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Atlanta Braves Avoid Arbitration with Brandon Beachy with One-year Deal
December 17th, 2013 at 8:40 AM
The Atlanta Braves got around salary arbitration with Brandon Beachy by signing the pitcher to a one-year contract worth $1.45 million, Chris Cotillo reports. The 27-year-old Beachy only pitched 30 innings in 2013 while coming back from Tommy John surgery. He had a 4.50 ERA in five starts in a year plagued...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy’s Elbow Expected to Be Full Strength by Spring Training
December 5th, 2013 at 11:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves hope Brandon Beachy can arrive for Spring Training fully recovered from his 2012 Tommy John surgery, and it seems he's confident he can pull that off. Beachy's road back from Tommy John was stymied in June, when his first start back was pushed into July after experiencing elbow discomfort....

Atlanta Braves Want Tim Hudson Back in 2014
October 15th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Tim Hudson may be getting old, but Atlanta Braves manager Frank Wren had strong words for how much he wants to bring back the veteran pitcher in 2014, Mark Bowman tweets.   Frank Wren has provided strong indication he would like Tim Hudson back in the #Braves rotation next year. — Mark Bowman...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

Atlanta Braves NLDS Starting Rotation Gliding Over All
October 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Coming into 2013, the Atlanta Braves had a serious problem with their starting pitchers. There were too many of them. To compound this, the Braves had the electric Brandon Beachy coming back from Tommy John Surgery after the All-Star Break. What's a manager to do? ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, after injuries to Tim Hudson,...

Atlanta Braves No Longer Breaking Bad News on Brandon Beachy
September 30th, 2013 at 2:20 PM
Brandon Beachy underwent surgery on his right pitching elbow for the second time in just over a year. However, the most recent surgery was a minor procedure to remove some anomalies causing discomfort in his pitching elbow. After returning to the Atlanta Braves' lineup, Beachy was only good for 5 starts...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Has Surgery to Clean up Elbow
September 27th, 2013 at 8:20 AM
The Atlanta Braves shut down Brandon Beachy once again this week, but this time it was so Dr. James Andrews could clean up some areas of Beachy's elbow in a much less invasive surgery than Tommy John on Thursday, ajc.com reports. Instead of a full blown Tommy John, Andrews performed an...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy to Resume Throwing Program
September 15th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
After being shut down again with inflammation in his pitching elbow, Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will start his throwing program again Monday or Tuesday, braves.com reports. An MRI last month showed no additional structural damage in Beachy's elbow after he was shut down after just five starts in his Tommy...

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Still Feeling Discomfort
September 12th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
Atlanta Braves starter Brandon Beachy, sidelined since August 20 with discomfort in his right elbow, has abandoned his daily throwing regimen for the time being, but still hopes to return to the team before season's end. Since returning from Tommy John surgery on July 29, Beachy had pitched in five games  for...

Brandon Beachy Begins Playing Catch Again, Still No Timetable for Atlanta Braves Return
September 7th, 2013 at 4:29 PM
Brandon Beachy played some light catch on Friday, which was the first he's thrown since being shut down with elbow inflammation on Aug. 20, ajc.com repots. Still, the Atlanta Braves haven't set a date for his return. Beachy threw about 30 times from a distance of 30-40 feet, but the Braves are...

Brandon Beachy Has No Damage in Elbow After Meeting with Dr. James Andrews
August 27th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
After meeting with Dr. James Andrews on Monday, Brandon Beachy's elbow discomfort felt during his last start against the New York Mets is not serious, as expected by the Braves organization.   Indications are its nothing more serious for Beachy than inflammation as suspected, Beachy to talk here in a few mins and then Fredi. — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) August 27,...

Atlanta Braves to Get Update on Brandon Beachy Tuesday
August 27th, 2013 at 8:33 AM
The Atlanta Braves and their medical staff will meet with Dr. James Andrews about Brandon Beachy's sore elbow on Tuesday, Mark Bowman tweets. Bowman says the fact that Andrews didn't go ahead and tell the Braves what was happening on Monday is a good sign.   The Braves will not have a...

Atlanta Braves Starter Kris Medlen Wrong for Public Show of Frustration
August 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
After being pulled in the seventh inning of Friday's 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, starting pitcher Kris Medlen chose to air his frustration for manager Fredi Gonzalez's move publicly, a distasteful move that is uncommon for members of the Atlanta Braves team.  He was quoted by MLB.com after the game. "...

Atlanta Braves Remain Calm with Brandon Beachy’s Elbow
August 25th, 2013 at 12:30 AM
When Brandon Beachy went on the disabled list with discomfort in his right elbow five starts after Tommy John surgery, it seemed logical to panic. But the Atlanta Braves aren't looking at it that way. In fact, the situation is strikingly similar to that of former Brave John Smoltz, who was...

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...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Freddy Garcia from Baltimore Orioles
August 23rd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves, concerned with Brandon Beachy's health, have traded for Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations, multiple sources report. The 36-year-old righty struggled in Baltimore this season with a 5.77 ERA and 3-5 record before being optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in June. He performed much better in...

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 Makes Spectacular Diving Catch at Citi Field: Video
August 21st, 2013 at 7:59 AM
The Atlanta Braves may have dropped the series opener to the New York Mets on Tuesday, but that didn't stop Jason Heyward from making yet another great catch at Citi Field. Have a look. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward robbed Juan Lagares on a flyball to the warning track in the right-center field gap. It...

Atlanta Braves Take on New York Mets in 2 Game Series
August 20th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
After taking two games in a three game series with the Washington Nationals at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves now head to Citi Field in Flushing, New York for a 2-game series with the New York Mets. The Braves currently hold the largest division lead in all of baseball by a...

Atlanta Braves’ Starting Rotation Undeterred by Tim Hudson Injury
August 15th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
When Tim Hudson sustained a gruesome ankle injury against the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 24th, his season was immediately over. This left many Atlanta Braves fans wondering exactly what they were going to do to fill the void left by Hudson. In his absence, as well as...