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Pleskoff Scouting Report | Mike Soroka
July 17th, 2017 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** TEAM: Atlanta Braves AGE: 19 (He will turn 20 on August 4) POSITION: Pitcher BATS: Right THROWS: Right HEIGHT: 6-foot-5 WEIGHT: 225 lbs. ACQUIRED: The Atlanta Braves chose Soroka in the first round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. He was drafted out of Bishop Carrol High School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ***** STRENGTHS The huge-framed...

Kemp’s HR and Phillips’ 3 doubles lead Braves past Arizona 7-1
July 17th, 2017 at 7:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA (AP) â?? For the first time in three months, the Atlanta Braves are a .500 team. They know more work must be done to join Arizona in the NL wild-card race. Matt Kemp hit a three-run homer and Brandon Phillips doubled three times, leading Atlanta over the reeling Diamondbacks...

Jaime Garcia helps Braves in more ways than one
July 16th, 2017 at 7:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA â?? Jaime Garcia did all he could on Sunday to help the Atlanta Braves. He allowed just one run over seven innings while striking out seven to hold down the Arizona Diamondbacks en route to a 7-1 win, giving the Braves a .500 record and increased optimism regarding a playoff...

Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz shows progress in a different way
July 16th, 2017 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** ATLANTA â?? If Atlanta Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz is to continue his ascension to the front-line starter he's capable of being, he'll need outings like the one he had on Saturday night along the way. It wasn't pretty, and he didn't dazzle the scoreboard with big strikeout numbers, but he gave...

Freeman, Braves rally in 8th to beat Diamondbacks 4-3
July 15th, 2017 at 12:31 AM
***PHOTO1***ATLANTA (AP) â?? Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves topped baseball's comeback kings at their own game, scoring two runs in the eighth inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Friday night. The Diamondbacks lead the majors with 29 comeback wins and were in position for No. 30 when...