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2018 Schedule
90-72, 1st in NL East
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3d

Braves' Snitker named NL Manager of the Year

After leading the Braves to an unexpected National League East title, Brian Snitker has been named NL Manager of the Year. The Brewers' Craig Counsell and Rockies' Bud Black finished second and third, respectively.

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In a year of big production from budding National League stars, Ronald Acuña Jr. wins NL Rookie of the Year, beating second-place finisher Juan Soto of the Nats and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. The Atlanta outfielder hit .293 with a .917 OPS and 26 homers in 111 games and earned 27 of 30 first-place votes.

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4dEddie Matz

Braves' Acuna runaway pick for top NL rookie

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was named National League Rookie of the Year on Monday following a season that saw him hit .293 with 26 home runs and 64 RBIs in 111 games.

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9d

Braves' Swanson has surgery, to be ready for '19

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, who hit .238 with 14 homers and 59 RBIs last season, had surgery to remove a "loose body" in his left wrist and should be ready for 2019.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

The 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists have been announced with stacked trios in both leagues: NL finalists — Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. AL finalists — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani and Yankees infielders Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar. Winners will be announced Nov. 12.

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12d

Red Sox, Braves lead with 3 Gold Glove winners

Three Red Sox players received more hardware, as Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler were named as Gold Glove winners. Meanwhile, Nolan Arenado continued his perfect record with a sixth award.

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14d

Braves decline qualifying offers to Markakis, others

Outfielder Nick Markakis, catcher Kurt Suzuki and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez were among the players to whom the Braves declined to give qualifying offers by Friday's deadline.

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15d

Braves acquire catcher Lopez from Padres

Catcher Raffy Lopez, who hit .176 with three home runs and 13 RBIs in 37 games for the Padres last season, has been traded to the Braves for cash considerations.

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25d

Braves' McCarthy can be free agent if he returns

Braves right-hander Brandon McCarthy, who missed the second half of the season with a knee injury, can become a free agent if he chooses to continue his career.

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30d

Suit: Braves should've acted before '15 fan death

A lawsuit filed by the family of Gregory Murrey, who died in 2015 after falling from the upper deck at a Braves game, contends fan deaths at other parks, including the Rangers', should have led MLB to demand all teams have higher guardrails.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.757th
Quality Starts85Tied-10th
WHIP1.2813th
BAA.2292nd
Runs759Tied-10th
Batting Average.2575th
On Base Percentage.32411th
Slugging Percentage.41711th