Atlanta Braves News
Josh Donaldson hit a three-run home run in the eighth to put Atlanta in front and Luke Jackson was able to put out a fire in the ninth to help the Braves escape with an 8-7 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Postgame discussion from Josh Donaldson, Brian Snitker and others on Sunday’s big comeback win.
The Athletic’s Jeff Schultz talked with Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos about the team’s struggling bullpen situation and how he might look to fix it.
Prior to Sunday’s game, the Braves acquired veteran left-hander Jerry Blevins from the Oakland A’s and added him to the active roster. Wes Parsons was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Brad and Eric discuss the Braves’ bullpen struggles, their recent losing streak and much more in the latest edition of the Talking Chop Podcast.
Atlanta will open a four-game series with the San Diego Padres beginning on Monday. Here is a short preview and a look at the pitching matchups.
Albert Pujols continues to move up the all-time leader boards as he moved into third place on the all-time RBIs list Sunday with a two-run double against the Kansas City Royals. Pujols passes Barry Bonds 1,997 RBIs in his career and trails only Alex Rodriguez and Hank Aaron on the all-time list.
The Washington Nationals placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 10-day injured list Sunday due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot. Zimmerman aggravated the injury after making a leaping catch last week.
White Sox rookie outfielder Eloy Jimenez is expected to miss at least a couple of weeks due to a high ankle sprain. Jimenez suffered the injury Friday night when he jumped into the outfield wall.