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    GDT: Cards @ Braves 5/15

    Carpenter 3B
    Goldschmidt 1B
    DeJong SS
    Ozuna LF
    Martinez RF
    Molina C
    Fowler CF
    Wong 2B
    Wacha P

    Braves lineup yet to be released
    Mark Bowman's reports carry a lot of gravity

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    Jesse Biddle is packing his things. Looks like he’ll be the move to create a roster spot for Toussaint.
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    Who’s managing the Cardinals these days?
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    Quote Originally Posted by UNCBlue012 View Post
    Jesse Biddle is packing his things. Looks like he’ll be the move to create a roster spot for Toussaint.
    Biddle has been terrible this year. I didn't even like dropping Blevins for him, Blevins is better.

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    Expecting a yuge game from Markakis.
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    The Braves announced that they’ve designated left-hander Jesse Biddle for assignment on Wednesday and placed center fielder Ender Inciarte on the 10-day injured list due to a lumbar strain. Biddle’s 40-man roster spot will go to top prospect Austin Riley, whose previously reported promotion has now been made official. Atlanta also recalled Touki Toussaint from Triple-A Gwinnett to round out tonight’s series of roster moves.

    As much as I liked Biddle last year, this move had to be made. He didn't even look good in his AAA rehab IMO.

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    #Braves lineup for game two against St Louis (7:20pm ET)

    Acuña 8
    Swanson 6
    Freeman 3
    Donaldson 5
    Markakis 9
    Riley 7
    Albies 4
    Flowers 2
    Soroka 1

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    Jump right in Riley

    Acuna
    Swanson
    Freddie
    Donaldson
    Markakis
    Riley
    Albies
    Flowers
    Soroka

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    How many games did Biddle cost us this year so far? Between him and Minter, we’d be in first place right now. Seemingly by several games...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulavol View Post
    How many games did Biddle cost us this year so far? Between him and Minter, we’d be in first place right now. Seemingly by several games...
    Be interesting to see team era without those 2 and folty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulavol View Post
    How many games did Biddle cost us this year so far? Between him and Minter, we’d be in first place right now. Seemingly by several games...
    They both combined to cost us big time, just not sure the exact number as in some games others were involved too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UNCBlue012 View Post
    #Braves lineup for game two against St Louis (7:20pm ET)

    Acuña 8
    Swanson 6
    Freeman 3
    Donaldson 5
    Markakis 9
    Riley 7
    Albies 4
    Flowers 2
    Soroka 1

    I AM ERECT
    I have to admit I like that lineup. I'd put Neck at 1 and Acuna at 2 but not really that important.

    If Albies can figure out his left handed swing or just hit right handed then that lineup should hit. We will see how it fields. It seems like everyone who scouted Acuna said he could play a very good CF....not sure I've seen that yet but he's young. I think Riley will be at least as good as Comargo, but that isn't saying a ton.

    I'm sure Comargo is not happy about this move. Guy keeps getting squeezed for plate appearances. Not sure yet if Comargo is the guy who can be super utility. SOme guys can't. Read an article today about La Stella and his improved performance when he plays consistently. That is why I think Culberson is under rated. Culberson has proven he can not play for long periods of time and just come in and produce. That is a tough role.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msstate7 View Post
    Be interesting to see team era without those 2 and folty
    The loss of Viz for the year gave Minter more games to blow too.

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    Happy Austin Riley Day!
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    Expecting Austin to K twice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Individual-1 View Post
    Expecting Austin to K twice.
    I expect him to homer in his 3rd AB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulavol View Post
    How many games did Biddle cost us this year so far? Between him and Minter, we’d be in first place right now. Seemingly by several games...
    there is no way this is true

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyYoung31 View Post
    I expect him to homer in his 3rd AB.
    I expect him to get his third homer in his 1st AB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thewupk View Post
    there is no way this is true
    It isn’t.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thewupk View Post
    there is no way this is true
    Even if you could look at it that way you are still assuming the guys who replace Biddle/minter would have succeeded. And you can’t.
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