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Possible replacements for Jim Johnson

Arodys Vizcaino is a good bet to replace Jim Johnson as the Braves' closer right now, but keep an eye on Mike Foltynewicz in the future. Fantasy: Closers in trouble (Insider)

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Atlanta listening on Julio Teheran?

The Braves are reportedly fielding interest in their ace, but it could just be a move to see if any other teams are willing to overpay for Teheran's services. MLB rumors roundup

Dodgers-Marlins-Braves trade official

The three-way trade is headlined by the Dodgers acquiring SP Alex Wood (via Atlanta), SP Mat Latos and OF Michael Morse (both via Miami); the Braves receiving Cuban INF prospect Hector Olivera (via L.A.); and the Marlins getting 3 prospects.

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Dodgers acquire Latos, Wood in 13-player trade

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher Alex Wood from the Atlanta Braves in addition to the Miami Marlins' Mat Latos in a three-way trade that took 24 hours to get squared away.

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#Orioles complete the sweep of Braves behind Tillman's 8.2 scoreless innings. #Birdland

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Tillman stymies Braves in 2-0 win

Chris Tillman fell an out short of the complete game but allowed just 4 hits to guide the Orioles to their 5th straight victory. J.J. Hardy and Jonathan Schoop each hit their 7th home runs of the year for Baltimore's offense. Box score

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Chris Tillman rolling past Braves

The Orioles' starter has allowed just 3 singles through 7 innings of work and has a 2-run cushion thanks to solo homers from Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy. Tillman has given up 1 earned run over his past 3 starts (22 innings). Follow live

Teams calling about Braves' Jim Johnson

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports Atlanta is getting a lot of calls on Johnson, who has a 2.25 ERA and is only making $1.6M this season. Crasnick also tweets the Braves "are also fielding some calls on A.J. Pierzynski and Jonny Gomes. Battled-tested, stretch drive acquisition types. Johnson is the most likely of the three to be moved this week. Then Pierzynski, then Gomes."

The Pressure Is On Atlanta To Sell

The Braves are willing to discuss deals for their veterans, including A.J. Pierzynski, Cameron Maybin and more. The Braves are trying to be major sellers at the deadline. Olney: Under pressure (Insider)

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Davis, Birds bash Braves

Chris Davis hammered two HRs in two innings, and Ubaldo Jimenez recovered from a rocky start to toss seven innings of two-run ball in the Orioles' 7-3 win over the Braves. Box score

Fireworks to start at Camden Yards

Freddie Freeman benefited from a crew chief review to put the Braves on top in the first with a two-run homer, but the O's took the lead on Chris Davis' three-run shot in the bottom of the inning. Follow live

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Foltynewicz likely to start Wednesday

The Braves will recall 23-year-old Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A Gwinnett to start in place of Manny Banuelos (left elbow), according to MLB.com. The hard-throwing righty has 52 K's in 54.2 IP for Atlanta this season.

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Braves still listening on veterans

Atlanta will continue to field interest in right-hander Jim Johnson, catcher A.J. Pierzynski and outfielder Jonny Gomes as the trade deadline nears. Buster Olney's blog (Insider)

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Wieters walk-off. #Orioles defeat Braves, 2-1 in 11 innings. #Birdland

Orioles walk off in 11th

The Orioles and Braves were scoreless heading into the 9th, and the game headed to extras after both teams found a run. But catcher Matt Wieters' solo homer got the O's the 2-1 win in the 11th. Box score

Johnson blows save, O's force extras

Braves closer Jim Johnson allowed back-to-back singles, and J.J. Hardy scored Adam Jones on a sac fly to tie the ballgame in the ninth inning. There's free baseball in Baltimore. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs37324th
Batting Average.25021st
On Base Percentage.31319th
Slugging Percentage.36030th
Earned Run Average3.9117th
Quality Starts4919th
WHIP1.3627th
BAA.26224th

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