Craig Kimbrel News Archive
Kimbrel picked up his sixth save of the season with a perfect, two-strikeout ninth inning against the Marlins on Wednesday.
Kimbrel blew his first save of the season Monday, allowing an RBI double to Derek Dietrich in the ninth inning.
Kimbrel is available to pitch for the Braves on Sunday, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Kimbrel floundered Saturday, giving up two earned runs, three hits and a walk to the Mets before being replaced by Jordan Walden in the ninth.
Kimbrel threw a 15-pitch side session Wednesday, and said his shoulder was good and he's ready, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's David O'Brien reports.
Kimbrel (shoulder) played light catch Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. "Hopefully [Wednesday] he wakes up a little better," manager Fredi Gonzalez said.
Kimbrel (shoulder) was able to play catch Tuesday, but it's unknown if he'll be available for the Braves' subsequent tilt at Philadelphia, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Kimbrel is dealing with a sore shoulder, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Kimbrel picked up his league-leading fifth save of the season as the Braves doubled up the Nats, 6-3.
Kimbrel notched his fourth save of the season Wednesday, allowing two hits, a walk and an earned run with two strikeouts in 0.2 innings of work.