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  1. Gavin Floyd to make at least two more rehab starts

    Apr 19, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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    The Braves could get Gavin Floyd back in early May after he makes at least two more rehab starts.

  2. Mike Minor on track to join Braves next week

    Apr 14, 2014, 11:39 PM EDT

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    The Braves are about to get stronger.

  3. Cory Gearrin may undergo Tommy John surgery with partial ligament tear in right elbow

    Apr 5, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    The Braves have been sending a lot of pitchers to the operating table. What’s one more?

  4. The Braves cut Freddy Garcia

    Mar 24, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

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    With their top two starters gone for the season with Tommy John surgery, you’d figure that Atlanta would be a safe place to be if you’re a starter looking to make the big club. Not necessarily: Freddy Garcia is packing his stuff. The Braves told him he will not be on the Opening Day roster.…

  5. The Braves aren’t adding another starting pitcher

    Mar 15, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

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    The Braves bolstered their suddenly shaky rotation earlier this week when they signed right-hander Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14.1 million contract, but general manager Frank Wren told FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal this morning via phone that he isn’t planning to add another starter even with Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy potentially headed for another…

  6. 2014 Preview: Atlanta Braves

    Feb 28, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Four

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Atlanta Braves. The Big Question: Can the Braves follow up on a 96-win season and defend their NL East…

  7. Brandon Beachy expects to have no restrictions in spring training

    Jan 27, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

    Brandon Beachy AP

    Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy has been limited to just five starts in the majors since Tommy John surgery in June of 2012, but he’s hoping for better luck on the health front this year. Elbow inflammation pushed Beachy’s season debut back to July 29 last year and he eventually underwent surgery in September to remove…

  8. Are the Braves a small market team now?

    Jan 4, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Four

    The Braves may be moving into a new stadium soon, but with the Phillies’ latest 25-year, $2.5 billion TV deal with Comcast SportsNet, Grant Brisbee of SB Nation argues that the Braves have more in common with the Rays than the rival Phillies, Mets, and Nationals. Brisbee notes that in 2000, the Braves had the…

  9. 2014 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…

  10. Gavin Floyd turned down bigger offer from Orioles to sign with Braves

    Dec 17, 2013, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd signed an incentive-laden one-year deal with the Braves yesterday and in doing so turned down a bigger offer from the Orioles. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles offered the Maryland native a two-year deal worth up to $20 million based on incentives. By comparison, his deal with the Braves…

  11. Braves sign rehabbing Gavin Floyd to one-year deal

    Dec 16, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd and the Braves have finalized a one-year, $4 million deal with another $4.5 million in potential incentives, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. Floyd underwent Tommy John surgery and flexor tendon surgery in May, so he’s unlikely to be ready for the beginning of the season and his status for the entire first…

  12. Report: Braves close to a deal with Gavin Floyd

    Dec 14, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT

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    Eddie A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reported last night that free agent right-hander Gavin Floyd was close to signing a one-year contract with an unidentified team. That team is a mystery no longer. According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Floyd is in talks with the Braves. The two sides are believed to…

  13. Report: Gavin Floyd close to signing a one-year deal

    Dec 13, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT

    Gavin Floyd

    Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun is reporting that free agent starter Gavin Floyd is close to signing a one-year deal with an unspecified team. Floyd, who was born in Annapolis, met with Orioles reps at the winter meetings but Encina specifies that the unknown team is not the Orioles. Floyd went on the disabled…

  14. Orioles monitoring rehab of free agent Gavin Floyd

    Nov 19, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun passes along this inside scoop: The Orioles have some interest in free agent right-hander Gavin Floyd and have been monitoring his progress as he recovers from elbow surgery, according to industry sources. The 30-year-old Floyd, who starred at Mount St. Joseph’s before being selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the…

  15. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2014

    Nov 1, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    This year’s annual free agents column has expanded to a top 150, though I’m writing up just the top 55 (it was going to be 50, but I couldn’t help myself). The rest are presented in a list. Not included are players whose contract options are sure to be exercised. Players are ranked based not…

  16. Joe Mauer has broken up three no-hitters in the ninth inning during his career

    May 25, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT

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    Joe Mauer broke up Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid last night with a one-out single in the ninth inning. He has made a habit out of spoiling history. Last night was the third time in Mauer’s career that he has broken up a no-hit bid in the ninth inning. He previously did it in on May…

  17. Gavin Floyd to undergo Tommy John surgery

    May 6, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd got a bunch of different opinions on his elbow injury, but the end result is the same: He’ll undergo Tommy John surgery. And because he has a torn flexor muscle in addition to a torn ulnar collateral ligament the White Sox announced that Floyd is expected to miss 14-19 months, which is longer…

  18. John Danks throws seven innings in first rehab start

    May 3, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT

    John Danks AP

    John Danks took a big step in his recovery from August shoulder surgery, throwing seven innings at Double-A yesterday. Danks allowed two runs on five hits and one walk, striking out one. He needed just 86 pitches to record 21 outs and Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports that Danks was working at 87-90 miles per…

  19. Jake Peavy scratched from tonight’s start with back spasms

    May 2, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

    Jake Peavy

    Hector Santiago was supposed to start in place of the injured Gavin Floyd tomorrow, but instead he’ll be needed tonight after the White Sox scratched Jake Peavy from his scheduled start with back spasms. Peavy was off to a very strong start with a 3.38 ERA and 39/6 K/BB ratio in 32 innings, building on…

  20. Gavin Floyd seeking “multiple opinions” on elbow injury

    May 2, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports that White Sox right-hander Gavin Floyd “will get multiple opinions on the severity of his injury” after being placed on the disabled list with a strained elbow. An MRI exam showed no structural damage, but Floyd has a history of elbow problems–including two disabled list stints last season–and went 0-4…

  21. John Danks set to begin rehab assignment Thursday

    Apr 29, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT

    John Danks AP

    John Danks has progressed enough in his recovery from August shoulder surgery that the White Sox left-hander is scheduled to make his first minor-league rehab start Thursday at Double-A. Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports that the White Sox don’t have a set plan yet for how many rehab starts Danks will be asked to make.…

  22. White Sox place Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow muscle

    Apr 28, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

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    According to the official White Sox Twitter feed, right-handed starter Gavin Floyd has been placed on 15-day disabled list with a flexor muscle strain in his right elbow. Deunte Heath, a reliever, was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte to fill the roster vacancy. Floyd suffered the elbow strain Saturday in the third inning of an eventual 10-4 loss…

  23. Gavin Floyd leaves game early with elbow injury

    Apr 27, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT

    Gavin Floyd

    White Sox starter Gavin Floyd left tonight’s start against the Rays in the third inning with a flexor strain in his right elbow. It is the same injury that caused Floyd to go on the disabled list two separate times last year. The right-hander retired the first two hitters he faced in the third before…

  24. 2013 Preview: Chicago White Sox

    Mar 18, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Today: the Chicago White Sox. The Big Question: Will the White Sox again exceed low expectations? Last year at this time the…

  25. Team USA, White Sox play to 4-4 tie in WBC warmup

    Mar 5, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Team USA rallied late Tuesday to salvage a 4-4 tie in its exhibition game with the White Sox in Arizona. Derek Holland started and allowed one run in three innings for Team USA. The White Sox added one run in the fourth off Luke Gregerson and two in the fifth off Tim Collins before the…

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