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2016 Schedule
12-32, 5th in NL East
Braun blasts a solo shot to center (0:30)
Teheran fans 12 in loss (0:26)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Julio Teheran did the mathematically impossible tonight: 7 K's over 2 innings. The Elias Sports Bureau says he's the first to do it since Alex Cobb on 5/10/13

Lineup: Braves (12-31) vs. Brewers (18-26)

  • 1. Ender Inciarte, CF (L)
  • 2. Gordon Beckham, 3B (R)
  • 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B (L)
  • 4. Nick Markakis, RF (L)
  • 5. Tyler Flowers, C (R)
  • 6. Kelly Johnson, 2B (L)
  • 7. Erick Aybar, SS (S)
  • 8. Julio Teheran, P (R)
  • 9. Mallex Smith, LF (L)
  • Daily notes

Braves boast two strong SS prospects

Dansby Swanson and Ozhaino Albies made a tandem move to Double-A that allowed both players to remain at shortstop and continue to develop. Law: Top 25 MLB prospects (Insider)

One NaciĆ³n: Who will be the next Latino manager in MLB? (1:12)

Garr, Klesko to rep Braves at draft

Former Braves OFs Ralph Garr and Ryan Klesko will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Garr spent eight years in Atlanta from 1968-75 and was an All-Star in '74, while Klesko spent eight years with the Braves from '92-99.

Despite upturn, Braves ranked last

After firing manager Fredi Gonzalez last week, the Braves responded with a season high in runs scored in the first game for new manager Brian Snitker. He's was 3-2 in his first week at the helm. Week 7 Power Rankings

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2dJerry Crasnick

The Braves' 2016 to-do list

The Braves have plenty of items on this season's to-do list, but winning lots of games isn't one of them. Jerry Crasnick lays out the six biggest considerations.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Brian Snitker has received about 300 texts and phone messages of congratulations since taking over for Fredi Gonzalez as Atlanta's new manager Tuesday. "I had to delete a bunch of voice mails because that box was way full," Snitker said Friday. He's made a lot of friends since breaking into the Atlanta organization as a player in 1977.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

40 games into the season, the Braves have 10 wins - by 10 different pitchers! Elias reports they're the first team ever to get 40 games in without a 2-game winner. Hard to do!

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Braves, Twins are historically bad

Both Minnesota and Atlanta lost on Thursday to drop to 10-30 on the season. The last time two teams lost at least 30 of their first 40 games in the same season was 1904 (Senators: 7-33 / Phillies: 9-31), per Elias Sports Bureau.

Stats & Info

Thursday's longest home runs

Chris Carter's 434-foot shot off Cubs starter Jason Hammel led the way, followed by Jeff Francoeur's solo shot, Daniel Murphy's first HR against his former team, the Mets, and Carlos Santana's first of two homers.


Polanco powers Pirates by Braves 8-2

Gregory Polanco homered and tripled, John Jaso collected three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled by the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Thursday night.


Aybar out after bone gets stuck in throat

Braves SS Erick Aybar was taken to a doctor, sedated and had the chicken bone removed after showing up to the park in discomfort, according to manager Brian Snitker. Story

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5dDavid Schoenfield

Three things we learned Wednesday

Johnny Cueto and the Giants are hot, Adam Wainwright is "dangerous" and the Twins and Braves are both on a 44-win pace this season.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Kansas City Royals in my opinion should pursue Julio Teheran of the Braves and Howie Kendrick of the Dodgers as early season trade targets.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23326th
On Base Percentage.29726th
Slugging Percentage.31930th
Earned Run Average4.5024th
Quality Starts18Tied-22nd

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