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A.J. Pierzynski spikes throw to second base (Video)

Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski suffered an embarrassing failure when he spiked a throw to second base as he slipped and fell during the second inning of Thursday night's game in Boston.With one out and a Red Sox runner at first base, Pierzynski had trouble handling a pitch from pitcher Jhoulys Chacin. As Pierzynski chased it down, the Red Sox runner headed for second base...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young In Red Sox’s Lineup Vs. Braves Right-Hander Jhoulys Chacin

Chris Young will start Thursday night for the Boston Red Sox even with right-hander Jhoulys Chacin on the mound for the Atlanta Braves. Young, who was signed over the offseason largely because of his offensive prowess versus left-handed pitching, is penciled into the No. 7 spot in Boston’s order. He’ll play left field as the Red Sox host the Braves at Fenway Park in the final...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chacin, Braves look to avoid second 9-game skid

I don't know if a team has ever had two nine-game losing streaks in the same month, but I'd also rather not find out. Another day, another try for win number five on the season. The Braves have been clobbered by the Red Sox so far, being outscored 21-8 in their last three games, but anything can happen, including the Braves notching their second nine-game losing streak of April....
Via Talking Chop
2 days ago

Braves/Mets Game Preview: Chacin tries to shut down Mets power surge

Jhoulys Chacin has looked impressive in his first two starts with the Braves, and looks for his first win against a surging Mets offense. Never before in Mets history has a team hit so many home runs in such a short time frame. Curtis Granderson's two homers in the series opener has given the Mets 21 in their last seven games; they're slugging a healthy .613 as a team in that stretch...
Via Talking Chop
7 days ago

Braves bring up RHP Jhoulys Chacin to start at Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) The Atlanta Braves have selected the contract of right-hander Jhoulys Chacin from Triple-A Gwinnett so he could start against the Washington Nationals. To make roster room for Chacin before Tuesday night's game, the Braves optioned righty Joel De La Cruz back to Gwinnett a day after he was called up. Chacin joined the Braves' organization as a minor league free...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Passion comes out as Colorado Rockies blow out Braves behind another good outing from Jhoulys Chacin

Walt Weiss showed emotion on Thursday.Thank you, Walt.During his first full season, one of the criticisms of Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss was that he never got tossed from a game. In fact, in situations where he needed to show some emotion and kick some dirt, or even get in front of a star player, Weiss was nowhere to be found.On Thursday afternoon, with the Rockies finally...
Via Rockies Review
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The wheels are starting to come off for the Colorado Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin looks like he loses his focus on the mound.Who were we trying to fool? Ourselves? Fair warning, if you want something positive about the Colorado Rockies, you should find something else.It has become an annual tradition in April and May for fans of the Colorado Rockies to humbly crawl back on the bandwagon. Hesitantly believing that maybe this is the year. Maybe the...
Via Rockies Review
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

No excuses for the Colorado Rockies with Jhoulys Chacin injury

Don't be surprised if Jhoulys Chacin is out for a long time.Jhoulys Chacin was shut down by the Colorado Rockies for at least a week after feeling shoulder pain in his initial bullpen sessions.Don't be surprised when that week turns into a month, and don't be surprised if that month turns into longer than that. Shoulder injuries, especially this early in spring training, are never...
Via Rockies Review
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies P Chacin shut down with sore shoulder

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is being shut down in spring training due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder. Chacin will undergo an MRI on Monday. He's been limited in his throwing so far in camp. Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Chacin has had similar pain in the past and has tried to pitch through it. Weiss added he's ''not overly concerned'' with the injury...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin shut down, will get MRI on shoulder Monday

The Colorado Rockies have shut down starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin due to inflammation in his right shoulder.'s Paul Casella reports that the Rockies will send Chacin for an MRI on Monday. The Rockies made the announcement via Twitter Sunday afternoon.RHP Jhoulys Chacin will undergo a MRI tomorrow because of right shoulder inflammation. He will be shut down until further...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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