Joshua Adam Donaldson was born Dec. 8, 1985 in Pensacola, Fla. Donaldson’s nickname is “Bringer of Rain” Donaldson was drafted by the Cubs with the 48th pick of the 2007 draft and traded to Oakland the next year. Donaldson's MLB debut came April 30, 2010, with Oakland at Toronto. The next day Donaldson’s first hit was a two-run homer off Dana Eveland of Toronto. Donaldson was a catcher for his first 10 games, but he settled in at third base. Donaldson was the American League MVP in 2015, when he led the

Braves can clinch postseason berth Saturday

If the Braves defeat the Nationals in their afternoon game, they’ll clinch a playoff spot. They can also do so with a loss by both Chicago and Philadelphia.

The Braves are shooting for their second consecutive NL East title and 19th division title in franchise history. This will be their first time making the playoffs in two consecutive seasons since 2012-13.

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