The Braves got back on the winning track Monday against the Pirates, in part thanks to new first baseman Matt Adams who hit a towering two-run homer on the way to a 5-2 win. Adams went 2-for-4 on the night.
Hugh said, “He’s not Freddie Freeman and he has to find his own way, and I think he’s starting to do that. The more he plays like this he will make people fall in love with him.”
Paul Millsap has informed the team that he will not exercise his player option for the 2017-18 season. Millsap could re-sign with the Hawks and make around $41 million a year if they gave him a max contract.