Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Atlanta Braves’ Kris Medlen: “I Don’t Want to Go to the Bullpen”
July 24th, 2013 at 8:08 AM
Kris Medlen may be standing down the barrel of a trip to the Atlanta Braves' bullpen, but he definitely has no desire to do so, even with his season-long struggles. Medlen's loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday dropped his season record to 6-10, and his 3.78 ERA isn't indicative...

Mike Minor Ribs Reed Johnson Over Having Home Run Robbed
July 22nd, 2013 at 9:24 PM
In the Atlanta Braves' loss to the Chicago White Sox in the series finale at U.S. Cellular Sunday, Reed Johnson was robbed of a game-tying homer in the eighth inning, and pitcher Mike Minor playfully let him hear about it on Twitter.   Don't worry guys, the pitchers are going to work...

Tim Hudson to Pitch Second Half Opener for Atlanta Braves
July 18th, 2013 at 10:16 AM
Tim Hudson started on Opening Day for the Atlanta Braves, and he'll do the same when they start the second half against the Chicago White Sox. With a 6-7 record and 4.02 ERA, he obviously doesn't have the most impressive stat line among Braves pitchers, but that was largely inflated by...

Kris Medlen Swaps Atlanta Braves Rotation Spot with Paul Maholm, Moves to Fifth
July 15th, 2013 at 3:49 PM
With Kris Medlen and his mechanical issues, the Atlanta Braves have swapped his spot in the starting rotation with Paul Maholm, Dave O'Brien tweets.   #Braves plan to flip-flop Medlen and Teheran coming out of break, with Teheran moving up to fourth spot and Medlen to fifth. — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) July 14,...

Brandon Beachy, Jordan Schafer Have Twitter Tiffle Over George Zimmerman Verdict
July 14th, 2013 at 9:13 AM
Being on the disabled list has led to two Atlanta Braves apparently spending a little bonding time on Twitter, most notably when Brandon Beachy seemingly called out Jordan Schafer for his reaction to the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict. It started with Schafer's reaction immediately after the Zimmerman verdict was announced.   Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! — Jordan...