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Braves News: Max Fried impresses, Minter returns and more

Braves bounce back with a sweep of Cubs.

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Max Fried delivers maximum performance as Braves sweep Cubs, 9-4

Max Fried allowed just one hit over six shutout innings to help the Atlanta Braves to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. Nick Markakis did the heavy lifting on offense going 5-for-5 at the plate with five RBIs. With the win, the Braves complete the three-game sweep and even their record at 3-3 on the season.

Max Fried, Nick Markakis discuss sweep of Cubs

Postgame reaction including comments from Fried, Markakis and Brian McCann.

Braves activate A.J. Minter, option Bryse Wilson to Gwinnett

As expected, the Braves activated reliever A.J. Minter from the 10-day injured list on Thursday. Bryse Wilson was optioned to make room on the active roster.

Road to Atlanta Podcast: Episode Two - Minor League Opening Day and our first look at the 2019 MLB Draft class

Road to Atlanta returns this week with a look at Minor League Opening Day and a first look at the 2019 MLB Draft class.

Braves’ Dansby Swanson fine after brief scare

Dansby Swanson had a brief scare in Wednesday’s game when he appeared to injure his wrist while attempting to tag the Cubs’ Jon Lester. Trainers came out to check on Swanson who stayed in the game and didn’t report any issues in his next two at-bats.

How long will Ender Inciarte continue to leadoff?

Ender Inciarte has gotten off to a slow start in 2019. How long will he be able to hang on to the leadoff role?

2019 Florida Fire Frogs Roster Preview

The Florida Fire Frogs announced their roster for the upcoming 2019 season headlined by catching prospect William Contreras.

MLB News

Yankees Place Troy Tulowitzki On Injured List

The New York Yankees placed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day injured list Thursday. Infield prospect Thairo Estrada was recalled to take his place on the active roster.

Pirates Place Corey Dickerson On 10-Day IL

Pirates outfielder Corey Dickerson is also headed to the 10-day injured list due to a shoulder strain. There is currently no timetable for Dickerson’s return but he won’t resume throwing for at least 10 days.

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