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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||205.00||13.00||10.00||0.00||3.42||1.18||182.00||50.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Philadelphia|| 7.1||0||1|| 3.68||0||2||5|
|vs LHB|| 29.0||0||0|| 5.28||0||10||28|
|vs RHB|| 116.1||0||0|| 4.64||0||34||92|
|12/26/2014||Jon Singleton, 1B HOU|
Danny Duffy, SP KC
Starling Marte, LF PIT
|Mike Minor, SP ATL|
Shelby Miller, SP ATL
|12/26/2014||George Springer, RF HOU|
Mike Minor, SP ATL
|Anthony Rizzo, 1B CHC|
|12/26/2014||Lance Lynn, SP STL||Mike Minor, SP ATL|
|Last 10 Games|
Braves' Mike Minor looks good in first bullpen session
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(2/22/15) Braves pitcher Mike Minor received rave reviews following his first bullpen session of the spring, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Minor didn't start last season on time due to shoulder issues. That injury led to a down year, as Minor posted a 4.77 ERA over 145 1/3 innings. If camp is any indication, he's ready for a bounce back.
"Man, oh man, he threw a side (session) today — mid-season form, he really was," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "He’s strong, he looks good, his arm is working great." Gonzalez went on to call Minor's performance the highlight of the day. He added that he fully expected a rebound from Minor in 2015. "He looked healthy, looked strong. I’m really, really encouraged."
The 27-year-old Minor is expected to open the year as one of the team's top starters.
Mike Minor will make $5.6M after winning arbitration case vs. Braves
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(2/20/15) Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor won his arbitration case against the club, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution of Friday. Minor, who was eligible for arbitration for the first time, will receive the $5.6 million he originally asked for. Atlanta offered $5.1 million.
Minor went 6-12 in 2014 with a 4.77 ERA and 120 strikeouts in 145 1/3 innings pitched for the Braves.
Report: Braves, Mike Minor set arbitration hearing date
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(2/3/15) The Braves and pitcher Mike Minor have set an arbitration meeting date for Feb. 19, the day before pitchers and catchers report to spring training, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Minor originally asked for $5.6 million while Atlanta was willing to offer $5.1 million. Minor went 6-12 in 2014 with a 4.77 ERA and 120 strikeouts in 145 1/3 innings pitched for the Braves.
Braves' Minor not experiencing any shoulder discomfort
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(1/22/15) Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor, who was shut down in late September due to shoulder inflammation, said he has not experienced any discomfort while playing catch, per MLB.com. He hopes to throw off a mound starting Friday.
Minor went 6-12 with a 4.77 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 25 starts last season.
Braves, Mike Minor exchange arbitration figures
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(1/16/15) Braves pitcher Mike Minor filed for $5.6 million in arbitration while the team filed for $5.1 million, CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman reported Friday.
Minor is eligible for arbitration for the first time this offseason. He went 6-12 with a 4.77 ERA and 120:44 K:BB ratio in 145 1/3 innings in 2014.
|2014 summary: After a breakthrough 2013 in which he went 13-9 with a 3.21 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings, Mike Minor appeared to fall back into some bad habits last year. Of course, it's not that simple. Offseason surgery to remove scar tissue from his urethra led to him being delayed for the start of spring training, which led to shoulder tendinitis, which led to him missing a month and not being quite right for the next three. For a six-start stretch in August and September, he looked more like himself, posting a 2.59 ERA with a 0.89 WHIP and 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings.|
Playing time status: Minor had renewed shoulder soreness in the two starts that followed, so the Braves, who were clearly out of the postseason picture at that point, opted to shut him down. But while his shoulder plagued him throughout 2014, at no point did his velocity suffer because of it, which suggests it's probably not a long-term concern. The Braves certainly haven't indicated otherwise.
2015 outlook: At this time last year, Minor was considered a top-25 starting pitcher in Fantasy, so you wouldn't want to write them off because of one bad injury-plagued season. He may have to fight through some mechanical issues -- the tweaks he made last August were widely credited for his turnaround, which shows he's capable of falling into bad habits -- and even at his best, he's susceptible to the long ball. Still, his highs have been high enough for you target him as a bounce-back candidate in the middle rounds.
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