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8/24/2016 | Francoeur headed to Marlins in 3-team deal

Extending the practice they've used during their rebuilding process of trying to get value for some of the veterans, the Braves participated in a three-team trade Wednesday that sent outfielder Jeff Francoeur and cash considerations to the Marlins. Atlanta gained a pair of Minor Leaguers -- utility man Dylan Moore from the Rangers and catcher Matt Foley.

8/24/2016 | Wisler being promoted after stint in Minors

While Rob Whalen's season has likely come to an end, Matt Wisler will return to to the Majors intent to further distance himself from the frustrating stretch that led to him spending the past few weeks at the Minor League level.

8/24/2016 | Braves, D-backs set for final meeting this season

Over the course of the next five weeks, the Braves and D-backs will play for pride and to determine how early they make a selection in the 2017 MLB Draft. But these two teams, who have been trade partners multiple times over the past few years, will not meet again after Thursday night, when Atlanta's Matt Wisler returns from Triple-A Gwinnett to oppose Robbie Ray.

8/24/2016 | Enjoying Braves tenure, Kemp comes through

Matt Kemp might never again be the MVP-caliber player he was just a few years ago with the Dodgers, but as he continues to acquaint himself to a new environment, the veteran outfielder has allowed the Braves to remain confident they were wise to gamble on his remaining capabilities.

8/23/2016 | Rosario, Smith among top prospect performers Tuesday

Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith proved worthy of their elite prospect rankings as the duo led Double-A Binghamton to a 9-1 victory over Hartford on Tuesday night.

8/23/2016 | Scuffling Vizcaino feeling 'rusty' since return

Arodys Vizcaino entered June as a dependable closer who was being considered a possible candidate to represent the Braves at the All-Star Game. But as the season's final month approaches, Vizcaino has made it difficult to even consider him a reliable middle-relief option.

8/23/2016 | Aces Greinke, Teheran face off in Phoenix

With September approaching, Zack Greinke and Julio Teheran are aiming to finish this season strong and distance themselves from the frustrating stretches over the past few months. The top-flight pitchers will oppose each other when the Braves and D-backs resume their four-game series Wednesday night at Chase Field.

8/23/2016 | D-backs-Braves tilt features marquee first basemen

Despite the struggles of their respective teams, Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Atlanta's Freddie Freeman have maintained their status as two of the game's top first basemen. They'll try to pad their resumes when the D-backs' Archie Bradley matches up against the Braves' Rob Whalen on Tuesday night at Chase Field.

8/23/2016 | Freeman continues to rake at Chase Field

Upon further review, a trip to Arizona might have been every bit as therapeutic for Freddie Freeman as the cortisone shot he received this past weekend to aid a left finger ailment that certainly wasn't burdensome during Monday night's 9-8 loss to the D-backs at Chase Field.

8/23/2016 | D-backs sink Braves on Goldy's walk-off homer

Paul Goldschmidt delivered a walk-off homer to lead off the ninth, lifting the D-backs to a 9-8 win over the Braves in the opener of a four-game series on Monday night at Chase Field.

8/22/2016 | Swanson makes fateful Chase Field debut

Before assuming his role as the Braves' starting shortstop in Monday night's series opener against the D-backs at Chase Field, Dansby Swanson once again displayed the suave poise of a veteran as he was surrounded by Phoenix-based reporters who wanted to know what he was feeling as he prepared to play the team that traded him.

8/22/2016 | Sore Peterson rests in wake of wall-crashing catch

Jace Peterson felt fortunate to awake on Monday morning without a headache or any other concussion symptoms. But because his face, neck and right shoulder were still feeling the effects of colliding with Turner Field's center-field wall on Sunday, the Braves opted to keep Peterson out of the starting lineup for Monday night's series opener against the D-backs at Chase Field.

8/22/2016 | Pipeline preview: Richmond's Beede seeks fifth straight quality start

Giants No. 2 prospect Tyler Beede is set to start for Double-A Richmond against Erie at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.

8/22/2016 | Hader, Hansen among top prospect performers Sunday

Finding success at the Triple-A level hasn't come easily for Josh Hader. At least not until Sunday night, when the Brewers' No. 4 prospect set a career high by striking out 12 hitters in six scoreless innings to pace Colorado Springs in a 6-0 shutout of Round Rock.

8/21/2016 | Pipeline preview: Alvarez aims to extend hitless streak

Dodgers No. 6 prospect Yadier Alvarez is set to start for Class A Great Lakes against Fort Wayne at 7:05 p.m. ET.

8/21/2016 | Freeman hoping for quick return from finger injury

Freddie Freeman hoped to keep the news of his injured right middle finger under wraps until he returned to the lineup. But after he didn't even step into the on-deck circle during Atlanta's 7-6 home win over the Nationals on Sunday, the first baseman was forced to reveal the nature of his injury.

8/21/2016 | Bruised and battered Jace plays walk-off hero

For at least the next couple of days, Jace Peterson will be reminded of the game in which he hit his first career walk-off homer every time he looks in the mirror.

8/21/2016 | Braves activate Gant to bolster bullpen

The Braves activated right-hander John Gant from the disabled list before Sunday's series finale against the Nationals.

8/21/2016 | Peterson's walk-off HR lifts Braves over Nats

The Braves rallied for a 7-6 win over the Nationals on Jace Peterson's walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Sunday at Turner Field.

8/21/2016 | Swanson takes show to Arizona to face former organization

As the Braves and D-backs conclude their season series with a four-game set at Chase Field beginning on Monday night, much of the focus will be on Dansby Swanson, Ender Inciarte and possibly even Shelby Miller, the former Atlanta ace who has spent the past month at Arizona's Triple-A Reno affiliate.

8/21/2016 | Ruiz, Fisher among top prospect performers Saturday

As one of the younger everyday players at the Triple-A level, Rio Ruiz has been anything but overmatched this season.

8/20/2016 | Jenkins optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett after rough start

With his hands on his hips and his eyes fixated on Turner Field's left-center-field wall, Tyrell Jenkins' gaze could not be broken.

8/20/2016 | Gonzalez, De La Cruz eye milestones in finale

Gio Gonzalez toes the rubber for Sunday's series finale against the Braves, looking for his 100th victory.

8/20/2016 | Scherzer collects 2 hits, settles down in win over Braves

It looked like the Nationals were in for a long night on Saturday at Turner Field. Right-hander Max Scherzer was having early problems, while Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins had his way with Washington.

8/20/2016 | Braves give Swanson day off vs. Scherzer

From his first Major League game and hit on Wednesday to his first error on Friday, this week has been full of new experiences for Dansby Swanson.

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