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Brandon Snyder was released by the Braves ... for his cousin

Losing your job or getting demoted is always difficult. Fortunately, it's usually for someone you don't know, so you can simply go home, grumble and put a picture of their face on a dartboard.

Unfortunately, Brandon Snyder can't do that. Because when the Braves utilityman was designated for assignment on Sunday, it was to make way for his cousin, reliever Madison Younginer.  

At least Snyder wasn't bitter about it:  

Though we have to think the next family reunion will be a little awkward.