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72-90, 3rd in NL East

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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14dDan Szymborski

Who does ZiPS project to be the top 100 prospects of 2018?

Crunching the numbers to forecast the future provides a slightly different read on who baseball's best prospects might be, but they might also embrace Ronald Acuña's future stardom.

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23dKeith Law

Keith Law's 2018 ranking of all 30 farm systems

With a budding superstar in the outfield and a crop of talented pitchers coming through their system, nobody can top the Braves' collection of prospects right now. Which teams finished behind Atlanta on the list?

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William Weinbaum ESPN 

The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America poses for photos Thursday in New York. The quartet, left to right, is Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones and Jim Thome.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Chipper Jones said at Thursday's Hall of Fame news conference in New York that he doesn't know why there are so few third-basemen in the Hall, but he admires and respects Adrian Beltre and looks forward to his enshrinement. Jones said hot corner practitioners are known as hockey goalies, who just try to knock things down.

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William Weinbaum ESPN 

Newly elected Hall of Famers Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones and Jim Thome appeared as a group and donned their new uniforms and caps in New York Thursday afternoon, before addressing the media.

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Jones on Barry Bonds, HOF selection and more

World Series Champion Chipper Jones talks about being selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, his relationship with his father, being the No. 1 pick for the Braves, his thoughts on Barry Bonds and more.

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BBTN: Hall of Fame Reaction with Buster, Kurkjian

Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian react to the announcement of the four newest Hall of Famers, who should get the call next year, who may never get it and more (8:51). Plus, Jesse Rogers with "Inside Heat" on the Cubs (36:05) and a farewell to stats guru Mark Simon (47:58).

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Chipper, Vlad among 4 elected to Cooperstown

The Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome four new members into its ranks, as Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman and Jim Thome were named to the class of 2018.

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ESPN's 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Chipper Jones and Vladimir Guerrero are both ticketed for the Hall according to our voters. Could controversial superstars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens be headed to Cooperstown with them?

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs732Tied-20th
Batting Average.2636th
On Base Percentage.32614th
Slugging Percentage.41223rd
Earned Run Average4.7224th
Quality Starts77Tied-8th
WHIP1.4225th
BAA.26320th