Category: ‘Players’

Paul Maholm Rehab Start Scheduled for Saturday in Single-A Rome
August 13th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Paul Maholm will start for Rome, the Braves Single-A affiliate on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Rome will take on the New York Yankees' affiliate Charleston River Dogs. His rehab start will follow yesterday's performance that included a six inning, 79-pitch simulated game in which Maholm felt little or no...

Atlanta Braves’ Paul Maholm Feels No Discomfort in Simulated Game
August 13th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm threw a 79-pitch simulated game at Turner Field on Monday and hopes to continue his recovery later in the week. The left-handed Maholm felt no discomfort during the simulation, in which he was up and down six times. He looks to begin a rehab assignment...

Chris Johnson Tapes Mouth to Avoid Ejection
August 13th, 2013 at 12:09 PM
After being ejected by Jim Joyce for arguing balls and strikes on Saturday, in the Atlanta Braves' 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins, Chris Johnson and Fredi Gonzalez were not willing to put themselves in a situation where the NL's leading hitter found himself ejected once again.   ***VIDEO1***   Coming into Saturday's game,...

Evaluating the Tommy Hanson, Jordan Walden Trade
August 13th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The first trade Fran Wren orchestrated during the Atlanta Braves' off-season in 2012 was a pitching swap, sending RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jordan Walden, a right-handed flame-throwing bullpen arm.     Hanson, once deemed an 'untouchable' prospect of the Atlanta Braves, saw his numbers balloon after...

Atlanta Braves Need B.J. Upton to Start Producing ASAP
August 13th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Not to slam on B.J. Upton or call him garbage (like many did on Twitter Monday night), but the Atlanta Braves need their second highest paid player to start making a difference with his bat. Upton, who is making just over $13 million this season, grounded into a double play to...