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With Jason Heyward Experiment on Hold Atlanta Braves Should Try Recent Call-Ups in Leadoff Spot
August 27th, 2013 at 5:08 PM
With the Major League Baseball playoffs quickly approaching and home field advantage still on the line, the Atlanta Braves need to find a spark in their offense and that begins with finding a real leadoff hitter to get them through the regular season. The Jason Heyward Experiment has ended, at least...

Brandon Beachy Has No Damage in Elbow After Meeting with Dr. James Andrews
August 27th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with Dr. James Andrews on Monday, Brandon Beachy's elbow discomfort felt during his last start against the New York Mets is not serious, as expected by the Braves organization.   Indications are its nothing more serious for Beachy than inflammation as suspected, Beachy to talk here in a few mins and then Fredi. — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) August 27,...

Atlanta Braves to Get Update on Brandon Beachy Tuesday
August 27th, 2013 at 8:33 AM
The Atlanta Braves and their medical staff will meet with Dr. James Andrews about Brandon Beachy's sore elbow on Tuesday, Mark Bowman tweets. Bowman says the fact that Andrews didn't go ahead and tell the Braves what was happening on Monday is a good sign.   The Braves will not have a...

Dan Uggla Hitless in First Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Game
August 26th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
In Dan Uggla's first minor league game action since LASIK surgery Aug. 13, it was pretty much what the Atlanta Braves have come to expect from the underperforming second baseman. While batting second for Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday, Uggla struck out twice and grounded into a double play in three at-bats...

Atlanta Braves Starter Kris Medlen Wrong for Public Show of Frustration
August 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
After being pulled in the seventh inning of Friday's 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, starting pitcher Kris Medlen chose to air his frustration for manager Fredi Gonzalez's move publicly, a distasteful move that is uncommon for members of the Atlanta Braves team.  He was quoted by MLB.com after the game. "...