Will Braves Win NL East?

Before the injuries to Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, I thought the Braves had a good chance to repeat as National League Eastern division champions.  With those injuries, my win projection on the Braves has changed. The Braves won 96 games last season and looking at the roster and the competitive level in the National […]

Teheran Unquestioned Most Important Braves Player

Last week I wrote an article about who will be the most important Braves player in 2014.  Julio Teheran was my choice due to the Braves needing a true number one starter with big-time stuff and Teheran having that type ability. There were other Braves players I considered as MIP, but Teheran seemed like the […]

Medlen Injury News Like Death Watch

Awaiting the news on Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen‘s arm health feels like we’re waiting around on a death watch.  That sounds overly dramatic, but if Medlen is out for the season, it will be a huge blow to the Braves’ chances in 2014. Medlen was a rock in the Braves rotation last season and […]

Beachy Still Question Mark?

Brandon Beachy is being counted on heavily by the Braves this season to start and win games.  You read articles in the media about what Beachy will do in 2014 and it is  like a given he will have a very successful season. Until Beachy is able to throw free and easy, I am concerned […]

Has Wood Made Beachy’s 2013 Return Irrelevant?

The Atlanta Braves hoped that Brandon Beachy could recover from his Tommy John surgery and regain his old form the last couple months of the regular season, and especially the playoffs.  Beachy was the Braves best starter last season, and it was hoped that he could be a top of the rotation pitcher again by […]

Medlen Pitches and Johnson Homers Braves Past Phillies

The Atlanta Braves evened up the series with the Philadelphia Phillies with a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night.  The Braves rode the backs of Kris Medlen and Chris Johnson to get the win against the Phillies. Kris Medlen was great on the mound, as he recorded his 4th straight start with a win.  The win […]

Beachy Pitches Braves to 14th Straight Win

The Atlanta Braves put together a big first inning as they blanked the Miami Marlins for their 14th straight win.  A stellar start from Brandon Beachy, combined with good hitting, was a recipe for success for the Braves on Friday night. Enough cannot be said about Brandon Beachy’s start on Friday night.  Especially since it […]

Does Hudson Injury Change Braves World Series Chances?

On Wednesday night, every Atlanta Braves fan had their heart drop all the way into their stomach. Seeing Tim Hudson in so much pain is a memory that Atlanta fans wish they could get rid of. Hudson is the veteran, and the rock that was supposed to lead this Braves team to the World Series. […]

Brandon Beachy MLB Ready After Wednesday Rehab Start

Atlanta Braves starter Brandon Beachy pitched six strong innings for the Gwinnett Braves against the Durham Bulls Wednesday night. With Braves stalwart Tim Hudson breaking his ankle Wednesday night against the Mets and Paul Maholm a few days into a 15-day stint on the disabled list, the Braves needed some good news.  Beachy offered that […]

Medlen Struggles Again as Mets Down Braves

Once again, the Atlanta Braves struggled to score runs against the New York Mets on Tuesday night, as the Mets were able to score 3 runs late to defeat the Braves, 4-1. The Braves were 1-8 with RISP during Tuesday’s game.  That does not bode well for getting runs or a win in any game. […]

Is Braves Kris Medlen Bullpen Bound?

Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen has struggled lately and he’ll have to turn it around if he wants to stay in the Braves’ starting rotation.  Medlen starts Tuesday night against the New York Mets and he needs to make it a good one. Medlen has a 1-2 record in July, with a 7.63 ERA.  He’s […]

Braves Place Maholm on Disabled List

The Atlanta Braves have placed starter Paul Maholm on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 21 due to a left wrist contusion. Maholm left Saturday’s game against the White Sox in the fourth inning. Rookie Alex Wood will start Thursday’s game against the Mets in Maholm’s place. Wood pitched five effective innings last Thursday […]