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Atlanta Braves

Stadium: Turner Field | Manager: Fredi Gonzalez
Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Braves.2465131113.29
NL East Division3rd4th2nd2nd
National League 9th10th7th3rd
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J. Upton
R. Doumit
P. Gosselin
E. Gattis
B. Upton
E. Bonifacio
J. Heyward
J. Heyward
J. Upton
R. Doumit
C. Johnson
E. Bonifacio
R. Pena
P. Gosselin
A. Simmons
R. Pena
P. Gosselin
E. Bonifacio
Rotation
1. J. Teheran
2. M. Minor
3. E. Santana
4. A. Harang
5. A. Wood
T. La Stella
E. Bonifacio
R. Pena
P. Gosselin
F. Freeman
R. Doumit
C. Johnson

DL
G. Floyd
K. Medlen
B. Beachy
S. Simmons
J. Venters
C. Gearrin
E. Gattis
G. Laird
R. Doumit
  Bullpen
C. Kimbrel (CL)
J. Walden
D. Carpenter
J. Russell
A. Varvaro
L. Avilan
D. Hale
Last Updated: 08/15/2014
 
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Last Five Games
8/29 vs. MIA
J. HeywardRF
E. BonifacioCF
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
E. GattisC
C. Johnson3B
T. La Stella2B
A. SimmonsSS
E. SantanaP
 
8/28 vs. NYM
J. HeywardRF
E. BonifacioCF
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
C. Johnson3B
T. La Stella2B
A. SimmonsSS
G. LairdC
M. MinorP
 
8/27 vs. NYM
J. HeywardRF
P. Gosselin3B
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
E. GattisC
T. La Stella2B
A. SimmonsSS
B. UptonCF
J. TeheranP
 
8/26 vs. NYM
J. HeywardRF
E. BonifacioCF
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
C. Johnson3B
E. GattisC
T. La Stella2B
A. SimmonsSS
A. WoodP
 
8/24 vs. CIN
J. HeywardRF
P. GosselinSS
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
C. Johnson3B
E. GattisC
T. La Stella2B
B. UptonCF
A. HarangP

Most Frequent Lineup
 AvgHRRBI
B. UptonCF.204931
A. SimmonsSS.247743
F. Freeman1B.2911769
J. UptonLF.2872588
J. HeywardRF.2691153
C. Johnson3B.272955
T. La Stella2B.268130
C. BethancourtC.24003
 
Notes
  • 76 different lineups used this season.
  • Most frequent lineup used in 10 games.

Other Frequent Lineups
6 Game(s)
J. HeywardRF
B. UptonCF
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
E. GattisC
C. Johnson3B
T. La Stella2B
A. SimmonsSS
6 Game(s)
J. HeywardRF
B. UptonCF
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
E. GattisC
D. Uggla2B
C. Johnson3B
A. SimmonsSS
5 Game(s)
B. UptonCF
A. SimmonsSS
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
J. HeywardRF
C. Johnson3B
T. La Stella2B
G. LairdC
5 Game(s)
B. UptonCF
T. La Stella2B
F. Freeman1B
J. UptonLF
J. HeywardRF
E. GattisC
C. Johnson3B
A. SimmonsSS
4 Game(s)
J. HeywardRF
J. UptonLF
F. Freeman1B
E. GattisC
C. Johnson3B
B. UptonCF
A. SimmonsSS
T. Pastornicky2B

 
 

James Russell, #51
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
0244.03.27130
 
Mike Minor, #36
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
68126.14.7036111
 
News
Braves pitcher Mike Minor helped himself out with a strong game on the mound and at the plate Thursday.

Minor allowed one run on four hits over seven innings. He struck out four and did not issue any walks during the start. Minor was exceptional early, tossing four perfect innings to begin the game. While he allowed a hit to open the fifth inning, Minor was able to pitch around it. Minor gave up his only run in the eighth inning. He gave up a double and a run-scoring single to open the frame, and was pulled before picking up an out. 

Thanks to his strong game at the plate, Minor left with a two-run lead. Minor helped his own cause in the second inning, singling in a run. He struck again in the eighth, leading off the inning with a double. Minor would eventually score during the inning.

With the win, Minor improves to 6-8. He’ll take on the Phillies in his next start.

Tommy La Stella, #7
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
79.268211302
 
Position Breakdown
2B - 77
Justin Upton, #8
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
129.2887026917
 
Position Breakdown
OF - 126, DH - 1
News
Braves outfielder Justin Upton snapped out of a two-game hitless skid with a big performance in a 5-2 win over the Marlins Friday.

Upton went 2 for 4 in the game, and played a big role in the win. He put the Braves up in the sixth inning with a two-run home run, and then provided key insurance runs in the seventh with an RBI single to finish with three RBI.

Upton ranks third in the National League with 26 home runs and second with 91 RBI, while hitting .288/.362/.524 in 129 games. 

David Carpenter, #48
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
5350.23.55360
 
Jordan Walden, #52
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
0143.22.27354
 
Ervin Santana, #30
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
137168.13.5352155
 
News
Braves pitcher Ervin Santana turned in a strong start Friday against the Marlins.

