Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:42:49 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana matched his career high with 11 strikeouts in his no-decision against the Philadelphia Phillies Monday, April 14. He allowed a run on four hits in six innings.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:50:00 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana allowed three hits and struck out six in eight shutout innings to beat the New York Mets in his season debut Wednesday, April 9.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:45:18 -0700
The Atlanta Braves optioned RP Pedro Beato to Triple-A Gwinnett Wednesday, April 9, to make room on the roster for SP Ervin Santana.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:47:05 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana will make his season debut for the Braves against the New York Mets Wednesday, April 8. He allowed six runs (five earned) and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings for Triple-A Gwinnett at the end of last week.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:19:13 -0700
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said SP Ervin Santana will be the team's starting pitcher Wednesday, April 9.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:58:46 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana is scheduled to work Friday, April 4, in a game for Triple-A Gwinnett. It might be his final tune-up outing before he joins the rotation April 9. The team had said that April 12 was the first day they would need a fifth starter, but now he is tentatively slotted in the second home game of the season next Wednesday.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners might want to play it safe and keep him reserved, as his outing is not set in stone. Plus, he is still building up stamina, and he might not go terribly deep into the game even if he does make his start next Wednesday.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:36:57 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana will pitch five or six innings for Triple-A Gwinnett Friday, April 4, for what should be his last tune-up before making his season debut April 9 against the New York Mets. However, manager Fredi Gonzalez said that could change.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:01:52 -0700
The Atlanta Braves have optioned SP Ervin Santana to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Fantasy Tip: There's no need to be alarmed by this move - Santana, who was signed in mid-March, is being sent down on a temporary basis to get extra work in. He is expected to be ready by April 12, when the Braves will need a fifth starter.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:09 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana will make his Grapefruit League spring debut Thursday, March 20, against the New York Mets. He is slated to work two innings, and will add an inning to his workload over his next starts. Barring any setbacks, he is expected to complete a five-inning start for a to-be-determined minor-league affiliate April 4, putting him in line for a regular season debut as early as April 9.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:35:38 -0700
Atlanta Braves SP Ervin Santana will log a bullpen session and live batting practice before suiting up for his first spring start. This puts him in line to join the big-league rotation in mid-April.
Fantasy Tip: His late start to camp dictates this course, but it's no reason to shy away from him as a late-rounds mixed SP.