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Jordan Schafer Diagnosed with Broken Finger, not Headed for Disabled List; Wilkin Ramirez Optioned to Minors
July 25th, 2011 at 9:36 PM
X-rays taken Monday on Jordan Schafer's jammed middle finger revealed a chip fracture. The 24-year-old outfielder, however, is unlikely to see the disabled list. Schafer took some swings and threw some in the indoor batting cages at Turner Field before the Atlanta Braves started their four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates....

Atlanta Braves Reportedly Interested in Carlos Beltran
July 20th, 2011 at 3:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves are reportedly interested in acquiring Carlos Beltran from the New York Mets, mlb.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** The Mets are willing to foot the rest of Beltran's contract for the year - about $6 million - meaning they would be looking for highly ranked prospects, and the Braves have plenty of...

Martin Prado Could Start Rehab Assignment Wednesday
July 5th, 2011 at 11:44 PM
Martin Prado probably will not be back for the Atlanta Braves before the All-Star Game, but he may be taking another step toward his return to big league action on Wednesday. Prado is scheduled to test his leg strength with the team's physical therapist Wednesday morning. If all goes to plan,...

Martin Prado to Resume Baseball Activities
June 26th, 2011 at 10:05 AM
Martin Prado was cleared by team doctors to start swinging off a tee Friday, atlantabraves.com reports. It is the first time since being diagnosed with a staph infection in his leg on June 9 that Prado has been cleared to do anything baseball related. Prado will again hit off a tee...

Martin Prado’s Recovery Coming Around, Still No Return Date Set
June 21st, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Atlanta Braves left fielder Martin Prado is inching toward a recovery and has been in the clubhouse the last few days, atlantabraves.com reports. Prado has lost some weight and strength since being diagnosed with a staph infection in his leg on June 9. Though he was bedridden the first few days,...

Jason Heyward Says He’s Ready to Play Wednesday for the Atlanta Braves
June 15th, 2011 at 2:41 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward arrived in Atlanta Wednesday and said he is ready to play tonight, MLB.com reports. The 21-year-old Heyward has been on the disabled list since May 22 with a sore right shoulder, which had plagued him since Spring Training. He rehabbed the shoulder at the Braves'...

Atlanta Braves Drop Series Finale to Houston Astros
June 14th, 2011 at 12:30 AM
After a weekend where everything seemed to go right, the Atlanta Braves failed to finish off a four-game road sweep of the Houston Astros on a night where nearly everything went wrong. Derek Lowe had yet another outing where his sinker did not live up to its name. He got touched...

Injured Heyward Begins Rehab Games; McLouth, Beachy to Follow
June 13th, 2011 at 11:07 PM
Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward started for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves in Indianapolis Monday for his first rehab game. Heyward, who is currently slated to play three rehab games, went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a run. "The last couple days, he felt good," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said on...

Bats Wake up for the Atlanta Braves, Cruise Past Houston Astros
June 11th, 2011 at 12:12 AM
The lumber came alive in a big way for the Atlanta Braves tonight as they pelted the Houston Astros 11-4 in the first of a four-game series. "We got into some hitters' counts and swung the bat," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. ***PHOTO1***   Center fielder Jordan Schaffer got it started out for the...

Jason Heyward, Nate McLouth Could Return Next Week for the Atlanta Braves
June 8th, 2011 at 7:07 AM
Even though Jason Heyward has said his injured right shoulder is feeling better, he is still a few days away from hitting off a tee, and it will probably be another week before he sees the field for the Atlanta Braves. ***PHOTO1*** Heyward was eligible to come off the disabled list yesterday,...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Suffers Non-Displaced Sinus Fracture
June 4th, 2011 at 7:25 AM
The already battered Atlanta Braves outfield took another literal hit last night when center fielder Jordan Schafer suffered a non-displace sinus fracture against the New York Mets. Though the Braves will probably get by with Joe Mather and Matt Young, the team has said it will not place Schafer on the...