Category: ‘NL East’

Braves LHP prospect Joey Wentz on a tear in Rome
August 18th, 2017 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** ROME, GA â?? I've been spoiled as a minor league writer. As someone who has been able to cover the Rome Braves since 2015, I've seen two of baseball's best prospects â?? Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuna â?? come through, and some of the best pitching the minors have to...

Arenado’s rare error helps Braves beat Rockies | 4-3
August 16th, 2017 at 5:57 AM
***PHOTO1***DENVER (AP) â?? Nolan Arenado takes pride in his defense, but when his uncharacteristic error put the Colorado Rockies in a hole he tried to atone with his bat.That didn't work out for the Gold Glove third baseman, either. "Just not a very good day for me," Arenado said. ...

Bettis back from cancer treatment | Rockies blank Braves 3-0
August 15th, 2017 at 5:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** DENVER (AP) â?? Chad Bettis had trouble controlling his emotions as he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment. He had no trouble controlling the Atlanta Braves' lineup. Bettis threw seven impressive innings in his season debut Monday, thrilling the crowd as the Colorado Rockies beat the...

Ender Inciarte hosed at plate on inside-the-park HR attempt
August 14th, 2017 at 9:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte learned the hard way Monday it's usually best to not test the arm of Colorado Rockies Gold Glove outfielder Gerardo Parra. Inciarte looped a fly ball ... Read Original Post at Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from across the...

Marlins and Braves prospects suspended for PEDs
August 14th, 2017 at 7:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** A pair of minor league prospects have been suspended for 72 games due to positive tests for stanozolol on Aug. 11. Outfielder Cameron Baranek of the Miami Marlins and right-handed pitcher Madinson Colon of the Atlanta Braves have both received suspensions that will put them out for the remainder of the...