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.
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.' "