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Chipper Jones Undergoes Arthroscopic Surgery on Right Knee
July 10th, 2011 at 8:19 AM
With Martin Prado's return on the horizon and the pain in his right knee increasing, Chipper Jones went under the knife Saturday at 3:00 p.m. to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, braves.com reports. Jones underwent a surgical procedure in Atlanta and is expected to return in two to...

Tommy Hanson to Return from DL Tuesday, Face Seattle Mariners
June 28th, 2011 at 8:12 AM
Tommy Hanson will return to the Atlanta Braves' rotation Tuesday after being placed on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation. He is scheduled to face the Seattle Mariners' Michael Pineda on the hill. "It feels good," Hanson said on mlb.com. "I just want to get back out there. I just...

Martin Prado to Resume Baseball Activities
June 26th, 2011 at 10:05 AM
Martin Prado was cleared by team doctors to start swinging off a tee Friday, atlantabraves.com reports. It is the first time since being diagnosed with a staph infection in his leg on June 9 that Prado has been cleared to do anything baseball related. Prado will again hit off a tee...

Tommy Hanson Looks to Return Tuesday, Kris Medlen Rehab Update
June 22nd, 2011 at 10:33 PM
MLB.com reports that Tommy Hanson's shoulder inflammation is improving and that he believes he will be able to start Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners. Hanson, who has been retroactively on the disabled list since Friday, threw 75 pitches Wednesday and had no problems. He also plans to throw a bullpen session...

Martin Prado’s Recovery Coming Around, Still No Return Date Set
June 21st, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Atlanta Braves left fielder Martin Prado is inching toward a recovery and has been in the clubhouse the last few days, atlantabraves.com reports. Prado has lost some weight and strength since being diagnosed with a staph infection in his leg on June 9. Though he was bedridden the first few days,...

Jason Heyward Says He’s Ready to Play Wednesday for the Atlanta Braves
June 15th, 2011 at 2:41 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward arrived in Atlanta Wednesday and said he is ready to play tonight, MLB.com reports. The 21-year-old Heyward has been on the disabled list since May 22 with a sore right shoulder, which had plagued him since Spring Training. He rehabbed the shoulder at the Braves'...

Injured Heyward Begins Rehab Games; McLouth, Beachy to Follow
June 13th, 2011 at 11:07 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward started for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves in Indianapolis Monday for his first rehab game. Heyward, who is currently slated to play three rehab games, went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a run. "The last couple days, he felt good," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said on...