Sideline Report for Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Here’s five things to know on Wednesday:

1. Braves lose to Astros, 8-3

Pitcher Bartolo Colon gave up five runs and two home runs before the first out of Tuesday night's game. Colon, 43, spoke with reporters after the game about his poor performance against the Astros. David O'Brien writes there was "nothing sexy" about Big Sexy's pitching on Tuesday night. The Braves play the second of two games against the Astros on Wednesday at 2:10 p.m.

2. Keanu Neal working on flexibility

D. Orlando Ledbetter spoke with Falcons' second-year safety Keanu Neal on Tuesday and learned of some new exercises Neal is using to help with his flexibility before the NFL season begins.

3. Dates and times for NFL exhibition games confirmed

The NFL released the official kickoff times and dates of each 2017 exhibition game. The Falcons are scheduled to play two away games and then two home games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Specifics can be found on the AJC.com.

4. UGA sweeps Georgia Tech in baseball

The Bulldogs defeated the Yellow Jacketse 8-7 on Tuesday night and Ken Sugiura has all the information on the teams' first meeting inside SunTrust Park. The Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets met two other times this season on April 11 and April 25 with the Bulldogs winning both.

5. Ranking of this week's MLS games

Doug Roberson breaks down which games to watch this week and which games to record. Atlanta United, a game to record Roberson writes, is scheduled to play the Portland Timbers on Sunday at 4 p.m. from Portland's Providence Park. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.