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Braves | Alex Wood proving his worth

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:49:00 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood has a 1.89 ERA and .200 opponents' batting average in his last five starts. He has only two wins, despite pitching at least six innings and allowing two earned runs or fewer in each start over the span.

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Braves | Not in on Rusney Castillo bidding

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:15:40 -0700

The Atlanta Braves are "not in the bidding right now" for Cuban OF Rusney Castillo, according to general manager Frank Wren.

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Braves | Andrelton Simmons leaves early

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:16:36 -0700

Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (hip) left the game Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the Pittsburgh Pirates due to a sore left hip. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he is hopeful Simmons can play Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Braves | Phil Gosselin starting

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:19:00 -0700

Atlanta Braves 2B Phil Gosselin is batting second and playing second base Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. 2B Tommy La Stella is not in the starting lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Gosselin has made the most of his opportunities since being recalled in late July. He is a high-reward daily games target, given his low salary.

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Braves | Justin Upton surging

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:37:45 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton is 11-for-30 with three home runs, nine RBIs and a .472 on-base percentage during a nine-game hitting streak.

Fantasy Tip: Upton remains a must-start outfielder in all formats. Keep him in mind when setting your daily games lineups tonight.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien


Braves | Jason Heyward helping from leadoff spot

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:35:01 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward has hit in the leadoff spot in six consecutive games. The Braves have won five of those games, and manager Fredi Gonzalez is committed to Heyward batting first.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward's RBI opportunities take a major hit, but he should see an uptick in steals and runs scored.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien


Braves | Christian Bethancourt on DL

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:09:30 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Christian Bethancourt (hand) was placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Gwinnett with a left hand contusion.

Fantasy Tip: Bethancourt should be back in September, and this shouldn't hinder that timetable.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien


Braves | Shae Simmons roughed up

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:41:03 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Shae Simmons (shoulder) allowed four runs in a minor-league rehab outing with Triple-A Gwinnett Monday, Aug. 18, and he did not record an out. He also gave up two hits and two walks while making 21 pitches.

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Braves | Evan Gattis, B.J. Upton sitting

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:09:17 -0700

Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis and OF B.J. Upton are not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Both players probably are getting days off and should be back in the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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Braves | Shae Simmons will have at least one rehab outing

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:27:46 -0700

Atlanta Braves P Shae Simmons (shoulder) will make another rehab outing for Triple-A Gwinnett Monday, Aug. 18, before the team decides when Simmons should be activated from the 15-day disabled list.

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Braves | Donnie Murphy signed

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:44:08 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have signed 2B Donnie Murphy to a minor league contract, financial terms of which were not disclosed. Murphy had signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds in July.

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Braves | Shae Simmons to begin rehab assignment Saturday

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:35:55 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Shae Simmons (shoulder) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Braves | Justin Upton homers in return Friday

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:29:23 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (hamstring) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in his return to the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15, against the Oakland Athletics.

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Braves | Andrelton Simmons sitting out

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:52:53 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (tooth) was not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15, because of an abscessed tooth. 2B Phil Gosselin received the start at shortstop.

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Braves | Andrelton Simmons update

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:30:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves SS Andrelton Simmons (tooth) is dealing with an abscessed tooth.

