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Atlanta Braves Starter Kris Medlen Wrong for Public Show of Frustration
August 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
After being pulled in the seventh inning of Friday's 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, starting pitcher Kris Medlen chose to air his frustration for manager Fredi Gonzalez's move publicly, a distasteful move that is uncommon for members of the Atlanta Braves team.  He was quoted by MLB.com after the game. "...

Atlanta Braves’ BJ Upton Frustrated with Platoon Role in Spite of Poor Numbers
August 26th, 2013 at 11:58 AM
It is no secret amongst Atlanta Braves fan that BJ Upton has not exactly panned out this season as they expected him to, after signing the largest free agent contract in Braves history. The 5 year, $75.25 million contract had many Braves fans excited in the off-season, but after a career...

Atlanta Braves Need Production from Evan Gattis More than Ever
August 24th, 2013 at 8:58 AM
The legend of Even Gattis these days is supported almost solely by the incredible April he put together, but the Atlanta Braves really need their slumping rookie to get hot with his bat, particularly since Jason Heyward is out for a month with a broken jaw. The truth is, fans have been...

Paul Nauert Ejects Atlanta Braves’ Justin Upton, No One Sure Why
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton was ejected in one of the most unprofessional displays by a Major League umpire in recent memory, when home plate umpire Paul Nauert threw him out as Upton was running down the first base line on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Upton had previously had...

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Returns to Disabled List
August 23rd, 2013 at 8:46 PM
The Atlanta Braves placed starting pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 15-day disabled list on Friday due to tightness in his pitching elbow. Beachy underwent Tommy John surgery in June 2012 and returned to the rotation in late July 2013 following a lengthy rehabilitation. Outfielder Todd Cunningham was called up from Triple-A...