David O'Brien, who covers the Braves for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, tweeted the following update on Medlen.
I'm told #Braves Medlen could be ready to pitch in rehab games by late April, barring setbacks. Could put him MLB-ready by early June.When Medlen returns, he'll join an Atlanta staff that currently consists of Julio Teheran, Shelby Miller, Mike Minor, Alex Wood and David Hale.
Medlin, a 29-year old right-hander, was 15-12 with a 3.11 ERA in his first full season as a starter in 2013. In 197 innings, he allowed 194 hits, walked 47 and struck out 157. Medlen has a career record of 34-20 with a 2.95 ERA.
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