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Brandon McCarthy has an unusual suggestion for a last-minute summer job

Behind their steady superstar and NL MVP candidate Freddie Freeman, the Braves have been in the thick of the NL East race all season long, and currently find themselves in first place. But it hasn't just been Freeman leading the charge -- Atlanta has also gotten significant contributions from several exciting rookies, most notably Ronald Acuna Jr. But these aren't just any rookies -- these are rookies who aren't old enough to drink yet.

Five players have debuted in the big leagues this year before turning 21. Four of them have been Braves, with the most recent one being 20-year-old Bryse Wilson, who made his MLB debut on Monday against Pittsburgh. 

Braves pitcher Brandon McCarthy realized that playing for his team may be an exciting opportunity for other young adults looking for work:

Here are some other highlights from baseballers on social media over the last week ...

Starlin Castro was excited for his son's first day of school. Can you tell they are related?

My king 🤴 first day at school 😍😍😍 #1eroDios #Starlinjr

A post shared by Starlin Castro (@starlincastro1424) on

After good workout #1eroDios #lestgoo #bendecido 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Blue Jays rookie Danny Jansen and Orioles outfielder Adam Jones were reunited 14 years after Jansen's family hosted Jones when he was a Minor Leaguer with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

Two years ago, Rays Minor League catcher Chris Betts was teammates with Blake Butera with the Hudson Valley Renegades of the New York-Penn League. This past offseason, the Rays hired Butera to manage the Renegades as the youngest manager in the entire Minor Leagues. Now their relationship is a bit different:

Angels outfield prospect Michael Hermosillo has been on the DL for a few weeks, and he seems to really miss baseball:

Jose De Leon reminded us that Carlos Gomez will never hesitate to mix things up in the clubhouse:

Royals outfielder Brett Phillips started some beef with Raymond, the Rays' mascot:

Royals Minor League pitchers Trevor Oaks and Eric Skoglund had some unfortunate bus luck on a recent Minor League trip: