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GM Wren's son is Braves' eighth-round pick

GM Wren's son is Braves' eighth-round pick

MLB.com Updated Jun 7, 2013
The Braves kept their eighth-round pick in the family on Friday, selecting outfielder Kyle Wren, the son of Braves general manager Frank Wren, with the 253rd overall pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft.
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  • Hanley plans to start on Saturday

    Hanley plans to start on Saturday

    MLB.com Jun 7, 2013
    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez said he expects to start Saturday night against the Braves at Dodger Stadium after missing his second consecutive game Friday night with tightness in the same hamstring that put him on the disabled list.
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  • D-backs' Daniel Hudson, Recovering From Surgery, Is Injured Aga…

    D-backs' Daniel Hudson, Recovering From Surgery, Is Injured Again

    deadspin.com Jun 7, 2013
    Daniel Hudson hasn't pitched since June 26 of last year, when he had to have Tommy John surgery soon after being pulled less than two innings into a brutal start against the Braves. He's now had a setback of the worst kind:Read more...
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  • Behind the scenes with Clint Frazier on MLB draft day

    Behind the scenes with Clint Frazier on MLB draft day

    CNNSI.com Jun 7, 2013
    What is it like to have your life change on a single day? Clint Frazier, a top-five pick in the MLB draft, found out Thursday and Joe Lemire was behind the scenes as it unfolded.
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  • Yasiel Puig’s legend grows: He hits first career grand slam, sh…

    Yasiel Puig’s legend grows: He hits first career grand slam, shows off his celebration dance

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 7, 2013
    The moment Yasiel Puig jumped from successful rookie to full-blown baseball phenomenon was the very next pitch after Hanley Ramirez walked to load the bases in the eighth inning of Thursday's Dodgers-Braves game. Puig already had one hit in the game. An…
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  • Video - Wild Pitch Leads To Dodgers' Win 00:31

    Wild Pitch Leads To Dodgers' Win

    Jun 7
    The Dodgers beat the Braves in the 10th inning on a wild pitch from Anthony Varvaro.

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  • Don Banks: Smith and Co. ready to step up for departed Boldin in Baltimore

    Jun 7
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Of all the roster defections and body blows the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens suffered after the giddiness of their celebration died down, none has the potential to leave a bigger void than the surprising loss of veteran rece…