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Jason Heyward Nearing Return to Atlanta Braves Lineup
September 19th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
Jason Heyward took his first session of live batting practice on the Atlanta Braves' most recent trip to Washington, as they took on the Nationals for their final series of the regular season. After moving to the lead-off spot, Heyward helped the Braves to a 19-4 record, while maintaining a .341...

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...

Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton Belong on Atlanta Braves’ Bench
September 10th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Tuesday night's starting lineup against the Miami Marlins didn't feature Dan Uggla or B.J. Upton, and the Atlanta Braves are definitely in the right to do so. The facts are this: Evan Gattis is going to play, and Jordan Schafer needs to play. The sad state is also that after going 11-for-25...

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Rest is Key to Atlanta Braves Outfield in September
September 4th, 2013 at 4:23 PM
September call-ups are upon us and the Atlanta Braves now have the luxury of resting some of their starters as the approach the postseason. The Braves outfield just may be the primary beneficiary of the 2013 roster expansion. And while the Braves outfield certainly needs rest, they cannot afford to let...

Atlanta Braves’ BJ Upton is Going Streaking
September 3rd, 2013 at 4:18 PM
Atlanta Braves center fielder BJ Upton has had a disappointing season. You'll hear this not only from the many Atlanta fans who have booed him after multiple strike-out games, but you'll also hear it from the man himself.  ***PHOTO1*** BJ knows he's struggling, and has spent countless hours working on correcting his...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Exits Career Game with Back Problems
September 2nd, 2013 at 9:19 PM
  Jordan Schafer has been blazing hot, and until today's day game against the New York Mets, showed no signs whatsoever of cooling off. Unfortunately, those signs manifested themselves in some lower back pain for Schafer after notching his 4th hit in 5 at-bats. ***PHOTO1*** Schafer had already put together 3 hits and...

Chris Johnson Records First Career Walk-Off Single for Atlanta Braves: Video
August 29th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Chris Johnson gave the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday over the Cleveland Indians with his first career walk-off hit. Have a look at the video. ***VIDEO1*** Johnson singled off Joe Smith to left field to drive in Jordan Schafer from second. Michael Brantley made a strong...

Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves Walk Off Behind Paul Maholm’s Strong Showing
August 28th, 2013 at 11:41 PM
The Paul Maholm of old took the mound tonight at Turner Field, as the Atlanta Braves played the 2nd game in a 3 game series with the Cleveland Indians, while Chris Johnson knocked in Jordan Schafer with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th.   Paul Maholm pitched a solid 6...

With Jason Heyward Experiment on Hold Atlanta Braves Should Try Recent Call-Ups in Leadoff Spot
August 27th, 2013 at 5:08 PM
With the Major League Baseball playoffs quickly approaching and home field advantage still on the line, the Atlanta Braves need to find a spark in their offense and that begins with finding a real leadoff hitter to get them through the regular season. The Jason Heyward Experiment has ended, at least...

Atlanta Braves’ BJ Upton Frustrated with Platoon Role in Spite of Poor Numbers
August 26th, 2013 at 11:58 AM
It is no secret amongst Atlanta Braves fan that BJ Upton has not exactly panned out this season as they expected him to, after signing the largest free agent contract in Braves history. The 5 year, $75.25 million contract had many Braves fans excited in the off-season, but after a career...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Sweep, Take Series Finale from St. Louis Cardinals
August 25th, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Another fine start by Mike MInor, combined with the efforts of a B-team lineup allowed the Atlanta Braves to snap their three-game losing streak and prevent a four-game sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, taking a 5-2 win at Busch Stadium. Minor gave up six hits...

Atlanta Braves Right to Go with Jordan Schafer Over B.J. Upton in Lineup
August 20th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
The numbers don't like, and what they're saying is that Fredi Gonzalez is exactly right in playing Jordan Schafer in center field over B.J. Upton in the Atlanta Braves' starting lineup. Simplistically, Schafer is producer, and Upton isn't. Upton, who went 10-for-21 in his first five games off the disabled list earlier...

Atlanta Braves Still Haven’t Placed Timetable on Reed Johnson’s Return
August 14th, 2013 at 6:08 PM
The Atlanta Braves still don't know when Reed Johnson will return from the disabled list. The veteran outfielder is suffering from Achilles tendonitis, and though he can hit, he still can't run, Dave O'Brien tweets. Johnson was placed on the 15-day DL July 30 when his nagging Achilles tendon finally decided...

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...

Jordan Schafer Returns to Atlanta Braves; Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett
August 10th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Jordan Schafer is set to return from the 15-day disabled list to the Atlanta Braves this Saturday, just in time for the second game of the three-game home series with the Miami Marlins. Copyright  2011mrzeising Jordan Schafer sustained an ankle injury in late June, after a foul tip off his ankle which led...

Jordan Schafer Struggling in Atlanta Braves Minor League Rehab Assignment
August 9th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
Jordan Schafer is having a rough time of it at the moment. The Atlanta Braves outfielder has struggled at the plate over his week-long minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett. Thursday's game saw Schafer go 0-for-5 with a strikeout, bringing his average down to .071 (2-for-28) in seven games. If...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Hitless in Second Minor League Rehab Game
August 5th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Jordan Schafer went hitless with an RBI and a walk for Triple-A Gwinnett Sunday, as the Atlanta Braves center fielder is coming back from a stress fracture sustained in late June. While playing centerfield for Gwinnett, Schafer took an 0-for-3 line, but he did walk and drive in a run on...

Atlanta Braves’ Jordan Schafer Doubles in First Minor League Rehab Game
August 4th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
Jordan Schafer produced a double for Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday in his first minor league rehab game. Schafer, who has been in the disabled list since July 4 with a stress fracture in his ankle, went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI while serving as the designated hitter from the...

Jordan Schafer to Start Minor League Rehab for Atlanta Braves Saturday
August 3rd, 2013 at 10:20 AM
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer, who has been out for over a month with a fractured ankle, is slated to start a minor league rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett starting Saturday, ajc.com reports. Schafer didn't have any lingering effects in batting practice and running the bases on Thursday from the stress...