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KRIS MEDLEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves expected to bring back Kris Medlen, count on him for rotation

getty images The Atlanta Braves have decisions to make on arbitration-eligible pitchers Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy. While both men are recovering from their second Tommy John elbow surgery, each should return to the Braves in 2015. Dave O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that “Medlen’s recovery has gone smoothly so far” and that his return could “lessen...
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Atlanta Braves at the All-Star break

The Atlanta Braves finished the first half of their 2014 season on Sunday with a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs, giving the team a 52-43 record before the All-Star Game. The team’s record leaves them behind the Washington Nationals at the top of the NL East by .001 percentage point, which means that if the season ended today they would face off with the San Francisco Giants...
Via isportsweb.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves starters Medlen, Beachy plan to alter mechanics

Rome, Ga. -- In the 11 days since the dreaded surgery, Kris Medlen spent much of his time front of digital screens, arm secured by a sling or a brace. This is the research phase of his recovery. It's necessary, too: he doesn't believe he can go through this process a third time. From his perspective, this is his final chance. Braves starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy...
Via Fox Sports South
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy John #2 for Medlen

❤ Braves RHP Kris Medlen underwent "Tommy John" surgery yesterday to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) March 19, 2014 Medlen went 15-12 with a 3.11 ERA in 2013 and was 10-1 with a 1.57 ERA in 2012. He has a career record of 34-20 with a 2.95 ERA in 152 games — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) March 19, 2014 #Braves...
Via Love My Bravos
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Medlen preparing for second Tommy John surgery

All signs are pointing to Kris Medlen undergoing Tommy John surgery for the second time in five years. The Braves pitcher spoke to media Wednesday at the team's spring training facility, saying he is preparing himself to undergo the procedure. There has been nothing official at this point and Medlen is awaiting to see Dr. James Andrews in the coming days to get a second opinion...
Via Fox Sports South
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Medlen injures elbow ligament, will seek second opinion

The Atlanta Braves will remain in limbo when it comes to pitcher Kris Medlen's pitching arm. The 28-year-old starter injured his elbow ligament in his previous outing against the New York Mets, according to general manager Frank Wren, though the right-hander will need to undergo further tests and get a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, who completed Medlen's Tommy John...
Via Fox Sports South
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen gets head shaved for charity

Kris Medlen shaved his head today for charity. The Braves pitcher did the job for the ‘Medlen for Rally Foundation’ which goes to fight cancer. Here are some photos of the event reported by David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. #Braves Medlen about to get his head shaved for a good cause, to fight cancer pic.twitter.com/grfIdKPv5f — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves...
Via Tireball.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #149: Kris Medlen | SP | ATL

People who think Kris Medlen‘s 2013 season was a disappointment just don’t get it. Was he worse in 2013 than 2012? Yes. However, 2012 was based on a 12-start stretch that even baseball’s first $200 million pitcher would be jealous about. Last year was more indicative of what Medlen can bring to the table on a yearly basis. His repertoire consists of primarily a sinker and...
Via Baseball Professor
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves news: Tim Hudson heads back to the Bay

The Atlanta Braves lost their longest tenured starting pitcher to free agency on Monday, as injured ace Tim Hudson opted to leave Atlanta after spending the last nine seasons with the team and take a two-year, $23 million contract with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson, now thirty-eight years old, is no stranger to the Bay Area, spending his first six seasons with the Oakland Athletics...
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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