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BBTN: Turner Injury, Acuna Red Tape, Strasburg

Before going rapid-fire with Stephen Strasburg (34:20), Buster and Jerry Crasnick discuss Justin Turner's injury, red tape around Ronald Acuna and more (7:10). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (38:33).

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Braves send OF phenom Acuna to minors

The Atlanta Braves have reassigned top prospect Ronald Acuna to minor league camp in a move that likely allows the organization to gain an extra year of contractual control over the outfield phenom.

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16dDan Szymborski

Which teams should be next winter's big spenders?

Strong rebuilding plans are already bringing these teams back to the cusp of contention. Next winter, their wallets should open to land baseball's biggest free agents.

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Braves' Kazmir takes step forward in comeback

Braves left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir, who didn't pitch last year, took a step forward in his comeback from a hip injury Friday when he threw two scoreless innings against the Yankees.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Super-prospect Ronald Acuna arrived early at Braves camp and declared he wants to make the Opening Day roster despite limited time above Double-A. Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos told me Thursday night he loves the confidence. "You want to hear a player say that," he said. Realistically, the Braves will play it safe -- and hold down Acuna's service time -- and give him some time in Triple-A.

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Foltynewicz, Braves arbitrate over $100K gap

Pitcher Mike Foltynewicz asked for a raise from $544,000 to $2.3 million during Friday's arbitration hearing with the Braves. Atlanta countered with an offer of $2.2 million. It was the smallest gap in a hearing since 1994.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.26219th
On Base Percentage.32525th
Slugging Percentage.42022nd
Earned Run Average4.3510th
Quality Starts1Tied-3rd