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ERVIN SANTANA RUMORS

Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. It took a while to know if that would be good enough for a win. In the seventh, Evan Gattis finally came through. Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer off outfielder-turned-pitcher Jason Lane and that was all Santana and the Atlanta Braves needed, beating San Diego 2-0 on Monday for their third...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Gattis, Santana split hero duties in Braves' win

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 2-0 victory over the Padres on Monday -- a fast-paced game (2 hours, 33 minutes) of sparing action ... but enough drama to fulfill the sun-baked faithful at Turner Field: 1. Ervin Santana treated the fans (and desperate-for-a-story-angle media) to a little history on this day Of his 10 seasons in the majors (Angels...
Via Fox Sports South
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves take care of Marlins in 6-1 win

After two frustrating losses the Braves put together one of their more complete victories in a 6-1 win over the Marlins. Ervin Santana was on top of his game for Atlanta as he went 7 1/3 innings, allowing only one run and striking out ten Marlins. Freddie Freeman delivered the big blow with a three run homer that was the decisive moment in the Braves victory. The game started off...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Blue Jays running out of spending money? They won't say

The Blue Jays have been looking at big-time starting pitchers on the trade market and are now missing three key offensive pieces from their lineup, but rival GMS are saying that Toronto has been indicating it has little or no money to spend this deadline. If so, that may be preclude significant upgrades this month since the better players traded at this time almost invariably have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana silences D-backs bats

ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. The Braves (48-38) have won 10 of 11 to move 10 games over .500 for the first time since April 29. They lead the NL East by 1 games. Santana (7-5) gave up six...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves fall short, drop series in loss to Phillies

ATLANTA -- Ervin Santana still can't find his early-season magic and the Atlanta Braves' offense still has difficulty putting runs across the plate. Atlanta's 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night secured the three-game series loss and dropped them into second place in the National League East behind the Washington Nationals, a precarious and intriguing...
Via Fox Sports South
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braves ballboy sprints behind home plate during pitch

Your browser does not support iframes.An Atlanta Braves ballboy was caught sprinting behind backstop while pitcher Ervin Santana was delivering a pitch during the third inning of Saturday's game against Chicago.The Braves ballboy ran to grab a ball that was fouled off behind the plate on the 0-1 pitch to Cubs batter Jeff Samardzija. However, the ballboy was forced to make a...
Via Holdout Sports
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

How Ervin Santana made himself complete

As I write this, it’s still early in the 2014 regular season. But, as I write this, Ervin Santana has one of baseball’s better adjusted ERAs. He has a top-five adjusted FIP and a top-10 adjusted xFIP. He has a top-10 strikeout rate, an upper-level strikeout/walk ratio and a top-five contact rate allowed. He’s been absolutely […]
Via Fangraphs
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Atlanta Braves will make the playoffs

The Atlanta Braves started out this season with some early concerns from the bullpen.  However, a few recoveries and one newly added pitcher, Ervin Santana, are scheduled to put the Braves back into a normal rotation.  Even one of the most doubtful offensive players, B.J. Upton hasn’t completely disappointed like expected.  I feel like the […] The post How the Atlanta Braves...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves look poised to settle pitching concerns

The Atlanta Braves started off the 2014 season on the right note, taking two games out of three against the Milwaukee Brewers in a road series that started with several questions circling the 2013 NL East champs that were at least partially answered by the pair of wins against the Brew Crew. The Braves start the season right thanks to solid starting pitching (Photo by Mike McGinnis...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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