Pursuant to the terms of his Major League Baseball suspension, outfielder Hector Olivera began a rehabilitation assignment in the Gulf Coast League today. Olivera will continue his rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett beginning July 19. His 82-game suspension runs through August 1.
The Atlanta Braves have partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to host the first ever Hiring Our Heroes sports expo in Atlanta this summer. Hiring Our Heroes is a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation which helps military veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment in a 21st century workforce.