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Follow along with Jake Mastroianni this season as the Atlanta Braves look to build upon last years momentum and look to return the Braves to national prominence with the Locked On Braves Podcast. Phenoms, franchise cornerstones, young blood, and grizzled veterans, the Braves have it all. This season we'll take the journey with one of the most exciting Atlanta teams in recent history and delve beyond the box score to fully understand the talent unfolding before us. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Dansby Swanson, Max ...
The Atlanta Braves opened up the weekend with the perfect mix of great pitching and timely hitting to hand the Cincinnati Reds a 9-1 defeat in the opener of a three-game set at Great American Ballpark.
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Atlanta Braves: Dansby Swanson and Max Fried Le...
The Atlanta Braves tied a modern franchise record with 21 wins in the month of June.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Ian Anderson roughed...
The Atlanta Braves were unable to complete a sweep in Philadelphia. Instead, the Phillies jumped all over Ian Anderson and continued piling on the runs to salvage the finale, 14-4 behind Aaron Nola on Thursday.
13 min
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Kyle Wright's Masterpiece Helps Atlanta Braves ...
After a couple of rough outings, Kyle Wright bounced back in a big way on Wednesday leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win and clinch of the series.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Kyle Wright strong, ...
The Atlanta Braves got the start they needed from Kyle Wright and the runs they needed from the bottom of the order as they beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a 4-1 score to secure a series victory on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.
13 min
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Matt Olson and TDA Lead Atlanta Braves to Big W...
After a crushing loss on Sunday, the Atlanta Braves bounced back with a huge win over Zack Wheeler and NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Matt Olson, Travis d...
The Atlanta Braves got two home runs from Matt Olson, including a go-ahead solo-shot in the 8th inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies by a 5-3 score on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
18 min
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Atlanta Braves Mailbag: Trades, Roster Moves, L...
In this mailbag episode, we answer questions about areas the Atlanta Braves could be looking to upgrade (if any) at the trade deadline.
22 min
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Atlanta Braves With Tough Breaks Late Ruin Shin...
The Atlanta Braves had some tough breaks late on Sunday that led to them dropping the game and series to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves suffe...
The Atlanta Braves had the Dodgers down to their final out and final strike in the ninth, but Los Angeles had other plans on Sunday night at Truist Park, rallying to beat Atlanta by a 5-3 score in extra innings.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves power...
The Atlanta Braves evened up their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers thanks to the dominance of Max Fried and some timely home runs. Marcell Ozuna's goa-head, two-run homer in the eighth inning sent Atlanta to a 5-3 victory over the Dodgers on Saturday at Truist Park.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Freddie Freeman's em...
The Atlanta Braves welcomed Freddie Freeman back to Truist Park for the first time since his departure in free agency, presenting him with his World Series ring in an emotional Friday night at the ballpark. Freeman's new club presented Atlanta with a 4-1 loss as the Dodgers took the series opener.
16 min
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Atlanta Braves Get Huge Series Win Led by Soon-...
The Atlanta Braves come out with a four-game series win over a very good San Francisco Giants team with all four games being very close.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Dansby Swanson power...
The Atlanta Braves came out swinging to beat the San Francisco Giants on a scorching hot Thursday afternoon at Truist Park. Dansby Swanson's two home runs powered the Braves to a 7-6 win and helped the club take 3-of-4 from the Giants.
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Atlanta Braves Walk it off Again, and Charlie M...
The Atlanta Braves erased a 3-1 deficit in the 9th inning on Wednesday with another walk-off win against the San Francisco Giants.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves walk ...
The Atlanta Braves once again saved their best for last, scoring three times in the ninth inning to beat the San Francisco Giants by a 4-3 score at Truist Park.
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Atlanta Braves Offensive Outbreak Not Enough as...
The Atlanta Braves offense put up 12 runs on Tuesday led by Ronald Acuna Jr., Dansby Swanson, and Matt Olson.
22 min
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Atlanta Braves Mailbag: Marcell Ozuna trade, Sp...
In this mailbag episode of Locked on Braves, we discuss what the Atlanta Braves will do with Marcell Ozuna and if they will look to trade him this year.
29 min
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Atlanta Braves Streak Reaches 14 as Spencer Str...
The Atlanta Braves win streak continues with an 8-2 win on Wednesday over the Washington Nationals.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves win 1...
