Category: ‘Braves Spring Training’

Dan Uggla Suddenly Swings Hot Bat for Atlanta Braves
March 25th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Yes, it's only Spring Training, but Dan Uggla, despite being terrible for the first month of Spring Training, is now actually hitting the ball very well for the Atlanta Braves. Uggla was hitting .130 with 12 strikeouts in 23 at-bats on March 5 in a continuation of his dreadful 2012 season...

Gerald Laird to Pick up Pace in Calf Strain Recovery
March 24th, 2013 at 10:29 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird should play Monday or Tuesday as he eases back into the lineup while recovering from a strained calf, reports. While battling the injury, Laird has only appeared in 10 games during Spring Training while going 2-for-20 with seven strikeouts. Manager Fredi Gonzalez says Laird should...

Atlanta Braves Send Sean Gilmartin, Wirfin Obispo to Minor League Camp
March 24th, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves re-assigned pitchers Sean Gilmartin and Wirfin Obispo to minor league camp on Sunday. Gilmartin, the fifth ranked Braves prospect, was the Braves' first round pick in the 2011 draft and had a rough spring. Over four Grapefruit League starts, Gilmartin gave up 11 runs on 22 hits in...

Brian McCann Likely Out Most of April
March 23rd, 2013 at 8:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves will be without Brian McCann a little longer than they originally expected, as general manager Frank Wren told that he will not be cleared to start a minor league rehab assignment before April 16. The new timetable makes it reasonable to believe that the club will be...

Julio Teheran Throws Six Hitless Innings, Dan Uggla Homers in Atlanta Braves Win
March 23rd, 2013 at 5:48 PM
Julio Teheran further showed that he deserves a spot in the Atlanta Braves rotation Saturday afternoon by throwing six hitless innings against the Houston Astros in a 3-2 win. Dan Uggla also hit his first home run in almost three weeks. Teheran mowed through the Astros lineup with 10 strikeouts and...