Category: ‘Players’

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,...

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...