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Atlanta Braves Add Wirfin Obispo, Ryan Butcher to 40-man Roster
November 2nd, 2013 at 8:40 AM
The Atlanta Braves added minor league pitchers Ryan Butcher and Wirfin Obispo to the 40-man roster Friday, according to milb.com. Butcher, a 26-year-old lefty, struck out 15 batters per nine innings in 62 innings with Triple-A Gwinnett. Things get a little shaky with his 7.4 walks per nine innings. The 29-year-old right-handed...

Atlanta Braves Reassign Brian Snitker to Manage Triple-A Gwinnett, Promote Doug Dascenzo to Third Base Coach
October 14th, 2013 at 3:47 PM
There will only be one difference in the Atlanta Braves' coaching staff in 2014. Brian Snitker has been reassigned to manage Triple-A Gwinnett. Doug Dascenzo has been promoted to take Snitker's place as third base coach. Dascenzo spent 13 years managing in the San Diego Padres minor league system before spending the last two...

Atlanta Braves’ David Hale Shines in Major League Debut: Video
September 14th, 2013 at 8:39 AM
The Atlanta Braves bullpen couldn't hold on for the win, but that shouldn't detract from the very impressive start David Hale put together in his Major League debut Friday against the San Diego Padres. ***VIDEO1*** After not striking out more than six this year at Triple-A Gwinnett, Hale started his big league...

Atlanta Braves Call up Princeton Graduate David Hale
September 5th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Having already been impressed with his performance, the Atlanta Braves have called up pitcher David Hale to the big league club for the month of September, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves added the 25-year-old righty to the 40-man roster last winter, and he impressed them in Spring Training, particularly after striking out...

Kameron Loe to Make Spot Start for Atlanta Braves, Give Julio Teheran a Rest
September 3rd, 2013 at 9:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will send Kameron Loe to the mound against the New York Mets on Wednesday in order to give Julio Teheran a much needed rest. Teheran's next start will likely see him eclipse his personal record of most innings pitched in a season. He threw 164 1/3 innings comibined...

Atlanta Braves Bring Kameron Loe Back to Major League Roster
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:42 PM
The Atlanta Braves re-added pitcher Kameron Loe to the 40-man roster Monday in a move to give them more depth at long relief, braves.com reports. Already having been released by the Seattle Mariners and Chicago Cubs this year, Loe signed a minor league contract with the Braves in mid-May, making two appearances with Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves Call up Freddy Garcia
September 1st, 2013 at 3:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves started their September call ups by purchasing the contract of the recently acquired Freddy Garcia, si.com reports. The Braves made a waiver trade for Garcia with the Baltimore Orioles on Aug. 23 to bolster their pitching staff. Fredi Gonzalez said he will be mainly used in relief, though...

Atlanta Braves Right to Option Evan Gattis to Minor Leagues
August 31st, 2013 at 9:11 AM
As unfortunate as the situation is for the popular Atlanta Braves rookie, the team was right to send Evan Gattis down to Triple-A Gwinnett, and he's even excited about it. ***VIDEO1*** Before Gattis' pinch-hit appearance Friday, during which he was intentionally walked, the last time he had played at all was Aug. 23....

Atlanta Braves Activate Dan Uggla from Disabled List, Option Todd Cunningham
August 28th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
After he hit a home run and a single in Tuesday's minor league rehab game, the Atlanta Braves have activated Dan Uggla from the disabled list and optioned Todd Cunningham to Triple-A Gwinnett. Uggla went 2-for-7 with four strikeouts in two games with Gwinnett in his first action since LASIK surgery a...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Homers in Second Minor League Rehab Game
August 28th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Dan Uggla kept up his routine of striking out, but he also collected a single and a homer for Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday. He is expected to be activated from the disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. After striking out looking in the first and third innings, Uggla pounded...

Dan Uggla Hitless in First Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Game
August 26th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
In Dan Uggla's first minor league game action since LASIK surgery Aug. 13, it was pretty much what the Atlanta Braves have come to expect from the underperforming second baseman. While batting second for Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday, Uggla struck out twice and grounded into a double play in three at-bats...

Dan Uggla Start Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Stint Monday
August 26th, 2013 at 7:47 AM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla will start a two-game minor league rehab stint Monday, braves.com reports, as he comes back from LASIK eye surgery. Uggla will report to Triple-A Gwinnett for two games before returning to Atlanta for Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians. After hitting .186 with 146 strikeouts in...

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 Prospect Sean Gilmartin Makes First Start Since June
August 16th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Atlanta Braves prospect Sean Gilmartin has been on the shelf since June 16, but he made a strong, efficient start with Triple-A Gwinnett in a loss Thursday. Gilmartin needed only 58 pitches to get through five innings against the Durham Bulls, scattering four hits while striking out one and issuing no...

Atlanta Braves to Continue Spring Training Tradition with Game in Rome
August 14th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves have finished their exhibition season the last couple of years with games against their top prospects at their minor league parks. In 2014, that will happen at Single-A Rome's stadium in northwest Georgia on March 29, Dave O'Brien reports. After closing Spring Training in Gwinnett in 2011 and...

Dan Uggla Goes on Disabled List with LASIK Surgery, Atlanta Braves Recall Tyler Pastornicky
August 13th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Dan Uggla has apparently had it with his contacts and vision problems. The Atlanta Braves placed Uggs on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday as he underwent LASIK surgery, kffl.com reports. They called up Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill his spot. Uggla seemed to adjust to his contact lenses but recently took a...

Jordan Schafer Struggling in Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Assignment
August 9th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
Jordan Schafer is having a rough time of it at the moment. The Atlanta Braves outfielder has struggled at the plate over his week-long minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett. Thursday's game saw Schafer go 0-for-5 with a strikeout, bringing his average down to .071 (2-for-28) in seven games. If...

Gerald Laird Resumes Baseball Activities, Should Rejoin Atlanta Braves Saturday
August 8th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird has finally resumed baseball activities Wednesday afternoon for the first time since a procedure to remove kidney stones last week, ajc.com reports. Laird worked out Wednesday with Class-A Rome. The Braves currently have him scheduled to play a minor league rehab game with Triple-A Gwinnett before...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Hitless in Second Minor League Rehab Game
August 5th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Jordan Schafer went hitless with an RBI and a walk for Triple-A Gwinnett Sunday, as the Atlanta Braves center fielder is coming back from a stress fracture sustained in late June. While playing centerfield for Gwinnett, Schafer took an 0-for-3 line, but he did walk and drive in a run on...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Doubles in First Minor League Rehab Game
August 4th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
Jordan Schafer produced a double for Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday in his first minor league rehab game. Schafer, who has been in the disabled list since July 4 with a stress fracture in his ankle, went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI while serving as the designated hitter from the...