Atlanta Braves News
Max Fried allowed four of the Phillies’ five homers on the evening as the Atlanta Braves came up just short in a 6-5 loss.
Ozzie Albies’ red hot second half has quieted the concerns that crept up after he struggled down the stretch in 2018. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Gabe Burns recently talked with manager Brian Snitker about Albies’ development and progress this season.
There have been some ups and downs along the way but the Atlanta Braves are closing in on a second straight NL East division crown. From shrewd acquisitions to internal improvement, the Braves have just about checked every box.
The Brewers announced Tuesday that outfielder Christian Yelich will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a fractured kneecap. Yelich fouled a pitch off his knee in the first inning of Milwaukee’s win over the Marlins Tuesday.
A huge blow to the Minnesota Twins and a disappointing end to the season for outfielder Byron Buxton who will undergo labrum surgery. The baseline expectations is for Buxton to need five or six months to full recover.
Orioles GM Mike Elias continues to restructure Baltimore’s front office after letting 14 staffers in player development and international scouting know that their contracts would not be renewed for next season. This is the second large scale shakeup by Elias in the last three weeks.
Former Braves reliever Jonny Venters underwent shoulder surgery last month but he isn’t ready to call it quits just yet.