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Foltynewicz clears waivers, sent to Braves alternate site

Foltynewicz clears waivers, sent to Braves alternate site

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz has cleared waivers and was outrighted to the Atlanta Braves’ alternate training site. No team chose to take on the $2.13 million remaining in Foltnewicz’s 2020 contract. He was designated for assignment by the Braves on Tuesday following an alarming drop in velocity in summer camp and in his…More

Fried dominates, retires first 14, as Braves edge Rays 2-1

Fried dominates, retires first 14, as Braves edge Rays 2-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried retired Tampa Bay’s first 14 batters and then insisted it didn’t feel like a special start. Braves manager Brian Snitker had a different opinion. Fried took a perfect game into the fifth inning and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter as Atlanta beat the Rays 2-1 on Thursday night.…More

Markakis opts back in, Joins Braves for 2020

Markakis opts back in, Joins Braves for 2020

KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – In the world of “new norms”, much has changed for those of us who cover sports on a daily basis. Gone (for now) are the days of being in a clubhouse to chat with players and coaches, as is our daily sit down with the manager in the…More

Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Markakis is returning to the Atlanta Braves, three weeks after announcing he was opting out of the season due to his concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Markakis, the veteran outfielder who is in his sixth season with Atlanta, said Wednesday he changed his mind about sitting out after…More

Freeman powers Braves to 7-4 win, snaps Rays’ 4-game streak

Freeman powers Braves to 7-4 win, snaps Rays’ 4-game streak

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman was fearing for his life not that long ago. Never would’ve known it the way he played in the Braves’ home opener. Freeman homered and drove in three runs on a four-hit night, leading Atlanta to a 7-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. “He’s…More

The ACC sets its 2020 conference season schedule

The ACC sets its 2020 conference season schedule

DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – The ACC has made up their mind for the 2020 season schedule. The ACC’s Board of Directors have determined that they’ll play a 10 conference + one non-conference game schedule in 2020.  The games can begin the week of September 7. The league will play as one whole…More

US Open without qualifying now will be played without fans

US Open without qualifying now will be played without fans

By DOUG FERGUSON Now it comes down to the Masters to determine if any of golf’s majors will have fans this year. A week before the PGA Championship begins without spectators, the U.S. Open announced Wednesday it would not have fans Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot in New York because of health and safety concerns…More

The Braves need a starter to go deep tonight!

The Braves need a starter to go deep tonight!

KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – To say the Braves need a starter to get deep in tonight’s Home Opener would be the understatement of the day. Through the first turn of the rotation, the Atlanta starting pitchers are right in the middle of the pack in the Majors as far as innings pitched…More

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