The @Braves activate LHP Mike Minor from the DL; option RHP Gus Schlosser to Triple-A Gwinnett.
LHP Mike Minor will make his first start of the season on Friday vs. San Francisco.
Minor will make one more minor league rehab outing before rejoining Braves rotation. He'll Pitch Friday for Mississippi.
Hardball Talk "The Braves have surprised with a major league-best 1.54 ERA from their starters so far this season, but their rotation is about to get even stronger. According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mike Minor could be activated from the disabled list to start Saturday against..." April 22
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Mike Minor allowed one hit in five scoreless innings for Class-A Rome in his third minor league rehab start Friday, and the left-hander is tentatively set to join the Braves starting rotation April 23 or April 25. Gavin Floyd also made his third minor league rehab start Friday, allowing two..." April 15
#Braves Minor had a procedure done on urethra Dec. 31, couldn't throw in Jan., was a little sore at start of camp. So...
Mike Minor has agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.85 million. #Braves
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Dan Uggla is still not hitting his weight, but the Braves second baseman more than pulled his weight during the weekend at Dodger Stadium. Uggla hit two home runs and drove in four runs Sunday in an 8-1 Braves rout of the Dodgers, giving him three homers in consecutive wins that earned Atlanta..." June 10
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Mike Minor never had the sinker as part of his pitch repertoire, and based on results of the past two starts it might be some time before he uses it in a game that counts. The Braves left-hander allowed five runs and three homers in five innings of a 7-4 spring-training loss to the New York Mets..." March 26
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "If this had been a year or two ago, Braves pitcher Mike Minor might have shaken him off when a veteran catcher flashed the sign for a curveball or slider in some of the situations where Gerald Laird called for those pitches Saturday. But Minor has matured and developed the confidence to make..." March 10
Talking Chop "I don't expect Mike Minor to sign an extension this offseason. I also don't think that the case for extending him now is persuasive even if you assume that several other players have already been signed. However, there is a popular sentiment among Braves fans that Minor (buoyed by his excellent..." February 13
Talking Chop "This is the sixth in my series on possible extensions for the Braves' young core players. Here are the links to part one (on Martin Prado, alas), part two (Jason Heyward), part three (Freddie Freeman), part four (Kris Medlen), and part five (Craig Kimbrel). In the last post, by the way, 60% of TC..." February 12