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Justin Upton Exits Atlanta Braves – Miami Marlins Game After Fouling Ball Off Right Knee
September 10th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton has exited Tuesday's game in the fourth inning after fouling a ball off his right knee. Upton fouled a 2-2 fastball from Miami Marlins pitcher Tom Koehler off his back leg before drawing a two-out walk on a full count. Showing obvious discomfort, Upton was checked...

Atlanta Braves’ Scott Downs Leaves Game Against Philadelphia Phillies After Being Drilled by Comebacker
September 7th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
Atlanta Braves lefty pitcher Scott Downs has left their game with the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park after being hit by a comebacker off the bat of Chase Utley. Utley lined the second pitch he saw from Downs right back up the middle, hitting downs on his right, non-throwing hand....

Atlanta Braves’ Jason Heyward Day-to-day After Straining Neck
August 7th, 2013 at 9:01 AM
One of the stranger injuries of the season happened to Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward on Tuesday, when he strained his neck while hitting in the first inning of the Braves' win over the Washington Nationals. Heyward had to step away from home plate after fouling off the second pitch he...

Atlanta Braves Dodge Injury Bullet, Jordan Schafer’s Ankle X-ray Negative
June 27th, 2013 at 3:33 PM
The Atlanta Braves are likely breathing a sigh of relief after Jordan Schafer learned his ankle isn't broken after all. X-rays came up negative on the Braves outfielder after he fouled a ball off his right ankle in Wednesday's loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, rotoinfo.com reports. Schafer...

Former Georgia State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide of Jeff Porter’s Wife
April 16th, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Former Georgia state trooper Donald Crozier pled guilty to vehicular homicide and and reckless driving charges on Monday in relation to the 2011 New Year's Eve crash that killed the wife of Atlanta Braves head trainer Jeff Porter, ajc.com reports. Prosecutors wouldn't drop a third charge of violating oath of office,...

Former Georgia State Trooper Charged in Manslaughter of Wife of Atlanta Braves’ Trainer Jeff Porter
February 27th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
Former Georgia state trooper Donald Crozier has been indicted on a count of vehicular homicide related to the 2011 automobile accident that killed the wife of Atlanta Braves head trainer Jeff Porter, Yahoo! Sports reports. Kathy Porter was killed on New Year's Eve in 2011 when the SUV being driven by...

Police Officer Fired After Death of Jeff Porter’s Wife
January 8th, 2012 at 3:03 PM
Donald Crozier, the now-ex-state trooper who was involved in the traffic accident that claimed the life Atlanta Braves head athletic trainer Jeff Porter's wife, has been fired, the Associated Press reports. Crozier was terminated Friday after he, ''failed to use due regard when traveling through the intersection'' through a red light, according...

Details Emerge in Fatal Car Crash Involving Jeff Porter
January 1st, 2012 at 8:55 PM
The Georgia State Patrol has released few details on the lethal auto accident that took the life of Atlanta Braves head trainer Jeff Porter's wife yesterday, but a witness shared his account with the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Atlanta resident Steve Bouye, who works for the federal prison system in Atlanta, had...

Atlanta Braves Trainer Jeff Porter’s Wife Killed in Car Accident
January 1st, 2012 at 2:28 AM
The wife of Atlanta Braves Head Athletic Trainer Jeff Porter was killed on Saturday morning in a car accident when the family's vehicle collided with a Georgia State Patrol cruiser, as released by braves.com. ***PHOTO1*** "The Braves family is deeply saddened and shocked to learn about the tragic accident today involving the family of Head Athletic Trainer Jeff porter...