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J.C. Boscan to Stay with Atlanta Braves Until David Ross is Healed
May 30th, 2012 at 10:51 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday that the roster will stay as is until David Ross is 100 percent, meaning J.C. Boscan will stay with the big league club. Ross strained his groin on a check swing last Friday, which, combined with Brian McCann's case of flu, forced the Braves...

Chipper Jones Has Minor Procedure to Drain Fluid in Leg, Freddie Freeman Still Battling Eye Issues
May 27th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Chipper Jones has been gimpy since bruising his left calf over a week ago, causing the Atlanta Braves place him on the disabled list. Jones is feeling a bit better now, however, since doctors drained some of the fluid in his leg in a minor surgical procedure on Saturday. "The doc...

Atlanta Braves Place Chipper Jones on 15-Day Disabled List with Bruised Leg
May 26th, 2012 at 9:46 AM
After making only a pinch-hit appearance in the seven days since severely bruising his calf, the Atlanta Braves have placed Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Wednesday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez made the announcement after Friday's loss at the hands of the Washington Nationals. He also said that the...

David Ross Injury Forces Brian McCann to Play with Flu
May 25th, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Just turn Turner Field into an infirmary; the Atlanta Braves have another injury to deal with. David Ross was forced to exit Friday's game with the Washington Nationals with a leg injury, forcing Brian McCann to play with the flu. Ross appeared to injure his groin on a check swing on...

Injury Updates: Chipper Jones and Brian McCann’s Conditions Worsen, Jonny Venters Returns to Action
May 24th, 2012 at 11:53 PM
As the Cincinnati Reds completed a four-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night, the Braves remain without a couple of their key cogs in the line-up. Chipper Jones, after taking a sharp ground ball directly to the ankle on Sunday, has missed the last four games. While he was...

Atlanta Braves Hoping for Swift Return of Chipper Jones, Brian McCann
May 24th, 2012 at 11:17 AM
The Atlanta Braves offense has scored only four runs in their past two games while missing both Brian McCann and Chipper Jones and have lost four of their five games since Jones went down with a calf injury last Friday. Both are making progress in their prospective returns that could...

Chipper Jones Still Day-to-day, Will Wear a Shinguard
May 21st, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones missed his second straight game on Sunday after being drilled by a B.J. Upton one-hopper, but the chances do not sound good for him being in the lineup Monday against the Cincinnati Reds. "He's walking around better," Fredi Gonzalez said. "Hopefully, [he can play on...

Chipper Jones to Miss Remainder of Series with Tampa Bay Rays with Calf Injury
May 19th, 2012 at 7:32 AM
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will likely miss the rest of the Braves' series with the Tampa Bay Rays after suffering a contusion to his left calf while trying to field a hard grounder by B.J. Upton in the third inning Friday night. Chipper left in the seventh inning...

Freddie Freeman Has Corneal Abrasion, Could Play Tuesday
May 15th, 2012 at 12:34 PM
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman left in the seventh inning of Monday's 3-1 loss against the Cincinnati Reds with blurred vision in his right eye. General manager Frank Wren told Dave O'Brien that the diagnoses was a "very fine" corneal abrasion of his right eye, but that he could...

Chipper Jones’ Knee is Healing Well
May 9th, 2012 at 4:23 PM
It has taken time, but Chipper Jones has seen the swelling in his surgically repaired left knee go down dramatically over the last week, and he thinks the healing process is nearly complete. He will hopefully be able to start more regularly for the Atlanta Braves. ***PHOTO1*** With Chipper in the lineup...

Brian McCann Listed as Day-to-Day with Strained Intercostal Muscle
April 28th, 2012 at 12:48 AM
Brian McCann had to leave in the fifth inning of the Atlanta Braves' win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday with a strained intercostal muscle. He is currently day-to-day. ***PHOTO1*** McCann missed most of last August with a strained left oblique and suffered through September because he came back too quickly. This injury,...

Chipper Jones Out for Home Opener with Swelling in Knee
April 13th, 2012 at 6:32 PM
Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones will miss what is probably his final home opener with swelling in his surgically repaired left knee. Dave O'Brien reports that Jones had swelling beginning on the flight back to Atlanta from Houston Wednesday, and even though he stayed off it and iced it all day...

Chipper Jones Presented with Cowboy Hat by Craig Biggio, Expected to Play Tuesday
April 10th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
With Chipper Jones playing in his final season - all with the Atlanta Braves - he was presented with a cowboy hat courtesy of Houston Astros legend Craig Biggio, who also spent his whole career with one team, on Monday as a gesture from the ballclub that likely marked the...

Tim Hudson Pitches Three Innings for Class-A Rome
April 8th, 2012 at 2:37 PM
Tim Hudson is hoping to rejoin the Atlanta Braves by the end of the month, and he took a step closer Saturday night when he threw three pain free innings for Class-A Rome Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** Hudson gave up two runs (one earned) and four hits in his three frames against the...

Chipper Jones to Hit Simulated Game Friday, Hopes to Be Back Tuesday
April 5th, 2012 at 11:49 PM
Chipper Jones started his final season on disabled list due to undergoing arthroscopic surgery on a torn left meniscus on March 26, but he hopes to return to the Atlanta Braves lineup when he is eligible to come of the DL on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Jones will hit off Randall Delgado and Chad...

Chipper Jones Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery
March 26th, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Chipper Jones had successful arthroscopic knee surgery Monday to repair the torn miniscus in his left knee. He hopes to return to the Atlanta Braves by their opener against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 13. ***PHOTO1*** "Historically, Chipper has taken 16-18 days to get back from these injuries," general manager Frank Wren said...

Chipper Jones to Have Knee Surgery, Will Miss Opening Day
March 24th, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Chipper Jones just seems to stay in the headlines recently. After announcing his retirement on Thursday, the Atlanta Braves have now announced that Jones will have surgery to repair a torn left meniscus on Monday and will start the year on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** Jones underwent the same operation last year...

Arodys Vizcaino Out for 2012 After Tommy John Surgery
March 20th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
Arodys Vizcaino somehow managed to avoid Tommy John surgery when he partially tore his ulnar collateral ligament in 2010. The Atlanta Braves reliever was not so fortunate this time; he underwent the procedure Tuesday at the hands of Dr. James Andrews and will miss the entire 2012 season. Vizcaino, ranked the...

Arodys Vizcaino to Visit Dr. James Andrews
March 15th, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino managed to avoid Tommy John surgery for a partially torn tendon in his elbow in 2010, but he has an appointment on Monday with one of the most dreaded and feared men in all of baseball, Dr. James Andrews. Vizcaino has not thrown since feeling discomfort...

Tim Hudson Gets Back to Work After Being Cleared to Throw
March 15th, 2012 at 12:25 AM
After being cleared to throw on Tuesday, Tim Hudson returned to the Atlanta Braves and threw his first bullpen of Spring Training on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm ready to go," Hudson said. "The back is not a concern to me. I've just got to start getting my arm, legs and everything else ready...