Atlanta Braves News
Braves-Indians postponed because of the rain; will play the double title on Saturday
The first round of the Friday series between the Braves and the Indians has been busy, which will result in a double on Saturday. Julio Teheran will start the first match against Corey Kluber while Touki Toussaint will start the second match against Trevor Bauer.
Ken Rosenthal on the idea of a draft preventing the Braves from signing Craig Kimbrel
Ken Rosenthal of Athletic spoke about Braves and free agent Craig Kimbrel in his Friday column. While Alex Anthopoulos said on Wednesday that Atlanta would be reviewing internal and external candidates to help in the concealer, the idea persisted that the team was reluctant to sue Kimbrel because his signing would cost the team its second round pick and the money goes with the selection. Rosenthal acknowledges that international penalties are a factor, but points out that the Braves would probably be forced to part with a much better prospect in order to benefit from the market's help in the market.
From the golf course, Smoltz has a few words of choice for Braves
Steve Hummer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution met with John Smoltz as he discussed his recent appearance at the PGA Champions event and also thought about the start of the Braves season. Smoltz discussed Craig Kimbrel and what he thinks Atlanta should do to stay in contention this season.
Diamond – Ep. 10 – Braves Bullpen fights in the middle of .500
Grant McAuley and Nick Green discuss the latest news about the Atlanta Braves, including what can be done to help fix the struggling pen.
Jacob deGrom des Mets is going to have an MRI on the right elbow
Right-hander Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets is on the way back to New York and will undergo an MRI on the right elbow, which is painful. DeGrom felt an embarrassment in his elbow after playing wrestling on Friday. He was to start Saturday's game in St. Louis, but he will be replaced by the list of injured. Mets and deGrom agreed in March on a $ 137.5 million five-year contract extension. In 2010, he underwent a wrist operation by Tommy John.
Diamondbacks acquire Blake Swihart from Red Sox
The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired Friday receiver Blake Swihart of the Boston Red Sox in exchange for goalkeeper Marcus Wilson and money from the international pool of bonuses. Swihart was designated to be assigned by the Red Sox earlier this week. The Diamondbacks have several ties to Boston, including manager Torey Lovullo who coached the team from 2013 to 2016 before joining Arizona.
MLB to issue suspensions resulting from altercation of Royals / White Sox
The Major League Baseball has suspended several players after the fight between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox this week. Royals right-winger Brad Keller was struck by a five-game ban while Tim Rentres and White Sox manager Rick Renteria were banned from a match.
Red Sox Place Eduardo Nunez On IT, Promote Michael Chavis, Designate Erasmo Ramirez
Boston was busy this Friday, while the infielder Eduardo Nunez was on the injured list due to a tension in the middle of the back and called his best hope in field champ Michael Chavis.
Yankees sign Logan Morrison
The New York Yankees accumulate even more injuries after signing a contract with first baseman Logan Morrison. The Morrison deal provides for an exclusion on July 1, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.