Brandon Beachy to start for Dodgers Saturday

Former Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will make his first start since 2013 Saturday when Los Angeles hosts Milwaukee.

The Braves did not offer Brandon Beachy a contract and he signed with the Dodgers.  CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

The Braves did not offer Brandon Beachy a contract and he signed with the Dodgers. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly told the L.A. Times that he will use Beachy in the game that starts at 10:10 p.m. Atlanta time. Follow the game Saturday night by clicking here.

Beachy had elbow surgery in the spring of 2014 and hasn’t pitched in a major league game since Aug. 20, 2013.

He went 14-11 with the Braves over four seasons, with a 3.23 ERA.

Click here to read the AJC’s Mark Bradley’s thoughts about the anticipated returns of Beachy and Kris Medlen, another former Braves pitcher recovering from elbow surgery.

Medlen is on a rehab assignment for the Kansas City Royals.


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