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16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

MLB Pitchers Whose 2014 Velocity Drops Should Be Scaring You

Even though the sample size is small, the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been rough for a lot of pitchers who entered the year with lofty expectations.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Brandon Beachy, C.C. Sabathia

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ArcaMax Publishing

Gattis comes through again in Braves' victory

Andrelton Simmons and Evan Gattis were teammates at Single-A Rome in 2010, their first year of pro ball, and again in 2012 at Double-A Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons, Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Teheran has the look of an ace

Atlanta Braves' Julio Teheran pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Philadelphia Phillies, Tom Glavine

Forbes.com

Thanks To Best Record In Baseball, Brewers Tickets Up 19% Since Beginning Of MLB Season

Now about three weeks into the MLB schedule, teams have begun to establish their identities.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Oakland Athletics, National League West, National League

CBS Local

Mazzone: Throwing 'More Often with Less Exertion' Key to Avoiding Arm Injuries

Former Major League Baseball pitching coach Leo Mazzone has an answer to the exponentially growing number of serious arm injuries, and the era of the pitch count, which tends to treat starting pitchers with kid gloves in an effort to avoid the dreaded Tommy John surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, National League, Brandon Beachy, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon

Mon Apr 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Tommy John surgery rebuilds pitchers' careers

No procedure has saved more pitchers' careers than Tommy John surgery, which replaces a torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow with a tendon from another part of the body.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Jarrod Parker

Call to the Pen

Mike Minor should start Saturday for Atlanta Braves

Refusing to let multiple injuries slow them down, the Atlanta Braves starting pitchers have been among the best in baseball in the early going and the group is about to get a little better as Mike Minor should make his return from the disabled list this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, David Hale

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

MLB Insider: Rays take big hit in starting rotation

Matt Moore's 2014 season lasted just two starts. A 17-game winner last season, the lefthander will undergo Tommy John surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Chris Archer, Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East

BleacherReport

Biggest Takeaways from the 1st 3 Weeks of the MLB Season

Slowly but surely, the 2014-15 Major League Baseball season is forming an identity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Masahiro Tanaka, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves

Santana seeks to make quick work of Mets

When the Braves learned that they would lose right-handed starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy for the season, they moved quickly by signing another righty, Ervin Santana, to a one-year deal worth $14 million on March 12. In fact, his 20.8-second Pitcher Pace -- the average amount of time taken between pitches -- this season is his fastest yet, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Jason Heyward, Raul Ibanez

Fri Apr 18, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Harang strong again as Braves one-hit Mets

Harang strong again as Braves one-hit Mets NEW YORK -- In a span of two months, Atlanta Braves right-hander Aaron Harang has gone from unemployed to indispensable -- and almost unhittable.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

BleacherReport

Each MLB Team's Most Crucial Early-Season Storyline

From a flood of Tommy John surgeries to all sorts of minor strains and sprains, the story of the 2014 MLB season has been the unbelievable amount of injuries that have occurred all across the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Hale, Baseball Players, Brandon Beachy, National League West, National League

Tomahawk Take

2014 Atlanta Braves: Just Pitch Baby

The 2014 Atlanta Braves came into the season with a plan of how their pitching rotation would look.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves

Thu Apr 17, 2014

New York Post

Braves' system an unsung model for success

When the subject of model franchises arises, we gravitate to the Cardinal Way or the Moneyball A's or whatever statistical jujitsu the Rays are doing to remain high-level contenders despite low payrolls.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Bob Brookover: One mistake was one too many for Lee and the Phillies

The night before Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Cliff Lee, Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran

Talking Chop

Gavin Floyd and the conflict with his incentives

Gavin Floyd has a lot of incentives to get on the mound as quickly as possible, but could that compromise the Braves plans for the latter half of the season? In reading the comment section on our post about David Hale being skipped, I came across a great post by cthabeerman .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Hale, Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Talking Chop

Quick perspective on Ervin Santana's dominance Monday

It is no secret that Ervin Santana has dominated in his first two starts this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Teddy Never Wins

District Daily: Nationals News 4/15

Frandsen, however, started in left field for the third consecutive game Monday night in the series opener against the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Playing Fact or Fiction with All 30 MLB Team's Early-Season Records

As a fun way to put each team's early-season records into perspective, I extrapolated their current winning percentage out over a full 162 games in order to see how they would be projected to finish if they kept up their current pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bronson Arroyo, Addison Reed, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Anthony Rizzo

WUSA-TV Washington

Tommy John 'epidemic' mowing down MLB rosters

It would be easy to assemble an All-Star staff of pitchers who have excelled after Tommy John surgery, aces such as Adam Wainwright, Francisco Liriano and Stephen Strasburg, who returned from elbow It would be easy to assemble an All-Star staff of pitchers who have excelled after Tommy John surgery, aces such as Adam Wainwright, Francisco Liriano ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon

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