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KRIS MEDLEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals Injury Update: New signing Kris Medlen not expected until second half

The Kansas City Royals head into this winter after a very successful 2014 season that left them just short of their first World Series championship since 1985.  In attempts to push them over the hump, the Royals have signed right-handed pitcher Kris Medlen, who is coming off Tommy John surgery. The benefits of the signing will not be immediate, though, as Medlen is not expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Medlen signs with the Royals

The Royals announced this afternoon that they’ve signed Kris Medlen to a two-year deal worth $8.5 million with a mutual third-year option for $10 million. That’s such a reasonable deal and Medlen is such a good bounce back candidate that I’m finding myself pretty disappointed that the Pirates were seemingly not interested in Medlen at all this winter. I’m sure it’s all...
Via WHYGAVS?
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Discussing Two-Year Deal with Medlen

According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com, 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...
Via Baseball Essential
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...
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 are both...
Via Fox Sports South
March 30, 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...
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 surgery...
Via Fox Sports South
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...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 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
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