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Braves acquire Uribe from Dodgers

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves acquired infielder Juan Uribe as part of a six-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized on Wednesday. The Dodgers also sent pitcher Chris Withrow to Atlanta and received infielder Alberto Callaspo and pitchers Eric Stults, Ian Thomas and Juan Jaime from the Braves. The 36-year-old Uribe hit .260 with 28 homers and 155...

Recap: Los Angeles vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins all homered in the eighth inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves in the first of a three-game set on Monday. Adrian Gonzalez drove in his 999th career run on a groundout in the seventh, while Joc Pederson finished with three hits and a run scored for the Dodgers, who...

Braves scratch Wood, turn to Stults

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have scratched scheduled starter Alex Wood because of a stomach virus and will instead start Eric Stults on Friday night against the Brewers. Wood is 2-2 with a 3.83 earned run average in eight starts and was solid in Saturday's 5-3 win at Miami, tossing seven innings and allowing two runs, one of which was earned. Stults is just 1-4...

Braves sign RHP Masset

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with free agent right-handed pitcher Nick Masset on a major league contract Tuesday. Masset was designated for assignment by Miami over the weekend when starter Henderson Alvarez was activated off the 15-day disabled list. After he cleared waivers, he elected free agency rather than accept an assignment to Triple-A New...

Braves' Gosselin has fractured thumb, out 8 weeks

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves have placed infielder Phil Gosselin on the 15-day disabled list after he was diagnosed Monday with an avulsion fracture in his left thumb. Gosselin was injured during Sunday's 6-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. He will undergo surgery on the thumb Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined eight weeks. To take Gosselin's place on the...

Braves' Minor has surgery, out for year

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday that pitcher Mike Minor had shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the season. The procedure took place on Wednesday and no other details were released. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the procedure was exploratory after an MRI exam showed no structural damage. The report added that if any...

Recap: Cincinnati vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Aroldis Chapman's wild pitch in the ninth inning forced in the winning run as the Atlanta Braves picked up a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds in Monday's series opener. Chapman (1-2) took the mound in the ninth and quickly worked his way into a jam, serving up singles to pinch-hitter Phil Gosselin and Nick Markakis. Gosselin stole third during Andrelton...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Freddie Freeman continues to swing a hot bat as he drove in three more runs on Wednesday to help the Atlanta Braves to a 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the rubber match of their three- game series. Freeman entered Wednesday's game with six hits and four RBI over his last three. He added to that total with a 3-for-4 effort, while Andrelton Simmons...

Recap: Atlanta vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Harang made another strong start against his former team and the Phillies scored three runs in the first inning to beat the Braves. Harang went six innings and another old Brave, Jeff Francoeur, had his first four-hit game in almost three years as Philadelphia rolled to a 5-2 win over Atlanta in the opener of a three-game series Monday night. ...

Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games for PED use

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Atlanta Braves pitcher Andrew McKirahan was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Monday for violating the drug policy. McKirahan tested positive for Ipamorelin, a performance-enhancing substance. His suspension, without pay, begins immediately. "I am extremely sorry for letting down the Atlanta Braves organization, my coaches, teammates and...