Category: ‘Players’

Atlanta Braves 2B Tyler Pastornicky Suffers Injury in Collision with Jason Heyward
August 14th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Tyler Pastornicky, filling in for starter Dan Uggla, collided with right fielder Jason Heyward while attempting to catch a fly ball in the top of the third inning. Pastornicky suffered a sprained left knee and is listed as day-to-day. The injury is a major blow to Pastornicky who...

Tim Hudson’s Recovery Going Well; Expects to Be Completed by December
August 14th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
After Tim Hudson's season-ending ankle injury, many were concerned on how the Atlanta Braves pitcher would recover, especially considering his age. Today,  Hudson took to MLB Network in a radio interview to respond.     Hudson on being ready for spring training: "We're looking at being totally healed from this thing at the...

Jordan Walden Hoping to Be Pitching Again by Friday
August 14th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
According to Mark Bowman, Jordan Walden is hoping to be pitching again as soon as this Friday after being struck on the right hand in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins.   — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 14, 2013     Fortunately, the injury was nothing more than a bruise on Walden's pitching hand, requiring...

Atlanta Braves Pitchers Who Know How to Hit, Kris Medlen: Video
August 14th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
Kris Medlen greatly helped himself in the Atlanta Braves' win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday at Turner Field. Not only did he throw seven strong innings, but he swung the bat pretty well, too. ***VIDEO1*** Medlen anchors a rotation along with Mike Minor and Tim Hudson (Yes, he's done for the...

Jason Heyward Thriving in Atlanta Braves’ Lead-off Spot
August 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
Jason Heyward was treading water for the Atlanta Braves in late July. That is, until Fredi Gonzalez took a game and put him in the lead-off spot. With B.J. Upton on the disabled list and in need of a lead-off hitter as Andrelton Simmons not getting the job done. Enter J-Hey,...