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Major League Baseball Moves Trade Deadline to August 1 for 2016
January 22nd, 2016 at 9:28 AM
Wilmer Flores can rest easy this season. Major League Baseball has temporarily moved 2016's non-waiver trade deadline from July 31 to Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** July 31 falls on a Sunday this year, meaning the 4 p.m. deadline could clash with as many as 10 games scheduled that afternoon. There are only eight...

Atlanta Braves Looking Trade Michael Bourn, Nick Swisher
January 4th, 2016 at 6:54 PM
Though surprising to absolutely no one, Mark Bowman reports that the Atlanta Braves are looking to move Michael Bourn or Nick Swisher, or possibly both. ***PHOTO1*** As it stands, both Bourn and Swisher would serve as backups to Hector Olivera in left field, Ender Inciarte in center and Nick Markakis in right....

Atlanta Braves Trade Cameron Maybin to Detroit Tigers
November 20th, 2015 at 9:45 PM
In a move that surprised no one, the Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Cameron Maybin to the Detroit Tigers, foxsports.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Maybin, who is under control for two more seasons, was swapped for Ian Krol and Gabe Spieler, both left-handed pitchers. He was dealt just days after GM John Coppolella sent Andrelton...

Atlanta Braves Release Renderings of Sun Trust Park Complex
October 15th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
With construction of Sun Trust Park rapidly progressing, the Atlanta Braves released some renderings of the complex surrounding the ballpark. [caption id="attachment_28712" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="A screen capture of the Sun Trust Park renderings."][/caption] The Battery surrounding Sun Trust Park will feature restaurants, shopping, office space and hotels in a first-of-its-kind development. The Braves...

Atlanta Braves Hire Fangraphs’ Kiley McDaniel
October 13th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
The Atlanta Braves have hired Kiley McDaniel, formerly of Fangraphs, to be their new assistant director of baseball operations, the team said in a press release on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The move is one of the most interesting hires this offseason. McDaniel has spent the last four years as the lead prospect analyst...