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Paul Maholm to Return to Atlanta Braves on Thursday
August 20th, 2013 at 7:49 PM
Paul Maholm will be activated from the disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Thursday to make his first start in over a month, Dave O'Brien tweets.   Maholm will return to #Braves rotation Thursday vs Cardinals — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) August 20, 2013 The Braves will skip Mike Minor's start in the rotation,...

Paul Maholm Likely to Make Second Rehab Start for Atlanta Braves
August 19th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
Despite the Atlanta Braves shuffling their starting rotation due to their 15-inning marathon with the Washington Nationals on Thursday, Paul Maholm will not make his comeback from disabled list on their six-game road trip. ***VIDEO1*** Kris Medlen threw three innings on three days rest in Saturday's 15-inning loss, forcing the Braves to...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Has Successful LASIK Surgery
August 17th, 2013 at 8:44 PM
Dan Uggla can finally see. A day after the Atlanta Braves second baseman had LASIK eye surgery, he was back at Turner Field hitting off a tee, Kevin McAlpin tweets.   Dan Uggla is here. Had successful LASIK surgery yesterday. Says his vision is now 20-15. May hit off tee inside today....

Season Over for Tyler Pastornicky, Atlanta Braves Call up Phil Gosselin
August 16th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
Tyler Pastornicky, called up from the minors this week by the Atlanta Braves, will have season-ending knee surgery, the Braves announced today. Pastornicky suffered a torn ACL after colliding with right fielder Jason Heyward on a play Wednesday night. He was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday to start in place...

Michael Young a Perfect Fit for the Atlanta Braves
August 15th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
Major League veteran Michael Young has cleared waivers and appears to be on his way out of Philadelphia. That is, if he agrees to waive his no trade clause. The Atlanta Braves are a perfect place for Young to bring his talents. ***PHOTO1***With Dan Uggla recently being place on the 15-day...

Atlanta Braves’ Starting Rotation Undeterred by Tim Hudson Injury
August 15th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
When Tim Hudson sustained a gruesome ankle injury against the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 24th, his season was immediately over. This left many Atlanta Braves fans wondering exactly what they were going to do to fill the void left by Hudson. In his absence, as well as...

Atlanta Braves Schedule MRI for Tyler Pastornicky’s Knee
August 15th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
It probably sounds worse than it really is, but the Atlanta Braves have scheduled an MRI on Thursday for Tyler Pastornicky's sprained left knee that he sustained when he collided with Jason Heyward, ajc.com reports. Pastornicky was just called up Tuesday to fill in for Dan Uggla, who went on the disabled...

Atlanta Braves 2B Tyler Pastornicky Suffers Injury in Collision with Jason Heyward
August 14th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Tyler Pastornicky, filling in for starter Dan Uggla, collided with right fielder Jason Heyward while attempting to catch a fly ball in the top of the third inning. Pastornicky suffered a sprained left knee and is listed as day-to-day. The injury is a major blow to Pastornicky who...

Tim Hudson’s Recovery Going Well; Expects to Be Completed by December
August 14th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
After Tim Hudson's season-ending ankle injury, many were concerned on how the Atlanta Braves pitcher would recover, especially considering his age. Today,  Hudson took to MLB Network in a radio interview to respond.     Hudson on being ready for spring training: "We're looking at being totally healed from this thing at the...

Atlanta Braves Still Haven’t Placed Timetable on Reed Johnson’s Return
August 14th, 2013 at 6:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves still don't know when Reed Johnson will return from the disabled list. The veteran outfielder is suffering from Achilles tendonitis, and though he can hit, he still can't run, Dave O'Brien tweets. Johnson was placed on the 15-day DL July 30 when his nagging Achilles tendon finally decided...

Jordan Walden Hoping to Be Pitching Again by Friday
August 14th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
According to Mark Bowman, Jordan Walden is hoping to be pitching again as soon as this Friday after being struck on the right hand in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins.   — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 14, 2013     Fortunately, the injury was nothing more than a bruise on Walden's pitching hand, requiring...

Paul Maholm Rehab Start Scheduled for Saturday in Single-A Rome
August 13th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Paul Maholm will start for Rome, the Braves Single-A affiliate on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Rome will take on the New York Yankees' affiliate Charleston River Dogs. His rehab start will follow yesterday's performance that included a six inning, 79-pitch simulated game in which Maholm felt little or no...

Dan Uggla Goes on Disabled List with LASIK Surgery, Atlanta Braves Recall Tyler Pastornicky
August 13th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Dan Uggla has apparently had it with his contacts and vision problems. The Atlanta Braves placed Uggs on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday as he underwent LASIK surgery, kffl.com reports. They called up Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill his spot. Uggla seemed to adjust to his contact lenses but recently took a...

Atlanta Braves’ Paul Maholm Feels No Discomfort in Simulated Game
August 13th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm threw a 79-pitch simulated game at Turner Field on Monday and hopes to continue his recovery later in the week. The left-handed Maholm felt no discomfort during the simulation, in which he was up and down six times. He looks to begin a rehab assignment...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Waiting for Swelling to Subside
August 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves got a scare Saturday night when Jordan Walden took a comebacker off his pitching hand in a loss to the Miami Marlins, but the good thing is that all he has to do is wait for the swelling to go down before he can pitch again. ***VIDEO1*** X-rays on...

Brian McCann Rests Sore Knee Second Straight Day, Atlanta Braves not Concerned
August 11th, 2013 at 6:21 PM
Brian McCann sat out a second straight game Sunday with a sore right knee, but the Atlanta Braves aren't too concerned about it. McCann's knee actually started bothering him before Friday's game, when he went 2-for-4 with a homer, but he notified Fredi Gonzalez after the game. That led to him...

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Won’t Need DL Stint After Being Hit with Comebacker
August 11th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Atlanta Braves reliever Jordan Walden added injury to insult when he was hit in his pitching hand with a comebacker in Atlanta's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins on Saturday, but he thankfully won't need a stint on the disabled list. Walden completed two thirds of an inning, taking the loss...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Activate Gerald Laird from Disabled List Sunday
August 10th, 2013 at 9:08 PM
After going hitless in his first minor league rehab game Friday, Gerald Laird opted to play another rehab game Saturday and will likely be activated from the disabled list Sunday, Dave O'Brien reports. Laird went 0-for-3 but threw out an attempted base stealer for Triple-A Gwinnett in his first game action...

Jordan Schafer Returns to Atlanta Braves; Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett
August 10th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Jordan Schafer is set to return from the 15-day disabled list to the Atlanta Braves this Saturday, just in time for the second game of the three-game home series with the Miami Marlins. Copyright  2011mrzeising Jordan Schafer sustained an ankle injury in late June, after a foul tip off his ankle which led...