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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.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:46:57 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Michael Bourn (thumb) was out of the Braves' lineup with a jammed left thumb for the third straight game Wednesday, Sept. 26. The Braves had been hopeful Bourn would be able to return, but manager Fredi Gonzalez said the center fielder needed another day to heal.
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 00:04:31 -0700
Atlanta Braves 2B Dan Uggla, hitting only .208, has been benched by the Braves in a move manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged was "not easy." Uggla said Gonzalez told him of the change Sunday, Sept. 2. "He didn't really explain anything to me," Uggla said. "He just kind of said, 'We've got to make a change. I don't know how much playing time you're going to get the next 29 days.' "
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:34:44 -0700
Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (hand) will remain in Atlanta during the Braves 10-game trip to Washington, San Francisco and San Diego continuing to rehab his right hand. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he is progressing but still hasn't been cleared for baseball activities. Simmons is six weeks removed from breaking his fifth metacarpal in his right hand, but it's looking more like an eight-week recovery now and possible mid-September comeback.
Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:50:10 -0700
Atlanta Braves 3B Juan Francisco may see as many as 300 at-bats in the 2012 season, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. The Braves are being careful with 3B Chipper Jones (knee), who sat out two games this week. In those games Francisco was 4-for-10 with a homer and four RBIs.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 02:20:27 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Tim Hudson (back) made a third rehab start at Triple-A Gwinnett Wednesday, April 18, tossing five innings and allowing one unearned run on two hits with three walks and four strikeouts. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Hudson will throw closer to 100 pitches in a rehab start Tuesday, April 24, with the plan for him to be activated for a series against Pittsburgh later this month.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 02:18:44 -0700
Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones (knee) was given a day off Thursday, April 19. He's played in six of the Braves' 13 games after missing the first four recovering from left knee surgery, and dealt with swelling in the knee late last week. "If it acts up, we'll give him another day," manager Fredi Gonzalez said.