Category: ‘Injuries’

Atlanta Braves’ Christian Bethancourt Has Knee Surgery
October 7th, 2015 at 4:25 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt had arthroscopic knee surgery on a torn meniscus, reports. ***PHOTO1*** The 2015 was a rough one for Bethancourt, who was demoted to Triple-A in June. He finished his season with a .200 average and two homers. Bethancourt had already missed most of the last couple weeks of...

Atlanta Braves Reliever Paco Rodriguez Has Tommy John Surgery, Out for 2016
October 2nd, 2015 at 10:39 PM
Atlanta Braves lefty reliever Paco Rodriguez underwent Tommy John surgery Friday, Mark Bowman reports. Rodriguez is expected to miss the entire 2016 season. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez dealt with elbow issues all season, totaling only 15 innings between MLB and the minor leagues. He came to the Braves along with Hector Olivera in the...

Freddie Freeman to Remain Out of Atlanta Braves Lineup with Wrist Discomfort
October 1st, 2015 at 8:02 AM
Freddie Freeman's troublesome right wrist has effectively ended his season. He won't appear in the Atlanta Braves' lineup and will be used exclusively off the bench for the final week of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The status of Freeman's right wrist was actually pretty positive after paying a visit to hand specialist Dr....

Atlanta Braves Okay Freddie Freeman to Play
September 30th, 2015 at 8:15 AM
There must be few Atlanta Braves more frustrated than Freddie Freeman, who has been dealing with a right wrist sprain for most of the year. The good news is that team doctors cleared to him play through the end of the season, reports. ***PHOTO1*** Freeman had been toughing it out the...

Atlanta Braves’ Mike Foltynewicz Has Rib Removed to Treat Blood Clots
September 22nd, 2015 at 2:43 PM
When you have to have things removed for any medical reason, you're probably having a bad day. For Mike Foltynewicz, the Atlanta Braves' rookie pitcher has a pretty terrible month. After being hospitalized Friday with blood clots in his right arm, Folty had half a rib removed to help relieve...