Michael Bourn

#2 CF / Atlanta Braves / EXP: 10YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 180 lb Age: 32 College: Houston Bats/Throws L/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Braves sit RF Nick Markakis on Monday in favor of Michael Bourn

      Braves outfielder Nick Markakis is out of the lineup Monday against the Mets for the second straight game. There is no indication of anything being wrong with Markakis. Michael Bourn will take over in right field once again and lead off.

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Braves place LF Michael Bourn, 1B Nick Swisher in lineup

      The Braves have placed both left fielder Michael Bourn and first baseman Nick Swisher in the lineup Saturday against Miami one day after acquiring them from Cleveland. Bourn has been hot since the All-Star break, but Swisher is returning after a long disabled list stint and another disappointing season with the Indians.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians trade Swisher, Bourn to Braves, get Chris Johnson back

      The Indians have agreed to trade designated hitter Nick Swicher and center fielder Michael Bourn to the Braves in exchange for third baseman Chris Johnson, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman is reporting. Swisher is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a lingering knee injury. Johnson, who has started 20 games at third base this year, is hitting .235 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 153 at-bats this season.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians CF Michael Bourn returns to lineup Thursday

      Indians center fielder Michael Bourn is back in the team's lineup for their game against the White Sox on Thursday. Bourn was held put of Wednesday's game as he continues to struggle at the plate this season. He is hitting just .143 with only four hits and 10 strikeouts over his last 11 games.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Indians CF Michael Bourn trying to turn his season around

      Indians center fielder Michael Bourn was held out of Wednesday's starting lineup against the Brewers. Bourn has struggled for the better part of this season, and manager Terry Francona has continued to do what he can to kick Bourn into gear. "You're trying to win, but you're trying to also get guys going," Francona said on Wednesday, per MLB.com. "I think sometimes as a manager you can play guys just enough to put them in a tough spot. When he does play, I want it to be against guys I think he's had success against. All you can do is do the best you can. Kind of like players, I do the best I can. We want so bad for the guys to do well. He's just going through a tough time. It's been frustrating. I know he's [frustrated], too. "I know he's frustrated. He cares a lot. It's just been hard because we're not hitting as a team a lot to begin with, and then when you've got a guy scuffling like that, it just kind of becomes a little more glaring." Bourn is batting just .225 this year. He went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts in Tuesday's loss, and has just two multi-hit games over the last month. But for his part, Bourn continues to battle through the struggles. "I know that me, myself, I haven't had a good season up to this point," Bourn said on Tuesday night. "But I'm not going to stop playing. I'm going to keep on scrapping. I know the team leans on me and I'll just keep going until they say we've got to go home."

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians CF Michael Bourn records three hits in win over Reds

      Indians center fielder Michael Bourn seemed to break out of a terrible offensive slump during Sunday's win over the Reds. Bourn went 3 for 6 with two runs in the victory. The three-hit game was a completely different feel for him than he has experienced lately -- in the eight games prior to Sunday, he had just one hit over his last 17 at-bats.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians CF Michael Bourn out of Friday's lineup

      Indians center fielder Michael Bourn is not in the lineup for Friday's matchup against the Reds. Bourn will be replaced by Michael Brantley in center field. Brantley will also bat third in the lineup. Going into the All-Star break, Bourn struggled mightily as he hit just .059 with seven strikeouts in eight games.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Indians' Michael Bourn to serve one-game suspension Thursday

      Indians outfielder Michael Bourn will serve his one-game suspension Thursday against the Rays. Bourn, who was appealing a one-game suspension for bumping an umpire during a June 16 game against the Cubs, had his appeal heard Friday and was expecting a decision by July 10. Bourn has been in a serious offensive slump since late May, batting .192 with one double, one RBI, six walks, four runs, 25 strikeouts and two stolen bases in his last 28 games.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Indians' Bourn will have ruling on appeal of suspension by July 10

      Indians outfielder Michael Bourn had his appeal heard Friday regarding a one-game suspension for bumping an umpire during a June 17 game against the Cubs. A decision on Bourn's appeal will be made by July 10.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Indians OF Michael Bourn sits vs. lefty starter Monday

      Indians center fielder Michael Bourn was held out of the starting lineup Monday against the Tigers. It was the fifth time in 13 games that Bourn was absent from the starting lineup. Each of those times there was a left-handed starter on the hill for the opposition. Bourn hasn't had great success against lefties in 2015. He is batting just .237 with four doubles, four RBI, eight runs, eight walks and 17 strikeouts in 35 games against lefties. The veteran outfielder is batting .200 (9 for 45) with one doubles, no RBI, three runs, four walks and 13 strikeouts in 17 June games.

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