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Paul Janish Has Shoulder Surgery, Should Return in April
October 26th, 2012 at 8:32 AM
Paul Janish joined Brian McCann on the list of Atlanta Braves players who needed shoulder surgery this offseason. The operation was to his left, non-throwing shoulder, and he should ready to go by April, ajc.com reports. Janish has a history of shoulder subluxations, but he dislocated he shoulder severely enough on...

Brandon Beachy Begins Throwing Program After Tommy John Surgery
October 23rd, 2012 at 8:17 PM
Four months after undergoing Tommy John surgery, Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy has finally begun a throwing program in his rehab efforts, ajc.com reports. Beachy had the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction performed on June 21 and was able to lob a ball about 30 feet with team physical therapist Lloyd Van...

Brian McCann Needs Six Months of Rehab
October 21st, 2012 at 3:49 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann saw his year of 2012 get even worse last week when he learned that his shoulder was injured worse than previously thought and that he will need six months to rehab his labrum, Dave O'Brien reports. Dr. Xavier Duralde operated on the posterior portion of the...

Brian McCann Has Surgery on Bothersome Right Shoulder
October 16th, 2012 at 9:16 PM
After battling through a career-worst season, Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann finally went under the knife in a procedure to repair the frayed labrum in his right shoulder on Tuesday. Braves.com reports that team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Xavier Duralde performed the surgery to the posterior portion of McCann's shoulder, putting McCann's...

Dan Uggla Out of Atlanta Braves Lineup with Swollen Hand
October 1st, 2012 at 8:02 PM
When the Atlanta Braves took the field against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park, they did so minus Dan Uggla. Uggla has a swollen hand, but it's not like it was hangnail quality. Uggla's original injury stems from a laceration he sustained on his hand during last Tuesday's...

Michael Bourn Finally Returns to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 30th, 2012 at 1:56 PM
Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Bourn has finally taken the field after missing six games with a sprained left thumb. Fredi Gonzalez originally didn't include Bourn in his lineup Sunday morning, but Bourn convinced him otherwise in the indoor batting cages at Turner Field, ajc.com reports. Bourn originally injured his thumb Sept. 22 in...

Michael Bourn Still Out of Lineup, Looks to Return Wednesday
September 25th, 2012 at 7:21 PM
Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Bourn is out of the lineup for a second straight game after jamming his thumb on a head-first slide on Saturday. AJC.com reports that Bourn had an appointment with Braves hand specialist Gary Lourie on Monday and was cleared of any structural damage. Fredi Gonzalez had originally...

Paul Janish Out 2-4 Weeks with Dislocated Shoulder
September 21st, 2012 at 9:32 PM
After flying back to Atlanta for an X-ray on Thursday, the Atlanta Braves have confirmed that shortstop Paul Janish will miss 2-4 weeks due to his dislocated shoulder, Dave O'Brien reports. Janish, who dislocated his left shoulder while diving for a grounder on Tuesday, had his shoulder examined on Thursday by...

Paul Janish Goes Back to Atlanta After Dislocating Shoulder
September 19th, 2012 at 10:11 PM
Already down a man in Andrelton Simmons at shortstop, Paul Janish flew back to Atlanta to see a specialist for his recently dislocated shoulder, Dave O'Brien reports. Janish dislocated his left shoulder while diving for a grounder during the ninth inning of the Braves' loss to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday....

Brian McCann Returns, Andrelton Simmons Out of Lineup with Sore Shoulder
September 18th, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Whenever the Atlanta Braves get someone back from an injury, they can't help but have someone else miss time with some kind of ailment. Brian McCann finally returned to the lineup Tuesday against the Miami Marlins, but Andrelton Simmons was out of the starting lineup due to a sore shoulder. Simmons...

Atlanta Braves Expect Brian McCann to Return to Lineup Soon
September 16th, 2012 at 9:55 PM
Brian McCann will remain limited to pinch-hitting duties for the Atlanta Braves as he rests his tweaky right knee, braves.com reports. McCann said his knee, officially diagnosed as tendonitis on the inside part of his right knee, felt better before Sunday's game with the Washington Nationals but that playing defense would still be...

Brian McCann Exits Early with Hamstring Injury
September 15th, 2012 at 6:14 PM
Brian McCann only caught two innings for the Atlanta Braves in their game with the Washington Nationals on Saturday before leaving and being replaced by David Ross. McCann grounded out in his only atbat, and the club says he has hamstring tendonitis, Dave O'Brien reports. McCann is currently considered day-to-day.

Andrelton Simmons to Be Activated by Atlanta Braves Monday
September 8th, 2012 at 7:22 PM
The Atlanta Braves will finally get their rookie shortstop back on Monday when Andrelton Simmons is done with his rehab assignment and joins the team in Milwaukee, braves.com reports. Simmons, who broke his hand on July 8, will play with Advanced-A Lynchburg in the Carolina League's championship series on Saturday and...

Brian McCann Should Be in Lineup Tonight
September 5th, 2012 at 4:17 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has missed three straight games since getting a cortisone shot in his ailing right shoulder Saturday night, but ajc.com reports that he should return to action tonight against the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field. McCann, who has been diagnosed with a cyst and a frayed labrum...

Andrelton Simmons Gets the Nod to Resume Baseball Activities
September 1st, 2012 at 7:18 PM
Andrelton Simmons has been on the disabled list since breaking his hand in July, but he was cleared Friday night to resume all baseball related activities by Dr. Gary Laurie in his road to rejoin the Atlanta Braves, braves.com reports.   "It was a big relief," Simmons said. "I've been getting stalled...

Jack Wilson Released by Atlanta Braves, Andrelton Simmons Nears Rehab Assignment
August 31st, 2012 at 11:13 PM
One year to the day of the Atlanta Braves acquiring shortstop Jack Wilson, they released him as reported by braves.com. Wilson had been placed on the 15-day disabled list July 15 with a dislocated pinky finger and was close to returning, but the club couldn't find a role for him in...

Atlanta Braves Place Ben Sheets on Disabled List with Shoulder Inflammation
August 25th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Atlanta Braves had to end their use of the six-man rotation about a week early Saturday when they placed Ben Sheets on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation. After a nearly two year retirement, the Braves signed Sheets after the All-Star break. Though he allowed just five runs in...

Matt Diaz Out for Season with Thumb Surgery
August 14th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
Though Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Diaz has been attempting to allow the wound to his right thumb to heal on its own since being placed on the disabled list on July 21, ajc.com reports that he will have season-ending surgery on Wednesday. The decision was made Monday afternoon by Braves hand specialist...

Tommy Hanson Makes Strong Rehab Start in Triple-A
August 13th, 2012 at 8:28 AM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tommy Hanson may come back from the disabled list Friday after he threw five shutout innings for Triple-A Gwinnett. Hanson scattered three hits over five innings on Sunday, providing the Braves with the problem everyone wants to have - having too much pitching. Atlanta could go with a...

Jair Jurrjens to Start Minor League Rehab Monday
August 5th, 2012 at 9:28 PM
Plagued Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens will start his minor league rehab stint Monday with Triple-A Gwinnett. It just happens that he has no idea when or in what capacity he will pitch for the G-Braves. Jurrjens was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained groin to make...