Category: ‘Injuries’

Atlanta Braves’ Scott Downs Leaves Game Against Philadelphia Phillies After Being Drilled by Comebacker
September 7th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
Atlanta Braves lefty pitcher Scott Downs has left their game with the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park after being hit by a comebacker off the bat of Chase Utley. Utley lined the second pitch he saw from Downs right back up the middle, hitting downs on his right, non-throwing hand....

Brandon Beachy Begins Playing Catch Again, Still No Timetable for Atlanta Braves Return
September 7th, 2013 at 4:29 PM
Brandon Beachy played some light catch on Friday, which was the first he's thrown since being shut down with elbow inflammation on Aug. 20, repots. Still, the Atlanta Braves haven't set a date for his return. Beachy threw about 30 times from a distance of 30-40 feet, but the Braves are...

Jason Heyward Could Be Back with Atlanta Braves Next Week
September 7th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Jason Heyward had a good outcome to his meeting with doctors Friday; a follow up appointment Monday will help clarify how soon he can rejoin the Atlanta Braves, and that could be as soon as next week, reports. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward has been out since Aug. 21 since having his jaw broken...

Atlanta Braves’ Reed Johnson Hoping for Playoff Return
September 5th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Reed Johnson has already missed more than a month with Achilles tendinitis, but the Atlanta Braves outfield is hopeful that he'll be able to return in time for the playoffs. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson has a history of Achilles problems and has been out since July 28 after feeling it tighten up while running...

Rest is Key to Atlanta Braves Outfield in September
September 4th, 2013 at 4:23 PM
September call-ups are upon us and the Atlanta Braves now have the luxury of resting some of their starters as the approach the postseason. The Braves outfield just may be the primary beneficiary of the 2013 roster expansion. And while the Braves outfield certainly needs rest, they cannot afford to let...