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Three Cuts: Justin Upton gives Braves wild win over Nationals

ATLANTA -- Oddities? Those were in surplus. There was the Nationals' Nate McLouth lining a single off second base umpire Angel Hernandez's ankle; the Braves' Dan Uggla being called for obstruction in colliding with Denard Span on his RBI single a batter later; Washington's Adam LaRoche -- who with 10 steals in 1,348 games isn't known for his speed -- trying to...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

You Mad, Bro? “EY Jr. Runs Wild In Atlanta”

From SB Nation’s “Talking Chop” Blog: “What in the actual **** was that Doumit?” “That’s what he calls playing catcher” “That may have been the worst throw I have ever seen.” “BJ to the Mets for Bobby Bonilla!” “The run by Eric Young, Jr shouldn’t count. Isn’t it an unspoken rule that is you break a pitcher for the year you get automatic outs for like...
Via The Daily Stache
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves SS Simmons held out with jammed right wrist

ATLANTA (AP) Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a jammed right wrist and has been replaced in the starting lineup by Ramiro Pena.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Bullpen, bench key elements to Braves' season

The bench is often out of sight and out of mind when discussing a team's offseason moves, but a smartly-constructed unit and a quality farm system can pay off over the course of a 162-game schedule. The Atlanta Braves found that out last season, when every position player not named Chris Johnson hit the disabled list at one point or another. Starters can struggle from time to...
Via Fox Sports South
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Burning Questions: Second Base

On the heels of a 96-win campaign and National League East title last season, there aren't a surplus of question marks surrounding the 2014 Atlanta Braves, a group that's loaded with bankable pitchers and hitters. There are, however, some areas to shore up at second base -- ranging from the incumbent starter's long-term viability ... to the developmental timelines of...
Via Fox Sports South
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Burning Questions: Second Base

On the heels of a 96-win campaign and National League East title last season, there aren't a surplus of question marks surrounding the 2014 Atlanta Braves, a group that's loaded with bankable pitchers and hitters. There are, however, some areas to shore up at second base -- ranging from the incumbent starter's long-term viability ... to the developmental timelines of...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Burning Questions: Second Base

On the heels of a 96-win campaign and National League East title last season, there aren't a surplus of question marks surrounding the 2014 Atlanta Braves, a group that's loaded with bankable pitchers and hitters. There are, however, some areas to shore up at second base -- ranging from the incumbent starter's long-term viability ... to the developmental timelines of...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Burning Questions: Second Base

On the heels of a 96-win campaign and National League East title last season, there aren't a surplus of question marks surrounding the 2014 Atlanta Braves, a group that's loaded with bankable pitchers and hitters. There are, however, some areas to shore up at second base -- ranging from the incumbent starter's long-term viability ... to the developmental timelines of...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Inboxes

Happy new year! I hope you all had wonderful holidays. I spent Christmas with my family and started a new job, so that's been fun. And I got a little behind on answering the questions that weren't asked to me, haha... Every time I read the Braves Inbox (used to be the "Mailbag"), I always answer the questions in my head before reading Bowman's replies. This...
Via Love My Bravos
January 04, 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...
Via Fox Sports South
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ex-Yankees 2013 Playoffs team

(If Texas squeaks in, add Lance Berkman to the mix.)  1b Jason Giambi, Cleveland2b  (nobody)ss Ramiro Pena, Atlanta3b  (nobody)c Russell Martin, Pittsburgh lf Jose Tabata, Pittsburgh cf Austin Jackson, Detroit rf Nick Swisher, Clevelanddh Freddie Guzman, Tampau-c Jose Molina, Tampap AJ Burnett, Pittsburgh p Bartolo Colon, Oaklandp Zach McAllister, Clevelandp Jeff Karstens, Pittsburghp...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves perservered, now are NL East champions

The Braves franchise played 1292 regular-season games between division titles and the team that finally ended the drought wasn’t favored to overtake Washington when this season began then absorbed repeated blows and season-ending surgeries along the way. All the better they say. The 2013 Braves are National League East champions after clinching the title when the Marlins beat...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Mark DeRosa Make a Return to the Atlanta Braves?

