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Atlanta Braves minor league recap: Kris Medlen shows promise

It was a short night on Monday with just two games in the system, but Kris Medlen looked great until running out of gas. Monday was a short day on the farm with just two games in the system thanks to a pair of All Star breaks in Mississippi and Rome, and the two games were both of the forgettable variety. That's because the starting pitching in both outings ended up being hit pretty...
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6 days ago

Atlanta Braves: Kris Medlen to make Tommy Hanson proud again

Yesterday, the Atlanta Braves announced former fan favorite, Kris Medlen, will be promoted to Double-A Mississippi. The comeback kid returns. The 5’10” 190lb right-hander spent the 2006-2014 seasons with the Braves, three of those seasons being plagued by Tommy John recovery. Medlen was traded to the Royals where they went on become World Series Champions in 2015. The championship...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Discussing Two-Year Deal with Medlen

According to Mark Bowman of, the Atlanta Braves are considering a two-year contract with Kris Medlen. Medlen missed all of 2014 due to his second Tommy John surgery in March, but expects to return at some point in 2015. Because of the uncertainty surrounding his 2015 season, the #Braves have discussed a two-year deal with Kris Medlen. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) December...
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December 02, 2014  |  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...
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 are both...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Medlen undergoes Tommy John surgery

Kris Medlen underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday, the Braves announced in a release. The procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews, who also conducted the same surgery on Medlen in Aug. 2010. Tommy John surgery typically comes with a 12-month recovery, meaning Atlanta could expect Medlen back before the start of the 2015 season. Medlen will now miss a season in which he was expected...
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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 on...
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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 surgery...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Pitcher Kris Medlen Strains Forearm In Loss To Mets (GIF)

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen exited Sunday’s game against the New York Mets when he strained his right forearm in the fourth inning. Medlen’s injury occurred when he threw his second pitch of the day. He immediately skipped off of the mound to shake out his arm and appeared to be in severe pain. The 28-year-old’s injury comes shortly after Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez...
March 10, 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...
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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