Category: ‘Injuries’

Justin Upton Exits Atlanta Braves – Miami Marlins Game After Fouling Ball Off Right Knee
September 10th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton has exited Tuesday's game in the fourth inning after fouling a ball off his right knee. Upton fouled a 2-2 fastball from Miami Marlins pitcher Tom Koehler off his back leg before drawing a two-out walk on a full count. Showing obvious discomfort, Upton was checked...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden to Throw Bullpen Session Tuesday
September 10th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Jordan Walden has been out since Aug. 21 with a sore groin, but the Atlanta Braves hope that his bullpen session Tuesday at Marlins Park will be the next step toward returning from a nagging groin injury. ***VIDEO1*** After believing Walden would just need a few days of rest, he admits that...

Jason Heyward to Take Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves Friday
September 9th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Good news abounds with Jason Heyward. The Atlanta Braves outfielder had his braces and rubber bands removed from his mouth today, and he is expected to take batting practice with the team on Friday, Kevin McAlpin reports.   Frank Wren says Jason Heyward will take BP on Friday. #Braves — Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin)...

Atlanta Braves Don’t Expect Freddie Freeman to Miss Time After Running into Fence
September 8th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Freddie Freeman limped around when he banged into the fence at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday after attempting to catch a popup in foul territory, but the good news is that the Atlanta Braves don't expect him to miss any time. If anything, Fredi Gonzalez said Freeman may get a day...

Atlanta Braves’ Scott Downs Has Broken Finger, not Expected to Go on Disabled List
September 7th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Scott Downs had a scary moment when he was nailed by a comebacker from Chase Utley in the Atlanta Braves' 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. Fox Sports South reports that he has a non-displaced fracture in the top of his...