Category: ‘Injuries’

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy to Resume Throwing Program
September 15th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
After being shut down again with inflammation in his pitching elbow, Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will start his throwing program again Monday or Tuesday, reports. An MRI last month showed no additional structural damage in Beachy's elbow after he was shut down after just five starts in his Tommy...

Jason Heyward Takes Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves
September 13th, 2013 at 9:29 PM
For the first time since having his jaw broken Aug. 21, Jason Heyward took batting practice with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Friday. Heyward, who is finally able to eat solid foods, has been regaining strength and shagged flyballs during the first round of BP before hitting with a helmet...

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Still Feeling Discomfort
September 12th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Brandon Beachy, sidelined since August 20 with discomfort in his right elbow, has abandoned his daily throwing regimen for the time being, but still hopes to return to the team before season's end. Since returning from Tommy John surgery on July 29, Beachy had pitched in five games  for...

Atlanta Braves Reliever Scott Downs not Deterred by Broken Finger
September 11th, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Scott Downs, the Atlanta Braves relief pitcher acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels on July 29, is not expected to miss any playing time after being hit with a line drive Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** The 36 year-old left hander was hit with a Chase Utley comebacker in Saturday's loss to the...

Atlanta Braves Activate Reed Johnson from Disabled List, Still not 100 Percent
September 11th, 2013 at 7:57 AM
The Atlanta Braves activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the disabled list just before Tuesday's win over the Miami Marlins, but he's still only available in emergency situations. Johnson, who has been out since July 29, has been hitting and throwing for several weeks, but his Achilles tendinitis has largely prevented him from...