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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...

Dan Uggla Hoping for August 28 Return for Atlanta Braves
August 22nd, 2013 at 9:49 PM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla is eyeing a return to the field next week after being placed on the disabled list to undergo laser eye surgery last Friday. Uggla took batting practice on Tuesday in Atlanta and has traveled with the team to St. Louis for more BP before returning...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Scratched from Next Start for Appointment with Dr. James Andrews
August 22nd, 2013 at 5:39 PM
According to the official Atlanta Braves Twitter account, Brandon Beachy has been scratched from his projected start on Sunday against the Cleveland Indians. He will instead visit with Dr. James Andrews, the doctor who performed Beachy's Tommy John surgery.   LHP Mike Minor will start on Sunday in place of RHP Brandon...

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward Hit by Pitch
August 21st, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Jason Heyward was hit by a Jon Niese fastball in the top of the 6th inning of the Atlanta Braves' final game of their two game series with the New York Mets at Citi Field.  The pitch hit Heyward squarely in the right side of his jaw, just below the ear....