Diamonds in the Rough 08.18.14

The Affiliates would go 3-2 today.HR CALL: Carlos Peguero (25), Paul Janish (2), Elier Hernandez (9), Chad Johnson (4),  Corey Toups (3) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Yunior Marte 5.0 IP  2 H  0 R  1 BB  4 K  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Carlos Peguero 1-3  2 R   HR  2 RBI  BB Omaha Storm Chasers 9                Las Vegas 51s   5 A wild wild game...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rough up Kluber, Indians in 16-4 win

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Jordan Pacheco hit a two-run homer and Paul Janish capped a five-run sixth inning with a two-run double, leading a Colorado Rockies' split-squad to a 16-4 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Pacheco hit his first home run with a man on in the fifth inning as Indians starter Corey Kluber gave up seven runs over his last two innings. Nolan Arenado...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Reds shortstop Paul Janish finds a new home with Rockies

#rockies sign paul janish, slick fielding shortstop, to minor-league deal with invite to big-league camp— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 27, 2014It's been stated multiple times this offseason by general manager Walt Jocketty that the club would like to add a veteran shortstop to provide some insurance for Zack Cozart. Some Reds fans immediately clamored for former Red...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies sign Paul Janish to minor league deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed infielder Paul Janish to a minor league contract. Janish, 31, will receive an invitation to spring training. Janish will be competing for a bench spot in Colorado. He will be doing it solely with his glove as he has done little with a bat in his career. #rockies sign paul janish, slick fielding shortstop, to minor-league deal with invite to big-league...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves sign Pena to one-year deal; non-tender 3 players

The Atlanta Braves' offseason pressed forward with the re-signing of infielder Ramiro Pena and the non-tender of three contributors to last season's National League East champions: Paul Janish, Elliot Johnson and Christhian Martinez. All three players are now unrestricted free agents. Pena played well after signing as a free agent last season before suffering a torn labrum...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves cut Johnson, Janish, Martinez

Second baseman Elliot Johnson, third baseman Paul Janish and right-hander Cristhian Martinez became free agents when the Atlanta Braves failed to offer 2014 contracts on Monday night. Johnson batted .261 with 10 RBIs in 92 at-bats this year, when he earned $520,500. Janish hit .171 with two RBIs in 41 at-bats and made $725,000. After pitching in relief on April 3 and 6, Martinez...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves reserve infielder Paul Janish Broke His Nose...When a 45 Lb. Plate Fell on his face

Atlanta Braves reserve infielder Paul Janish broke his nose when a 45 pound plate fell on his face. According to the AJC, the injury occurred when a 45-pound barbell popped off a squat rack while he was working out and hit him right between the eyes. Janish blamed the injury on himself not paying close enough attention to the way the barbell was incorrectly situated on the rack...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

For Janish, playoffs can't weight

Atlanta Braves reserve infielder Paul Janish has been nursing a broken nose since Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports . But it's not that Janish suffered the injury, but rather, how that's making news. That's because Janish did it when a 45-pound weight fell on his face. According to the AJC, the injury occurred when a 45-pound barbell popped off a squat...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves 3B Paul Janish broke his nose lifting weights

Atlanta Braves infielder Paul Janish recently lost a battle in the weight room. And not the type of battle where you try to bench press 350 and can only get 325 — the type of battle where a weight falls off the rack and drills you in the nose. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Janish […]
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves' Janish suffers broken nose in weight-lifting accident

Infielder Paul Janish suffered a broken nose in a weight-lifting accident on Friday but said it hasn’t prevented him from playing. Janish has yet to appear in the first four games of the Braves division series. He is the only backup infielder on the Braves playoff roster though Gerald Laird could play third base in a bind. Janish said he was lifting weights when a 45-pound barbell...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Braves player, batboy carry out prank with real bat

ATLANTA Braves infielder Paul Janish and the team batboy had a little fun at the expense of the Atlanta players on Wednesday, using the illusion of a live bat (the mammal, not the piece of wood) to spook teammates in the dugout. During the second inning of Braves-Phillies, with Brandon Beachy on the mound and two outs, play was temporarily halted, so officials could safely discard...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bat Boy Actually Deals With A Bat

((HT: And by that the HQ means the nocturnal thing that hangs upside down inside caves and things like that... Last night in OSG HQ over at Turner Field, Braves infielder Paul Janish scooped up the bat (the winged kind) in his glove and gave it to a Braves bat boy. Your browser does not support iframes. The HQ doesn't know whether or not to give Janish and...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Bat Boy Gives New Meaning To The Term “Bat Boy”

