8 Braves Who Must Step Up in Brandon Beachy's Absence

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8 Braves Who Must Step Up in Brandon Beachy's Absence
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The Atlanta Braves received disturbing news upon hearing Brandon Beachy would need season-ending Tommy John surgery.

Beachy evolved as the ace of the staff the first few months of the season and was arguably the National League's best pitcher during that time.

Beachy only had a 5-5 record but posted a National League best 2.00 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 81 innings.

Without him in the rotation, it will be up to the rest of the team to step up in order to soften the blow of his injury.

The Braves won't be able to plug one person in his spot to make up for his production.

However, the combination of a few players stepping up their game can make up for his production, and here's a look at some of those players.

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