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Tommy Hanson Ready for Start in Instructional League
September 17th, 2011 at 5:14 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tommy Hanson is now ready for a start in Orlando in the instructional league after his third bullpen session this week, ajc.com reports. Hanson, who has not pitched since Aug. 6 due to inflammation in his rotator cuff, said he felt alright after his 30-pitch bullpen session. “Felt...

Jair Jurrjens to See Knee Specialist; Tommy Hanson Rehab Progresses
September 3rd, 2011 at 12:18 AM
Tommy Hanson, who has not pitched since August 6 in New York, threw in the outfield at Turner Field for about 10 minutes before the Atlanta Braves played the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Hanson was informed on Monday by Dr. James Andrews that the discomfort he has been experiencing in...

Tommy Hanson’s Return Pushed Back, Peter Moylan to Start Rehab
August 19th, 2011 at 8:45 AM
It turns out Tommy Hanson will not return for the Atlanta Braves against the Chicago Cubs after all. The right-hander said he no longer feels discomfort in his right shoulder is no longer there, but it is not to the point where he is able to effectively pitch. "I threw today...

Brian McCann to Start Rehab Games Friday; Tommy Hanson Diagnosed with Tendinitis (Again)
August 10th, 2011 at 11:33 PM
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann is expected to start a rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday. The All-Star starter is expected to start either two or three games before being activated from the disabled list. McCann has been out since July 26 with a strained left oblique. He may be...

Atlanta Braves Send Tommy Hanson Back to Atlanta to Evaluate Shoulder
August 10th, 2011 at 8:08 AM
Already having spent two weeks on the disabled list in June with shoulder tendonitis, the Atlanta Braves have sent Tommy Hanson back to Atlanta to have his sore right shoulder evaluated. "When a pitcher, athlete or baseball player comes to you and says, 'I don't feel good,' I think you need...

Atlanta Braves Place Jair Jurrjens on Disabled List
August 6th, 2011 at 11:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves have placed Jair Jurrjens on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain. The righty has been bothered by inflammation in his right knee, which is the one he had surgically repaired last October. The Braves, in turn, have recalled Mike Minor from Triple-A Gwinnett. Jurrjens posted the...

Nate McLouth Placed on 15-Day Disabled List
July 29th, 2011 at 10:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves placed outfielder Nate McLouth on the 15-day disabled list Friday, citing a lower abdominal strain. McLouth apparently suffered the strained on a throw during the fifth inning of Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. McLouth's throw hit the cutoff man near the mound as the center fielder was able to...

Injured Chipper Jones to Continue Pinch-Hitting; Anthony Varvaro Called up to Relieve Bullpen
July 28th, 2011 at 9:21 PM
Chipper Jones will continue pinch-hitting duties for the next few days as he nurses a strained right quadriceps. Jones, who strained the quadriceps his first game back after arthroscopic knee surgery, will miss his own bobblehead night Thursday. The Atlanta Braves also called up Anthony Varvaro from Triple-A Gwinnett to give the bullpen...

Jordan Schafer Diagnosed with Broken Finger, not Headed for Disabled List; Wilkin Ramirez Optioned to Minors
July 25th, 2011 at 9:36 PM
X-rays taken Monday on Jordan Schafer's jammed middle finger revealed a chip fracture. The 24-year-old outfielder, however, is unlikely to see the disabled list. Schafer took some swings and threw some in the indoor batting cages at Turner Field before the Atlanta Braves started their four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates....

Chipper Jones to Come Off Disabled List, Play Monday
July 25th, 2011 at 8:49 AM
Chipper Jones will meet his target return date afterall. The veteran third baseman's surgically repaired right knee showed no discomfort during Jones' brief rehab stint with Class-A Rome over the weekend. He played five innings at third base on Sunday, drawing a walk, singling and hitting a sacrifice fly. ***PHOTO1*** "I talked to...

Chipper Jones Delays Start of Rehab Games
July 22nd, 2011 at 9:13 AM
Instead of starting a rehabilitation assignment with Class A-Rome tonight, Chipper Jones has pushed back the start of playing rehab games, citing the knee is, "Just not there yet." ***PHOTO1*** Jones worked out Thursday with Triple-A Gwinnett before what would be a stint of DHing with Rome starting tonight, but that will now...

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...

Atlanta Braves Place Chipper Jones on Disabled List
July 9th, 2011 at 12:19 PM
The Atlanta Braves have placed Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list with a torn right meniscus. The move may result in the Braves veteran to undergo arthroscopic surgery. Jones said after Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies that he was considering skipping the All-Star Game in order to allow his...

Martin Prado Could Start Rehab Assignment Wednesday
July 5th, 2011 at 11:44 PM
Martin Prado probably will not be back for the Atlanta Braves before the All-Star Game, but he may be taking another step toward his return to big league action on Wednesday. Prado is scheduled to test his leg strength with the team's physical therapist Wednesday morning. If all goes to plan,...

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,...

Colby Lewis Shuts Down Atlanta Braves, Tommy Hanson Lands on DL
June 18th, 2011 at 10:28 AM
Though Randall Delgado pitched well, his three earned runs and seven hits in his major league debut were not enough against a Texas Rangers lineup littered with All-Stars. Delgado was solid, especially considering that he had just been called up from Double-A Mississippi. The rookie only gave up an RBI double...

Atlanta Braves Remember How to Hit, Win on Balk
June 17th, 2011 at 12:41 AM
In one of the strangest games of the year, the Atlanta Braves fought past the New York Mets in the series finale in 10 innings, winning 9-8 on a walk-off balk. The top of the Atlanta order cleaned up Thursday night, with Jordan Schafer, Jason Heyward and Chipper Jones combining for...