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Evan Gattis to Start Minor League Rehab for Atlanta Braves Friday
July 12th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Evan Gattis took batting practice for the second consecutive day without a problem, so the Atlanta Braves will start his minor league rehab assignment on Friday, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** “Another good day,” Gattis said. “No pain. It went good. It’s been the same for the last little while. And I wasn’t sore...

Jason Heyward Removed from Atlanta Braves Game with Strained Hamstring
July 11th, 2013 at 9:35 PM
Jason Heyward was forced to leave the Atlanta Braves' series opener with the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night with a strained hamstring. Heyward went was already running on an infield single by Justin Upton in the second inning when Todd Frazier's throw got away, allowing Heyward to advance to third base....

Evan Gattis Nears Return, Takes Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves
July 10th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
Evan Gattis took batting practice Wednesday for the first time since being placed on the disabled list by the Atlanta Braves with a strained oblique three weeks ago, ajc.com reports. Gattis reportedly hit at least a dozen balls out at Marlins Park in Miami, and he didn't feel any ill effects of...

Brandon Beachy Feels Good After Tuesday Rehab Start
July 10th, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Brandon Beachy started his rebooted minor league rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, and the Atlanta Braves pitcher felt just fine afterward in his Tommy John comeback. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy gave up two runs on three hits and a walk with one strikeout in three innings against the Norfolk Tides. He gave up...

Atlanta Braves’ Cristhian Martinez Out for Season with Shoulder Surgery
July 9th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Cristhian Martinez, who only made two appearances this season before being placed on the disabled list in early April, had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder. The only problem is that the 31-year-old pitcher tweeted the news before manager Fredi Gonzalez ever knew about it.   Thanks to gods...

Brandon Beachy to Start Atlanta Braves’ Minor League Rehab Game Tuesday
July 8th, 2013 at 3:42 PM
Brandon Beachy felt good after a 50-pitch bullpen session on Saturday, leading the Atlanta Braves to schedule him for a rehab start Tuesday with Triple-A Gwinnett, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy, who had Tommy John surgery just over a year ago, was shut down three weeks ago after he developed inflammation in his throwing...

Atlanta Braves Don’t Expect Evan Gattis Back Before All-Star Break
July 8th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
Evan Gattis has gotten past the soreness of rehabbing his strained oblique and is finally easing himself back into hitting, throwing and running, but the Atlanta Braves are planning on him returning after the All-Star break, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** On the disabled list since June 18, Gattis is understanding that oblique injuries...

Atlanta Braves Activate Luis Ayala from Disabled List to Fill Cory Gearrin’s Vacated Spot
July 5th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
The Atlanta Braves activated Luis Ayala from the disabled list on Friday, taking the place of the recently optioned Cory Gearrin, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Gearrin put together 13 straight scoreless appearances to start the season, but has since compile a 9.90 ERA in his last 11 games. Ayala, who was acquired from the Baltimore...

Atlanta Braves’ Evan Gattis Resumes Baseball Activities
July 4th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
The Atlanta Braves took a step closer to getting Evan Gattis back on Thursday. Kevin McAlpin tweeted that Gattis took about 20 light swings in the batting cage at Turner Field.   Gattis: "I took about 20 swings off the tee. It felt pretty good, still really light, nice and easy swings"...

Atlanta Braves Place Jordan Schafer on Disabled List, Promote Joey Terdoslavich
July 4th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally caved on the Jordan Schafer situation, placing the outfielder on the 15-day disabled list with an ankle contusion, ajc.com reports. The Braves called up Joey Terdoslavich from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill Schafer's spot. Even after five days, Schafer was having trouble running after fouling a ball off...

B.J. Upton Expects to Play for Atlanta Braves After Leaving Tuesday’s Game with Forearm Spasms
July 3rd, 2013 at 10:01 AM
In one of the stranger injuries of the season, Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton left Tuesday's win over the Miami Marlins after his first at-bat with muscle spasms in his left forearm. Officially listed as day-to-day, Upton's ring and middle fingers on his left hand locked up during his first...

Still No Timetable Set for Evan Gattis’ Return to Atlanta Braves
July 2nd, 2013 at 10:16 AM
The Atlanta Braves placed Evan Gattis on the 15-day disabled list on June 18, but the rookie catcher still hasn't resumed baseball activities, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis is eligible to come off the DL on Wednesday and told braves.com that he thought he could resume baseball activities on Tuesday, but the club...

Brandon Beachy Takes Step Closer to Atlanta Braves Return with Bullpen Session
June 30th, 2013 at 8:15 PM
Brandon Beachy threw a light bullpen session the day after throwing a regular one at Turner Field, braves.com reports. While there is still no official timetable for Beachy's return, it puts him a step closer to finally returning from Tommy John surgery. ***VIDEO1*** June 18 was the original target date for Beachy's...

Still No Timetable for Brandon Beachy’s Return to Atlanta Braves
June 29th, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Brandon Beachy will likely throw off a mound during the Atlanta Braves' six-game homestand, but there is still not timetable for his return to big league action, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Fredi Gonzalez said Beachy would have to complete at least a couple of bullpen sessions before heading back to minor league rehab games,...

Atlanta Braves Dodge Injury Bullet, Jordan Schafer’s Ankle X-ray Negative
June 27th, 2013 at 3:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves are likely breathing a sigh of relief after Jordan Schafer learned his ankle isn't broken after all. X-rays came up negative on the Braves outfielder after he fouled a ball off his right ankle in Wednesday's loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, rotoinfo.com reports. Schafer...

Atlanta Braves’ Utility Man Ramiro Pena to Have Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery
June 26th, 2013 at 11:51 PM
The worst case scenario has come to fruition yet again for the Atlanta Braves. The @Braves Twitter account reports that Ramiro Pena will have season-ending shoulder surgery on a torn labrum sustained on a diving play on June 9 at Dodger Stadium. INF Ramiro Pena will have season-ending surgery on Thursday...

Atlanta Braves’ Ramiro Pena to Seek Second Opinion on Injured Shoulder
June 26th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
The Atlanta Braves are already preparing for the worst in the case of utility infielder Ramiro Pena. Pena, who injured his right shoulder on June 9 and has been out since, is looking to get a second opinion and may need season-ending surgery, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Pena originally injured his shoulder and...

Brandon Beachy Starts Throwing Program in Tommy John Rehab
June 24th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy played catch on Sunday for the first time since being shut down over a week ago during his Tommy John surgery rehab, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy threw sets from 30 and 60 feet at Miller Park in Milwaukee and is scheduled to throw at least a couple bullpen...

Justin Upton Out of Atlanta Braves Lineup for Second Straight Day with Sore Hand
June 23rd, 2013 at 3:15 PM
Justin Upton was out of the Atlanta Braves' lineup again Sunday, citing a sore right hand, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Upton, who is hitting just .205 in June, sat out Saturday's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers and tested the hand before Sunday's game in the indoor batting cages. The Braves have a day...

Atlanta Braves Put Ramiro Pena on Disabled List, Call up Paul Janish
June 21st, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The Atlanta Braves tried to avoid the move as long as possible, but they finally had to place Ramiro Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder. They have recalled Paul Janish from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his spot, ajc.com reports. Pena had arthroscopic surgery on the same...