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Atlanta rebound from Dodgers’ visit, sweep A’s

With a 6-run first inning in Pittsburgh tonight, it’s a good time to look back at the last two series and how the Braves fared against two visiting California clubs. As the end of the season inches closer and closer, the Braves continue to be one of the most frustrating and inconsistent clubs in the National League. Managing to win just one against the first place club in the NL...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Minor strong in return, but Braves fall to Dodgers

ATLANTA -- The last time the Braves lost five straight in a single season against the Dodgers, All-Stars Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel and Julio Teheran weren't even born yet. Atlanta reached that dubious number Tuesday as the bats couldn't provide enough offense to support a strong return to the rotation from Mike Minor in a 4-2 loss. It was Los Angeles' first five...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves are wearing down on west coast trip

The Atlanta Braves are struggling through a handful of games on the West Coast, losing seven straight in a stretch of games that has dropped Atlanta to three games behind the Washington Nationals and has left fans and analysts alike wondering if this team plans to bounce back any time soon. Atlanta’s struggles through the past seven games boils down to poor pitching combined with...
13 days 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
28 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
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Minor Will Make 2014 Season Debut

Mike Minor will make his Atlanta Braves 2014 debut against the San Francisco Giants at Turner Field on Friday night, May 2.  Minor has been in the minors rehabbing a bum shoulder. The Braves starting rotation has been the best in baseball without Minor.  How is that for pressure?  If Minor doesn’t pitch great like the guy who he replaces in the rotation, he and the Braves will...
Via Sports Blog Talk
April 29, 2014  |  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...
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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