’ lineup.
With the calendar about to turn to July, prepare for trade rumors season to kick into high gear. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports that the Philadelphia Phillies and Kansas City Royals have had preliminary talks in regards to third baseman Mike Moustakas.
Teams have until Friday, July 6 to sign their 2018 MLB Draft picks. Here is a look at who still hasn’t signed.
Shohei Ohtani’s elbow injury has improved and he will resume batting practice immediately according to general manager Billy Eppler.