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I wonder how much of this was just relief that Escobar was gone.

"He's one of those guys when you play against him, you hate him because
he'll do anything to win," Perez said. "But when he's your teammate, you
love him."

Gonzalez got a taste of this on Thursday afternoon, when he arrived at
Turner Field at approximately 4 p.m. ET and was greeted with a standing
ovation from his Braves teammates, who were all gathered at their
respective lockers awaiting a pregame meeting before a series opener
against the Brewers.