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Atlanta Braves Decline Reed Johnson’s Option
November 4th, 2013 at 6:52 PM
That whole thing about the Atlanta Braves picking up Reed Johnson's option for 2014? Never mind, they declined it, according to an @braves tweet.   #Braves have declined to exercise the contract option on OF Reed Johnson for the 2014 season. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 4, 2013 The Braves had a $1.6 million...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Pick up Option on Reed Johnson
November 3rd, 2013 at 2:25 PM
The Atlanta Braves are expected to pick up the $1.6 million club option on veteran Reed Johnson's 2014 contract but a formal announcement has not been made. Johnson, an outfielder who was used primarily off the bench and in pinch-hitting roles, batted .244 in 74 games with the Braves in 2013....

Atlanta Braves’ Reed Johnson Fined, Suspended for Actions in Carlos Gomez Incident
September 26th, 2013 at 8:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves won't be without Brian McCann or Freddie Freeman for any amount of time after the fracas involving Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez in Wednesday's loss, but Reed Johnson and Gomez have both been suspended for one game. ***VIDEO1*** Gomez decided to go ahead and serve his suspension Thursday, but...

Atlanta Braves Activate Reed Johnson from Disabled List, Still not 100 Percent
September 11th, 2013 at 7:57 AM
The Atlanta Braves activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the disabled list just before Tuesday's win over the Miami Marlins, but he's still only available in emergency situations. Johnson, who has been out since July 29, has been hitting and throwing for several weeks, but his Achilles tendinitis has largely prevented him from...

Atlanta Braves May Want to Consider Using First Initial for Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson, Reed Johnson
September 6th, 2013 at 8:52 AM
The Atlanta Braves have three players with the last name Johnson and two with Upton. Telling by this photo on Twitter, it may be time for the Braves to use a first initial to differentiate Chris Johnson, Elliot Johnson and Reed Johnson.   @Braves Brought to you by Johnson & Johnson...& Johnson...

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Atlanta Braves’ Reed Johnson Hoping for Playoff Return
September 5th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Reed Johnson has already missed more than a month with Achilles tendinitis, but the Atlanta Braves outfield is hopeful that he'll be able to return in time for the playoffs. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson has a history of Achilles problems and has been out since July 28 after feeling it tighten up while running...

Atlanta Braves Still Haven’t Placed Timetable on Reed Johnson’s Return
August 14th, 2013 at 6:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves still don't know when Reed Johnson will return from the disabled list. The veteran outfielder is suffering from Achilles tendonitis, and though he can hit, he still can't run, Dave O'Brien tweets. Johnson was placed on the 15-day DL July 30 when his nagging Achilles tendon finally decided...

Atlanta Braves’ Paul Maholm Feels No Discomfort in Simulated Game
August 13th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm threw a 79-pitch simulated game at Turner Field on Monday and hopes to continue his recovery later in the week. The left-handed Maholm felt no discomfort during the simulation, in which he was up and down six times. He looks to begin a rehab assignment...

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...

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...

Reed Johnson on DL with Achilles Tendinitis, Todd Cunningham Called Up
July 30th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
Surprise! The Atlanta Braves have another injured outfielder. This time it's Reed Johnson, whom the Braves placed on the 15-day disabled list after Monday's 10-inning win over the Colorado Rockies with Achilles Tendinitis braves.com reports. Johnson's spot was filled by Atlanta purchasing the contract of Todd Cunningham. Johnson tweaked the injury,...

Atlanta Braves Players Believe Ryan Braun Suspension Should Be Longer
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:25 PM
The suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has left a severely sour taste in baseball fans' mouths. And though most are glad Major League Baseball suspended the steroid user for 65 games, many Atlanta Braves players think he should have gotten a bigger suspension, ajc.com reports. Under the deal Braun...

Atlanta Braves Rally in Ninth Inning to Beat New York Mets
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Reed Johnson was not going to be denied. A day after having a game-tying home run robbed, the Atlanta Braves outfielder came through the go-ahead homer in the ninth inning in a 2-1 win, beating the New York Mets in the opener at Citi Field on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** Having been shutout through...

Mike Minor Ribs Reed Johnson Over Having Home Run Robbed
July 22nd, 2013 at 9:24 PM
In the Atlanta Braves' loss to the Chicago White Sox in the series finale at U.S. Cellular Sunday, Reed Johnson was robbed of a game-tying homer in the eighth inning, and pitcher Mike Minor playfully let him hear about it on Twitter.   Don't worry guys, the pitchers are going to work...

Piecemeal Outfield Comes up Big in Atlanta Braves Win Over Cincinnati Reds
July 13th, 2013 at 8:45 PM
Reed Johnson, Joey Terdoslavich and Jose Constanza combined for seven hits to help the depleted Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Saturday at Turner Field. The trio set a season-high for combined hits by Braves outfielders this year, surpassing the previous high of six, in the absence of Jason...

Freddie Freeman Drives in Four, Atlanta Braves Take First Game from Cincinnati Reds
July 12th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
Freddie Freeman already had a good day Thursday, beating out Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the All-Star Game Final Vote. He verified the fans' vote with a four-RBI performance in the Atlanta Braves 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Freeman turned out the first of his three...

Atlanta Braves Score Seven in Eighth Inning of Comeback Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks
June 29th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
The Atlanta Braves blew two leads in Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, but they used a wild seven-run eighth inning to blow the game open in an 11-5 win at Turner Field. David Hernandez put the tying and go-ahead runs on with one out in the eighth he hit Reed Johnson...

Atlanta Braves Dodge Injury Bullet, Jordan Schafer’s Ankle X-ray Negative
June 27th, 2013 at 3:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves are likely breathing a sigh of relief after Jordan Schafer learned his ankle isn't broken after all. X-rays came up negative on the Braves outfielder after he fouled a ball off his right ankle in Wednesday's loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, rotoinfo.com reports. Schafer...

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...