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Braves option Pastornicky, recall Gosselin

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 day ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves optioned second baseman Tyler Pastornicky to Gwinnett on Saturday and recalled fellow infielder Phil Gosselin from the Triple-A club.Pastornicky has batted .200 with one home run and a .321 on-base percentage in 28 games for the Braves this season. His 2013 season was cut short by surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament.Gosselin was...

Braves activate Gattis

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 6 days ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves activated catcher Evan Gattis off the 15-day disabled list Monday and sent catcher Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A Gwinnett.Gattis has been on the DL since July 1 with a bulging thoracic disk.Gattis, who was out of baseball before signing with Atlanta and appearing in 105 games as a rookie last season, is having a breakout year in 2014. He's...

Braves cut ties with Uggla

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dan Uggla's mostly disappointing tenure with the Atlanta Braves came to a close on Friday, with the team giving the former All-Star second baseman his unconditional release.The move comes less than a week after the Braves suspended the struggling veteran for their final game prior to the All-Star break last Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. According to the...

Braves suspend Uggla for Sunday's game

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Displaced Atlanta Braves starting second baseman Dan Uggla has been suspended by the team for Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs, the club has announced.The Braves have not publicly disclosed the reason for the move, though the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Uggla was believed to have shown up late to the ballpark at some point this weekend.Uggla...

Braves activate P Carpenter

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves reinstated reliever David Carpenter from the 15-day disabled list prior to Thursday's game against the New York Mets.Carpenter had been sidelined since June 15 due to a strained right biceps, but proved his health by tossing a pair of scoreless one-inning rehab appearances with Triple-A Gwinnett.The right-hander pitched in 34 games for the...

Braves' Gattis to land on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves will place catcher Evan Gattis on the 15-day disabled list after an MRI confirmed the slugger has a bulging thoracic disk.Gattis, 27, has missed the last four games with what was originally diagnosed as a right rhomboid spasm. He left last Friday's win over Philadelphia in the first inning with back discomfort."Initially, it just kind of hurt...

Floyd suffers fracture in elbow

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Gavin Floyd suffered a broken olecranon in his right elbow in Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals.After the first pitch of the seventh inning, which Washington's Jayson Werth drove foul, Floyd flexed his arm and then left the game, with Anthony Varvaro taking over on the hill.Atlanta announced after the game that x-...

Braves place Floyd on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves placed pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list Friday after he suffered a fractured elbow in Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals.After the first pitch of the seventh inning, which Washington's Jayson Werth fouled off, Floyd flexed his arm and then left the game.Atlanta announced after the game that X-rays revealed a...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Philadelphia

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Reid Brignac's two-run triple capped a five- run 13th inning and sent Philadelphia to a 6-1 victory over Atlanta in Monday's opener of a three-game series.David Hale (2-2) allowed Ben Revere a leadoff single and a steal of second, then Chase Utley was intentionally walked with one out ahead of Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman allowing a Ryan Howard grounder...

Braves place Carpenter on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have placed relief pitcher David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right biceps on Tuesday.Carpenter has appeared in 34 games this season, posting a 4-1 mark with a 4.23 ERA. The right-hander has struck out 35 in 27 2/3 innings.The Braves recalled right-hander Pedro Beato from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill the vacated roster...