Found July 22, 2013 on Atlanta Bullpen:
Rockiesbraves_ec52
The Atlanta Braves starting pitching rotation was predictable the first three months of the season.  Tim Hudson, Paul Maholm, Kris Medlen, Mike Minor and Julio Teheran, in that order, were rolled out against opponents from day one. While the bullpen and other positions on the team were in flux due to injuries and inconsistent performances, the starting rotation was rock solid and predictable. But times have changed for the Braves’ starting rotation and were are now in a position to speculate about what is going to happen as the season moves forward.  Calm, placid waters, have been replaced by turmoil. We all knew that at some point Brandon Beachy would probably return, we just didn’t know when.  The question always was, who would he bump out of the starting rotation.  The conventional wisdom was that Paul Maholm would be traded, due to his contract, to make room for Beachy. Maholm left Saturday’s game with a wrist injury and that now muddies the waters.  Will the Braves be able to t...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Medlen Struggles Again as Mets Down Braves

Once again, the Atlanta Braves struggled to score runs against the New York Mets on Tuesday night, as the Mets were able to score 3 runs late to defeat the Braves, 4-1. The Braves were 1-8 with RISP during Tuesday’s game.  That does not bode well for getting runs or a win in any game. The only Braves run of the game came from the very 1st batter, Andrelton Simmons.  Simmons led...

Is Braves Kris Medlen Bullpen Bound?

Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen has struggled lately and he’ll have to turn it around if he wants to stay in the Braves’ starting rotation.  Medlen starts Tuesday night against the New York Mets and he needs to make it a good one. Medlen has a 1-2 record in July, with a 7.63 ERA.  He’s given up 26 hits in only 15.1 innings and walked 6, while striking out 10.  What is...

Three Cuts: Simmons' blast not enough as Mets get to Medlen

Taking three cuts after the Braves' 4-1 loss to the Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field. 1. The long ball hasn't meant what it once did to the Braves' win total Andrelton Simmons took the second pitch of the game from Carlos Torres and delivered his 10th home run of the year and his third leadoff blast -- and expectedly, Tweets touting the Braves' record when the go deep...

Braves starter Maholm leaves with sprained wrist

Atlanta Braves starter Paul Maholm has been forced out in the fourth inning of his start against the Chicago White Sox because of sprained left wrist. Maholm's final pitch on Saturday was a foul ball hit by Alejandro De Aza down the left field line. After the pitch, Maholm asked for another baseball, but was awkwardly holding his pitching hand. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez...

Braves' Paul Maholm sent to Atlanta for wrist examination

After a fine first three months of the season, Atlanta Braves left-hander Paul Maholm has struggled mightily in three July starts. We may soon find out why. After leaving Saturday's game with a left wrist strain, Maholm will not travel to New York with the team to begin their four-game series with the Mets. Instead, he will fly back to Atlanta for further examination on his...

Braves' Paul Maholm leaves game with sprained wrist

Atlanta Braves left-handed pitched Paul Maholm left the mound in the 4th inning of Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox with a sprained left wrist. As reported by Brian Hedger of MLB.com, "Maholm, who'd been given a 4-0 lead, allowed seven earned runs on seven hits and two walks before calling for Braves athletic trainer Jeff Porter following two...

Game Chatter: Carlos Torres vs. Kris Medlen (7/23/13)

Mets look to rebound from last night’s tough loss and hope Torres can go deeper his second time as a starter for the club.  Game time is 7:10 PM. To get started just enter your email address and desired username: Name E-mail Related Posts:Game Chatter: Jeremy Hefner vs. Kris Medlen (5/24/13)Game Chatter: Shaun Marcum vs. Kris Medlen (6/19/13)Game Chatter: Carlos Torres vs....

Braves' Paul Maholm heads to DL, Alex Wood called up

On Sunday, July 21, Atlanta Braves' left-hander Paul Maholm left his team's road trip to travel back to Atlanta to have his wrist examined. Initial indications were that Maholm would make his next start against the Mets on Thursday. However, as MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports, the MRI revealed a sprained left wrist, and Maholm will spend at least two weeks on the disabled...

Braves place Maholm on 15-day DL with bruised left wrist

NEW YORK -- Braves outfielder Jason Heyward is back in the lineup after missing six games with a right hamstring injury, and starting pitcher Paul Maholm has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised left wrist. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has Heyward batting second and playing center field Monday night against the New York Mets. Usually a right fielder, Heyward...

Braves Option Out Pastornicky, Recall Loe

The Atlanta Braves called up right-handed relief pitcher Kameron Loe from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned out utility infielder Tyler Pastornicky. The 6’8″ 245 pound Loe will add depth and experience to one of the best bullpens in baseball.  Loe had a 4-2 record and 3.19 ERA at Gwinnett.  Loe pitched 42.1 innings and gave up 40 hits while striking out 24 and walking only...

Braves Overpowered By White Sox

The Atlanta Braves scored 6 runs but came out on the losing end of Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox.  The victory for the White Sox sets up a rubber match in the series tomorrow afternoon. Braves starter, Paul Maholm, did not have a great outing and left the game due to injury. Maholm left the game in the 4th inning with a sprained wrist.  The severity to the injury...

Atlanta Braves Place SP Paul Maholm on 15-Day DL, Alex Wood to Take Turn in Rotation

The Atlanta Braves injury landslide continued today, as starting pitcher Paul Maholm had to be placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained wrist. Rookie Alex Wood will be taking Maholm's spot in the rotation for the time being, including Thursday's start against the New York Mets. It's been a fast and furious ride for Wood, who was drafted by the Braves out of the University...

Braves' Heyward back in lineup, Maholm on DL

Braves outfielder Jason Heyward is back in the lineup after missing six games with a right hamstring injury, and starting pitcher Paul Maholm has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised left wrist. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has Heyward batting second and playing center field Monday night against the New York Mets. Usually a right fielder, Heyward shifted...

Freeman Escapes Injury After Collision

Atlanta Braves first Freddie Freeman missed the All-Star game due to a jammed thumb and didn’t start Friday night to give the injury more time to heal.  But with the Braves up 5-4, he went into the game to replace Joey Terdoslavich as a defensive replacement in the eighth inning. So the last thing Freeman probably needed was a collision at first base, right? Not only did Freeman...

As trade deadline approaches, Braves hold ground in NL East

With ten days left before the trade deadline, the Braves are in the precarious position of deciding whether to pull the string on a trade or stand pat. Despite their tough series loss in Chicago, the Braves held their ground in the NL East with a 6-1/2 game lead over the Phillies and a 7 game lead over the Nationals. Their tough loss in the series finale thanks to little run support...
Braves News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.