Braves make unhealthy historical past in matchup with Nationals | MLB


The Braves had hassle discovering the strike zone in opposition to the Nationals on Saturday.

Atlanta walked 13 batters by eight innings in opposition to Washington marking the primary time the group achieved that since shifting from Milwaukee in 1966.

The primary culprits within the less-than-fortunate file have been Julio Teheran who walked six batters and rookie Touki Toussaint who walked 4 in a single inning. 

The group has walked that many batters in a sport earlier than, however the group has gone by a number of iterations since.

The final time they walked 13 batters in a sport was in 1938 when the group was nonetheless named the Bees and in Boston. In 1940 the group took on the title the Braves (for the second time, they have been named the Braves from 1912 to 1936 as nicely) and moved to Milwaukee in 1953.

The group in the end moved to Atlanta in 1966.

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