Mike Minor


Last year the Atlanta Braves saw an unfortunate run of injuries in spring training that included Tommy John surgeries for Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, two important members of their rotation.


The success rate for recovery from Tommy John surgery is about 92 percent these days, but there are always exceptions.


Game in a nutshell: The Nationals entered the weekend hoping to deliver a knockout punch to the Braves but knowing they'd still find themselves in great shape if they could just win one of thr


ATLANTA -- Roger Bernadina is dealing with a stiff neck one day after slamming into the left field wall to make a catch during the Nationals' 2-1 loss to the Braves and is not in manager Davey


The Braves have had a sort of carousel in their starting rotation this season with pitchers going down to injury, another being traded, and the sudden resurrection of Ben Sheets.