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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...

Dan Uggla Dealing with Vision Issues, May Need LASIK
June 21st, 2013 at 9:08 AM
It seems Dan Uggla was told during Spring Training that he had astigmatism, but the threw the contacts away after just a couple of days. Since then, the Atlanta Braves second baseman has spent his time ducking away from curveballs and just not seeing the ball well. On Thursday, Uggla...

Atlanta Braves Place Evan Gattis on DL, Call-up Tyler Pastornicky
June 18th, 2013 at 10:27 AM
The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Evan Gattis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique, and called-up utility infielder Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his place. Gattis, who started game one of the Braves' five-game series against the New York Mets, was set to be replaced by...

MRI Negative on Brandon Beachy, but Comeback Delayed
June 15th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Brandon Beachy will have to wait to return to the Atlanta Braves later than Tuesday. The right-handed pitcher experienced elbow tenderness during his Tommy John rehab, and it was revealed via MRI that it was just inflammation, ajc.com reports. Regardless, Beachy will have to put his rehab on hold. ***VIDEO1*** Beachy couldn't...

Ramiro Pena Day-to-day with Bruised Shoulder
June 9th, 2013 at 10:41 PM
Ramiro Pena could miss a couple days with what the Atlanta Braves have deemed a shoulder bruise sustained during their win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Dave O'Brien tweets. Pena is day-to-day with what #Braves think is mild shoulder contusion or bruise. From his second diving defensive play — David...

Brandon Beachy Inches Closer to Return in Sharp Rehab Start
June 8th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Brandon Beachy made his next-to-last rehab start for Triple-A Gwinnett Saturday evening en route to his return to the Atlanta Braves. He showed shades of his former self in five strong innings. Pitching against the Columbus Clippers, Beachy allowed one run on four hits and three walks, striking out eight. He...

Brandon Beachy Eyes June 18 for Return to Atlanta Braves
May 29th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
After a solid second rehab start, the Atlanta Braves have set a goal of June 18 to have Brandon Beachy return to the starting rotation, ajc.com reports. In his start at Single-A Rome on Wednesday, Beachy threw five shutout innings and struck out three. He threw 68 pitches while giving up...

Atlanta Braves Activate Jordan Walden from Disabled List, Option Cory Rasmus
May 29th, 2013 at 8:10 PM
The Atlanta Braves activated reliever Jordan Walden from the disabled list on Wednesday, braves.com reports. Though they could have opted to use a seven-man bullpen, they made room for Walden by optioning Cory Rasmus to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***VIDEO1*** Walden topped out at 97 miles per hour in a rehab appearance at Gwinnett on...

Jordan Walden Could Return to Atlanta Braves Next Week
May 25th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves could soon get some help in their injury-plagued bullpen. Jordan Walden threw off a mound in a pain-free bullpen session for the first time since being placed on the disabled list last week with shoulder inflammation, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Walden would likely head to a minor league rehab assignment...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Expects to Return Next Week
May 22nd, 2013 at 1:13 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally received good news about their ailing bullpen when Jordan Walden complete a pain-free longtoss session with no pain in his shoulder, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Walden will throw a bullpen session this week as well as complete at least one minor league rehab game before...

Eric O’Flaherty to Undergo Tommy John Surgery Tuesday
May 20th, 2013 at 8:58 PM
The Atlanta Braves confirmed everyone's expectations and worst fears when they announced Eric O'Flaherty will have Tommy John surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Dr. James Andrews examined O'Flaherty on Monday and will perform the procedure. Andrews also performed the ligament replacement surgery on Jonny Venters last week. O'Flaherty had a 2.50 ERA in 19 appearances this season.

Eric O’Flaherty Has Ligament Tear, Likely Headed for Tommy John
May 18th, 2013 at 7:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves have had a pretty horrid time keeping their bullpen healthy this season, and it just got worse. Eric O'Flaherty has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament and is likely going to have Tommy John surgery, ajc.com reports. O'Flaherty was placed on the disabled list Saturday after...