This is the September 16, 2012 news archive. View today's Braves rumors and news.
Morse won't play until he can take full BPMichael Morse has been forced to become a spectator for this weekend's series against the Braves, and there's no guarantee he'll be back in the lineup when the Nationals return home Tuesday to play the Dodgers.Share TweetNationals rookie Bryce Harper and Braves veteran Chipper Jones formed a bond of mutual respect earlier this season when they found themselves among the candidates for the final spot on this year's All-Star team in the Final Vote. Both eventually made th…Share Tweet
Fredi making sure key relievers remain freshAfter last September's collapse, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez vowed he would keep his key relievers fresh for this season's pennant race. Gonzalez stuck to his plan, and closer Craig Kimbrel and left-handed setup men Eric O'Flaherty and Jonny Venters e…Share TweetBrian McCann will be available to pinch-hit, but because he is still dealing with some discomfort on the left side of his right knee, the veteran catcher will be out of the Braves' starting lineup for at least a couple of more days.Share Tweet