Tommy Hanson Hopeful About Possible Return After Successful Bullpen Session
September 14th, 2011 at 8:51 PM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson threw a pain-free bullpen session Wednesday morning and came away very encouraged. Hanson, who has been sidelined with shoulder tendonitis since August 6, threw 20 pitches off the mound to begin the session. After a short break, he came back to throw 24 more pitches. "My...

Brian McCann Hits Clutch Homer to Snap Atlanta Braves’ Skid, Even Series with Florida Marlins
September 14th, 2011 at 9:17 AM
Fredi Gonzalez's closed door team meeting Tuesday seemed to work as the Atlanta Braves snapped their season-long four-game losing streak to even the series with the Florida Marlins. Brian McCann entered the game hitting .159 since returning from the disabled list and blaming Monday night's loss on himself, but his three-run...