Archives

Tagged: ‘Jon Niese’

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...

Jason Heyward to Take Batting Practice with Atlanta Braves Friday
September 9th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Good news abounds with Jason Heyward. The Atlanta Braves outfielder had his braces and rubber bands removed from his mouth today, and he is expected to take batting practice with the team on Friday, Kevin McAlpin reports.   Frank Wren says Jason Heyward will take BP on Friday. #Braves — Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin)...

Jason Heyward Could Be Back with Atlanta Braves Next Week
September 7th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Jason Heyward had a good outcome to his meeting with doctors Friday; a follow up appointment Monday will help clarify how soon he can rejoin the Atlanta Braves, and that could be as soon as next week, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Heyward has been out since Aug. 21 since having his jaw broken...

Jason Heyward Resumes Light Baseball Activities for Atlanta Braves
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:44 PM
It'll still be a while before Jason Heyward can rejoin the Atlanta Braves after his broken jaw, but the outfielder has been cleared to resume light baseball activities, multiple sources report.   Just watching Jason Heyward play a little catch with the Upton brothers on the field. #Braves #goodnews pic.twitter.com/7Yymsttqwn — Jim Powell...

Jason Heyward Cleared to Start Light Conditioning
August 30th, 2013 at 10:07 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was cleared by doctors to start light conditioning, Dave O'Brien reports. Heyward spent 30 minutes on an elliptical machine on Friday in the first vaguely rigorous activity rigorous activity since having his jaw broken by Jon Niese on Aug. 21. He had surgery to insert two metal...

Atlanta Braves Get Best Case Scenario in Jason Heyward’s Surgery on Broken Jaw
August 23rd, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The good news is that Jason Heyward didn't have to have his fractured jaw wired shut, instead getting metal plates on the right side of his face and on his chin, Dave O'Brien tweets. He may be able to return to the Atlanta Braves as soon as late September.   #Braves Heyward...

Jason Heyward to Have Surgery on Fractured Jaw on Thursday
August 22nd, 2013 at 8:23 AM
It's not exactly a shocking turn of events, but Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward will have surgery on his broken jaw on Thursday, Grant McAuley tweets.   #Braves have announced that Jason Heyward will undergo surgery on Thursday. Time frame for his return will be determined after. — Grant McAuley (@grantmcauley) August...

Jason Heyward Out a Month with Fractured Jaw, Could Miss Rest of Atlanta Braves’ Regular Season
August 21st, 2013 at 7:46 PM
The infirmary just keeps growing for the Atlanta Braves. This time it's Jason Heyward (again) who is out four to six weeks with a fractured jaw after being hit in the face with a fastball from Jon Niese in the Braves' win over the New York Mets on Wednesday, foxsportssouth.com reports. Heyward had...

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward Hit by Pitch
August 21st, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Jason Heyward was hit by a Jon Niese fastball in the top of the 6th inning of the Atlanta Braves' final game of their two game series with the New York Mets at Citi Field.  The pitch hit Heyward squarely in the right side of his jaw, just below the ear....

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...

Mike Minor Allows Three Homers, Atlanta Braves Drop Series to New York Mets
June 21st, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves just couldn't seem to put it together in the finale of their five-game series with the New York Mets at Turner Field. Mike Minor gave up three home runs and the offense wasted gobs of opportunities in the 4-3 loss on Thursday. ***VIDEO1*** All three Mets homers were solo...

New York Mets Snap Atlanta Braves’ Winning Streak at Five on Chipper Jones Day
September 29th, 2012 at 9:34 AM
All it took for the New York Mets to ruin Chipper Jones Day for the Atlanta Braves was one pitch off the bat of Lucas Duda. The 3-1 loss halted the Braves' five-game winning streak on the day they honored their legendary third baseman in front of a sellout crowd...

Atlanta Braves Swept by New York Mets
April 8th, 2012 at 7:26 PM
The Atlanta Braves have not been fun to watch so far this season, and it nearly became an utter nightmare Sunday afternoon when they were swept by the New York Mets, and Jon Niese nearly threw the first no-hitter in Mets history. ***PHOTO1*** Though the Braves drew four walks off Niese in...

Atlanta Braves Drop Home Stand Opener to New York Mets
June 14th, 2011 at 11:46 PM
The New York Mets' Jon Niese confounded an injury ravaged Atlanta Braves squad Tuesday, holding off a weakened offense which featured only three Opening Day starters, 4-3. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves managed only six hits in the first game of a nine-game home stand, including five off Niese in his 6 1/3...