Sun, 18 May 2014 23:49:12 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) threw batting practice Wednesday, May 14, and the session was cut short after he reported soreness in his left elbow. "It was just a little sore, so they shut him down and didn't continue," said manager Fredi Gonzalez. "They didn't seem concerned, they made it sound like it was part of the process – first time he's faced hitters and that kind of stuff."
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:09:33 -0800
The Atlanta Braves have extended the contracts of general manager Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez. Terms have not been disclosed.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:31:58 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jordan Walden's (groin) spot on the playoff roster is uncertain at this point because manager Fredi Gonzalez said Walden has not been right since returning from his groin injury. Walden has allowed five earned runs in 2 2/3 innings since he returned. He was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Thursday, Sept. 26, and could pitch an inning or two in an instructional league before the team decides on the roster.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 16:33:51 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jordan Walden (groin) was still sore when throwing a bullpen session Monday, Sept. 2, and could miss another week. "He threw a bullpen today, about five pitches, and it wasn't good," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "So we're still waiting. Hopefully he can bounce back in another week or so, five days. I'm not sure where we're at as far as (time)."
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:22:55 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (hand) left the team's game early Thursday, Aug. 29, after getting hit in the hand with a pitch, but X-rays on the hand were negative. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Upton likely will not play Friday, Aug. 30, but could be in the lineup Saturday, Aug. 31.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 18:02:05 -0700
Atlanta Braves C Gerald Laird, who was making a start to give C Brian McCann rest, was ejected in the third inning Friday, July 5, for arguing a called third strike. Manager Fredi Gonzalez also got the gate after going out to protect his player.
Sat, 11 May 2013 10:23:40 -0700
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was away from the team Friday, May 10, and will be away again Saturday, May 11, in order to attend his daughter's college graduation in Georgia. Bench coach Carlos Tosca is serving as the interim manager.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:40:43 -0800
The Atlanta Braves exercised manager Fredi Gonzalez's contract option for the 2014 season Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 10:05:33 -0700
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said all of the members of his coaching staff will be invited back for the 2013 season.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:57:56 -0700
Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann (knee) was held out with a sore right knee Thursday, Sept. 27. "He's just having a tough time moving around back there," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said.