Courier-Post "For the second straight game, the Phillies received a top-notch performance from their starting pitcher. This day, however, the Phillies did not let it go to waste. Ben Revere slapped a RBI single up the middle off Alex Wood — who had been fantastic up that point — in the eighth to plate..." April 17
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "While Ryan Howard breaking up Julio Teheran’s no-hit bid with a fifth-inning infield single was highly improbable, Evan Gattis hitting a home run at Citizens Bank Park was, at this point, entirely predictable. Gattis’ career-high four hits included his fifth homer in his past three games at..." April 17
CSN Philly "The second game of the Phillies' four-game series against the Braves has been postponed by rain. It began pouring in South Philadelphia around 10:30 a.m. and carried on throughout the afternoon. No makeup date has been announced yet, but the Phillies have already said the makeup game will not..." April 16
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Mike Minor allowed one hit in five scoreless innings for Class-A Rome in his third minor league rehab start Friday, and the left-hander is tentatively set to join the Braves starting rotation April 23 or April 25. Gavin Floyd also made his third minor league rehab start Friday, allowing two..." April 15
CBSSports.com "Last week, MLB legend Hank Aaron was honored in Atlanta on the 40th anniversary of his breaking of Babe Ruth's career home run record. Around the same time, he was interviewed by USA Today and made the following comment that spread like wildfire around the Internet: "We can talk about..." April 15
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After seeing the Braves repeatedly fail with runners in scoring position Monday night, Evan Gattis left nothing to chance in the late innings when he a pair of home runs that provided a two-run lead for Ervin Santana against the Phillies. Then Dan Uggla and Andrelton Simmons followed Gattis’..." April 15
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Officially, the Braves just finished what they started against the Nationals Sunday with a 10-2 win to complete a series sweep. Unofficially? They put the finishing touches on a demoralizing weekend for their NL East rival. While the Nationals spent three days making questionable decisions on..." April 14
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Whether the Braves score a bunch of runs early or scratch out a few runs late, and whether they limit the Nationals to one run or allow eight, here’s what most recent games between the two teams have in common: The Braves win. B.J. Upton homered in a four-run first inning and Alex Wood wiggled..." April 13
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Their offense has been the Braves’ primary weakness for the early part of the season, but it was shaky pitching and defense that threatened to do them in Friday night when they blew two leads against the Nationals. Fortunately for the Braves, Justin Upton’s bat has heated up quickly. Upton’s..." April 12
New York Post "If the Mets can get this kind of production from the top, they might not be destined for the bottom. Eric Young Jr. and Daniel Murphy were a lethal 1-2 combo at the top of the order Thursday night, reaching base seven times between them to inject life into a previously dormant Mets..." April 11
Andrelton Simmons has been scratched from tonight's lineup with a jammed right wrist and replaced by Ramiro Pena.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Ervin Santana may have missed pitching the Braves’ home-opener by one day, but as far as introductions go, Wednesday night’s was hard to beat. The former All-Star pitcher for the Angels who signed a one-year $14.1 million contract to rescue the Braves from a rash of elbow injuries pitched eight..." April 10
New York Post "Hank Aaron’s 715th-home-run anniversary celebration wouldn’t have been complete without a Babe Ruth appearance Tuesday night. Bartolo Colon, belly hanging over his belt, looked the part at least. The Mets received a jumbo performance from the veteran right-hander and ruined the Braves’ home..." April 09
#Braves pitching plans on 6-game homestand: Harang tonight, followed by Santana, Hale, Teheran on Fri, vs Nats), Wood, Harang.
CSN Washington "With the Nationals and Braves locked in a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the seventh on Sunday, Nats shortstop Ian Desmond walked to the plate looking to swing big on the first pitch. After allowing three straight hits to begin the game, Braves starter Alex Wood had settled in to dominate the Nationals..." April 07
#Braves made it official, Santana will start Wed. vs. Mets. On homestand it'll go Harang, Santana, Hale, Teheran, Wood, Harang.
