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Kris Medlen does not want to head to the bullpen when Brandon Beachy comes off the disabled list. Medlen is the only member of the Braves rotation who has experience in the bullpen.
Many figured that the Braves would place Beachy in the rotation spot of Julio Teheran. That is far from certain with Teheran pitching better of late.
“I’ll let it be known that I don’t want to go down there (to the bullpen),” Medlen told the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “I don’t. At all. But it’s out of my hands. I mean, if it happens, obviously it happens. I’m a team player.”
Beachy has one more minor-league rehab start scheduled. He also has no relief experience.
Currently Medlen has a 2.87 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP. He is also on a pace to reach 200 innings up from the 151 1/3 innings he threw last season between Triple-A and Atlanta.
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Your browser does not support iframes.Braves pitcher Tim Hudson employed the use of an unusual object to keep his head dry on the mound during Tuesday night's game against the Padres.Seen here is the veteran right-hander picking up a rosin bag and using it to dry the sweat off of his freshly-shaved head. Well, that's a first.The trick may have done well to keep Hudson dry...
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Normally, rosin bags are used by baseball pitchers to keep their hands dry and prevent blisters from building up.
Last night during the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson found a new use for it by drying the sweat off of his bald head:
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