3/11/2014 | Beachy to miss start with arm tightness
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez confirmed on Tuesday that Brandon Beachy will not make his next scheduled Grapefruit League start.
3/11/2014 | Uggla's emphasis on spring at-bats paying off
Coming off two frustration-filled seasons that have created doubt about his future, Dan Uggla is treating this year's Spring Training different than most he has experienced since he established himself as a Major Leaguer.
3/11/2014 | Teheran dominates with four perfect frames vs. Phils
Julio Teheran tossed four perfect innings and Dan Uggla drilled a fifth-inning solo home run that propelled the Braves toward a 9-1 win over the Phillies on Tuesday afternoon at Champion Stadium.
3/11/2014 | Medlen has elbow ligament damage, may avoid surgery
Kris Medlen has not escaped the danger zone. But for now, he can at least continue hoping to avoid undergoing Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery for the second time in four years.
3/10/2014 | No challenges for Braves in first replay game
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez did not issue any challenges when his club was given its first opportunity to get a feel for the new expanded replay system during Monday's 8-1 win over the Phillies.
3/10/2014 | Braves preparing in case Medlen is out awhile
As Kris Medlen was undergoing an MRI exam on Monday afternoon, the Braves were evaluating all of the options that could cover them in the event that Medlen did indeed suffer a significant right elbow injury that would sideline him for an extended period.
3/10/2014 | Heyward, Uggla homer as Braves rout Phillies
Jason Heyward hit the second pitch of the game out to right field for a home run in an 8-1 Atlanta win over the Phillies on Monday at Bright House Field.
3/10/2014 | Beachy exits early due to tightness in right arm
Instead of attempting to complete the four innings he was slated to pitch on Monday, Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy exited after two innings and confirmed he has felt some tightness around his right elbow and biceps muscle over the past couple of weeks.
3/10/2014 | Early bout of bad luck to test Braves this season
The Braves were reminded of the importance of luck Sunday afternoon when their No. 1 guy, right-hander Kris Medlen, grabbed his right arm and walked to the dugout during the fourth inning of a start against the Mets. And on Monday, righty Brandon Beachy exited early due to right arm tightness.
3/9/2014 | Reliever Vasquez rusty in debut with Braves
As he made his much-anticipated Grapefruit League season debut in Sunday afternoon's loss to the Mets, Braves right-handed reliever Luis Vasquez did not live up to the hype that was generated from the tales of what he did over the past few months in the Dominican Winter League.
3/9/2014 | Wright expects friend B.J. Upton to bounce back
Mets third baseman David Wright was somewhat conflicted as he watched B.J. Upton struggle throughout last season. Along with having compassion, Wright also had to account for the fact that his childhood friend was now playing for the division-rival Braves.
3/9/2014 | Braves lose Medlen to injury in loss to Mets
Kris Medlen exited due to a right forearm strain in the fourth inning, and the Braves lost, 8-2, to the Mets on Sunday at Tradition Field.
3/9/2014 | Medlen exits start due to right forearm strain
Braves right-hander Kris Medlen walked directly toward the dugout after throwing a pitch during the fourth inning of Sunday afternoon's game against the Mets at Tradition Field. The Braves announced that Medlen has a right forearm strain.
3/8/2014 | Heyward, J-Up dazzle at the dish for Braves
Jason Heyward and Justin Upton both had productive afternoons at the plate in the Braves' 6-6 tie with the Marlins in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Saturday.
3/8/2014 | After start, Garcia tends to wife in labor
Freddy Garcia was not able to stick around to discuss his struggles on Saturday against the Marlins. But an explanation was provided when the Braves revealed the 37-year-old veteran had immediately left Champion Stadium after his start to be with his wife, who was in labor at a Miami-area hospital.
3/8/2014 | Back strain no longer bothering Braves' Laird
While handling the DH duties in Saturday's game, Gerald Laird further distanced himself from the discomfort of straining his lower back on Feb. 27 in the first inning of his Grapefruit League season debut.
3/8/2014 | Kennelly emerges as Braves' best golfer
After John Smoltz ended his long reign, Derek Lowe briefly took the honor of being the best golfer in the Braves' organization. Now it appears that distinction belongs to Minor League catcher Matt Kennelly, whose father is a pro golfing instructor in Australia.
3/8/2014 | Simmons leads early charge, but pitching falters
Andrelton Simmons was among the Braves taking strong cuts in split-squad action against the Nationals, but the bullpen was roughed up in an 8-2 loss on Saturday afternoon at Space Coast Stadium.
3/8/2014 | Braves strong at the plate; Garcia's control off
The Marlins and the Braves agreed to end the game after nine innings with it tied at 6 on Saturday afternoon in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., but Atlanta got a strong showing at the plate when starter Freddy Garcia struggled.
3/7/2014 | Johnson makes trip to play in hometown
Usually, Chris Johnson lets the manager post the lineup card. This time, he listened to his mother. Johnson, coming off a tremendous season for the Braves, asked to come on a long road trip to his hometown, Fort Myers, on Friday so he could play in front of friends and family.
3/7/2014 | Wood's scoreless ball backed by Heyward's blast
After six innings of a pitchers' duel, the game turned on a two-out rally. The Red Sox earned their first lead of Friday's game in the seventh inning, when Jonathan Herrera drilled an RBI double and Ryan Lavarnway added a two-run single to lead Boston to a 4-1 win over Atlanta. Alex Wood pitched three scoreless innings and Jason Heyward homered for the Braves.
3/6/2014 | Schlehuber plays hero for Braves vs. Nationals
Braeden Schlehuber's two-out single off Danny Rosenbaum in the ninth inning gave the Braves a 3-2 win over the Nationals on Thursday night at Champion Stadium.
3/6/2014 | Wood ready to cement promise flashed in 2013
Despite a rough September, Alex Wood's 2013 campaign was promising enough that the Braves are confident he'll soon be a valuable part of their rotation.
3/6/2014 | Braves' bid to repeat in NL East won't be easy
The Braves returned to the top of the National League East last year, but they were dispatched in the NLDS. Soon after, they said goodbye to veteran leaders Brian McCann and Tim Hudson, so manager Fredi Gonzalez and a young roster will have their hands full trying to hold off the Nationals in their bid to repeat as division champs.
3/6/2014 | With limited options, Mejia patiently waits
Freddie Freeman's presence obviously lessens the odds Ernesto Mejia will reach the Majors while a member of the Braves organization. But Mejia has maintained optimism and a good attitude as he prepares to play a third consecutive season with Triple-A Gwinnett.
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