MIKE MINOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves planning to start Mike Minor next Saturday

Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor has spent the entirety of the 2014 season on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, but that will likely change within a week. The Braves are tenatively planning on having Minor take the mound next Saturday, per David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Minor, 26, was 13-9 with a 3.37 ERA (123 ERA-plus), 1.09 WHIP and 181 strikeouts...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Mike Minor will return April 26

When the Atlanta Braves lost both Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy for the season because of Tommy John surgery, things looked grim for the starting rotation. Then, when Mike Minor went down with shoulder problems, things started to look hopeless. All is well and more, though, with the Braves leading the Major Leagues in ERA at 2.44 and holding a 2.5-game lead in the division on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor expected to rejoin Braves on Saturday, Alex Cobb sets return date

The Atlanta Braves believe that pitcher Mike Minor will be able to rejoin the rotation for Saturday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. Minor would be making his first start of the season. In his last rehab outing he allowed three runs – two earned – on four hits and no walks while striking out four on Saturday at Triple-A Gwinnett. #Braves tentatively plan to start Minor on...
Via Tireball.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor Return Creates Problem

Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves starter, could be making his first 2014 start for the Braves next week.  Minor was sharp in his rehab start at the Braves Single-A Rome affiliate last Friday, giving up only one hit in five innings. The Braves have Minor scheduled to start this Friday for their AA Mississippi affiliate in his final tune-up before rejoining the big club.  If all goes well...
Via Sports Blog Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor tentatively set to join rotation next week

Mike Minor allowed one hit in five scoreless innings for Class-A Rome in his third minor league rehab start Friday, and the left-hander is tentatively set to join the Braves starting rotation April 23 or April 25. Gavin Floyd also made his third minor league rehab start Friday, allowing two runs (one earned) and three hits in 3-2/3 innings for Triple-A Gwinnett, and throwing 73...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor made his first spring appearance Saturday

The Braves finally got a dose of favorable injury news on Saturday afternoon when left-handed starter Mike Minor made a one-plus inning appearance in the organization’s “Future Stars” game. Minor was expected to pitch longer, but his day was cut short by a 24-minute rain delay in the top of the second. It was his first time throwing in a live game since the end of 2013. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Braves' Mike Minor (shoulder) encouraged with his start today

One of the Atlanta Braves' pitchers is on the mend. Mike Minor (LHP) will make his first start of the spring in an exhibition game against the Cubs at Chase field today, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Minor is one of four injured Braves pitchers expected to return to action soon—the others are Gavin Floyd, Jonny Venters, and Luis...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves pitcher had procedure in extremely painful area

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor apparently will have his spring training debut delayed by a week or two at least due to a urinary tract procedure he underwent in late December that led to shoulder soreness after the surgery prevented him from working out in in January. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the cringe-inducing inside scoop […]The post Braves pitcher Mike Minor...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor recovering from urethra surgery

Mike Minor was one of the few young Atlanta players that didn't get a contract extension this winter. While a deal still may get done this spring, Minor may not be too active during Spring Training, because this winter, he underwent...urethra surgery. Oh. Mike Minor is a few weeks behind because he had to rest for a month after undergoing a 12/31 procedure to repair scarring...
Via The Outside Corner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Minor behind in Braves camp after offseason procedure

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor is hoping to build on a strong 2013 season but currently the left hander is a little behind in camp. Minor had a procedure done on his urethra- and we will leave it at that. David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution has more details…. #Braves Minor had procedure known as cystoscopy, to enlarge urinary tract impeded by scar tissue, the...
Via Tireball.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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