So instead of making his scheduled start against the Cubs on Thursday night, the 20-year-old Soroka was placed on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to Monday) with inflammation in the shoulder. It just didn't really go away, so it is more of just a concern. Let's try to figure out how unusual it's been throughout history for a team to have a pair of above-average hitters, both aged 21 or younger. (Acuna turns 21 on Dec.
And they’re all (doing it right) — how they carry themselves, how they go about it. Rain began falling a few minutes before the scheduled first pitch at 7:35 p.m. The Braves will start Sean Newcomb when they open a three-game home series against Miami on Friday. It wasn't something structural or anything of concern," manager Brian Snitker said. "It was even something [where] he said, 'I can pitch through it.' ...
Cubs-Braves postponed; makeup game Aug. It marked the sixth postponement for the Cubs this season and their second against Atlanta, which won a makeup game 6-5 on Monday at Wrigley Field. Max Fried, recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett to start Thursday when Mike Soroka went on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain, will move to the bullpen. Ranked as Atlanta's No. He completed five scoreless innings against the Cubs last Sept.
They don't have the playing time, yet, but they have the prospect hype, and they have the production so far. Acuna has slowed down some from his hot debut, but he's still hitting .275/.348/.500, good for a 132 OPS+, and he's still one of the few Major Leaguers with a hard-hit rate north of 50 percent . Subscribe for unlimited digital access. Atlanta Braves 9d Juiced baseballs, starting relievers and MLB's next big thing 2d Bradford Doolittle State of baseball's rebuilding teams: Contenders already?
MLB Pipeline, Soroka provided a glimpse of his tremendous potential during each of his first three career starts. MLB Advanced Media, LP. Again since 1901, there have been just 34 teams to have a pair of youthful hitters get 300 plate appearances, or once every 3.4 seasons. Williams and Morgan are a pair of inner-circle Hall of Famers, and Doerr is enshrined in Cooperstown as well. There's nothing guaranteed here, of course.
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The Braves entered play on Thursday with a 26-16 record, the best in the National League and the fourth-best overall. We're more interested in finding players who have been young and successful. Being capable of being a league-average hitter at such a young age doesn't guarantee stardom, but it certainly tells you a lot about a hitter's skill. Albies has a .371 wOBA , which is great, but is also a number that's well above his .348 Statcast™ expected mar k .
Kyle Hendricks and Jose Quintana will start in Saturday's doubleheader games, though the order has yet to be determined. He did not inform the Braves about the discomfort until Wednesday. So let's do exactly that. That narrows the field considerably. Among those who have done it : Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Mike Trout , Stan Musial, Albert Pujols and Ken Griffey Jr. We can't simply expect them to come up and be successful indefinitely, because baseball usually doesn't work like that.