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Farmers Only - Taylor Trammell hits grand slam, Andrew McKirahan returns

The Reds might get something out of the BP trade after all. Pensacola 3, Chattanooga 2 The Blue Wahoos trailed 2-0 entering the Bottom of the 6th, but proceeded to drop a 3 spot in that half inning and hold on for the win. Rookie Davis was on the mound in a rehab start for Pensacola, and he tossed 4 IP of 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K ball, throwing 71 pitches in the process. Nick “Shed...
Via Red Reporter
July 11, 2017

Braves LHP McKirahan (elbow) likely out for the year

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) The Atlanta Braves say left-handed reliever Andrew McKirahan is likely headed for his second major elbow surgery after going down in his first appearance of spring training. General manager John Coppolella announced before Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates that McKirahan is expected to miss the season after being diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral...
Via Associated Press
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Braves reinstate left-hander McKirahan from suspension

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have reinstated left-hander Andrew McKirahan from his 80-game suspension and optioned right-hander Ryan Kelly to Triple-A Gwinnett. McKirahan rejoins the Braves following a rehab assignment with Gwinnett. His suspension followed a positive test for the banned substance Ipamorelin, which releases growth hormone. He is active for Monday night's game...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test

NEW YORK (AP) Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program. McKirahan is the fifth big league pitcher in 25 days disciplined for using performance-enhancing drugs. He was cited for Ipamorelin, which releases growth hormone. ''I am extremely sorry for letting...
Via Associated Press
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for PED violation

Atlanta Braves lefthander Andrew McKirahan has been suspended 80 games for violating league's performance-enhancing drug policy, FOX Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal reported Monday. McKirahan, who had 4.15 ERA in three appearances for the Braves this season, becomes the third major leaguer this month to be suspended for PEDs. The other two were also pitchers in New York Mets closer...
Via FOX Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves claim lefty McKirahan off waivers from Marlins

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have claimed left-handed pitcher Andrew McKirahan off waivers from the Miami Marlins. The move comes after the Braves released veteran left-hander James Russell in a surprise move last week. The 25-year-old McKirahan was claimed by the Marlins as a Rule 5 pick from the Chicago Cubs in December. He must remain on the Braves' 25-man roster all season...
Via Associated Press
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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