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MIKE MINOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chopcast: Braves address needs, Minor's struggles continue

During the All-Star break, we ran a 10-item breakdown of the Braves storylines to keep an eye on during the season's second half. Just one week removed from the Midsummer Classic and the franchise has been busy, already addressing many of its first-half issues. In a combination of roster moves, the Braves cleared Dan Uggla's name from the roster by granting him his unconditional...
Via Fox Sports South
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves rally, but fall to Marlins

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves fell behind by four runs early to the Miami Marlins. Good pitching, and a rally in the eighth inning made things interesting, but Atlanta did go down in the end, 6-5. Here are three things we learned from Tuesday's loss to Miami, the second consecutive defeat at the hands of the Marlins: 1. MIKE MINOR'S WOES CONTINUE IN A BIG, BIG WAY Entering...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor homers, snaps winless streak as Braves pound Cubs

With the wind blowing out Saturday at Wrigley Field, pitcher Mike Minor didn’t give up any home runs and hit one himself. It was a good day to be a Brave. Chris Johnson hit a pair of two-run homers in his first two at-bats, including one that drove in the first runs of a six-run fourth inning that sent the Braves to a 11-6 win against the Cubs. The Braves, who had one home run...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves belt three homers in Wrigley rout of Cubs

Here are three things we gleaned from the Braves' 11-6 win over the Cubs on Saturday -- a wind-aided victory that, at least early on, had the makings of the 1979 classic at Wrigley Field, when Chicago and Philadelphia combined for a staggering 45 runs and 50 hits. 1. The late, great Earl Weaver would have reveled in the Braves' homer-happy approach to victory How crazy was...
Via Fox Sports South
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Mike Minor is Sinking

Photo Credit: NJ Baseball Recently, I spoke about Yovani Gallardo’s success, including the development of his sinker that truly began in 2012. Now, it appears as if Mike Minor is pulling a Yovani Gallardo. Unfortunately for Minor, his 2014 season hasn’t gone as well. He has given his fantasy owners a bloated ERA (4.54) and a ratio killing WHIP (1.45). They are suffering in the...
Via The Fantasy Fix
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-10 MLB Buy Low & Sell High: Atlanta Mike Minor, Tigers Rick Porcello

Each and every week FFLockerRoom will be here to give you the players that are underachieving or getting unlucky and therefore are buy low candidates as well as those overachieving that you should market for trade! These players will have an impact on most 2014 Fantasy Baseball rosters and transactions can make or break your season. Utilizing this list along with the FFLockerRoom 2014...
Via FF Locker Room
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Mike Minor Stay in Minors?

Should Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor stay in the minors?  A friend of mine texted me yesterday and strongly suggested that David Hale should not be sent down to the minors or to the bullpen.  At first I thought he was crazy, but then I thought some more. Hale was outstanding yesterday, giving up only one run on two hits in eight strong innings against a very good Cincinnati...
Via Sports Blog Talk
April 27, 2014  |  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
April 15, 2014  |  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

Atlanta Braves’ glaring weakness

The Atlanta Braves have been cruising all season long. They have not taken their foot off the pedal, only to accelerate against their other National League East opponents. This club has a 14 game lead over the second place Washington Nationals and have the best record in baseball at 85-55. Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the...
Via isportsweb.com
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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