The Atlanta Braves got a strong start from rookie Spencer Strider and more than enough offense to win their 14th consecutive game, the longest winning streak in baseball. Austin Riley hit two home runs as Atlanta beat Washington by an 8-2 score on Wednesday.
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The Home Run Parade Continues as Atlanta Braves...
The Atlanta Braves offense continues to mash home runs in Washington as they won 10-4 on Tuesday with 5 home runs.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Red-hot Atlanta Brav...
The Atlanta Braves slugged five more home runs to beat the Washington Nationals by a 10-4 score, extending the longest winning streak in MLB to 13 straight in the process.
18 min
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Atlanta Braves Use Home Run Ball to Keep Streak...
The Atlanta Braves blasted to their way to a 12-game winning streak thanks to 5 home runs, including Michael Harris II's first big league homer.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves win 1...
The Atlanta Braves marched into Washington, D.C. and won their 12th consecutive game by a 9-5 score on the strength of five home runs. That was the good news. The bad news came on the injury front, where second baseman Ozzie Albies suffered a fractured left foot.
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Atlanta Braves Keep Streaking -- Stock Up, Stoc...
The Atlanta Braves keep the streak alive over the weekend with some dramatic wins against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves take ...
The Atlanta Braves have been on fire in the month of June. They claimed their ninth consecutive win behind young fireballer Spencer Strider, who earned his first victory as a big league starter in the 4-2 triumph on Friday at Truist Park.
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Atlanta Braves Get Clutch Hitting and Solid Per...
The Atlanta Braves are proving they can win in a variety of ways during this now eight-game win streak as they pick up a 3-1 victory on Friday.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Red-hot Atlanta Brav...
Make it eight in a row for the streaking Atlanta Braves as they topped the Pittsburgh Pirates by a 3-1 score behind Max Fried on Thursday at Truist Park.
18 min
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Atlanta Braves Streak Runs to 7 As Offense Puts...
The hot streak for the Atlanta Braves continued on Wednesday as they beat the A's 13-2 and extended their win streak to seven games.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves win 7...
The Atlanta Braves remained red-hot on Wednesday at Truist Park, slugging four more home runs and scoring 13 unanswered runs to blow out the Oakland A's by a 13-2 score. The sweep of that brief two-game series ran Atlanta's winning streak to seven in a row.
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Kyle Wright and Ronald Acuna Jr. Lead Atlanta B...
The Atlanta Braves picked up a 3-2 win on Tuesday over the Athletics thanks to a dominating performance by Kyle Wright and a pair of home runs by Ronald Acuna Jr.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Kyle Wright's gem, t...
On a night Ronald Acuña Jr. was putting on a show at the plate, Kyle Wright was busy doing the same on the mound. Acuña homered twice and Wright fired eight strong innings, but it was Guillermo Heredia's solo-shot that lifted Atlanta to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
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Atlanta Braves Mailbag: What's up with Charlie ...
In this mailbag episode, Jake answers your questions about Charlie Morton and Spencer Strider in the rotation.
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Atlanta Braves on 5-game Win Streak! How it Con...
The Atlanta Braves exorcised some demons over the weekend and are now on a five-game win streak and back over .500.
26 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Max Fried's gem help...
It was perhaps the best performance of the year from Max Fried, but the Braves offense needed an extra frame to put away the Colorado Rockies. Atlanta secured its first extra-inning victory, scoring three times in the 10th to claim a 3-1 win.
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Atlanta Braves Offense Explosion Continues in 1...
The Atlanta Braves offense scored 13 runs on Thursday in a win over the Rockies led by 6 RBI from Travis d'Arnaud who hit a grand slam.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves' offe...
A big night from Travis d'Arnaud helped power the Atlanta Braves to a 13-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.
16 min
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Atlanta Braves Get Huge Bounce-back Win -- And ...
After a demoralizing loss on Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves once again picked themselves off the mat for a huge bounce-back win.
25 min
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Atlanta Braves Bullpen Spoils Matt Olson's Big ...
The Atlanta Braves continue to get in their own way in trying to put a big run together as some big mistakes cost them in another extra-innings loss.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Ronald Acuña comes o...
The Atlanta Braves got a jolt from the timely return of Ronald Acuña Jr. He delivered a game-tying, pinch-hit double to help spark a three-run rally and lead his club to a 6-4 comeback victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday.
