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Tyler Flowers | Catcher | #25

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/24/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Chipola (FL) JC
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 33 (0) / ATL
Contract: view contract details

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Braves activated C Tyler Flowers from the 15-day disabled list.
Flowers missed a full month because of a fracture in his left hand. The 30-year-old catcher will return Wednesday to a respectable .253/.343/.425 batting line. Aug 17 - 2:35 PM

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Tyler Flowers (hand) could be activated from the disabled list next Thursday.

Working his way back from a fractured left hand, Flowers began a rehab assignment on Thursday. He's been out since just before the All-Star break.
Aug 12 - 4:54 PM

Tyler Flowers (hand) could begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend.

And it's likely to be a short one because he's been able to continue hitting and catching while the small fracture in his left hand heals. Flowers landed on the disabled list just before the All-Star break with a timetable of 4-6 weeks. He'll come in on the early part of that range if all continues to go smoothly.
Aug 11 - 8:39 AM

Tyler Flowers (hand) caught a bullpen session Friday.

Flowers is slated to taking batting practice, too. It's the first time he's done either since breaking his left hand just before the All-Star break. The catcher shouldn't be far off from a return.
Aug 5 - 5:26 PM

Tyler Flowers (hand) will take batting practice on the field Friday at the team's spring training facility in Florida.

If all goes well, he'll begin playing games for the Gulf Coast League Braves on Monday. He's hoping to return for the team's homestand that begins on August 16. Flowers broke his left hand just before the All-Star break.
Aug 4 - 5:26 PM

Tyler Flowers (hand) advanced to hitting off a tee on Saturday.

He's well ahead of schedule in his recovery from a fractured hand. The Braves are hoping he'll be back in the lineup in about two weeks. A.J. Pierzynski and Anthony Recker have filled in at catcher during his absence.
Jul 30 - 5:04 PM

Braves placed C Tyler Flowers on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his left hand.

Flowers suffered the injury at the beginning of July when he was hit by a pitch and tried to play through it initially. He'll be out 4-6 weeks, with A.J. Pierzynski and Anthony Recker splitting time at catcher.
Jul 15 - 3:59 PM

Tyler Flowers has been diagnosed with a fracture in his left hand and will be out 4-6 weeks.

Flowers suffered the injury back on July 1 when he was hit by a pitch and then played four more games before finally undergoing an MRI. A.J. Pierzynski will have to shoulder a big load at catcher coming out of the All-Star break. Flowers was batting .253/.343/.425 with seven home runs and 21 RBI in 53 games this season for Atlanta. He'd been especially hot lately.
Jul 12 - 5:24 PM

Tyler Flowers (hand) will undergo an MRI on Monday.

Flowers was removed from Saturday's game with a left hand strain and was still sore the next day. The Braves remain hopeful that he'll avoid a trip to the disabled list, but we'll have to wait and see what the exam says.
Jul 10 - 12:42 PM

Tyler Flowers was removed from Saturday's game against the White Sox with a left hand strain.

Flowers will sit out the first half finale on Sunday just to be on the safe side. The Braves are hopeful that he'll avoid a trip to the disabled list.
Jul 9 - 3:33 PM

Tyler Flowers was forced to leave Saturday's game with an undisclosed injury.

Still no word yet on exactly what the Braves backstop did, but he was replaced by A.J. Pierzynski. As soon as the Braves give word on what exactly happened, we'll be sure to pass it along.
Jul 9 - 3:03 PM

Tyler Flowers went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in Friday’s loss to the Marlins.

Flowers tied things up with a solo homer against Marlins closer A.J. Ramos in the ninth inning, but the Braves went on to lose the game in extra. The 30-year-old has three homers in his last nine games and six on the year. He’s batting .258/.344/.421 overall while sharing playing time behind the plate.
Jul 2 - 12:06 AM

Tyler Flowers went 3-for-4 with three doubles, an RBI and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Marlins.

Flowers had five doubles in 46 games coming into the contest before nearly doubling -- pun very much intended -- that total in one game. The backstop has split time with A.J. Pierzynski this season while hitting .252/.337/.400 with five home runs and 16 RBI overall.
Jul 1 - 12:58 AM

Tyler Flowers was ejected from Thursday's game against the Marlins for arguing balls and strikes.

He went 3-for-4 with three doubles before getting tossed with two outs in the ninth inning. Flowers took exception to a ball called by home plate umpire Larry Vanover. A.J. Pierzynski finished out the game at catcher.
Jul 1 - 12:03 AM

Tyler Flowers smacked a solo home run in Monday's loss to the Indians.

Flowers' blast off of Trevor Bauer in the fourth inning pulled the Braves to within two at the time, but it proved inconsequential after the Tribe's offense extended the lead late. The catcher has five dingers on the season as he shares starts with A.J. Pierzynski.
Jun 27 - 10:58 PM

Depth Charts

C1A.J. Pierzynski
2Tyler Flowers
3Anthony Recker
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Gordon Beckham
2Jace Peterson
SS1Dansby Swanson
2Chase d'Arnaud
3B1Adonis Garcia
2Brandon Snyder
LF1Matt Kemp
2Mallex Smith
CF1Ender Inciarte
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
S1Julio Teheran
2Michael Foltynewicz
3Robert Whalen
4Joel de la Cruz
5Williams Perez
6Jesse Biddle
7Matt Wisler
Relief Pitcher
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jim Johnson
3Mauricio Cabrera
4Eric O'Flaherty
5Ian Krol
6Chris Withrow
7Chaz Roe
8Matt Marksberry
9Jose Ramirez
10Ryan Weber
11Madison Younginer
12John Gant
13Andrew McKirahan
14Paco Rodriguez