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When Drew Storen returns, would it make sense for Davey Johnson to ease him back in by adopting a two-closer strategy? It wouldn't, after all, be the first time he's done such a thing.
Enough with the excuses.
Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night with an injury to his left side.
Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy has left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies with an apparent injury.
His eyes red and voice wavering, Roger McDowell returned as the Braves' pitching coach Friday and apologized for his crude conduct that led to a suspension. He spent a "very humbling" two weeks away from the game and promised there will be no repeat of such actions.
Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell was suspended for two weeks without pay Sunday by Major League Baseball for inappropriate comments and gestures he made toward fans before a game in San Francisco.
Braves general manager Frank Wren said Saturday the team is still gathering information on allegations that pitching coach Roger McDowell made homophobic comments and crude gestures toward fans before a game in San Francisco last weekend.
The day started off tough for the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves placed pitching coach Roger McDowell on administrative leave Friday while they investigate allegations he made homophobic comments and crude gestures toward fans before a game in San Francisco last weekend.
Atlanta pitching coach Roger McDowell apologized Wednesday in response to a fan's complaint that McDowell spewed homophobic comments, made crude sexual gestures and threatened to knock out his teeth with a bat before the Braves played the San Francisco Giants over the weekend.
The Braves are returning to Atlanta with momentum from a strong finish to a road trip and their pitching coach engulfed in an ugly scandal.
Atlanta pitching coach Roger McDowell issued an apology on Wednesday in response to a fan's complaint that McDowell spewed homophobic comments, made crude sexual gestures and threatened to knock out his teeth with a bat before the Braves played the San Francisco Giants over the weekend.
The Golden State Warriors parted ways with coach Keith Smart on Wednesday, the first major fallout this offseason from a new ownership group that has promised sweeping changes to the perennial underachieving franchise.
First-year manager Fredi Gonzales says Tom Glavine is his really not-so surprising choice as the Braves pitching coach. He replaces Roger McDowell, who in an even bigger surprised is the new Georgia Tech basketball coach. Adding things that Charles says I left out.
The Los Angeles Angels bolstered their bullpen Thursday, agreeing to an $8 million, two-year deal with Japanese left-hander Hisanori Takahashi.
He said he has tracked Braves games on TV but had no contact with the pitchers.
"But I understand the reason behind it and I accept and apologize for all of my actions that brought us to this point," he said.