Gearrin has a partial ligament tear in his right elbow. It looks like he'll need TJ surgery. But he wants to get one more opinion
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves would never say it publicly, and neither would the Nationals and Stephen Strasburg. But for now, the team from Georgia clearly has the upper hand on the team from the nation’s capital and particularly its marquee pitcher. The Braves beat the Nationals and Strasburg again Saturday,..." April 06
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After Evan Gattis homered in the top of the fifth inning, reminding a sellout crowd at Nationals Park of why he warranted a splendid nickname as a rookie, the home team had a would-be inside-the-park home run overturned by an umpires’ review in the bottom of the inning. And so, things were..." April 05
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "He’s 35 and working for his sixth different major league team in five years, but Aaron Harang hardly looked the part of journeyman Wednesday when he took a no-hitter to the seventh inning against the Brewers in his Braves debut. Chris Johnson’s two-out homer in the seventh inning was the first..." April 03
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Freddie Freeman unloaded some of his and the Braves’ pent-up frustrations against the Brewers with a pair of home runs Tuesday on a night when Alex Wood didn’t need much more support than that. After Jason Heyward’s two-run, two-out homer in the fifth inning that gave the Braves their first lead..." April 02
Covers.com "Baseball is here, firing the starting gun on what is a marathon for bettors that stretches the spring, summer and fall. The MLB season is filled with peaks and valleys, however, if those valleys come too soon into the schedule, you won’t even have a shot at hitting those peaks. Navigating the..." April 01
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When it came time to close the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-0 season-opening victory, manager Ron Roenicke had a surprise for the Atlanta Braves. As a matter of fact, it also surprised some of the Brewers. "I was (surprised)," said third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who drove in the only runs of the game..." April 01
#Braves OD lineup: Heyward 9 BUpton 8 Freeman 3 Johnson 5 JUpton 7 Uggla 4 Gattis 2 Simmons 6 Teheran 1
Fansided "With a shortage of pitchers, and seemingly more going down on a daily basis, the Atlanta Braves are of course anxious to get newly acquired starter Ervin Santana on the hill. But according to Braves GM Frank Wren, he won’t rush getting Santana in the mix. Santana, who the Braves picked up as a..." March 31
Hardball Talk "The Braves finally got a dose of favorable injury news on Saturday afternoon when left-handed starter Mike Minor made a one-plus inning appearance in the organization’s “Future Stars” game. Minor was expected to pitch longer, but his day was cut short by a 24-minute rain delay in the top of the..." March 30
Hardball Talk "The Braves have finalized their injury-depleted starting rotation and have named David Hale their fourth starter, Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. One through five, their rotation will be: Julio Teheran Ervin Santana Alex Wood David Hale Aaron..." March 30
CBSSports.com "If you see a Braves fan walking around in the next few days, give him or her a hug. Then again, if you see a Braves pitcher, get away as quickly as possible, lest you injury your ulnar-collateral ligament in your elbow -- because it seems to be contagious. The latest Braves pitching victim is..." March 29
Hardball Talk "Yesterday, when looking at reports of the changes to the Joint Drug Agreement, I said that the increased penalties and testing protocols didn’t seem draconian. The latest report on the changes could change my mind about that. Christine Brennan reports that the policy — not yet finalized – will..." March 29
Hardball Talk "Back in December the Executive Board of the Major League Baseball Player’s Association appointed Tony Clark as the head of the MLBPA. It was announced via press release today that the players have ”overwhelmingly confirmed” the appointment. This comes as no surprise, of course, even if it is now..." March 27
CBSSports.com "Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are working toward increasing penalties for players caught using performance-enhancing drugs while also decreasing penalties for players testing positive unintentionally, the Associated Press reports. The AP report notes that now a first..." March 26
Gearrin left today's game w/ a right elbow sprain. As you likely remember, that was the initial diagnosis for Medlen
Fredi is leaning toward batting B.J. second and Chris Johnson in the cleanup spot. Gattis would drop to sixth or seventh
Rotoworld "FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal was the first to report a deal would happen. It's a major league contract, as Harang will hold down a rotation spot for now until other Braves' pitchers get healthy, at which point he'll likely slide into a long relief role. The veteran right-hander held a 5.40 ERA, 1.35..." March 25
The #Braves have interest in Aaron Harang, who was released by the Indians today.
MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves announced today they have given righty Freddy Garcia his unconditional release. Earlier this month, Garcia told MLB.com's Mark Bowman he'd retire rather than return to Triple-A. Garcia pitched in five games this spring, allowing nine earned runs in 17 innings. Garcia, 37, posted a..." March 24
Fansided "The Atlanta Braves did what had been expected, and placed five pitchers on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. None of the names come as a surprise, but seeing the list all at once is a bit eye-opening. Starting pitchers Brandon Beachy and Kris Medlen, who are both undergoing their second..." March 23
#Braves reliever Walden hasn't pitched in a week because of a sore hamstring. Ran yesterday and will throw side session today.
CBSSports.com "The Braves officially named right-hander Julio Teheran their opening day starter on Saturday, according to MLB.com's Mark Bowman. He will be the team's fourth different opening day starter in the last four years, joining Tim Hudson (2013), Tommy Hanson (2012) and Derek Lowe (2011). Teheran, 23,..." March 22
#Braves Beachy will have Tommy John surgery Friday in LA (not Andrews)
Medlen will undergo Tommy John surgery tomorrow. Beachy will head to Los Angeles to be further evaluated
Freeman had left thumb contusion. We're about to speak with him
Fansided "It resonated like the sound of a no-doubter home run, but the leather of the ball did not hit the wood of the bat. In the bottom of the second inning of a Spring Training game between the Yankees and Braves, Julio Teheran tossed a 2-2 pitch to Pete O’Brien. O’Brien fouled it straight into home..." March 16
Fox Sports "As the Braves await word on whether Brandon Beachy will join Kris Medlen in requiring a second Tommy John surgery, the team is not considering adding another starting pitcher, general manager Frank Wren said. Wren, in a telephone interview Saturday morning, told Fox Sports that the signing of..." March 15
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Braves catcher Evan Gattis hadn’t caught consecutive games this spring until Thursday, and now we know why: He had knee surgery in October, and the team has been careful with his workload behind the plate. Gattis told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he had arthroscopic surgery to remove..." March 15
It sounds like Beachy might also have to undergo a second TJ surgery.
CBSSports.com "Although we are still awaiting official word of the final diagnosis, all signs point to Braves right-hander Kris Medlen undergoing his second career Tommy John surgery in the near future. He left Sunday's start holding his elbow and told reporters on Wednesday he is preparing to go under the..." March 13
ESPN.com "The Atlanta Braves and free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana have agreed to a one-year contract worth approximately $14 million, a source told ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas. The deal is pending a physical examination that will be conducted Wednesday at the Braves' spring training facility in Lake..." March 12
#Braves Medlen said he knows what's coming, nothing official yet but he has accepted that he's almost certainly going to need TJ surgery