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Braves News: Atlanta drops series opener to Rockies

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Atlanta Braves News

Extra-base hit avalanche buries Braves in 8-4 loss to Rockies

Tyler Flowers went 4-for-4 with a pair of home runs but Max Fried suffered his first loss of the season in an 8-4 setback against the Colorado Rockies.

The Braves’ dynamic duo is on pace for franchise history

Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies are on pace to be one of the most productive Braves duos of all time.

MLB News

Giants Reportedly Pursuing Trade For Outfielder

The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports that the Giants are in the market for outfield help. While they have not settled on any particular target, they are reportedly in talks with multiple clubs.

Tigers Place Jordan Zimmermann On IL With UCL Sprain

Detroit placed right-hander Jordan Zimmermann on the injured list Friday with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. As bad as that sounds, it appears they are going to try and go the rehab route instead of surgery. If successful he could return in three or four weeks.

White Sox Designate Ervin Santana For Assignment

Veteran right-hander Ervin Santana’s stay with the White Sox was a short one. Chicago designated Santana for assignment on Friday after just three starts in which he allowed 19 hits and 14 runs in 13 1/3 innings.

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