Braves To Use Six Man Rotation - RealGM Wiretap The Braves will use a six-man rotation over the next two weeks. Fredi Gonzalez said he'll pick the best five starters at the end of August. Atlanta is in a stretch of playing 20 consecutive days before a day off on Aug. 30. "After that Dzenis Burnic Jersey , we're going with five," Gonzalez said. "Somebody is going to have to go to the bullpen and that's just the way it is." The Braves created a surplus in their rotation last month by trading for Paul Maholm, signing Ben Sheets and moving Kris Medlen from the bullpen. Fister Felt Strong In Rehab Start - RealGM Wiretap Doug Fister made his first rehab start with Class A Potomac on Sunday and said he "felt strong" after allowing six hits over four innings.
Fister has been on the disabled list all season. He dealt with elbow inflammation in early spring, and suffered a lat strain near the end of spring training.
"No discomfort," he said. "No anything. Felt loose where I needed it to be."
He's expected to make his next, and final, rehab start on Friday with Double-A Harrisburg.
Jake Arrieta Flattered By Accusations Of PED Use - RealGM Wiretap
Jake Arrieta says it's "flattering" that some in the game are questioning whether he has used performance-enhancing drugs to achieve his status among the elite pitchers.
"It's somewhat flattering Christian Pulisic Jersey , especially when some of those comments are coming from some of the best players in the game," said Arrieta, the reigning National League Cy Young winner.
Arrieta wouldn't name names but said his teammates have told him other players have wondered whether he is cheating the system. Arrieta is 4-0 with a 0.87 ERA this season.
"I think it's funny," he said. "I've always been in good shape. I just sucked early in my career from a statistical perspective. My body has always been very similar to how it is now. The results are different, so people want to question things. That's the nature of sports."
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