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The lingering criticism of an otherwise very solid Royals offseason is that right-hander Ervin Santana remains a free agent, available to the highest bidder, and a lot of fans have a hard time with the fact that the highest bidder almost certainly will not be the Royals.
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has injured a ligament in his right elbow for the second time in less than four years, and team officials say it is too early to determine the extent of the damage.
Uggla celebrated his 33rd birthday with a two-hit performance that was highlighted by his fifth-inning leadoff homer against .
March 20, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; A grounds crew worker paints a line on the field before the spring training game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium.
Aug 11, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Miami Marlins center fielder Jake Marisnick is unable to catch a ball hit by Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor in the fifth inning at Turner Field.
There is no such thing as a five-man rotation anymore. Looking around the league, teams are planning ahead for injuries to their pitchers to determine how deep they can go, packing in seven or eight guys rather than trying to prevent injuries or shorten up the rotation.
With Kris Medlen and now Brandon Beachy cutting their starts off early, the Braves could be looking to add more pitching before they reach opening day.
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Dan Uggla hit a two-run homer and Jason Heyward added a solo shot as the Atlanta Braves pounded the Philadelphia Phillies 8-1 in Grapefruit League action.
Looking to bring in some additional depth for their starting rotation, the Atlanta Braves have acquired right-hander Zach Stewart from the Chicago Whites Sox.
Looking at last year as a learning and growing experience, Dylan Manwaring enters his second season of professional baseball confident of taking another step toward his goal of playing in the major leagues.
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen left Sunday's spring training game against the New York Mets after 3.2 innings with an injured forearm.
Meanwhile on Saturday, Garcia had a long day. First, he got roughed up by the Miami Marlins in a game that ended up in a 6-6 tie.
While the Atlanta Braves have struggled through the first part of Spring Training, there has been good in the way some players have performed.
Matt den Dekker clubbed a two-run triple to cap New York's seven-run eighth inning, as the Mets notched an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in spring training action on Sunday.
Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson makes a running catch in the corner against the Atlanta Braves during Sunday's spring training game in Port St. Lucie, Fla.