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Jordan Schafer to Start Minor League Rehab for Atlanta Braves Saturday
August 3rd, 2013 at 10:20 AM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer, who has been out for over a month with a fractured ankle, is slated to start a minor league rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett starting Saturday, ajc.com reports. Schafer didn't have any lingering effects in batting practice and running the bases on Thursday from the stress...

Atlanta Braves’ B.J. Upton Strikes Out Three Times in Third Rehab Game
August 2nd, 2013 at 10:14 PM
A night after accumulating three hits, Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton was back to his inconsistent ways, striking out three times in his third minor league rehab game with Triple-A Gwinnett. Upton did double in the eighth inning of Gwinnett's loss to the Charlotte Knights, but he accounted for two...

B.J. Upton Collects Three Hits in Second Atlanta Braves Rehab Game
August 1st, 2013 at 8:47 PM
A day after going hitless in his first minor league rehab game, Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton accrued three hits, including two doubles, in his second game with Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday. Playing against the Charlotte Knights, Upton doubled in his first two at-bats, scoring a run after the first...

B.J. Upton Goes Hitless in First Atlanta Braves Rehab Start
July 31st, 2013 at 8:23 PM
B.J. Upton did pretty much exactly what he did before he got hurt. The Atlanta Braves center fielder went hitless in his first minor league rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett. Upton, recovering from a strained right adductor muscle, went 0-for-3 with a strikeout, flyout and groundout while batting lead-off for Gwinnett...

Atlanta Braves’ B.J. Upton to Begin Minor League Rehab Stint Wednesday
July 31st, 2013 at 8:18 AM
Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday, ajc.com reports. Upton has been out since June 12 with a strained right adductor muscle. He is currently scheduled to play in three rehab games, working up from two at-bats to...

Atlanta Braves’ Gerald Laird Attempting to Pass Kidney Stone
July 30th, 2013 at 7:57 PM
For anyone wondering why they haven't seen Gerald Laird with the Atlanta Braves recently, it's because he's trying to pass a kidney stone, ajc.com reports. Laird has been in severe pain the past several days, leading to a hospital visit on Sunday. The majority of the time he hasn't been in...

Reed Johnson on DL with Achilles Tendinitis, Todd Cunningham Called Up
July 30th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
Surprise! The Atlanta Braves have another injured outfielder. This time it's Reed Johnson, whom the Braves placed on the 15-day disabled list after Monday's 10-inning win over the Colorado Rockies with Achilles Tendinitis braves.com reports. Johnson's spot was filled by Atlanta purchasing the contract of Todd Cunningham. Johnson tweaked the injury,...

Brandon Beachy to Make 2013 Debut for Atlanta Braves Monday
July 29th, 2013 at 9:01 AM
Brandon Beachy will finally pitch for the Atlanta Braves this season after 13 months of Tommy John rehab, taking the hill against the Colorado Rockies in the series opener Monday night. The 26-year-old right-hander was leading the National League with a 2.00 ERA when he tore his ulnar collateral ligament in...

Paul Maholm Plays Catch, Atlanta Braves Still Haven’t Placed Him on Disabled List
July 28th, 2013 at 8:49 PM
Paul Maholm knows he'll end up on the disabled list eventually, but he did play catch for the second straight day after being forced from his July 20 start early with a left wrist contusion, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Maholm was originally going to go on the disabled list on Thursday to make...

Brandon Beachy Officially Good to Return to Atlanta Braves After Last Bullpen Session
July 27th, 2013 at 5:19 PM
The Atlanta Braves will finally get Brandon Beachy back in their starting rotation on Monday. Beachy completed the final bullpen session of his Tommy John rehab in Atlanta, braves.com reports. The Braves will have to see how Beachy's arm responds Sunday after Saturday's session, but Fredi Gonzalez is "95 percent" sure...

Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson Has Surgery on Broken Ankle
July 27th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tim Hudson underwent successful surgery on his broken ankle Friday, the Atlanta Braves announced via Twitter. Dr. Marvin Royster performed the procedure to repair a broken fibula and torn deltoid tendon in Hudson's ankle in Atlanta.   Braves pitcher Tim Hudson underwent surgery today to repair a fractured fibula and the deltoid ligament...

Brandon Beachy to Make 2013 Atlanta Braves Debut Monday
July 25th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Brandon Beachy has been penciled in to take the rotation spot Tim Hudson held for the Atlanta Braves on Monday. It will be his first Major League start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in June 2012. Braves.com reports that the team won't make it official until they see how he recovers...

Doug Gottlieb Sticks Foot in Mouth Over Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson Breaking Ankle
July 25th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
Sometimes, people say stupid things in bad situations. Doug Gottlieb of CBS was one of those when he took to Twitter to chastise New York Mets outfielder Eric Young over accidentally breaking the ankle of Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson on Wednesday. He started by essentially saying Young shouldn't have hustled on...

Brandon Beachy Solid in Potential Final Atlanta Braves Rehab Start
July 25th, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Brandon Beachy made his ninth and probably final minor league rehab start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The timing of what is likely his last appearance with Triple-A Gwinnett couldn't be better, as Tim Hudson is done for the season after breaking his ankle on Wednesday. Beachy threw six innings,...

Atlanta Braves Announce Tim Hudson Has Ankle Fracture, Will Have Surgery
July 24th, 2013 at 11:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what seemed to be an inevitable announcement, the Atlanta Braves have announced via Twitter that Tim Hudson broke his right ankle and will have surgery. He is out for the rest of the season.   Hudson will have surgery in Atlanta when swelling to the ankle goes down. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves)...

Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson Injures Ankle: Video
July 24th, 2013 at 10:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tim Hudson sustained one of the worst looking injuries of the year while covering first base in the eighth inning of the Atlanta Braves' win over the New York Mets on Wednesday at Citi Field. After an Eric Young groundball hit Freddie Freeman in the chest, Young accidentally stepped on...

Tim Hudson Leaves Wednesday’s Against New York Mets Game with Severe Ankle Injury
July 24th, 2013 at 10:29 PM
Tim Hudson severely injured his ankle by New York Mets' outfielder Eric Young while covering first base in the eighth inning of the Atlanta Braves' 8-4 win Wednesday night. For those with weak stomachs, don't view the screen capture from the game broadcast below. Hudson fell as soon as Young passed...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Takes Mound in Potentially Last Minor League Rehab Start
July 24th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
Brandon Beachy will make his ninth minor rehab start Wednesday night with Triple-A Gwinnett, as the Atlanta Braves' pitcher may be activated as soon as next week from his Tommy John rehab. Beachy completed five innings in 70 pitches on July 19, also completing a 15-pitch bullpen session after his outing....

B.J. Upton Feeling Better, but No Date Set for Return
July 24th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
B.J. Upton is feeling loads better after straining his right adductor muscle July 12 on a diving catch attempt, braves.com reports. The Atlanta Braves haven't put a timetable on his return, though Upton is eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday. Upton was cleared to start jogging on Monday and...

Atlanta Braves to Place Paul Maholm on Disabled List, Call up Alex Wood
July 22nd, 2013 at 8:10 PM
The move hasn't been made yet, but after having his sprained wrist examined by team doctors on Monday, the Atlanta Braves have made the decision to put Paul Maholm on the 15-day disabled list, ajc.com reports. Alex Wood will be called up to start on Thursday. ***VIDEO1*** An MRI on Maholm's wrist...