Category: ‘Braves Spring Training’

Gerald Laird Confident in Opening Day Readiness After Calf Strain
March 28th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
The Atlanta Braves understandably eased Gerald Laird back into playing regularly since he strained his left calf going into second base on March 2. After starting at catcher for the second day in a row, Laird is confident about that he will be ready for Opening Day. And Laird isn't just...

Evan Gattis Makes Atlanta Braves 25-Man Roster
March 27th, 2013 at 3:54 PM
It took a roundabout road to get him there, but Evan Gattis has officially broken into the Major Leagues with the Atlanta Braves, making his first big league team at the age of 26. He will backup Gerald Laird at catcher until Brian McCann returns in late April. Though Fredi Gonzalez...

Jordan Schafer Makes Roster, Atlanta Braves Send Tyler Pastornicky and Jose Constanza to Minors
March 26th, 2013 at 10:08 PM
All the work Jordan Schafer put in over Spring Training has paid off, as he is now in position to make the 25-man roster after the Atlanta Braves optioned Jose Constanza and Tyler Pastornicky to the minors. Schafer hasn't exactly been lights out this spring with just a .237 average, but...

Jonny Venters to Go on Disabled List with Sprained Elbow
March 26th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves are holding their breath after Jonny Venters was removed from Tuesday's game with the Detroit Tigers with a sprained elbow, reports. He is likely to start the season on the disabled list. Venters faced five batters in the sixth inning while in his first Major League appearance...

Atlanta Braves Send Joey Terdoslavich and Christian Bethancourt to Minor League Camp
March 25th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Although each of them are considered imminent Atlanta Braves, the club gave them a "not yet" answer for this season, and they sent Joey Terdoslavich and Christian Bethancourt, among others, to minor league camp. Terdoslavich, who was once regarded as Chipper Jones' replacement before committing 22 in his first 50 games...