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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...

Atlanta Braves Express Interest in Chicago White Sox Reliever Matt Thornton
July 7th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves, in need of a veteran bullpen arm, have expressed "limited" interest in Chicago White Sox reliever Matt Thornton, Ken Rosenthal tweets.   Sources: #WhiteSox’s Thornton on long #RedSox list of possible bullpen targets. #Braves also inquired on Thornton; interest “limited.” — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 7, 2013 Thornton has posted a...

Atlanta Braves Activate Luis Ayala from Disabled List to Fill Cory Gearrin’s Vacated Spot
July 5th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
The Atlanta Braves activated Luis Ayala from the disabled list on Friday, taking the place of the recently optioned Cory Gearrin, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Gearrin put together 13 straight scoreless appearances to start the season, but has since compile a 9.90 ERA in his last 11 games. Ayala, who was acquired from the Baltimore...

Atlanta Braves Place Luis Ayala on Disabled List with Anxiety
April 30th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
The Atlanta Braves put reliever Luis Ayala on the 15-day disabled list before their game Tuesday with an anxiety disorder, braves.com reports. Ayala took two trips to the emergency room with high blood pressure last week while the Braves were in Denver. He gave up a run on two hits in...

Ramiro Pena Becomes Unexpected Hero, Atlanta Braves Top Washington Nationals in 10
April 13th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Ramiro Pena was signed as a utility infielder for his glove work, but did pretty much everything for the Atlanta Braves in the series opener with the Washington Nationals, including hitting his first homer since 2011 to give Atlanta a 6-4 win at Nationals Park. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves exercised incredible patience in...

Atlanta Braves Trade with Baltimore Orioles for Luis Ayala
April 10th, 2013 at 4:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves acquired right-handed relief pitcher Luis Ayala from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league pitcher Chris Jones on Wednesday afternoon, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** The 35-year-old Ayala has started sluggish with the Orioles this year, giving up two runs through two innings, but he has a 2.40 ERA in...