Major League Baseball

Career W-L
35-30
 
Career ERA
4.11
Name  Mike Minor
Born  12/26/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Number  36
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  L
Cold7/22/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor was roughed up again Tuesday against the Marlins. He gave up 10 hits and six runs in three innings.
Insight: Over his last eight starts, Minor has allowed 68 hits (8 HR), 14 walks and 36 earned runs in 42 1/3 innings (7.65 ERA, 1.94 WHIP). The 26-year-old was excellent last season, going 13-9 with a 3.21 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP, but nothing's gone right in 2014. He began the season on the disabled list with a shoulder injury and has gone 3-6 with a 5.32 ERA and a 1.58 WHIP.
 
Cold7/1/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor's struggles continued Tuesday as he didn't even get out of the fifth inning against the Mets (4 1/3 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2 HR).
Insight: Minor has allowed 22 earned runs on 45 hits (7 HR) and nine walks in his last 26 1/3 innings (7.52 ERA, 2.05 WHIP).
 
6/11/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor gave up 11 hits and eight earned runs over four innings Tuesday at Colorado.
Insight: Atlanta gave Minor a 7-0 lead before he even stepped on the mound and a 10-6 lead going into the bottom of the fifth, but he couldn't stick around long enough to get a win. He went into Tuesday with a 3.07 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP, but he stands at 4.31 and 1.42 after Tuesday. There aren't many pitchers you want to use against the Rockies at Coors Field.
 
6/4/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor struck out 10 batters and allowed only one run over seven innings Wednesday afternoon against the Mariners, but he walked away with a loss.
Insight: Atlanta couldn't muster a run against Hisashi Iwakuma or Seattle's bullpen. Minor has a 3.07 ERA, a 1.23 WHIP and a 40/12 K/BB in 44 innings this season but is 2-4.
 
5/14/2014 9:30:00 AM
Description: Braves lefty Mike Minor kept the Giants off the scoreboard Tuesday for his first win of the season.
Insight: He only let up three hits in 6 2/3 innings. The win was Minor's first since Game 2 of the National League Division Series last October. Minor's next start isn't until Tuesday.
 
5/2/2014 4:25:00 PM
Description: Atlanta left-hander Mike Minor has officially been activated from the 15-day DL.
Insight: He sat out the first month because of a shoulder injury. Minor's 3.21 ERA in 32 starts last season was 16th-best in the National League.
 
4/29/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor (shoulder) will return to the rotation Friday, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Minor has been working his way back from shoulder soreness since spring training. He'll replace David Hale in the rotation.
 
4/22/2014 4:22:00 PM
Description: Atlanta starter Mike Minor will make one more start in the minors before joining the big club, according to David O'Brien of AJC.
Insight: Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA in 2013) underwent a urinary tract operation in late December and experienced shoulder soreness early in spring training after being unable to throw over the winter.
 
4/20/2014 2:12:00 PM
Description: Atlanta starter Mike Minor is expected to rejoin the rotation Saturday against the Reds, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA in 2013) underwent a urinary tract operation in late December and experienced shoulder soreness early in spring training after being unable to throw for a month. He threw 80 pitches in his final rehab start on Saturday.
 
4/1/2014 7:43:00 PM
Description: Atlanta starter Mike Minor will make a minor league rehab start with Double-A Mississippi Thursday, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA in 2013) underwent a urinary tract operation in late December and experienced shoulder soreness after being unable to throw for a month. If he can avoid a setback, he'll be back before April is finished.
 
3/19/2014 9:11:00 PM
Description: Atlanta starter Mike Minor will miss at least the first half of April while he continues to recover from a sore shoulder. SOURCE: Mark Bowman, MLB.com
Insight: Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA in 2013) came into camp behind schedule after undergoing a urinary tract operation in late December. We have Minor at No. 14 in our preseason starting pitcher rankings.
 
3/5/2014 4:34:00 PM
Description: Braves left-hander Mike Minor (shoulder) threw his first bullpen session of the spring Wednesday and will throw every other day for at least another week before progressing to live batting practice. SOURCE: mlb.com
Insight: Minor felt soreness in his shoulder when he reported to spring training, the result of a month of inactivity following a urinary tract procedure on Dec. 31. "My mechanics are obviously not all there," Minor said. "My leg was coming out, and I was leaning back more. That's not something I want to do. I want to be more compact and get back to what I was last year. But for this being the first time, I think it went pretty well." He hopes to be back by the second or third week of the season.
 
3/3/2014 7:25:00 PM
Description: Braves left-hander Mike Minor (shoulder) will throw his first bullpen session of the spring Wednesday, according to ajc.com.
Insight: Minor has been dealing with some shoulder soreness, but he's expected to be ready for the start of the season.
 
2/24/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Atlanta left-hander Mike Minor is behind in his throwing program because of shoulder soreness. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA in 2013) still isn't throwing off a mound though the team is confident he'll be ready for the start of the season. This news shouldn't change Minor's draft position.
 
9/16/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: The Braves and Nationals have been told to stay away from Nationals Park this morning because of the shooting close by at the U.S. Navy Yard.
Insight: There is a possibility that tonight's game between Atlanta and Washington could be postponed, so starting anyone on these teams will require fantasy owners to pay attention to the news throughout the day.
 
8/20/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description: The Braves will skip Mike Minor's next start, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: The team will clear a spot for the returning Paul Maholm and also get Minor some extra rest with the move. Minor allowed eight baserunners and four earned runs in 1 2/3 innings his last start.
 
7/31/2013 10:14:00 PM
Description: Atlanta lefthander Mike Minor notched his 11th win of the season Wednesday versus Colorado.
Insight: Minor allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings. He's now 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA in his last two starts. His next outing is scheduled for Monday against Washington.
 
7/13/2013 8:59:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor has allowed three earned runs on 12 hits over his last 13 1/3 innings.
Insight: Minor (9-4, 3.02 ERA, 1.08 WHIP) gave up four earned runs in three of his previous four starts before throwing two straight quality starts. He won for the first time since June 9 Saturday against the Reds.
 
Cold7/3/2013 10:08:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor gave up six hits, walked three and allowed four runs over six innings in a loss to Miami Wednesday.
Insight: Minor did strike out nine, but he allowed a three-run homer to Justin Ruggiano in the top of the fifth with Atlanta leading 2-0. Minor has had trouble with the longball recently, allowing five over his last three starts. He has given up four earned runs in three of his last four outings.
 
Hot6/9/2013 8:15:00 PM
Description: Braves starter Mike Minor allowed one earned run on six hits in six innings Sunday against the Dodgers.
Insight: Minor is 8-2 with a 2.44 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP in 84 2/3 innings this season after going 7-4 with a 2.21 ERA in his final 93 2/3 innings last year. That's nearly a full season of dominance.
 

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