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Braves News: Silver Slugger Award winners, Huascar Ynoa update, and more

Atlanta Braves news and notes from Thursday

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Major League Baseball’s Award season is in full swing, and the Atlanta Braves continued to be honored for their success in 2023. Silver Slugger Award winners were announced on Thursday evening. Ronald Acuña Jr., Matt Olson, and Austin Riley brought home individual honors, and the new Team Silver Slugger Award was granted to the Braves.

Acuña, Olson, and Riley each had seasons to remember, combining for 132 home runs and 342 RBI during the regular season. As a team, the Braves slugged their way through 2023, tallying 307 home runs and 916 RBI. The 2023 squad became the first ever to slug over .500 in a single season.

It’s been a productive awards week for the Braves, with still more to come.

More Braves News:

After recovering from Tommy John surgery during the 2023 season, Huascar Ynoa is expected to return to the Braves’ pitching staff for Spring Training.

Our 2023 season in review series continues with Jordan Luplow and Richard Lovelady.

The Daily Hammer Podcast discusses Ron Washington’s departure, the Braves’ payroll, and more.

MLB News:

The San Diego Padres continue their managerial search and have reportedly interviewed Phil Nevin.

The New York Yankees are reportedly in the market for outfielder Kevin Kiermaier.

Kansas City Royals star Zack Greinke has yet to make a decision on his status in 2024. Greinke just turned 40 and could start his 21st major league season.

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