Category: ‘Injuries’

Jason Heyward Resumes Light Baseball Activities for Atlanta Braves
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:44 PM
It'll still be a while before Jason Heyward can rejoin the Atlanta Braves after his broken jaw, but the outfielder has been cleared to resume light baseball activities, multiple sources report.   Just watching Jason Heyward play a little catch with the Upton brothers on the field. #Braves #goodnews — Jim Powell...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Out Another Week with Sore Groin
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:17 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Jordan Walden will likely be out another week, as his sore groin cut short a bullpen session on Monday, reports. ***VIDEO1*** Walden, who picked a good time to be hurt with the September roster expansion, hasn't pitched in a game since Aug. 21. “He threw a bullpen today, about...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Exits Career Game with Back Problems
September 2nd, 2013 at 9:19 PM
  Jordan Schafer has been blazing hot, and until today's day game against the New York Mets, showed no signs whatsoever of cooling off. Unfortunately, those signs manifested themselves in some lower back pain for Schafer after notching his 4th hit in 5 at-bats. ***PHOTO1*** Schafer had already put together 3 hits and...

Jason Heyward Cleared to Start Light Conditioning
August 30th, 2013 at 10:07 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was cleared by doctors to start light conditioning, Dave O'Brien reports. Heyward spent 30 minutes on an elliptical machine on Friday in the first vaguely rigorous activity rigorous activity since having his jaw broken by Jon Niese on Aug. 21. He had surgery to insert two metal...

Atlanta Braves Officially Consider Justin Upton Day-to-Day: Video
August 30th, 2013 at 8:09 AM
The Atlanta Braves were able to exhale when they learned that X-rays on Justin Upton's hand, which had been hit by a Ubaldo Jimenez pitch, came out negative. The Atlanta outfielder is considered day-to-day, and he is optimistic about playing in this weekend's series against the Miami Marlins. ***VIDEO1*** "Whenever it feels...