As Beachy nears return, Braves face difficult decision

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avatarmbuser (772 posts)  6/9/2013 8:14 PM

Barring an unlikely move to a seldom-seen six-man starting rotation, the Braves have to move someone to the bullpen or make a trade, unless there’s an injury in the next week or two. “I don’t know — that’s my honest-to-God answer,” Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Sunday. “I don’t think there’s a clear-cut answer right now. And I don’t want to say, ‘Let’s see what happens,’ because people think, ‘Fredi’s hoping somebody gets hurt.’ And I don’t want that. I want everybody to be pitching healthy and then we’ve got to come up with some kind of plan. But right now we don’t have a plan.”

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/baseball/as-beachy-nears-return-braves-face-difficult-decis/nYGbq/


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avatarunbigote (125 posts)  6/9/2013 8:29 PM

Mr. Buser, what are your on dropping Gausman to pick up Beachy in a keeper league. For what its worth I have Medlen too (since his name has come up as possibly moving to the pen). 


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avatarmbuser (772 posts)  6/9/2013 11:23 PM

I'm assuming you are asking because Gausman doesn't really have keeper potential? I don't see him helping much this season.


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avatarHailfire4 (77 posts)  6/10/2013 1:16 AM

medlen would be my guess to go to the bullpen. His first 2 years was all relief work after he failed at starter as a rookie. last year he was brought to the rotation when Jair Jurrgens and beachy went down. Hudson, Minor, Tehrehan, Beachy, maholm seem like the logical rotation.


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avatarmbuser (772 posts)  6/16/2013 1:14 PM

The Beachy decision delayed for at least a bit longer. Perhaps this setback makes it more likey that Beachy is the one who ends up in the long relief/spot starter role. Let him work his arm strength up and get him back in the rotation full-time next season.

An MRI Saturday morning revealed what both Braves physicians and Brandon Beachy suspected – he has some inflammation in his surgically-repaired elbow but no structural damage and just needs some rest.

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/baseball/mri-confirms-no-structural-damage-for-beachy/nYMJR/


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