|Jan. 17 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 CST4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-The Braves have agreed to one-year contracts with Medlen and Mike Minor, infielder Chris Johnson and outfielder Jordan Schafer.
Analysis: Medlen (15-12, 3.11 ERA) was a key member of the rotation in 2013.
|Sep. 28 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 CST3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Medlen and Craig Kimbrel combined on a two-hit shutout in Friday's win over the Phillies.
Analysis: Medlen won his 15th game of the year after reaching the 10-win mark last year as he transitioned from the bullpen. He won five of his last six starts to get to 15 and hasn't lost since Aug. 23.
|Aug. 30 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 CST2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Medlen pitched seven scoreless innings as Atlanta completed a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
Analysis: Medlen hasn't matched what he did the final two months of 2012, when he joined the rotation, made a dozen starts and went 9-0 with a 0.97 ERA. But manager Fredi Gonzalez likes what he sees. "People were expecting him to do the same thing," Gonzalez said. "That's just a fantasy." Gonzalez was referring to delusional fantasy owners with that comment.
|Aug. 18 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 CST10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-The Atlanta Braves have changed their rotation for their upcoming series at the Mets after they had to use Medlen in relief during Saturday night's 15-inning loss to the Nationals.
Analysis: Medlen had been scheduled for Tuesday's opening game in New York. Instead, Brandon Beachy will move up one day to start on Tuesday. Alex Wood also moves up one day for Wednesday's start. Due to an off day on Monday, the starters will be pitching on their normal five days' rest.
|Aug. 14 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 CST12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Medlen allowed one run and five hits in seven innings Tuesday in a 3-1 win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Medlen has won a season-high four consecutive starts while posting a 3.46 ERA.
|Aug. 3 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET18:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 CST3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)5:07 PM CT-Medlen won for the second straight start, notching his eighth victory in Atlanta's 6-4 win at Philadelphia on Friday.
Analysis: Medlen wasn't overly impressive, allowing four runs and six hits - including three homers - over six innings, but was bolstered by good run support.
|July 29 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET18:30 ET22:30 GMT6:30 CST3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST6:00 PM VEN2:30 UAE (+1)5:30 PM CT-Medlen ended a three-start losing streak in Atlanta's 5-2 win over St. Louis on Sunday.
Analysis: Medlen had given up 14 earned runs in his previous 14 2-3 innings over three starts before holding the Cardinals to two runs in six innings on Sunday.
|July 24 12:50 PM PT1:50 PM MT2:50 PM CT3:50 PM ET15:50 ET19:50 GMT3:50 CST12:50 PM MST2:50 PM EST3:20 PM VEN23:50 UAE2:50 PM CT-Medlen allowed all four runs and seven hits in 5 1-3 innings Tuesday in a 4-1 road loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Medlen has lost three consecutive starts while posting an 8.59 ERA. He hasn't come close to pitching at the level he was at in 2012.
|June 9 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 CST2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Medlen pitched 6 2-3 scoreless innings and hit his first major league home run as the Braves continued their recent stretch of dominant starting pitching in a 2-1 victory over the Dodgers on Saturday.
Analysis: Medlen scattered five hits, struck out six and allowed only one baserunner as far as third. Medlen has won back-to-back starts for the first time this season, and has a 2.87 ERA over his first 13 starts. Last year he was 9-0 with a 0.97 ERA in 12 regular-season starts after being inserted into the rotation on July 31.
|June 4 10:42 AM PT11:42 AM MT12:42 PM CT1:42 PM ET13:42 ET17:42 GMT1:42 CST10:42 AM MST12:42 PM EST1:12 PM VEN21:42 UAE12:42 PM CT-Medlen got back on track Monday, allowing an unearned run and seven hits over six innings in Atlanta's 7-2 win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Medlen (2-6, 3.14 ERA) was 0-5 with a 3.93 ERA over nine starts between Monday's game and his last win, which came April 9.
|May 29 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET20:51 ET0:51 GMT8:51 CST5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST8:21 PM VEN4:51 UAE (+1)7:51 PM CT-Medlen allowed no earned runs over seven innings to earn the victory in a 7-2 win over Pittsburgh on Monday.
Analysis: Medlen had sustained an upper calf contusion in his previous start.
|May 26 11:03 AM PT12:03 PM MT1:03 PM CT2:03 PM ET14:03 ET18:03 GMT2:03 CST11:03 AM MST1:03 PM EST1:33 PM VEN22:03 UAE1:03 PM CT-Medlen allowed three run in six innings with nine strikeouts in a 7-5 win over the Mets on May 24.
Analysis: Medlen is now winless in eight starts and his fantasy owners are no doubt hurting.
|Apr. 10 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 CST1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Medlen allowed one unearned run in seven innings of Tuesday's win over Miami.
Analysis: He's allowed only two earned runs in 12 innings over two starts.
|2009||Atl||3||5||0 - 2||37||4||0||67.2||65||34||32||5||30||2||72||1.40||4.26||$75.17|
|2010||Atl||6||2||0 - 0||31||14||0||107.2||108||48||44||13||21||1||83||1.20||3.68||$112.17|
|2011||Atl||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.1||1||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.43||0.00||$3.83|
|2012||Atl||10||1||1 - 2||50||12||2||138.0||103||26||24||6||23||0||120||0.91||1.57||$224.00|
|2013||Atl||15||12||0 - 0||32||31||0||197.0||194||77||68||18||47||1||157||1.22||3.11||$240.50|
|Career||34||20||1 - 4||152||61||2||512.2||471||185||168||42||121||4||434||1.15||2.95|
|2012||Atl||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.1||3||5||2||1||0||0||4||2.84|
|0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.1||3||5||2||1||0||0||4||2.84|
|2013||Atl||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||9||5||5||1||1||0||4||11.25|
|0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.0||9||5||5||1||1||0||4||11.25|
|Career||0||2||0 - 0||2||2||0||10.1||12||10||7||2||1||0||8||6.10|