The Atlanta Braves bat boy gave new meaning to his job description when he as tasked with having to deal with an actual bat loose on the field. Paul Janish gets an assist for corralling the bat with his glove. The post Atlanta Braves Bat Boy Gives New Meaning To The Term “Bat Boy” appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Live Bat Lands on Turner Field Grass, Braves Batboy Gives New Meaning to Job (Video)

A batboy in baseball is very familiar when it comes to baseball bats. A large part of his job consists of picking up baseball bats, hence the name batboy. On Wednesday night in Atlanta, though, the Braves’ batboy was introduced to a new kind of bat. A flying bat — like the actual real-life animal — landed on the infield during the second inning of Atlanta’s game with the...
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves bat boy removes live bat from field

Your browser does not support iframes. An Atlanta Braves batboy was called on to remove a live bat from the field during the second inning of Wednesday night's game. The live bat made its way onto the field after the second out in the top of the second inning and wouldn't leave the playing surface, possibly due to an injury. Braves shortstop Paul Janish picked the bat...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves' 14-game win streak snapped

The Atlanta Braves' 14-winning streak ended Saturday night with a 1-0 loss to the last-place Miami Marlins, who scored the lone run on reliever Jordan Walden's wild pitch in the ninth inning. Miami stopped its own six-game skid. The Braves fell one victory shy of tying the 2000 team for the franchise's longest winning streak since the 1891 Boston Beaneaters won 18 straight...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves beat Phillies in 12 to extend streak to nine

The offense during the first eight games of their winning streak was fueled by timely hits and a lot of home runs but the Braves on Saturday manufactured their decisive run with walks a heady play and hustle. After three walks loaded the bases in the 12th inning a ground out by Dan Uggla drove in the last run for the Braves in a 5-4 win against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park...
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves put Pena on DL, recall Janish from Triple-A

The Atlanta Braves placed infielder Ramiro Pena on the 15-day disabled list due to a right shoulder strain. The Braves' primary backup infielder had been out since June 17 with soreness in the same shoulder he had surgery on seven years ago. Pena is batting .278 with three home runs and 12 RBI in 50 games this season. He was examined by team doctors Friday and will seek a second...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves recall Paul Janish from Triple-A Gwinnett

credit: getty images The Atlanta Braves place placed infielder Ramiro Pena on the disablied list with a right shoulder injury prompting the recalling of Paul Janish. Pena injured himself on June 9 but attempted to play though the pain. He has not played in a game since June 16. Janish was batting just 207/.285/.244 this year with Triple-A Gwinnett but the Braves value his glove as...
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Activate Paul Janish, Lose Three Others

The Atlanta Braves have activated infielder Paul Janish from the 15-day disabled list and have decided to option him to their Triple-A Gwinnett minor league affiliate. In other moves the Braves have released outfielder Jordan Parraz and pitcher Dusty Hughes while pitcher Kameron Loe has elected for free agency after clearing waivers, having been designated for assignment a few days...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

******* Caravan, January 22, 2013

First stop of the Braves Caravan might be the only stop I get to go to this year. It's totally normal to ask for a half-day so you can go see your favorite Brave, right? (Luckily I have the best job ever and the #2 boss just laughed and said it wasn't a problem.) (They all know about the blog too - hi guys.) Weeks ago, I had about six friends lined up to go to this caravan...
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January 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Braves' winter caravan schedule set

The Atlanta Braves Country Caravan will roll through the southeast from Jan. 22-Feb. 2. For two weeks, Braves players, coaches, broadcasters and front office staff will hit the road, traveling nearly 3,000 miles of Braves territory to meet and greet fans prior to taking off for spring training. The Braves Country Caravan provides the opportunity to engage fans with players, coaches...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

More Braves Caravan Information Announced

The Atlanta Braves country caravan will be starting on January 22 and go through February 2.  During this two week period, Braves players, broadcasters, coaches and staff personnel will travel nearly 3,000 miles throughout the southeast meeting and greeting fans. Fans will have the opportunity to take pictures and get autographs signed while the Braves make various community appearances...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Janish and Pastornicky – What is the Future?

The Braves signed shortstop Ramiro Pena on Thursday to help back up Andrelton Simmons. Last season Simmons suffered a broken finger that kept him out a couple of months, then a sprained ankle in September.   Until he proves his durability, it is important to have a plan B. Pena is a good field, light-hitter, who has spent four seasons with the Yankees.  He has appeared in 180 games...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves' Janish leaves game with shoulder injury

Atlanta Braves shortstop Paul Janish dislocated his left shoulder Tuesday night diving for an infield hit in the ninth inning of their 4-3, 10-inning loss at Miami. X-rays revealed no structural damage, but Janish said he doesn't expect to sidelined for long. ''I've probably done it eight or nine times before,'' he said. ''Usually it just slides...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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