The bottom line, after accounting for Gausman's departure and last week's trades, is that the Braves' 2019 major-league payroll now stands at about $137 million, a net gain of almost $4 million from where it stood before any of those moves.
The Braves ended the 2018 season with a payroll of $130.1 million.
> Mike Foltynewicz, recalled from Gwinnett to replace Gausman in the rotation, will start at Minnesota tonight. Foltynewicz will make a difference, one way or another, Mark Bradley writes.
> Will Tiger Woods make it back to the Tour Championship? It's borderline, Steve Hummer writes.
> The Falcons' schedule could be harder than it looks, Michael Cunningham writes.