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Atlanta Braves Biggest Priorities to Fix Right Now
We answer your Twitter questions on the biggest needs for the Braves right now, and what's the role for Spencer Strider going forward.
24 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves shut ...
The Atlanta Braves offense ran into a buzz saw on Thursday night as Aaron Nola spun a gem and the Philadelphia Phillies salvaged the finale of a four-game set by a 4-1 score, earning a split.
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Dansby Swanson Shines in Atlanta Braves 8-4 Win...
The offense for the Atlanta Braves continues to hit the ball well, and on Wednesday they continued to add on runs for an 8-4 win.
25 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Dansby Swanson's big...
Don't look now, but the Atlanta Braves offense is finally coming alive. Dansby Swanson's four-hit night paced an offensive onslaught that culminated in an 8-4 victory over the Phillies on Wednesday.
15 min
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Atlanta Braves Get Walk-off Win and Avoid Disas...
After what looked like sudden disaster for the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday when Kenley Janssen blew the save opportunity, William Contreras came to the rescue with a walk-off hit.
21 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves walk ...
The Atlanta Braves got a walk-off single from William Contreras to cap a furious comeback win, topping the Phillies by a 6-5 score.
18 min
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Walks Hurt Atlanta Braves in Loss, But New-look...
Tucker Davidson was not as sharp for the Atlanta Braves on Monday walking four batters, leading to a 7-3 defeat by the Philadelphia Phillies.
21 min
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Catching Tandem Lift Atlanta Braves to Series Win
The Atlanta Braves pick up a series win on the road thanks to some big performances from Travis d'Arnaud and William Contreras.
26 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves secur...
The Atlanta Braves got a pair of home runs from William Contreras and more than a few big outs to top the Miami Marlins, 4-3 on Saturday.
16 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves roll ...
The Atlanta Braves scored early and often to deal the Miami Marlins a 5-3 defeat in the opener of a three-game weekend series on Friday.
17 min
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Atlanta Braves Mailbag: Is the Time Now for Mic...
In this mailbag we talk about the timeline for Atlanta Braves top prospect Michael Harris and if we see him in 2022.
25 min
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Atlanta Braves Fail To Add On Late and It Cost ...
The Atlanta Braves offense exploded for 4 runs against Corbin Burnes but couldn't add on late and the bullpen blew a one-run lead that ultimately led to a loss in extra innings.
25 min
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Tucker Davidson and Ronald Acuna Lead Braves to...
Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the lineup and made his presence felt reaching base four times and helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
25 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Ronald Acuña's retur...
The Atlanta Braves got their star leadoff man back and he helped them scratch across some runs in support of Tucker Davidson, who earned his first major league victory in the 3-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
15 min
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Atlanta Braves Offense Falls Flat And Wastes a ...
The Atlanta Braves offense was completely silenced by Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday in a 1-0 loss.
24 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves shut ...
It was a night of great pitching for both clubs, but the Atlanta Braves made one mistake and it cost them in a 1-0 loss to the Brewers on Monday. Ian Anderson's sixth inning wild pitch allowed Hunter Renfroe to score the lone run of the game.
15 min
57
Atlanta Braves Best and Worst of Weekend: Error...
The Atlanta Braves infield defense had a rough weekend leading to 8 unearned runs and a series loss to the San Deigo Padres.
22 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Dansby Swanson's her...
The Atlanta Braves got a big hit from Dansby Swanson, but the San Diego Padres simply got more of them. The visitors staged a pair of late rallies to hand the Braves an 11-6 defeat on Friday at Truist Park.
16 min
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Mailbag: Plan for Vaughn Grissom, the Reason fo...
We cover a variety of topics on today's mailbag podcast, including the plan for Vaughn Grissom and what that means for Dansby Swanson.
28 min
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Walk-off Win! Orlando Arcia to the Rescue in 3-...
After getting just 1 at-bat in 16 days, Orlando Arcia gets a chance in the starting lineup and comes up huge for the Atlanta Braves with a walk-off home run.
26 min
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Braves POSTCAST: Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Orl...
The Atlanta Braves staged their first walk-off win of the season, stunning the Boston Red Sox on a game-winning, two-run homer from Orlando Arcia.
16 min
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Kyle Wright's Rough 2nd Inning Leads to 9-4 Los...
Walks continue to be a problem for the Atlanta Braves pitching staff, and that's what doomed Kyle Wright in that second inning on Tuesday in their 9-4 loss to the Red Sox.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Kyle Wright roughed ...