The inconvenience of injuries continues to march merrily on for the Atlanta Braves, having lost Ramiro Pena for the season now, and veteran utility player Reed Johnson going on the DL with left Achilles tendinitis. Atlanta is going to have to do some waiver-wire scrounging to help fill the gaps. Fortunately there is no shortage of quality veterans that may become available as teams begin to
Via Georgia Sports Craze
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves infielder Pena to miss rest of season

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says infielder Ramiro Pena has undergone season-ending surgery to repair a tear in the back of his right shoulder. Pena, a three-year veteran in his first season with Atlanta, will be out until the start of spring training next year. He had surgery Thursday. Pena played in 50 games this year and hit .278 with three homers and 12 RBIs in 97 at-bats...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves' Pena to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Ramiro Pena had established himself as a versatile chip in the Braves lineup, but now the roster has been dealt a blow with the veteran set to have season-ending shoulder surgery. Pena will have surgery Thursday on his right, non-throwing shoulder, to repair a torn labrum. The procedure will be performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida. Pena, who hit .233.266.288 with two home...
Via Fox Sports South
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Braves have been avoiding injuries moreso than most this season but now that has caught up with them Wednesday. Ramiro Pena, who has been on the DL since June 21 with a right shoulder impingement, will need season-ending surgery for a torn labrum according to AJC Braves beat writer David O'Brien. #Braves Pena to have season ending shoulder surgery Thursday — David O...
Via MLB Injury News
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ramiro Pena Will Have Season-Ending Surgery

The second opinion that Atlanta Braves utility infielder Ramiro Pena sought Wednesday, unfortunately said the same thing.   Pena has a torn labrum and will undergo season-ending surgery. The announcement was made after Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Royals in Kansas City. There has not been a timetable given as to when the surgery will take place and what facility or doctor will...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ramiro Pena’s Season May Be Over

Atlanta Braves utility infielder Ramiro Pena will be getting a second opinion on his sore right shoulder Wednesday.  It appears the first opinion wasn’t very encouraging. Pena went on the disabled list  on June 21 retroactive to June 17. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez speculated to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about whether the Braves might lose Pena for the season, “I don’t...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves' Ramiro Pena could require season-ending surgery

The Atlanta Braves recently placed infielder Ramiro Pena on the disabled list due to a sore shoulder. Now, Pena is slated to get a second opinion on his ailing shoulder, which could require season-ending surgery, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. At this point, the Braves haven't revealed the first opinion Pena received when he was examined on Friday. Bowman notes that...
Via MLB Injury News
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves place Ramiro Pena on DL with sore shoulder

The Atlanta Braves have placed infielder Ramiro Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The team has diagnosed Pena’s injury as a right shoulder strain, an ailment that has kept him from playing since Sunday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said the roster move was made – Pena to the DL, Paul Janish recalled from...
Via MLB Injury News
June 22, 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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Tireball.com
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves Batting Injury Bug

The Atlanta Braves have had a challenging home stand with Monday’s long rain delay and Tuesday’s grueling split doubleheader.  But the most difficult part of the home stand is dealing with the injuries. Dynamic rookie slugger Evan Gattis was placed on the 15-day disabled list after straining his right oblique in the seventh inning Monday night against the Mets and utility infielder...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves Blank Giants 3-0, Win Series

If you remember back to his last start, you will remember that Julio Teheran was not too impressive.  He did not continue that trend on Sunday night.  Teheran was sharp as he and 3 other Braves pitchers shut out the Giants, 3-0. The Braves got on the board early against the Giants.  Andrelton Simmons was on 2nd when a Freddie Freeman single allowed him to streak around 3rd base...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves 6, Nationals 3

Fredi Gonzalez doesn't want to discuss the NL East standings. In fact, one mention of the Braves' big lead in the division made Atlanta's manager groan and complain ''I don't even want to talk about that. It's June 2.'' Ramiro Pena and B.J. Upton hit home runs, Paul Maholm won his third straight decision and Atlanta beat the Washington Nationals...
Via AP on Fox
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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