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2015 Spring Training: Is Mike Minor Braves' pitching X-factor?

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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor Beats Atlanta Braves In Arbitration Hearing

Reported by MLB Trade Rumors‘ Tim Dierkes, Mike Minor has won his arbitration case against the Atlanta Braves. He will take home $5.6M in 2015 – the Braves had submitted $5.1M. Marred by shoulder concerns, the 27-year-old left-hander’s 2014 season was arguably the worst of his career. His FIP ballooned to 4.39, higher than his 3.90 career average, and Fangraphs had his WAR...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves expect big success from Minor in '15, already in midseason form

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The 2014 season didn't go as well as planned for Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor. Shoulder soreness forced the former first-round pick to miss the month of April and then another bout with shoulder soreness was the cause of Minor being shut down for the season on Sept. 23 after he was removed from a start three days prior after just one inning. In between...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Braves southpaw Minor wins arbitration case for 2015

ATLANTA -- Braves pitcher Mike Minor got a positive jump-start to the 2015 season on Friday, winning his arbitration case and solidifying a one-year salary of $5.6 million, according to published reports. The 27-year-old southpaw, who has logged 110 MLB starts since 2010 but won't hit unrestricted free agency for another three seasons (in the absence of a long-term deal), garnered...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor beats Braves in salary arbitration, gets $5.6 million

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Pitcher Mike Minor has won his salary arbitration case against the Atlanta Braves, leaving players and teams tied at six wins apiece with two hearings remaining. Minor was awarded a raise from $3.85 million to his $5.6 million request, rather than the Braves' $5.1 million offer. Mark Burstein, Gil Vernon and Dan Brent announced their decision Friday, a day...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Minor and Braves argue salary arbitration case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Pitcher Mike Minor and the Atlanta Braves have argued their positions in salary arbitration, with the sides $500,000 apart. The 27-year-old left-hander asked Mark Burstein, Gil Vernon and Dan Brent to award him $5.6 million, and the Braves argued during Thursday's session that he should be paid $5.1 million. A decision is likely Friday. Minor was 6-12 with...
Via AP on Fox
8 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...
August 06, 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...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor recovering from urethra surgery

Mike Minor was one of the few young Atlanta players that didn't get a contract extension this winter. While a deal still may get done this spring, Minor may not be too active during Spring Training, because this winter, he underwent...urethra surgery. Oh. Mike Minor is a few weeks behind because he had to rest for a month after undergoing a 12/31 procedure to repair scarring...
Via The Outside Corner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Minor behind in Braves camp after offseason procedure

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor is hoping to build on a strong 2013 season but currently the left hander is a little behind in camp. Minor had a procedure done on his urethra- and we will leave it at that. David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution has more details…. #Braves Minor had procedure known as cystoscopy, to enlarge urinary tract impeded by scar tissue, the...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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