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...
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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...
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March 19, 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

Kris Medlen set to undergo Tommy John surgery a second time

The Atlanta Braves were dealt a massive blow to their starting rotation on Sunday as ace Kris Medlen yelled and screamed in pain after throwing a pitch against the New York Mets in spring training. Although it is not 100% confirmed, it is extremely likely that Medlen will be undergoing a second Tommy John surgery. Medlen had Tommy John surgery for the first time in 2010 and he...
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March 12, 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...
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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...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves anxiously await news on Medlen injury

Awaiting the news on Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen‘s arm health feels like we’re waiting around on a death watch.  That sounds overly dramatic, but if Medlen is out for the season, it will be a huge blow to the Braves’ chances in 2014. Medlen was a rock in the Braves rotation last season and was probably going to be the Opening Day starter.  He was the Game One starter...
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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 — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves...
February 19, 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

Braves pitcher Kris Medlen gets first career stolen base (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen got his first career stolen base during Wednesday night's game at Turner Field against the New York Mets. It came with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning as Mets relief pitcher Carlos Torres clearly wasn't paying attention to him. Medlen got a jump of at least three steps before Torres...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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