Category: ‘Players’

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Still Feeling Discomfort
September 12th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Brandon Beachy, sidelined since August 20 with discomfort in his right elbow, has abandoned his daily throwing regimen for the time being, but still hopes to return to the team before season's end. Since returning from Tommy John surgery on July 29, Beachy had pitched in five games  for...

Dan Uggla Unhappy with Recent Atlanta Braves Playing Time
September 12th, 2013 at 8:35 AM
Dan Uggla sat for the third straight night in favor of Elliot Johnson starting at second base for the Atlanta Braves. He's not exactly happy with Fredi Gonzalez's decision, but there's not exactly a whole lot else that can be done. Gonzalez met with Uggla on Monday, which in turn led...

Atlanta Braves Reliever Scott Downs not Deterred by Broken Finger
September 11th, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Scott Downs, the Atlanta Braves relief pitcher acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels on July 29, is not expected to miss any playing time after being hit with a line drive Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** The 36 year-old left hander was hit with a Chase Utley comebacker in Saturday's loss to the...

Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Belong on Atlanta Braves’ Bench
September 10th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Tuesday night's starting lineup against the Miami Marlins didn't feature Dan Uggla or B.J. Upton, and the Atlanta Braves are definitely in the right to do so. The facts are this: Evan Gattis is going to play, and Jordan Schafer needs to play. The sad state is also that after going 11-for-25...

Andrelton Simmons Quietly Making Case for Atlanta Braves’ MVP
September 9th, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Andrelton Simmons, the shortstop for the Atlanta Braves is in the midst of his first full season at the major league level. Originally known for his astonishing instincts and defensive prowess, a rise in offensive production has made him a strong candidate for National League MVP. ***VIDEO1*** It is guaranteed that any...