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LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer, Royals-Chisox tempers

LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer, Royals-Chisox tempers

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: CLOSER NEEDED The Braves have a big hole in their bullpen now that closer Arodys Vizcaino will miss the rest of the season after having right shoulder surgery. General manager Alex Anthopoulos has heard fans chanting at SunTrust Park for the team to sign free agent…read more

Dirty Birds’ schedule offers daunting start but chance for strong finish

Dirty Birds’ schedule offers daunting start but chance for strong finish

The NFL has released its 2019 regular-season schedule. Here’s a look at what’s in store for the Atlanta Falcons Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer Game-by-game prediction Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure is predicting a 10-6 finish: Sept. 8: at Minnesota, Loss Sept. 15: vs. Philadelphia, Win­­­­­­ S­­­­ept. 22: at Indianapolis, Loss Sept. 29: vs. Tennessee, Win…

Guard ‘Ant Man’ Edwards heads Georgia’s signing class

Guard ‘Ant Man’ Edwards heads Georgia’s signing class

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Holy Spirit Prep’s Anthony Edwards (5), center, plays against Long Island Lutheran during a high school basketball game at the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. Edwards, rated as the nation’s No. 2 prospect, says he will sign with Georgia. Edwards, whose nickname is “Ant Man,” made…

Biddle walks winning run in 10th, D-backs win over Braves 3-2

Biddle walks winning run in 10th, D-backs win over Braves 3-2

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Jones managed to lay off a couple of pitches he wanted to swing at before settling in against Jesse Biddle. Biddle couldn’t find the strike zone, and Jones won the battle. “Obviously we’ve got scouting reports that say, ‘Make him throw strikes, make him throw strikes,’ ” Jones…

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