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Braves News: Gearing up for Cincinnati

The Braves will take on the Reds beginning Tuesday night, fresh off two exhilarating victories in (relatively) nearby Cleveland.

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BRAVES NEWS

Braves look to keep it going against the Reds in Cincinnati

The Braves will spend a few more days in Ohio, traveling from Cleveland to Cincinnati as they ready for a three-game series against the Reds. Check out our series preview from Kris Willis.

Predicting the Braves’ next contract extension

Our own Scott Coleman looks into Braves extension candidates and which ones make the most sense following the team-friendly pacts signed by Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies.

It won’t come as a shock that Freddie is the obvious candidate. He’s said he would like to follow in the footsteps of Chipper Jones and remain in Atlanta through the duration of his career. And as he nears his 30th birthday, he has shown no signs of slowing down. If anything he’s becoming more of a complete hitter and has improved defensively in recent years.

Inbox: Will Soroka stay in Braves’ rotation?

Braves beat writer Mark Bowman answers fan questions regarding Mike Soroka, Craig Kimbrel, innings limits, and more in this week’s installment of Inbox.

It likely depends on what Mike Soroka and Sean Newcomb do during this week’s series against the Reds. Soroka will start Wednesday’s game and Newcomb will be eligible to be recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett if the Braves choose to use him in Thursday’s series finale in Cincinnati.

MLB NEWS

Mets interested in Kimbrel -- on one condition

The Mets want Craig Kimbrel to be a setup man. Unless Edwin Diaz gets hurt, Kimbrel is not going to wear a Mets uniform this year.

Harper ejected in NY after arguing from dugout

You hate to see it.

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