Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis diagnosed with kidney stone

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, who has not played since September 7, was diagnosed with a kidney stone exacerbated by the strep throat he has been fighting, reports Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta has lost 5 of 6, pretty much dropping them out of contention for a Wild Card. Rookie Christian Bethancourt caught all those games, providing solid...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis still out Monday

As the Atlanta Braves season continues to spiral out of control, their slugging catcher Evan Gattis continues to be shelved with strep throat.  He is not in the lineup today and Kevin McAlpin is reporting that he is going again to doctors to see why he is still feeling symptoms.  Evan Gattis is seeing doctors once again to determine why his symptoms of strep throat continue to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis out for weekend

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis will not be available for the weekend series with the Texas Rangers, reports Christian Corona of MLB.com. Gattis is dealing with strep throat and has not played since Sunday. Atlanta lost 2-1 to the Rangers on Friday, putting them three games back in the race for an NL Wild Card with 15 games remaining. Christian Bethancourt is behind the plate...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis aiming to play Friday

The Atlanta Braves are expecting catcher Evan Gattis to return to the lineup on Friday, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com.#453758646 / gettyimages.comGattis has not played since Sunday as he attempts to recover from strep throat. He joined the team on Wednesday, but did not yet have the strength to appear in the series finale against the Washington Nationals. Once again, Gattis is...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Harang avoids sweep, Braves fight for postseason berth

In one of the most unusual seasons we have seen from the Braves in the last dozen years, the Braves continue to hang on to hopes of a postseason berth. At this writing, sitting 1 1/2 games out of the 2nd wild card slot. They are 8 games behind the rival Nats, a gap they did little to close in this week’s series against them. Despite one more series against the Nats this season...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis out with strep infection

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis will not be available for the series with the Washington Nationals that begins Monday night due to strep throat, reports David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Starting play on Monday, Atlanta is seven games behind the Nats in the NL East, but in a tie with the Milwaukee Brewers at ½ game behind the Pittsburgh Pirates for the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gattis homers for Braves in 10th for 4-3 win over Marlins

A 32-second review turned a triple into a game-winning homer for Evan Gattis in the 10th inning Saturday, as the Braves pulled out a 4-3 win that featured a couple of overturned calls that went to Atlanta in the last two innings. Gattis led off the 10th inning against Miami with a fly ball that caromed off the center-field wall at Marlins Park and rolled all the way back to the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Gattis' extra-inning bomb pushes Braves into Wild Card tie

The Atlanta Braves enjoyed a three-run third inning and coasted until the eighth inning on Friday against the Miami Marlins. The eighth inning, however, proved treacherous as back-to-back walks to start the inning led to a tie ballgame and extra innings. Evan Gattis provided heroics in the top of the 10th with a solo blast that proved to be the game winner. Craig Kimbrel shut the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves beat Marlins 4-3 in 10 innings

MIAMI (AP) Evan Gattis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. Gattis drove the first pitch from Bryan Morris (7-1) to the top of the wall in center. Gattis motored into third with a triple when the ball was originally ruled in play, but a replay review showed it hit the wall above a yellow line for...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Caray: Should Braves play Bethancourt and Gattis together?

FOXSportsSouth.com checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to discuss the latest surrounding the Braves. FOXSPORTSSOUTH.COM: Christian Bethancourt has rejoined the major league roster and is hitting well. With the injury to Justin Upton, and the need to have as many hot bats as possible in the lineup, could this mean we see Evan Gattis in left field to maximize offense at...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. It took a while to know if that would be good enough for a win. In the seventh, Evan Gattis finally came through. Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer off outfielder-turned-pitcher Jason Lane and that was all Santana and the Atlanta Braves needed, beating San Diego 2-0 on Monday for their third...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Gattis, Santana split hero duties in Braves' win

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 2-0 victory over the Padres on Monday -- a fast-paced game (2 hours, 33 minutes) of sparing action ... but enough drama to fulfill the sun-baked faithful at Turner Field: 1. Ervin Santana treated the fans (and desperate-for-a-story-angle media) to a little history on this day Of his 10 seasons in the majors (Angels...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Caray Joins Steve Levy With Bulging

