Lance Niekro

Lance Niekro

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Winter Haven, Florida
College: Florida Southern
Draft: 2000 2nd round by the
  • ClutchPoints

    Braves Make Ian Anderson Move Amid Massive Struggles

    As the Atlanta Braves look to bounce back to two losses against the New York Mets, pitcher Ian Anderson will be heading down to the Triple-A level. The Braves announced the 24-year-old Anderson’s demotion amid several moves. Guillermo Heredia will join Anderson on the Gwinnett Stripers while pitcher Huascar Ynoa and catcher Chadwick Tromp will head up to Atlanta.

  • NBC Sports

    Max effort: Scherzer Ks 11, Mets beat Braves for DH sweep

    Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings and the New York Mets beat the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2.

  • ABC7 New York

    New York Mets host the Atlanta Braves Sunday

    Atlanta Braves (64-45, second in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (69-39, first in the NL East) New York; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Spencer Strider (6-3, 2.79 ERA, . WHIP, 133 strikeouts); Mets: Jacob deGrom (0-0, 1.80 ERA, .