Morning Chop: Braves 6/12

May 18, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis (24) celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

 

 

Fansided

Atlanta Braves Kris Medlen Does Not Want To Pitch Out Of Bullpen

Despite Kris Medlen the lone member of the Atlanta Braves rotation who has bullpen experience, the five year veteran wanted to make one thing clear to his team – he’s not up for being regulated to the ‘pen. Of course, despite voicing his displeasure, Medlen did say if it happened, it happened and he’d be a team player about it despite being unhappy in the role.

Per the Atlanta Journal Constitution:

“I’ll let it be known that I don’t want to go down there (to the bullpen),” Medlen said. “I don’t. At all. But it’s out of my hands. I mean, if it happens, obviously it happens. I’m a team player.”

 

Rome News Tribune

Atlanta Braves: Gattis continues clutch work for Braves

With four pinch-hit home runs prior to Tuesday’s game, Atlanta rookie Evan Gattis is just one shy of matching the franchise record set by Butch Nieman in 1945.

“You think you see everything you are going to see in the game, then someone like him comes along and does what he’s been doing,” Jason Heyward said about Gattis, who has become one of baseball’s biggest surprises this season.

 

Atlanta Daily World

Atlanta Braves Announce Fifth Annual All-American Blood Drive

The Atlanta Braves Tuesday announced the fifth annual All-American Blood Drive, in conjunction with the American Red Cross. The blood Drive is co-sponsored by WSB-TV, 680 The Fan and ROCK 100.5. This year it will be held on Monday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Turner Field’s 755 Club with free parking available in the green lot at Turner Field the day of the blood drive.

All donors will receive:

A pair of tickets to watch the Braves take on the Miami Marlins on August 10
A commemorative t-shirt
A buy one, get one ticket offer to select Braves games
A chance to win a Braves Family Four Pack, which includes four game tickets and a batting practice field visit, autographed baseball memorabilia, tomahawk or Braves insulated pilsner beer.

 

Occupy My Family

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets: 2 for $30 Tuesdays (June 19)

Location:  Turner Field
755 Hank Aaron Drive SE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  7:10 PM

Details:  Get two tickets for $30 in the Club Level Pavilion every Tuesday – save up to 50%!

Cost:
$26.00- $118.00+

 

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