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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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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...
Via Fox Sports South
7 hours ago  |  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))
Via Online Sports Guys
6 days ago  |  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
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  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...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  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…
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  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...
Via BravesWire
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: La Stella's bases loaded magic helps Braves rout Phillies

ATLANTA -- A one-hour, 39-minute rain delay cut short arguably Alex Wood's most dominant outing since returning to the starting rotation, but it didn't damper a Braves offense that feasted on shaky Phillies pitching. Atlanta scored two runs after the break , aided by four straight walks issued by Philadelphia. That added to a day that included more bases-loaded magic from...
Via Fox Sports South
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Braves release Dan Uggla

Dan Uggla’s time with the Atlanta Braves has reportedly come to an end. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Braves are “cutting ties” with the 34-year old second baseman. Sources: #Braves cutting ties with Uggla. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 18, 2014 MLB.com’s Mark Bowman echoed that statement, and noted Uggla is expected to clear waivers. At that point, he’ll...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis not ready to return, Edwin Encarnacion placed on DL

getty images Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not ready to return to the lineup as he deals with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. Gattis has been out of the lineup since the end of last monthand it appears he will need additional time away once his 15-day stay on the disabled list is over. In 63 games before going on the DL Gattis compiled a .290/.342/.558 line with 16 home...
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

5 MLB All-Star Game Snubs

The 2014 MLB All-Star rosters were released on Sunday and it appears that there wasn’t a whole lot of controversy surrounding who was selected. There was some confusion over Jeff Samardzija and what would happen with him, but that’s about it.  Like every All-Star Game selection process, there were a few players left off the teams that resulted in plenty of head shaking. Let’s...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Evan Gattis has no timetable for return

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis underwent an epidural to treat the bulging disc in his thoracic spine as expected, but David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that there is no current timetable for his return. Manager Fredi Gonzalez told O'Brien that they would need to wait 3-5 days for the epidural to take effect before they can put a timetable in place...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Gyrating Marlins Kid is Now Dancing with an Old Man

So this is what it’s come to, eh, Marlins? - – - – - Also see …  Marlins merchandise really piling up as they continue to wait for the first 15,000 fans VIDEO: Marlins fan takes an Evan Gattis home run to the junk SP’s MLB page The post VIDEO: Gyrating Marlins Kid is Now Dancing with an Old Man appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Replacing Gattis and Martinez

In Episode 88, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Review the show on iTunes and enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to StubHub! Click here for details. Today’s topics include: What has changed for Jake Arrieta Replacement...
Via Baseball Professor
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Despite hot streak, questions facing Braves offense remain

The extent of Braves catcher Evan Gattis' recent injury, and the amount of time he could miss because of it, is still unclear. On Monday night, following the team's 5-3 win against the New York Mets, Gattis said that he does not expect to miss much time with the bulging thoracic disc. However, there is no timetable. Whether Gattis misses the required two weeks after being...
Via Fox Sports South
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis to DL with bulging thoracic disk.

An MRI was performed Monday shows Evan Gattis has a bulging thoracic disk which means, he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list. The Braves have not yet announced a corresponding move. Gattis had hoped that when he received an epidural shot, a DL stint would not be needed. He has missed the past four games with back discomfort, which was diagnosed as a right rhomboid spasm....
Via Reading Between The Seams
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis headed to DL with bulging disc in back

getty images The Atlanta Braves will be without Evan Gattis for some time as he heads to the disabled list due to a bulging thoracic disc in his back. Gattis will be given an epidural on Tuesday to hopefully speed up the healing process. The Braves are unsure how long the 27-year-old will be out of the lineup but given that he had 16 home runs with a .290/.342/.558 line though 63...
Via Tireball.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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