This was not the ideal situation for Alex Wood to make his first Major League start.
In the wake of Monday's walk-off defeat to the Braves at Turner Field, the Mets could use a boost from the highly anticipated debut of top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler.
June 5, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis celebrates with catcher Gerald Laird after a home run in the sixth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field.
One of the games of Tuesday's doubleheader with the New York Mets was to see the return of Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy , who underwent Tommy John surgery around a year ago and has recently been rehabbing in the minor leagues.
It was a good week for Braves Minor League action. While the team records may not indicate, a few players in the Braves organization had huge weeks at the plate.
According to a twee t by Braves beat writer David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution , Atlanta prospect and current southpaw reliever Alex Wood will earn a spot start this week, after Brandon Beachy suffered a minor setback in his rehab.
The Huntsville Stars erased a one-run deficit and scored three runs in the seventh and eighth inning combined to beat the Chattanooga Lookouts by a score of 3-1 on Sunday at Joe Davis Stadium.
The Braves' upcoming doubleheader with the Mets this week will offer Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez the increasingly rare opportunity to arrange back-to-back starts for Evan Gattis.
Teheran , Braves blank Giants ATLANTA -- Rookie right-hander Julio Teheran is assembling more evidence that he deserves a permanent place in the Atlanta Braves' rotation.
No announcemts have been hinted at, but Braves' No. 1 pick Jason Hursh will be in Atlanta June 21st and will be in attendence.
June 11, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla before his at bat during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
With 101 games on the schedule for Fantasy Week 12 , there is no shortage of two-start pitchers for owners to roster.
Justin Upton has seen a lot of Sergio Romo and knew what pitches to look for - and what pitch to take.
An off-day Thursday doomed Braves reliever Alex Wood to his most challenging appearance as a Major Leaguer in the seventh inning of Friday's 6-0 loss to the Giants.
After a rough 6-0 loss to start the series, the Braves and Mike Minor look to even up the series against Chad Gaudin and the Giants today.