Kris Medlen told the media Wednesday morning that he's spent the past couple days preparing himself to undergo a second Tommy John surgery.
Kris Medlen is undergoing a second opinion on his right arm Tuesday morning.
An MRI on Kris Medlen's right arm revealed "some involvement of the ligament."
Kris Medlen underwent a scheduled MRI on his right arm Monday afternoon.
Kris Medlen was diagnosed with a mild forearm strain after being removed early from Sunday's Grapefruit League outing against the Mets.
Kris Medlen was removed from his Grapefruit League start on Sunday with a possible elbow injury.
Kris Medlen shut out the Nationals for three innings in his start on Tuesday.
Braves avoided arbitration with RHP Kris Medlen by agreeing to a one-year, $5.8 million contract.
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez confirmed Sunday that Kris Medlen would draw the start in Game 5 of the NLDS if necessary.
Kris Medlen was charged with five runs on nine hits and a walk over four frames in Thursday's loss to the Dodgers.
Kris Medlen twirled eight scoreless innings in Friday's victory over the Phillies, scattering just two singles and a pair of walks along the way.
Kris Medlen allowed just one run in 7 1/3 innings but the Braves fell to the Cubs on Saturday.
Kris Medlen hurled 7 1/3 innings of scoreless ball Saturday in the Braves' 2-1 defeat of the Padres.
Kris Medlen yielded two runs in 6 1/3 innings and struck out six in a win over the Marlins on Monday.