Atlanta Braves News
Charlie Culberson came through again with a pinch-hit two-run home run to give the Atlanta Braves a walk-off win against the Washington Nationals. The Braves take three of four from the Nationals in the series and will head out on a west coast trip with a 1.5 game lead in the NL East.
As expected, the Braves reinstated LHP Luiz Gohara from the restricted list on Sunday after he returned from Brazil. Gohara is expected to take on a bullpen roll for the time being. To make room on the active roster, Atlanta outrighted RHP Miguel Socolovich to Triple-A Gwinnett
Jesse Biddle wasn’t even on the Braves’ roster when the season began but he is emerging as one of their most reliable relief options.
The Houston Astros already have one World Series championship under their belt and ESPN.com’s Buster Olney writes that the time is right for them to go all-in for a second.
The Detroit Tigers have the No. 1 pick in the 2018 Draft and have reportedly narrowed down their choices to three players including Auburn right-hander Casey Mize.
MLB Pipeline’s Jonathan Mayo runs down the 10 biggest storylines heading into Monday’s draft.