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Jason Heyward Nearing Return to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 19th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
Jason Heyward took his first session of live batting practice on the Atlanta Braves' most recent trip to Washington, as they took on the Nationals for their final series of the regular season. After moving to the lead-off spot, Heyward helped the Braves to a 19-4 record, while maintaining a .341...

Atlanta Braves Place Gerald Laird on Disabled List, Activate B.J. Upton
August 3rd, 2013 at 3:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves have activated B.J. Upton from the disabled list after recovering from his strained right adductor muscle. To make room for him on the roster, the Braves placed Gerald Laird on the 15-day DL in his recovery from a kidney stone removal procedure, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Upton has spent the...

B.J. Upton Gets Second Day Off While Attempting to Fix Swing
May 28th, 2013 at 10:27 PM
There's no use pulling any punches. B.J. Upton has been awful as a member of the Atlanta Braves. Upton's absence from the lineup for the second straight day on Tuesday was meant to help him fix his horrifically flawed swing, which is an enormous work in progress. Braves hitting coach Greg Walker...

Frank Thomas Backs Atlanta Braves’ Hiring of Greg Walker
October 24th, 2011 at 11:13 PM
Legendary Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas is on board with the Atlanta Braves hiring Greg Walker as their new hitting coach. Thomas cited Walker's experience and being a Georgia native among the reasons that it "makes sense" in a video interview with mlb.com. Though Thomas only hit .267 during the three...

Atlanta Braves Hire Greg Walker as Hitting Coach
October 21st, 2011 at 11:51 PM
After giving the boot to former hitting coach Larry Parrish just two days after the disappointing conclusion of the 2011 season, the Atlanta Braves hired former Chicago White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker. The Braves also hired Scott Fletcher as the new advance coach/assistant hitting coach. ***PHOTO1*** Fletcher's new position as advance...

Atlanta Braves to Interview Former Chicago White Sox Hitting Coach
October 10th, 2011 at 11:47 PM
The Atlanta Braves will interview former Chicago White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker during the next week. Walker, who served as the White Sox hitting coach for 8 1/2 seasons following his promotion from Triple-A Charlotte in 2003, resigned from his position after the 2011 season. Walker drew heavy criticism for...