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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —nce pitching in meaningful September games http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authent ... ins-jersey , so saving the Braves bullpen and going the distance as NL East-leading Atlanta gained separation in the division meant so much at this stage.Foltynewicz pitched a six-hitter to win for the first time in nearly a month, Charlie Culberson hit a two-run homer after entering as an injury replacement and the Braves sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10th straight defeat with a 4-1 win Tuesday night.“It’s just really good to go out there and put up a game like this against these guys in the middle of September,” Foltynewicz said. “This is kind of my first time really pitching in September. Just going out there, I felt strong the whole game. It’s in the playoff race. Not too many of us are used to that. We’re just taking it day by day, pitch by pitch and we’re having a lot of fun doing it, too.”Foltynewicz (11-9) retired 13 straight batters after Evan Longoria’s two-out double in the first. The right-hander carried a shutout into the ninth before allowing Brandon Crawford’s two-out RBI single. Atlanta’s starter struck out seven and walked one while finishing with 108 pitches. He was still hitting the high 90s on the radar gun in the late innings.It marked Foltynewicz’s first victory since Aug. 13 against Miami, ending a four-start winless stretch during which he was 0-2 following a three-start winning streak.Dansby Swanson added an RBI double in the eighth for the Braves, who moved 6 1/2 games ahead of the Phillies in the division.Ender Inciarte had a sacrifice fly in the fourth then Culberson followed Ronald Acuna Jr.’s leadoff triple in the fifth with his 11th home run. He replaced injured third baseman Johan Camargo, who exited with left groin tightness.“Charlie’s been doing that all year. Somebody goes down, he just steps in and does a great job,” manager Brian Snitker said.The Giants have just their third double-digit losing streak since moving West in 1958 — also in 1985 and 1996 — and sixth since 1908. The club’s last 11-game skid was in 1951, when the New York Giants went on to win an NL pennant.San Francisco held a brief team meeting Tuesday.“I think they’ll get through this and play better the last 16 games. We have to,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “We can’t get any worse, to be honest, with what’s been going on offensively. We have to get some guys to get some big hits for us.”Giants lefty Andrew Suarez (6-11) gave up three runs and six hits in six innings, struck out three and walked three.SEPT. 11 REMEMBEREDA moment of silence was held before the anthem to remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001.TRAINER’S ROOMBraves: Camargo will sit Wednesday but expects to play Friday back home, though Snitker wants to see him work out first. Camargo said he “didn’t feel anything serious” — more like his groin had cramped up after running to first on a fielding error in the third. He was lifted for a pinch-runner as a precaution. … RHP Arodys Vizcaino (right shoulder inflammation) is scheduled to join the team Friday back home and come off the disabled list. … Snitker will have a well-rested bullpen Wednesday after using just three relievers for an inning each during Monday’s 4-1 win.Giants: 1B Brandon Belt may need offseason surgery on his right knee, something that is being discussed, though as of now the plan is for him to finish out the season. While he pinch hit in the eighth Drew Butera Jersey , he wasn’t in the lineup as Bochy said, “Belt is sore to a point where he needs a day today.” Belt had been in the original lineup and is expected to play Wednesday afternoon’s series finale. … INF Ryder Jones is scheduled for surgery on the patellar tendon in his left knee Wednesday and expects to be ready for spring training. He was hurt on a swing during Sunday’s game in Milwaukee.UP NEXTBraves: RHP Anibal Sanchez (6-5, 3.09 ERA) tries for his first win in seven starts — he’s 0-2 during that span — since beating the Mets on Aug. 3.Giants: LHP Derek Holland (7-8, 3.54) faces the Braves for just the second time in his career and first in exactly four years, since Sept. 12, 2014. Chang could see significant time with the Tribe in 2019 and his power could be a difference maker."The power hitting middle infield prospect formerly known as Yu-Cheng Chang and now known simply as Yu Chang is our No. 6 Cleveland Indians prospect for 2019, improving two spots from his No. 8 ranking last season.A native of Taiwan signed in 2013, Chang has progressed to a new level each year without having to repeat, landing in Triple-A last season for the first time.Chang is more than capable both with the glove and with the bat, and while he’s spent the majority of his career playing shortstop, Chang also spent time in 2019 playing third base including all of his time in the Arizona Fall League, where he was one of the brightest stars this past season.Chang’s big power breakout was in 2017 for Double-A Akron when he mashed 24 home runs, although it came at the expense of batting average (.220) and a slight increase in strikeout rate to 26.4 percent.While Chang led all minor league shortstops in home runs in 2017, his power tailed off in 2018, dropping to just 14 long balls despite playing in one of Triple-A’s most hitter-friendly parks. His batting average improved to .256 in his Triple-A debut, but the 23-year-old also sported a career-high strikeout rate of 27.8 percent while dropping two percentage points in his walk rate.Chang will compete for the Indians’ utility position in 2019, looking to replace the void left behind after Erik Gonzalez was traded, and he should be a serviceable replacement if Jose Ramirez or Francisco Lindor need any time off. WHO SHOULD BE THE NO. 7 PROSPECT FOR 2019?Brayan Rocchio, SS (Age 18)2018 (DSL): 111 PA, .323/.391/.434 http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authent ... ins-jersey , 1 HR, 8 SB, 4.5 BB%, 12.6 K%, 140 wRC+2018 (R): 158 PA, .343/.389/.448, 1 HR, 14 SB, 6.3 BB%, 10.8 K%, 137 wRC+Venezuelan signed in 2017, same class as Valera, destroyed the DSL and was promoted to the AZL quickly. Many scouts said he was the best player in the AZL last year, exploding up Tribe prospect rankings as a result.Bo Naylor, C (Age 18)2018 (R): 139 PA, .274/.381/.402, 2 HR, 5 SB, 15.1 BB%, 20.1 K% Cheslor Cuthbert Jersey , 126 wRC+2018 first round pick, Naylor brings an advanced plate approach and plus hitting to the catcher position. His prospect value will stay high as long as he can stay behind the plate.Luis Oviedo, RHP (Age 19)2018 (A-): 9 GS, 48.0 IP, 32.5 K%, 5.3 BB%, 1.88 ERA, 2.22 FIP2018 (A): 2 GS, 9.0 IP, 16.7 K%, 19.4 BB%, 3.00, 5.36 FIPThe Venezuelan broke out in 2018, winning back-to-back-to-back Pitcher of the Week awards in his Low-A debut for Mahoning Valley. He’s a sinkerballer with nasty swing and miss stuff in the mid 90s.Bobby Bradley, 1B (Age 22)2018 (AA): 421 PA, .214/.304/.477, 24 HR, 1 SB, 10.7 BB%, 24.9 K% Brian Flynn Jersey , 111 wRC+2018 (AAA): 128 PA, .254/.323/.430, 3 HR, 0 SB, 8.6 BB%, 33.6 K%, 109 wRC+A 2014 third round pick, Bradley has been 3-4 years younger than his level every season and continues to be a top power threat. Has hit 23+ home runs the last four seasons.Lenny Torres, RHP (Age 18)2018 (R): 5 GS, 15.1 IP, 34.9 K%, 6.4 BB%, 1.76 ERA, 2.73 FIPIndians 2018 first round competitive balance pick was completely unfazed in pro debut, pounding the strike zone and missing bats with a mid to upper 90s fastball and a potentially wicked slider.

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