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Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden to Throw Bullpen Session Tuesday
September 10th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Jordan Walden has been out since Aug. 21 with a sore groin, but the Atlanta Braves hope that his bullpen session Tuesday at Marlins Park will be the next step toward returning from a nagging groin injury. ***VIDEO1*** After believing Walden would just need a few days of rest, he admits that...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Out Another Week with Sore Groin
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:17 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Jordan Walden will likely be out another week, as his sore groin cut short a bullpen session on Monday, ajc.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Walden, who picked a good time to be hurt with the September roster expansion, hasn't pitched in a game since Aug. 21. “He threw a bullpen today, about...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Dealing with Nondescript Leg Problem
August 29th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Jordan Walden hasn't appeared for the Atlanta Braves since throwing two innings in their 10-inning win over the New York Mets on Aug. 21, and it seems that Fredi Gonzalez told ajc.com that he's dealing with "leg issues." ***VIDEO1*** Other than that vague description, Gonzalez said he thought Walden could pitch again...

Jordan Walden Hoping to Be Pitching Again by Friday
August 14th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
According to Mark Bowman, Jordan Walden is hoping to be pitching again as soon as this Friday after being struck on the right hand in Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins.   — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 14, 2013     Fortunately, the injury was nothing more than a bruise on Walden's pitching hand, requiring...

Evaluating the Tommy Hanson, Jordan Walden Trade
August 13th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The first trade Fran Wren orchestrated during the Atlanta Braves' off-season in 2012 was a pitching swap, sending RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jordan Walden, a right-handed flame-throwing bullpen arm.     Hanson, once deemed an 'untouchable' prospect of the Atlanta Braves, saw his numbers balloon after...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Waiting for Swelling to Subside
August 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Atlanta Braves got a scare Saturday night when Jordan Walden took a comebacker off his pitching hand in a loss to the Miami Marlins, but the good thing is that all he has to do is wait for the swelling to go down before he can pitch again. ***VIDEO1*** X-rays on...

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Won’t Need DL Stint After Being Hit with Comebacker
August 11th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Atlanta Braves reliever Jordan Walden added injury to insult when he was hit in his pitching hand with a comebacker in Atlanta's 1-0 loss to the Miami Marlins on Saturday, but he thankfully won't need a stint on the disabled list. Walden completed two thirds of an inning, taking the loss...

Miami Marlins Shutout Atlanta Braves, End 14-game Winning Streak
August 10th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves had their 14-game winning streak snapped in near mind-numbing fashion Saturday night, losing 1-0 to the Miami Marlins at Turner Field off a wild pitch. Both offenses were pretty much shut down with Alex Wood and Nathan Eovaldi dealing for their respective teams, but it was the Marlins who...

Justin Upton Hits Go-Ahead Homer in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak hit 11 games, thanks to a clutch go-ahead homer by Justin Upton in their 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday at Nationals Park. ***VIDEO1*** The eighth-inning homer was the last of Upton's three hits on the night and was his biggest. Upton blasted...

Brandon Beachy Struggles, Andrelton Simmons Hits Walk-Off Triple in Atlanta Braves Win Over Colorado Rockies
July 30th, 2013 at 12:13 AM
Brandon Beachy's return to the Atlanta Braves from Tommy John didn't exactly go as planned Monday, but Andrelton Simmons saved the day with a walk-off triple in the 10th inning of a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Dan Uggla started the fateful 10th inning with a lead-off walk...

Alex Gordon Hits Walk-off Single, Atlanta Braves Lose to Kansas City Royals in 10 Innings
June 27th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The Atlanta Braves continued their road woes on Wednesday, finishing up their road trip with walk-off loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Gordon provided the game-winning hit off Alex Wood in the 4-3 loss at Kauffman Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, the Braves wouldn't have been in that situation if they hadn't...

Atlanta Braves Have Gotten Better End of Jordan Walden, Tommy Hanson Trade
June 24th, 2013 at 7:53 PM
It's not even halfway through the 2013 season, and it's pretty obvious the Atlanta Braves got the better end of their trade with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to acquire Jordan Walden for Tommy Hanson. Walden has put together 10 straight scoreless appearances since coming off the disabled list on...

Kris Medlen Leaves Early After Being Hit with Liner, Toronto Blue Jays Shutout Atlanta Braves
May 30th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to work their understaffed bullpen more than they anticipated Wednesday night when Kris Medlen was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Atlanta's relief corps threw well, but the Braves also couldn't get the bats going in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

Atlanta Braves Activate Jordan Walden from Disabled List, Option Cory Rasmus
May 29th, 2013 at 8:10 PM
The Atlanta Braves activated reliever Jordan Walden from the disabled list on Wednesday, braves.com reports. Though they could have opted to use a seven-man bullpen, they made room for Walden by optioning Cory Rasmus to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***VIDEO1*** Walden topped out at 97 miles per hour in a rehab appearance at Gwinnett on...

Jordan Walden Could Return to Atlanta Braves Next Week
May 25th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves could soon get some help in their injury-plagued bullpen. Jordan Walden threw off a mound in a pain-free bullpen session for the first time since being placed on the disabled list last week with shoulder inflammation, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Walden would likely head to a minor league rehab assignment...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Walden Expects to Return Next Week
May 22nd, 2013 at 1:13 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally received good news about their ailing bullpen when Jordan Walden complete a pain-free longtoss session with no pain in his shoulder, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Walden will throw a bullpen session this week as well as complete at least one minor league rehab game before...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Still Strong with Loss of Eric O’Flaherty
May 20th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves bullpen is riddled with injuries, but if they keep up their current pace, there is nothing to worry about. Jonny Venters and Eric O'Flaherty are gone for the year with Tommy John surgery. Luis Ayala has been on the disabled list since late April with anxiety disorder. Cristhian...

Atlanta Braves Activate Jason Heyward, Place Jordan Walden on Disabled List
May 17th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
The Atlanta Braves have activated Jason Heyward from the disabled list, kffl.com reports. To make room for him, the Braves indeed went with a six-man bullpen by placing Jordan Walden on the 15-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Heyward was hitting .121 in 17 games when he was forced to have his...

Atlanta Braves Bullpen Blows Leads, Loses to New York Mets in 10 Innings
May 4th, 2013 at 9:08 AM
The Atlanta Braves bullpen was in rare form Friday night at Turner Field, giving up four runs and blowing two saves in a 10-inning, 7-5 loss to the New York Mets in the series opener. ***VIDEO1*** An RBI-single by Ruben Tejada off Jordan Walden in the 10th inning proved insurmountable for Atlanta,...