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Jason Heyward Says He’s Ready to Play Wednesday for the Atlanta Braves
June 15th, 2011 at 2:41 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward arrived in Atlanta Wednesday and said he is ready to play tonight, MLB.com reports. The 21-year-old Heyward has been on the disabled list since May 22 with a sore right shoulder, which had plagued him since Spring Training. He rehabbed the shoulder at the Braves'...

Atlanta Braves Drop Home Stand Opener to New York Mets
June 14th, 2011 at 11:46 PM
The New York Mets' Jon Niese confounded an injury ravaged Atlanta Braves squad Tuesday, holding off a weakened offense which featured only three Opening Day starters, 4-3. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves managed only six hits in the first game of a nine-game home stand, including five off Niese in his 6 1/3...

Injured Heyward Begins Rehab Games; McLouth, Beachy to Follow
June 13th, 2011 at 11:07 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward started for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves in Indianapolis Monday for his first rehab game. Heyward, who is currently slated to play three rehab games, went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a run. "The last couple days, he felt good," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said on...

Bats Wake up for the Atlanta Braves, Cruise Past Houston Astros
June 11th, 2011 at 12:12 AM
The lumber came alive in a big way for the Atlanta Braves tonight as they pelted the Houston Astros 11-4 in the first of a four-game series. "We got into some hitters' counts and swung the bat," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. ***PHOTO1***   Center fielder Jordan Schaffer got it started out for the...

Jason Heyward, Nate McLouth Could Return Next Week for the Atlanta Braves
June 8th, 2011 at 7:07 AM
Even though Jason Heyward has said his injured right shoulder is feeling better, he is still a few days away from hitting off a tee, and it will probably be another week before he sees the field for the Atlanta Braves. ***PHOTO1*** Heyward was eligible to come off the disabled list yesterday,...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Suffers Non-Displaced Sinus Fracture
June 4th, 2011 at 7:25 AM
The already battered Atlanta Braves outfield took another literal hit last night when center fielder Jordan Schafer suffered a non-displace sinus fracture against the New York Mets. Though the Braves will probably get by with Joe Mather and Matt Young, the team has said it will not place Schafer on the...