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Atlanta Braves Player News

Anderson Josh OF
Atkins Mitch P
Avilan Luis RP
Baker Brad P
Barnes John OF
Barnett Tyler SS
Barry Kevin RP
Basner Ryan P
Batista Lay P
Beachy Brandon SP
Beato Pedro RP
Bello Yenier C
Bernard Miguel C
Bethancourt Christian C
Bolivar Luis SS
Bonifacio Emilio OF
Bowman Shawn 3B
Brewer Caleb RP
Brewer Daniel OF
Brooks Robert SS
Brown Blake OF
Buchter Ryan RP
Bullock Billy P
Butcher Ryan RP
Camarena Jose C
Campusano Albaro INF
Carpenter David RP
Cedeno Juan P
Clark Doug OF
Colon Roman RP
Colyer Steve RP
Constanza Jose OF
Corcoran Tim SP
Culver Calvin OF
Cunningham Todd OF
Curtis Daniel P
Davidson Braxton OF
De La Cruz Luis C
DeLome Collin OF
Dennick Ryan P
Doumit Ryan C
Elkerson Mike OF
Evans Lee C
Farrell Kyle P
Fish Robert P
Fitzgerald Jason OF
Floyd Gavin SP
Francis Ross P
Franco Iker C
Freeman Freddie 1B
Friday Brian 2B
Garcia Chris J. 1B
Gattis Evan C
Gearrin Cory RP
Gomez Yasser OF
Gosselin Phil 2B
Graham J.R. SP
Guzman Javier INF
Hale David SP
Hamilton Mark 1B
Hanson Jason 3B
Harang Aaron SP
Hardy Rowdy P
Henry Sean OF
Hernandez Buddy P
Heyward Jason OF
Hiller William OF
Hodges Daniel P
Holt J.C. 2B
Hubbard Mike C
Hughes Dusty RP
Hunter Cedric OF
Hursh Jason P
Jaime Juan RP
Jansen Ardley OF
Joaquin Victor P
Johnson Chris 3B
Johnson John OF
Johnson Jonathan SP
Jones Mycal OF
Jordan Brantley P
Joseph Onil OF
Jurries James 1B
Kazmar Sean INF
Keeling Tom P
Kelton David OF
Kennelly Matt C
Kimbrel Craig RP
Kimbrel Matt P
La Stella Tommy 2B
Laird Gerald C
Lamm Mark P
Landoni Emerson SS
Langen Brian P
Leiva Darrel P
Leonard Joe 3B
Lerud Steve C
Lipka Matt OF
Lopez Gonzalo P
Lopez Robinson P
Lorenzo Matt P
Lugo Jose P
Maldonado Brahiam OF
Marin Ivan SS
Martin Cody SP
Maya Yunesky SP
McCarthy Billy OF
McConnell Sam P
McCurry Cole P
Medlen Kris SP
Mendez Carlos C
Minor Mike SP
Monk Brandon 2B
Moore Navery P
Murphy Donnie 2B
Noboa Michael 2B
Northcraft Aaron SP
Paiml Greg INF
Parr James SP
Pastornicky Tyler 2B
Pena Ramiro 2B
Peraza Jose SS
Perez Carlos SP
Perez Luis RP
Pope Van P
Pruneda Benino P
Pyzik Steve C
Reyes Jorge P
Reynolds Mikey 2B
Rice Jason P
Richards Glen P
Ridgway Jeff RP
Robinson Andrew P
Rodriguez Daniel P
Rodriguez Geraldo INF
Rodriguez Manuel 1B
Roman Milton P
Russell James RP
Salcedo Edward 3B
Sanchez Alejandro INF
Santana Ervin SP
Sborz Jay P
Scalamandre Rich RP
Scarpetta Cody P
Schlehuber Braeden C
Schlosser Gus RP
Schrader Clay RP
Schreiber Zach P
Schuerholz Jonathan 2B
Severino Atahualpa P
Shehan Christopher OF
Shreve Chasen P
Silvestre Alvaro P
Simmons Andrelton SS
Simmons Shae P
Sims Lucas P
Small Matthew P
Spina Michael 1B
Stewart Zach SP
Sturkie Scott P
Sullivan Richard P
Sumoza Luis OF
Suschak Matthew P
Swaggerty Ben P
Taylor Reggie OF
Teheran Julio SP
Terdoslavich Joey OF
Terveen Bryce C
Thomas Ian P
Torres Yeralf P
Trejo Jaime INF
Upton B.J. OF
Upton Justin OF
Varvaro Anthony RP
Velazquez Juan INF
Venters Jonny RP
Voelkel Ryan 1B
Walden Jordan RP
Weglarz Nick OF
White Dean SS
Williamson Fabian P
Wilson Ross 2B
Wood Alex SP
Yepez Jose C

Dascenzo Doug TO
Fletcher Scott TO
Glavine Tom TO
Gonzalez Fredi MAN
Lewis Derrick TO
McDowell Roger PC
Pendleton Terry TO
Schuerholz John TO
Snitker Brian TO
Tosca Carlos TO
Walker Greg TO
Wren Frank GM

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