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Braves News: Diamondbacks are coming to town

The Arizona squad is headed into Atlanta.

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Braves News

Diamondbacks vs. Braves schedule and probable pitchers

Atlanta is back at it after a much welcomed day off against the Arizona Diamonbacks who come to town after receiving bad news regarding starter and former Brave Shelby Miller who was sent to the 10-day DL with right elbow inflammation. Atlanta and Arizona will do battle in a three game set before the incoming All-Star break.

Candidates for the Carter Stewart compensation pick

Let’s take a look at some of the very early candidates for Atlanta to choose from in next year’s draft with their compensation pick at number nine overall thanks to not being able to sign Carter Stewart this year. Stewart’s medicals were simply too high a risk for Atlanta to justify offering him the full slot amount.

The beginners’ guide to collecting baseball memorabilia

If you are into collecting baseball memorabilia or are interested in getting into the collecting hobby we have just the article for you. Check out some of the best ways to get started as well as what to start collecting.

Interview with draft pick Jake Higginbotham

Our minor league staff sat down with Jake Higginbotham, the Braves eleventh round pick in 2018, to talk about the draft process and what his outlook is going forward with the Atlanta minor league system.

Scouting report on newest draft signee Victor Vodnik

Check out the scouting report on late signee Victor Vodnik who boasts some gaudy strikeout totals and a live fastball that can run all the way up to 97 MPH. Vodnik is a California guy who can hit a little as well.

Luiz Gohara returns to AAA

The Braves optioned Luiz Gohara back to Gwinnett yesterday in order to get a spot start in at AAA before the All-Star break. This puts Gohara in position to join the big league rotation after the break when they will need another starter in the rotation.

MLB News

Padres asking a king’s ransom for reliever Hand

It is no surprise that the price for pitching is sky high and that is no exception with Padres’ reliever Brad Hand who the San Diego club is reportedly asking the moon for. Hand is a dynamic closer in a tight market so it will be interesting to see if the Padres can get what they’re looking for.

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