Santana allowed one run on five hits over six innings. He struck out seven and walked four during the outing. Santana started out strong, tossing five scoreless innings to open the game. He gave up his only run in the sixth. With one out in the inning, Santana allowed two singles and a run-scoring double against the next three hitters. He was able to get out of the inning without giving up any additional runs. 

The Braves were able to battle back, giving Santana a no-decision. He’ll take on the Phillies in his next start. 

Alex Wood, #40
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
910137.03.0938130
 
Chris Johnson, #23
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
130.273389555
 
Position Breakdown
1B - 1, 3B - 128
News
Slumping Braves third baseman Chris Johnson is set to ride the pine Wednesday night against the Mets. Phil Gosselin is starting at that spot instead.

Johnson has just five hits in his last 30 at-bats to weaken his stat line on the year to .271/.296/.375. He has 17 walks and 136 strikeouts in 499 at-bats.

Ramiro Pena, #14
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
69.2308381
 
Position Breakdown
2B - 31, SS - 15, 3B - 16
David Hale, #57
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
4474.23.01034
 
Ryan Doumit, #4
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
84.19784161
 
Position Breakdown
C - 2, OF - 14, DH - 3
Luis Avilan, #43
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
3132.14.73019
 
Gerald Laird, #11
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
48.220120100
 
Position Breakdown
C - 45
Freddie Freeman, #5
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
135.2898617692
 
Position Breakdown
1B - 135
B.J. Upton, #2
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
122.2046293119
 
Position Breakdown
OF - 120
Emilio Bonifacio, #1
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
89.2794222019
 
Position Breakdown
2B - 28, SS - 4, 3B - 7, OF - 61
Shae Simmons, #59
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
1221.22.91123
 
Injuries
Shoulder - 15-day DL. Out until at least late August (Updated - 8/20/14)
Jonny Venters, #39
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
000.00.0000
 
Injuries
Elbow - 15-day DL. Out until at least mid-August (Updated - 8/1/14)
News
Braves pitcher Jonny Venters will undergo Tommy John surgery for the third time the team announced Friday, as he has been diagnosed with yet another torn ligament in his elbow.

Venters has not pitched in the majors since 2012, but the 29-year-old will attempt yet another comeback. He is unlikely to be ready to pitch in the majors again until the start of the 2016 season, at the earliest, at this point. 

Jason Heyward, #22
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
127.27168115414
 
Position Breakdown
OF - 127
News
Braves outfielder Jason Heyward went 1 for 4 with a solo home run in his team's 3-2 win over the Mets Wednesday.

Heyward led off the game with a home run, getting right back on the board after his six-game hitting streak ended Tuesday. He has hit .270/.351/.391 with 11 home runs, 53 RBI and 14 stolen bases in 486 at-bats.

Andrelton Simmons, #19
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
121.247427434
 
Position Breakdown
SS - 121
Kris Medlen, #54
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
000.00.0000
 
Injuries
Elbow - 60-day DL. Out for season (Updated - 3/28/14)
Evan Gattis, #24
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
95.2723820500
 
Position Breakdown
C - 86, DH - 3
Aaron Harang, #34
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
108167.13.6061124
 
News
Braves pitcher Aaron Harang was hit with the loss Saturday night at home against the Marlins, dropping to 10-9 on the year. The right-hander permitted four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits and three walks while striking out five over 5 2/3 innings of a 4-0 defeat.

Over his last three starts covering 19 1/3 innings, Harang has allowed 10 earned runs. He owns a 3.64 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP over 28 starts (173 innings). He will get another crack at the Marlins, this time in Miami on Friday.
Julio Teheran, #49
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
139189.02.9043160
 
News
Braves pitcher Julio Teheran earned a win Wednesday, giving up one earned run on three hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 3-2 victory over the Mets.

Teheran (13-9) has delivered three straight quality starts, picking up a win in each. His only damage Wednesday came on a second inning solo home run. Teheran owns a 2.90 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 160:43 K:BB ratio in 189 innings. He's scheduled to square off with Phillies Monday.

Craig Kimbrel, #46
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
0353.01.704084
 
News
Braves closer Craig Kimbrel saved his 40th game Friday.

Kimbrel entered the game with a three-run lead, and managed to shut the door. After giving up a single against the leadoff hitter, Kimbrel was able to erase that runner on a double-play. He induced a foulout to finish the game. 

Anthony Varvaro, #38
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
3349.02.76047
 
Phil Gosselin, #15
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
24.3008121
 
Position Breakdown
2B - 12, SS - 2, 3B - 2, OF - 1
Cory Gearrin, #53
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
000.00.0000
 
Injuries
Elbow - 60-day DL. Out for season (Updated - 4/8/14)
Brandon Beachy, #37
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
000.00.0000
 
Injuries
Elbow - 60-day DL. Out for season (Updated - 3/30/14)
Gavin Floyd, #32
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
2254.12.651345
 
Injuries
Elbow - 15-day DL. Likely out for season (Updated - 6/21/14)