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  1. Evan Gattis will be in the Braves’ lineup Thursday for the first time since September 7

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    Evan Gattis hasn’t played a full game for the Braves since September 7 because of strep throat and, more recently, a kidney stone. In that time, Atlanta has lost 12-of-14 games and been completely eliminated from postseason contention. But there will be no early shutdown for the 28-year-old slugging catcher.

  2. Mike Minor diagnosed with shoulder inflammation

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

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    David Hale will start in Minor’s place Thursday against the Pirates.

  3. Phillies call up top prospect Maikel Franco from Triple-A

    Sep 1, 2014, 7:21 PM EST

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    Franco got off to a slow start this season, but he has been on a tear in Triple-A since the start of July.

  4. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:58 AM EST

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    Yet another protested game in a week full of protests. This one isn’t going anywhere, though.

  5. Mike Minor loses his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth

    Aug 22, 2014, 9:17 PM EST

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    Mike Minor is on point in Cincinnati against the Reds on Friday night.

  6. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 23, 2014, 7:17 AM EST

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    Jonathan Lucory hit two homers last night, including the walkoff.

  7. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    May 14, 2014, 7:04 AM EST

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    1-0 leads heading into the ninth were not safe last night.

  8. Gavin Floyd to make Braves debut Tuesday

    May 4, 2014, 12:14 PM EST

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    Gavin Floyd was activated from the disabled list Sunday morning after a 12-month recovery from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery and will make a spot start for the Braves on Tuesday in Atlanta against the visiting Cardinals.

  9. Gavin Floyd will join the Braves this weekend

    Apr 30, 2014, 9:31 PM EST

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    Gavin Floyd’s rehab assignment is up, so he’ll join the Braves in some capacity this weekend.

  10. Mike Minor returns to the Braves rotation on Friday

    Apr 29, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

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    The Braves have the best rotation in baseball. And they’re about to get back a dude who won 13 games last year.

  11. VIDEO: David Hale dominates the Reds

    Apr 27, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

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    Braves right-hander David Hale allowed a single to Brandon Phillips and an RBI double to Ryan Ludwick in the top of the first inning Saturday evening at Turner Field, but the Reds were held hitless the rest of the way in Atlanta’s eventual 4-1 victory. Watch a recap of the dominant outing …

  12. Mike Minor could join the Braves’ rotation as soon as Saturday

    Apr 21, 2014, 9:15 PM EST

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    The first-place Braves are set to welcome back one of their top starters.

  13. Mike Minor on track to join Braves next week

    Apr 14, 2014, 11:39 PM EST

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    The Braves are about to get stronger.

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

    Apr 5, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

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

  15. Mike Minor made his first spring appearance Saturday

    Mar 30, 2014, 12:33 PM EST

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    The Braves finally got a dose of favorable injury news on Saturday afternoon when left-handed starter Mike Minor made a one-plus inning appearance in the organization’s “Future Stars” game. Minor was expected to pitch longer, but his day was cut short by a 24-minute rain delay in the top of the second. It was his…

  16. Braves name David Hale their fourth starter

    Mar 29, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

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    The Braves have finalized their injury-depleted starting rotation and have named David Hale their fourth starter, Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. One through five, their rotation will be: Julio Teheran Ervin Santana Alex Wood David Hale Aaron Harang Teheran will start on Opening Day, March 31, in Milwaukee against Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo. Newcomer Ervin…

  17. The Braves cut Freddy Garcia

    Mar 24, 2014, 1:46 PM EST

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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.…

  18. Julio Teheran to start Opening Day for Braves

    Mar 22, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports that right-hander Julio Teheran will start Opening Day for the Braves when they take on the Brewers on March 31. Kris Medlen was originally expected to get the call for the Braves, but he underwent Tommy John surgery earlier this week, leaving Teheran as the obvious choice for the assignment.…

  19. Mike Minor to throw batting practice Monday for the first time this spring

    Mar 15, 2014, 4:19 PM EST

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    Mike Minor fell behind in his offseason training program after a painful-sounding surgery for a urinary tract infection in late December and showed up to camp with some shoulder soreness, but he’s beginning to make some progress. According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com, Minor is scheduled to throw live batting practice Monday for the first…

  20. The Braves aren’t adding another starting pitcher

    Mar 15, 2014, 10:42 AM EST

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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…

  21. Kris Medlen expects to have another Tommy John surgery

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    There’s been no official announcement yet because he’s seeking a second opinion, but Braves right-hander Kris Medlen told reporters today that he expects to undergo Tommy John elbow surgery. Medlen injured his elbow on a pitch Sunday and actually remained in the game for two more pitches, but eventually exited after bouncing a ball to…

  22. Brandon Beachy will miss next spring start, maybe more, due to soreness in throwing arm

    Mar 11, 2014, 8:31 PM EST

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    From MLB.com beat reporter Mark Bowman … LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez confirmed on Tuesday that Brandon Beachy will not make his next scheduled Grapefruit League start. Beachy exited Monday’s start against the Phillies after grueling through two innings during which he was burdened by tightness around his right elbow and biceps muscle. Beachy…

  23. Henderson Alvarez’s in-grown hair turned into infected shin

    Feb 26, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    It’ll be very difficult for anyone to top Mike Minor and his scarred urethra for the most cringe-inducing injury of spring training, but Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez isn’t having a great time early in camp either. Alvarez, who threw a no-hitter in September, will miss his first spring training start due to an infected shin…

  24. Mike Minor and his urethra had a rough winter

    Feb 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    Lots of pitchers are “behind” early in spring training because of offseason injuries, but Braves left-hander Mike Minor … well, you’ll see: Mike Minor is a few weeks behind because he had to rest for a month after undergoing a 12/31 procedure to repair scarring around his urethra — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) February 24, 2014…

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