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Atlanta Braves Likely to Make Waiver Trade in August
August 1st, 2013 at 8:51 AM
The Atlanta Braves met their biggest need by acquiring Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim before the non-waiver trade deadline. But they still have some needs that will have to be met during August, which will have to be met with a waiver trade. Atlanta will likely pursue...

Atlanta Braves Don’t Expect Evan Gattis Back Before All-Star Break
July 8th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
Evan Gattis has gotten past the soreness of rehabbing his strained oblique and is finally easing himself back into hitting, throwing and running, but the Atlanta Braves are planning on him returning after the All-Star break, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** On the disabled list since June 18, Gattis is understanding that oblique injuries...

Atlanta Braves’ Utility Man Ramiro Pena to Have Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery
June 26th, 2013 at 11:51 PM
The worst case scenario has come to fruition yet again for the Atlanta Braves. The @Braves Twitter account reports that Ramiro Pena will have season-ending shoulder surgery on a torn labrum sustained on a diving play on June 9 at Dodger Stadium. INF Ramiro Pena will have season-ending surgery on Thursday...

Atlanta Braves’ Ramiro Pena to Seek Second Opinion on Injured Shoulder
June 26th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
The Atlanta Braves are already preparing for the worst in the case of utility infielder Ramiro Pena. Pena, who injured his right shoulder on June 9 and has been out since, is looking to get a second opinion and may need season-ending surgery, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Pena originally injured his shoulder and...

Atlanta Braves Put Ramiro Pena on Disabled List, Call up Paul Janish
June 21st, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The Atlanta Braves tried to avoid the move as long as possible, but they finally had to place Ramiro Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder. They have recalled Paul Janish from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his spot, ajc.com reports. Pena had arthroscopic surgery on the same...

Ramiro Pena Day-to-day with Bruised Shoulder
June 9th, 2013 at 10:41 PM
Ramiro Pena could miss a couple days with what the Atlanta Braves have deemed a shoulder bruise sustained during their win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Dave O'Brien tweets. Pena is day-to-day with what #Braves think is mild shoulder contusion or bruise. From his second diving defensive play — David...

Atlanta Braves Give Minimal Support to Julio Teheran in Loss to Washington Nationals
June 1st, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Julio Teheran struck out a career-high nine batters in Friday's series opener with the Washington Nationals, but the Atlanta Braves couldn't support him despite getting into the Nats' bullpen early in a 3-2 loss at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Stephen Strasburg was forced out of the game after just two innings with an...

Atlanta Braves not Fooled by Knuckleball, Blow Out Toronto Blue Jays
May 31st, 2013 at 7:35 AM
Fredi Gonzalez sat Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field, and the Atlanta Braves ended up with a big 11-3 win. ***VIDEO1*** The new-look lineup provided a season-high 16 hits and a career-high four RBIs from Ramiro Pena as the...

Atlanta Braves Blow Past Minnesota Twins with Evan Gattis Grand Slam
May 22nd, 2013 at 4:29 PM
The legend of Evan Gattis refuses to fade. The day after he hit a game-tying home run, Gattis hit his first career grand slam to power the Atlanta Braves to an 8-3 win and a three-game of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves teed off on...

Atlanta Braves Win Third Straight in Comeback Fashion, Sweep Los Angeles Dodgers
May 19th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
The Atlanta Braves have made their tough roadtrip a distant memory after staging a late-inning comeback for the third straight night, taking a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete a three-game sweep at Turner Field. Contrary to Friday and Saturday's wins, the Braves actually won a game without...

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...

Dan Uggla Still not Producing for Atlanta Braves in Spring Training
March 19th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
If this keeps up, Dan Uggla may become the Atlanta Braves' highest paid bench player. In a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in which nine Braves recorded hits and six players had multiple hits, Uggla was saddled with an 0-for-4 line with two strikeouts. Granted, Kris Medlen had an ugly...

Atlanta Braves Sign Utility Infielder Ramiro Pena
December 13th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
The Atlanta Braves signed utility infielder and former New York Yankee Ramiro Pena to a one-year Major League contract on Thursday, Mark Bowman tweeted earlier today. Pena has a .233 career average in parts of four seasons with the Yankees, though he had just 50 total plate appearances in the last...