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The sputtering Atlanta Braves lineup started September in the worst possible way by going hitless in their series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. Mike Minor's return to form could help alleviate some of the pressure, but it'll still take some offense to even the series Tuesday night at Turner Field. After being on the wrong end of a combined no-hitter in Monday...
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Caray: Is Minor back? Discussing his hot streak, Braves' series with Marlins checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to discuss the latest surrounding the Braves. FOXSPORTSSOUTH.COM: Mike Minor has had an odd season. He had the offseason shoulder procedure, missed the first month of the season and then proceeded to follow strong starts with bad ones. After Thursday's win over the Mets he has a 2.22 ERA in his last four starts...
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Fantasy Roundup: I Believe in Mike Minor

Mike Minor still knows how to pitch. Prior to yesterday’s game his statistics suggested otherwise (4.90 ERA and 1.48 WHIP). In early August the Braves skipped his start so he could “clear his mind.” Yesterday he looked like the pitcher he was last year. The changeup had good break to it. The curveball was a true bat misser (partly because the Mets hitters were not picking it...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonifacio has 4 hits, Minor strong again in Braves 6-1 win over Mets

For those still skeptical of Braves pitcher Mike Minor after Friday at Cincinnati, where he took a no-hitter to the eighth inning, his seven-plus innings of four-hit ball Thursday against the Mets should help erase any lingering doubts. It was another impressive outing by the left-hander, who didn’t allow a hit until the fifth inning or a run until the eighth in a 6-1 win against...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor's arm, bat propels visiting Braves past Mets

  Atlanta Braves pitchers have always had a knack for being good at the plate, as well as on the mound. Mike Minor is the newest member of the club as he showed off his arm and his bat Thursday night in a 6-1 win over the New York Mets. "It was fun to have a night like this hitting and pitching," he said. Minor (6-8) had an RBI single in the second for the game's first...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves' Minor has no-hitter through 6 innings

CINCINNATI (AP) Atlanta Braves left-hander Mike Minor has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Minor had walked three, but the Reds hadn't come close to a hit. Cincinnati has been in a deep slump, dropping its last six games. Minor has only one complete game in his career, a 3-1 loss to the White Sox last season. The Braves led 1-0.
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves are wearing down on west coast trip

The Atlanta Braves are struggling through a handful of games on the West Coast, losing seven straight in a stretch of games that has dropped Atlanta to three games behind the Washington Nationals and has left fans and analysts alike wondering if this team plans to bounce back any time soon. Atlanta’s struggles through the past seven games boils down to poor pitching combined with...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor Return Creates Problem

Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves starter, could be making his first 2014 start for the Braves next week.  Minor was sharp in his rehab start at the Braves Single-A Rome affiliate last Friday, giving up only one hit in five innings. The Braves have Minor scheduled to start this Friday for their AA Mississippi affiliate in his final tune-up before rejoining the big club.  If all goes well...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves pitcher had procedure in extremely painful area

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor apparently will have his spring training debut delayed by a week or two at least due to a urinary tract procedure he underwent in late December that led to shoulder soreness after the surgery prevented him from working out in in January. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the cringe-inducing inside scoop […]The post Braves pitcher Mike Minor...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves’ glaring weakness

The Atlanta Braves have been cruising all season long. They have not taken their foot off the pedal, only to accelerate against their other National League East opponents. This club has a 14 game lead over the second place Washington Nationals and have the best record in baseball at 85-55. Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the...
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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