Braves Injury Updates: Andrelton Simmons, Gavin Floyd, Mike Minor

Atlanta has had their fair share of injuries this season with three pitchers already lost for the season with Tommy John surgery.  But the news has started getting better as their shortstop returned last night & two key starting pitchers are inching closer to a return.  Let's go over all the Atlanta Braves news.Andrelton SimmonsSimmons has been dealing with a an injured...
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Gavin Floyd struggles in first rehab start

The Atlanta Braves had hoped that Gavin Floyd would make it though three innings in his first rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett. Instead he lasted just 1 1/3 innings allowing two runs on two hits and a walk. Floyd is working at Triple-A as he regains arm strength from Tommy John surgery last season. Signed to a one-year deal worth $4 million the Braves are hopeful that the 31-year...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Mike Minor and Gavin Floyd will pitch Minor League games Thursday

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday by the score of 5-2. The win evened the Braves' record at 1-1. Alex Wood gave up only a run on three hits in seven innings for the win. The Braves got two home runs from Freddie Freeman and one from Jason Heyward. Aaron Harang will pitch today for the Braves in the final game of the series. During the off day...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor, Gavin Floyd to make minor league starts

The Atlanta Braves will have starting pitchers Mike Minor and Gavin Floyd make re-hab starts on Thursday. A season after becoming a force in the Braves rotation, Minor dealt with shoulder soreness this spring. He threw 1 1/3 innings this weekend against a minor league squad and will make a start for Double-A Mississippi this week. The Braves are hopeful to have Minor return to their...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves place five pitchers on DL; Gavin Floyd, Mike Minor to pitch soon

The Atlanta Braves' pitching staff has already had more than its share of devastating injuries even before the season begins. On Sunday, the Braves placed five pitchers on the disabled list, and two of those pitchers, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, are out for the season recovering from Tommy John surgery.'s Mark Bowman made the announcement Sunday afternoon.Floyd...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Gavin Floyd getting healthier

The Atlanta Braves could use some good news on the pitching front.  After losing Kris Medlen to Tommy John & possible Brandon Beachy as well, their rotation could use some healthy bodies.  Gavin Floyd is recovering from the Tommy John he received in May of 2013 & is starting to make his ways back to being ready.  Mark Bowman of tweets: Gavin Floyd will throw...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Gavin Floyd progresses with 40-pitch batting practice session.

The Atlanta Braves lost pitcher Tim Hudson to the San Francisco Giants this off season. Filling the spot of the veteran pitcher was a priority.  The Braves took a gamble by signing Gavin Floyd to a contract guaranteed for $4 million with incentives.  But after undergoing surgery last May to repair tears to his ulnar collateral ligament and flexor tendon, his recovery time...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Maximizing the Braves' No. 5 starter options for 2014

With free-agent signee Gavin Floyd (elbow) not expected to join the Braves until mid-to-late May, rookie David Hale and second-year pitcher have viable opportunities to claim the No. 5 starter's job for two months -- if not longer. But are things that simple for a club that sustained a high number of injuries last season? Given Floyd's injury rehab, Wood's potential innings...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles offered Gavin Floyd lucrative two-year deal, but were turned down

The Orioles made a significant attempt to bring Gavin Floyd home to Baltimore, according to an industry source, but the free-agent right-hander decided on a lesser, shorter deal with the Atlanta Braves in order to re-enter the open market again next winter. The 30-year-old Floyd, who grew up in Severna Park and played high school baseball at Mount St. Joseph, signed a one-year,...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumor: Gavin Floyd is close to a deal with Braves

getty images The Atlanta Braves are close to signing free agent right hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year contract. Floyd appeared in just five games last season before undergoing Tommy John surgery. #Braves are the "mystery team" that's been talking with Gavin Floyd. Believed to be close to a deal, but not finalized yet. — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) December 14...
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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