It was the first real rough outing for Kyle Wright, who was tagged for six runs in the second inning as the Atlanta Braves fell to the Boston Red Sox by a 9-4 score on Tuesday night at Truist Park.
16 min
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Best and Worst: Ronald Acuna Jr. Goes En Fuego ...
The Atlanta Braves got a big series win over the Milwaukee Brewers led by Ronald Acuna Jr., some great pitching, and amazing defense.
24 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Ronald Acuña and Max...
Ronald Acuña Jr. was at it again on Saturday. His home run and a dominant performance from Max Fried helped send the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at Truist Park.
15 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Ronald Acuña's first...
Despite Ronald Acuña's first home run of the season and a stellar relief stint from Spencer Strider, the Atlanta Braves ended up on the wrong side of a 6-3 score against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night at Truist Park.
16 min
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Mailbag: Dansby Swanson's Future with Atlanta B...
On this mailbag episode, we answer your questions on the Atlanta Braves about Dansby Swanson, Charlie Morton, and why Brian Snitker doesn't argue more.
30 min
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Atlanta Braves Offense Explodes for Big Inning ...
The Atlanta Braves offense finally broke out with a 7-run sixth inning led by a huge walk from Travis d'Arnaud and big 2-RBI double by Adam Duvall.
23 min
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Ronald Acuna Jr. and Matt Olson Get Going, but ...
There were some real positives for key players of the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, including Ronald Acuna Jr., Matt Olson, and Charlie Morton.
24 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Braves unable to get...
The Braves suffered through not one but two losses on Tuesday at Citi Field. Charlie Morton was undone by some plays behind him as the Mets took Game 1 by a 5-4 score, overcoming a three-run homer from Matt Olson.
16 min
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Max Fried and Travis d'Arnaud Lead Atlanta Brav...
In the biggest game of the year for the Atlanta Braves, they get a huge pitching performance from Max Fried and some clutch hitting by Travis d'Arnaud to beat the New York Mets 5-2.
24 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: d'Arnaud stars at fo...
Max Fried fired six strong innings and the Braves offense came to life late to rally past the Mets by a 5-2 score on Monday, taking the opener of a 4-game series at Citi Field from the first place club in the NL East.
18 min
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Atlanta Braves Best and Worst of Week and Farm ...
We talk about the best and worst of the weekend for the Atlanta Braves, including a continued slump for Matt Olson.
26 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Youngsters Contreras...
The Braves rolled into Arlington and slugged their way to a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Ian Anderson was solid and he got plenty of run support from the Atlanta offense, which launched four home runs.
16 min
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Kyle Wright Shins in Ronald Acuna Jr.'s Return ...
Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday and helped lead them to their first series win of the year, but it was Kyle Wright who stole the show as he battled through 7 innings.
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Ronald Acuña Jr. ret...
Following a nine month absence, Ronald Acuña Jr. made his return to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, highlighting a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.
15 min
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Ronald Acuna Jr. is BACK! Atlanta Braves Get a ...
The Atlanta Braves got another rough outing from Charlie Morton, and despite some heroics from Dansby Swanson late, they lose to the Cubs in 10 innings.
22 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Late rally not enoug...
Despite staging an eighth inning rally that felt reminiscent of recent Braves' dramatics, Atlanta was unable to outlast the Chicago Cubs and fell by a 6-3 score in 10 innings on Wednesday.
17 min
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Travis Demeritte Heroics Lead to Atlanta Braves...
With the injury to Eddie Rosario, Travis Demeritte is making the most of his opportunity with the Atlanta Braves as he played the hero on Tuesday in a 3-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.
23 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Max Fried sharp, Tra...
Max Fried was dialed in again as the Atlanta Braves grabbed a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a three-game series at Truist Park.
16 min
81
Eddie Rosario to Miss Time After Eye Surgery
The Atlanta Braves will be without outfielder Eddie Rosario for a while as he undergoes surgery on his eye. Who will step up in his place?
24 min
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Atlanta Braves Best and Worst of the Weekend an...
We go over the best and worst of the weekend for the Atlanta Braves, which included a great performance from Kyle Wright and a dreadful performance from the bullpen.
23 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Braves lose battle o...
The Braves could not find the answers against the Marlins bullpen over the final three frames, while Miami had no such trouble solving Atlanta relievers in a 9-7 victory at Truist Park on Saturday.