((HT: SportsSouth/Blake Shoemaker's Vine))Awful Announcing gets the credit for this one...The Atlanta Braves Evan Gattis missed 17 games because of a problem with his back- something bulged...But Chip Caray, calling the game, presented it a little differently...That injury, and succeeding malaprop, always has us think of football((HT: ESPN))
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Caray reports that Evan Gattis missed 17 games because he had dicks in his back

Tony Dungy is not going to be happy. Due to bulging dicks in his back, Evan Gattis missed 17 games. Unacceptable. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Caray makes an unfortunate verbal slip-up

Although that headline could come from 2009, it appears thanks to something that happened in the booth Monday night. Evan Gattis returned to the Atlanta Braves’ lineup on Monday night after missing 17 games with a bulging disc in his back. Well, Chip Caray would have you believe differently. Bulging dick, bulging disc…what’s the difference? It’s not like this hasn’t happened...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chip Caray Falls Victim To The Bulging Dick

    Chip Caray is trying to tell his partner, Joe Simpson, that Evan Gattis missed 17 games with a bulging disk in…
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves part ways with Uggla, welcome back Gattis from DL

It was only a matter of time before the Atlanta Braves could no longer afford to play with a 24-man roster due to the abject failure of Dan Uggla. While Frank Wren had shopped Uggla to numerous teams in the month prior to the all-star break, no teams were willing to trade with the Braves for a second baseman who seems to have lost what once made him a formidable bat in the National...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis rehab result

The Atlanta Braves began the second half of the season with a 6-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. The win improved the Braves to 53-43, first in the National League East. The Braves pounded A.J. Burnett for six runs and 10 hits, in five innings. Ervin Santana pitched six innings to pick up his eighth win of the season. The Braves were again with catcher Evan Gattis...
Via MLB Injury News
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis will catch before finishing rehab

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, on the DL since June 29 with a bulging thoracic disc, went 0-4 as the designated hitter in his first rehab game at Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday night, reports Tanya Sichynsky of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Gattis will remain with Gwinnett for "a few more days" and plans to catch as part of his rehab. Prior to the injury, Gattis...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis will start rehab Thursday

The Atlanta Braves open the second half of the season on Friday against the Philadelphia Phillies in a first place tie with the Washington Nationals in the National League East. An offense which is 28th in the league in runs scored must pick up the pace for the Braves to keep up with the Nationals. One player which should provide a boost to the offense is catcher Evan Gattis, who...
Via MLB Injury News
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis to begin rehab assignment on Thursday

getty images Evan Gattis will begin his minor league rehab assignment on Thursday. The date for Gattis to start his rehab had been up in the air but now the catcher will report to Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday. He is expected to play a few games before being activated as soon as Monday. Gattis has been out of action with a bulging disc in his upper back since the end of June. Recently...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves need lefty help

Catcher Evan Gattis was expected to have a fourth consecutive workout day Sunday at Single-A Rome, where he’s been taking batting practice, running and throwing in preparation for a rehab assignment that could begin as soon as Tuesday after an off day in Rome’s schedule Monday. Gattis has been on the 15-day disabled list since June 28 recovering from a bulging disk in his upper...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves suspend Dan Uggla one game

The Atlanta Braves have suspended second baseman Dan Uggla for their final game before the All-Star break. The team announced the suspension on its Twitter feed. Braves have selected the contract of INF Phil Gosselin today, he will join the team in CHI. 2B Dan Uggla has received a one-game suspension. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 13, 2014 Manager Fredi Gonzalez was asked about...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis runs and throws with no problems

The Atlanta Braves lost the New York Mets on Wednesday by the score of 4-1. The loss dropped the Braves to 49-42, second in the National League East. The Braves continue to struggle at the plate and are 29th in the Major Leagues in scoring. A player who should provide some added power to the lineup is catcher Evan Gattis, who is making progress in rehab from a back injury.#451655046...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis not expected to return right after break

The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets on Tuesday by the score of 8-3. Julio Teheran got roughed up for five runs on 11 hits in 3 1/3 innings. The loss dropped the Braves to 49-41, in a first place tie with the Washington Nationals in the National League East. On the injury front, it appears catcher Evan Gattis will not be ready to return right after the All-Star break...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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