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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...

Paul Maholm Going to Atlanta for MRI
July 22nd, 2013 at 9:04 AM
Paul Maholm is headed back to Atlanta to have a full exam performed on his sprained left wrist, braves.com reports. The Atlanta Braves pitcher isn't scheduled to pitch again until Thursday, so the team is calling it a precautionary measure. Maholm left in the fourth inning of Saturday's loss to the...

Jason Heyward to Play Center Field for Atlanta Braves Until B.J. Upton Returns from Disabled List
July 21st, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Jason Heyward has missed six straight starts with a strained hamstring, but the Atlanta Braves right fielder was ensuring Sunday that he would be 100 percent, as the team plans to play him in center field until B.J. Upton returns from the disabled list, Dave O'Brien tweets.   #Braves Heyward to play...

Paul Maholm Unlikely to Miss Next Start
July 20th, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Paul Maholm came out of the Atlanta Braves' loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday in the fourth inning with a sprained wrist, but Kevin McAlpin tweets that Fredi Gonzalez doesn't think he'll need a stint on the disabled list.   Paul Maholm's wrist started bothering him in the 4th inning....

Paul Maholm Exits Atlanta Braves Game with Sprained Wrist
July 20th, 2013 at 6:40 PM
If the Atlanta Braves were planning on trading Paul Maholm before the July 31 trade deadline, those plans may have just changed. Maholm was forced to leave Saturday's game with the Chicago White Sox with a sprained left wrist, so says the @Braves Twitter.   Paul Maholm left today's game with a...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer to Start Light Baseball Activities Next Week
July 20th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer is still three weeks removed from returning to game action, but he can start doing light baseball activities as soon as next week while rehabbing his fractured right ankle, braves.com reports. Schafer is currently with the team in Chicago, but when they fly to New York,...

Brandon Beachy Picks up Win in Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Start
July 20th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
Brandon Beachy stretched his arm out enough to throw five innings for Triple-A Gwinnett in a rehab start Friday, moving the Atlanta Braves pitcher another stop closer to returning from Tommy John surgery. Beachy threw 46 of his 70 pitches for strikes. He walked one and struck out three over five innings,...

Atlanta Braves Clear Freddie Freeman to Swing Bat, Hopeful to Play Friday
July 19th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been cleared to swing a bat after having his jammed left thumb examined by Dr. Gary Lourie on Thursday, ajc.com reports. Freeman took dry swings and hit off a tee during the Braves' workout in Chicago before their series with the Chicago White Sox. “It’s...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Strong in Rehab Start
July 15th, 2013 at 10:32 PM
Brandon Beachy took another positive step with his Tommy John rehab Sunday, completing his second rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett en route to returning to the Atlanta Braves. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy threw four innings in a loss to the Durham Bulls, but he gave up just one run on four hits while striking out...

Freddie Freeman Out of All-Star Game with Thumb Injury
July 14th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
Freddie Freeman broke the record for most votes received in the Final Vote on Thursday, but the Atlanta Braves announced via braves.com that the first baseman will not play in the 2013 All-Star Game due to a jammed thumb in Saturday's win over the Cincinnati Reds. Though he won't play in...

B.J. Upton Placed on Disabled List by Atlanta Braves
July 14th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
To clear out a roster spot for the recently activated Evan Gattis, the Atlanta Braves have placed B.J. Upton on the disabled list with a right adductor muscle strain. The move is retroactive to July 13.   B.J. Upton has been placed on the 15-day DL (retroactive to 7/13) with a right...

Atlanta Braves Activate Evan Gattis from Disabled List
July 14th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
In the midst of practically everyone being hurt, the Atlanta Braves have announced via Twitter that they have activated Evan Gattis from the 15-day disabled list.   The Braves have activated Evan Gattis from the 15-day DL. A corresponding move will be announced before the game. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 14, 2013 Gattis...

Atlanta Braves’ Evan Gattis Gets First Hit of Minor League Rehab Stint
July 13th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
Evan Gattis finally got a hit in his last at-bat with Triple-A Gwinnett in Saturday's 7-0 loss to the Durham Bulls. The Atlanta Braves catcher is now 1-for-8 in his minor league rehab stint. Gattis went 0-for-4 on Friday with two strikeouts and carried an 0-for-3 with a strikeout into the ninth inning...

Evan Gattis Still Knocking Off Rust in First Atlanta Braves Rehab Game
July 13th, 2013 at 10:52 AM
Evan Gattis saw his first game action since the Atlanta Braves placed him on the disabled list June 18 with a strained oblique. It was also the first time he played for Triple-A Gwinnett in his career, since he went straight from Double-A in 2012 to the bigs in 2013. ***VIDEO1*** Still...

Justin Upton Leaves Atlanta Braves Game with Strained Left Calf
July 12th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
The nightmare 24 hours just got worse for the Atlanta Braves outfield. Justin Upton left Friday's game at Turner Field with a strained left calf, @Braves says he'll be checked out again on Saturday.   Justin Upton left tonight's game with a left calf strain. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow. — Atlanta Braves...

Jordan Schafer Out Four More Weeks with Fractured Ankle
July 12th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
An MRI on the injured ankle of Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer revealed a stress fracture, general manager Frank Wren told Fox Sports South Friday. He will miss at least four more weeks. The break is an intraosseous stress fracture, and Wren said it didn't appear on two previous X-rays and...

B.J. Upton Leaves Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds Game with Adductor Muslce Strain
July 12th, 2013 at 8:44 PM
B.J. Upton suffered a scary looking injury in the first inning of the Atlanta Braves' game with the Cincinnati Reds on Friday. The @Braves Twitter says he was diagnosed with a strained right adductor muscle.   B.J Upton left tonight's game with a right adductor muscle strain. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 13,...

Jason Heyward Probably Out for Weekend, Atlanta Braves Stay Cautious
July 12th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
The Atlanta Braves got a scare when Jason Heyward left Thursday's game with the Cincinnati Reds early with a strained right hamstring, but he was feeling better on Friday in an indication that he avoided any severe pulls or tears, ajc.com reports. The Braves' plan is likely to rest Heyward for the...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy to Make Next Rehab Start Sunday
July 12th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Brandon Beachy is scheduled to make his next minor league rehab start Sunday with Triple-A Gwinnett. He is hopeful to not need more than three starts before he rejoins the Atlanta Braves in his Tommy John surgery comeback. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy gave up two runs in three innings on 45 pitches in his...