13 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Kyle Wright's career...
Kyle Wright continued his torrid start to the 2022 season by shutting down the Miami Marlins as Atlanta fired a 3-0 shutout on Friday at Truist Park.
16 min
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More Mailbag Questions on Touki Toussaint, Spen...
We answer more of your Twitter questions, including some on Touki Toussaint, Spencer Strider, Dansby Swanson, Adam Duvall and Those Pesky Mets.
23 min
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Mailbag: What will the Atlanta Braves do with D...
In our first mailbag episode of the regular season, Grant McAuley joins the show to answer your Twitter questions about the Atlanta Braves. We answer your questions on Dansby Swanson, Ronald Acuna Jr., Spencer Strider, and what are the biggest surprises of the early season.
36 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Morton roughed up as...
Not 24 hours after being shut down by Max Fried, the Dodgers flipped the script on the Braves to claim a 5-1 victory and take the series from Atlanta. Tony Gonsolin played the role of Fried while Freddie Freeman haunted his old club with a home run in the first inning off Charlie Morton, the first of Freeman's three hits on the day.
13 min
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Max Fried is Lights Out and Kenley Jansen Gets ...
After a couple of shaky starts to being the year, Max Fried was back to his normal self with 7 shutout innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 3-1 win for the Atlanta Braves to even up the series.
21 min
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Locked on Braves POSTCAST: Fried dominant as Br...
It was the best start of the season for Braves ace Max Fried, who was perfect through five innings and stifled the Dodgers lineup for seven frames as Atlanta evened up the series with a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night.
16 min
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Matt Olson and Freddie Freeman Shine in LA as D...
It was an emotional day for Freddie Freeman facing his old team in the Atlanta Braves. But once the game started, it was just baseball, and both Freeman and Matt Olson showed why they're two of the best first baseman in all of baseball.
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Freddie Freeman and the Dodgers overpower the Braves in opener, 7-4
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Atlanta Braves Keys to Beating Freddie Freeman ...
The Braves head to LA to face the rival Los Angeles Dodgers and their old pal Freddie Freeman. We'll discuss the keys to coming away with a series win.
20 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Ian Anderson bounces...
It was another day where a solid start, quality relief, and plenty of runs proved to be the winning formula for the Braves. Atlanta handed San Diego a 5-2 defeat on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
13 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Wright sharp again a...
The Atlanta Braves bounced back from a disappointing opener to hand the Padres a 5-2 defeat. Kyle Wright's second consecutive strong outing laid the foundation as the bullpen answered the call and the Braves offense got some timely hits in order to cobble together a late rally.
15 min
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Braves Farm Report: Michael Harris Off to Good ...
In this week's Atlanta Braves farm report Michael Harris is off to the races at Double-A, while some unknown pitching prospects put up some big strikeout totals at the lower levels. We'll also discuss the Braves' ugly loss to the San Diego Padres on Thursday and talk about the lack of offense. Also, a preview of Friday's great pitching matchup between Kyle Wright and MacKenzie Gore.
22 min
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Locked On Braves POSTCAST: Atlanta Braves come ...
The Padres jumped on Charlie Morton early and never looked back, cruising to a 12-1 victory over a languid Braves team.
14 min
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Highs and Lows from Champions Week for the Atla...
Champions Week comes to an end on a sour note for the Atlanta Braves who drop a series to the Washington Nationals. But there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic going forward, especially as the Braves begin their first Westcoast trip of the season.
25 min
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Bryce Elder Shines in Atlanta Braves Debut -- O...
It was a big Tuesday for the Atlanta Braves as Bryce Elder had a tremendous performance in his big league debut picking up the win in a 16-4 victory. Marcell Ozuna continues to sizzle at the plate, while others in the lineup like Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson got going as well.
19 min
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Another Braves Starter Struggles in Ugly Loss, ...
With another Atlanta Braves starting struggling with command and not making it past the third inning, it could be time to give Spencer Strider a look in the starting rotation as he's looked very impressive so far this season. Matt Olson and Marcell Ozuna continued to get on base atop the lineup, but the rest of the offense continues to struggle.
14 min
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Braves PostCast: Huascar Ynoa touched up as Atl...
It was another brief appearance for Atlanta starter as the Braves got just three innings from Huascar Ynoa in an 11-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Monday at Truist Park.
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