Category: ‘Injuries’

Justin Upton Has Bruised Hand After Being Hit by Pitch
August 29th, 2013 at 9:15 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton has left Thursday's game with the Cleveland Indians early after being hit by a pitch from Ubaldo Jimenez on the left hand. Fox Sports reports the X-rays were negative, and the Braves are calling it a hand contusion. Jimenez hit Upton with a fastball going 92...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Dealing with Nondescript Leg Problem
August 29th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Jordan Walden hasn't appeared for the Atlanta Braves since throwing two innings in their 10-inning win over the New York Mets on Aug. 21, and it seems that Fredi Gonzalez told that he's dealing with "leg issues." ***VIDEO1*** Other than that vague description, Gonzalez said he thought Walden could pitch again...

Atlanta Braves Activate Dan Uggla from Disabled List, Option Todd Cunningham
August 28th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
After he hit a home run and a single in Tuesday's minor league rehab game, the Atlanta Braves have activated Dan Uggla from the disabled list and optioned Todd Cunningham to Triple-A Gwinnett. Uggla went 2-for-7 with four strikeouts in two games with Gwinnett in his first action since LASIK surgery a...

Atlanta Braves Action Plan as They Prepare for Postseason
August 28th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
In order for the Atlanta Braves to be successful in the postseason their plan of action must include four elements that will make them a better team.  Everyone needs to elevate their efforts and play well and the clubhouse must remain intact. That goes without saying. But if the Braves want...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Homers in Second Minor League Rehab Game
August 28th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Dan Uggla kept up his routine of striking out, but he also collected a single and a homer for Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday. He is expected to be activated from the disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. After striking out looking in the first and third innings, Uggla pounded...