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Atlanta Braves Interested in Seattle Mariners’ Oliver Perez
July 10th, 2013 at 10:41 PM
In need of a veteran bullpen arm, the Atlanta Braves are interested in Seattle Mariners reliever Oliver Perez, Jon Heyman reports. With the loss of Eric O'Flaherty, Jonny Venters and now Cristhian Martinez for the season due to injuries, the Braves could use another experienced arm in a young bullpen. Perez has...

Atlanta Braves Express Interest in Chicago White Sox Reliever Matt Thornton
July 7th, 2013 at 9:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves, in need of a veteran bullpen arm, have expressed "limited" interest in Chicago White Sox reliever Matt Thornton, Ken Rosenthal tweets.   Sources: #WhiteSox’s Thornton on long #RedSox list of possible bullpen targets. #Braves also inquired on Thornton; interest “limited.” — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 7, 2013 Thornton has posted a...

Tim Hudson Refutes Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors
July 5th, 2013 at 8:21 PM
Peter Gammons tweeted Friday that Tim Hudson believed the Atlanta Braves would eventually trade him. The problem is, Hudson doesn't know what he's talking about.   Tim Hudson has let some former teammates know he thinks he could get dealt. Watch Texas, Boston, San Fransisco... — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 5, 2013 MLB Blogs...

Atlanta Braves Interested in New York Yankees Reliever Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as well as the San Francisco Giants, are interested in pursuing a trade for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, so reports the New York Post. The Braves are looking to add depth to their injury riddled bullpen. Braves scout Jim Fregosi saw Chamberlain throw a scoreless inning...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Pursue Chicago Cubs Kevin Gregg
June 27th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as previously noted, could use another veteran arm in their bullpen. Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are among several teams who are likely to try to trade with the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Gregg. Luis Avilan and Jordan Walden have held down the fort with the big...

Atlanta Braves not Interested in Chicago Cubs’ Carlos Marmol
June 26th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
The Atlanta Braves need bullpen help. The Chicago Cubs have designated Carlos Marmol for assignment. Could it be a match made by the baseball gods? No, so says Dave O'Brien. The Cubs have the option of releasing or trading Marmol, who has a 5.86 ERA by giving up 26 hits and...

Arodys Vizcaino, Jaye Chapman Named as Players Sent to Chicago Cubs for Paul Maholm, Reed Johnson
July 30th, 2012 at 11:49 PM
The mystery minor league pitchers in the Atlanta Braves deal with the Chicago Cubs has finally been solved. Ken Rosenthal tweets that the Braves sent Jaye Chapman and Arodys Vizcaino to the Cubs in exchange for Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm. ***PHOTO1*** Vizcaino, 21, underwent Tommy John surgery this spring and has a...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Reed Johnson, Paul Maholm from Chicago Cubs
July 30th, 2012 at 11:17 PM
The Atlanta Braves have satisfied their need for a starting pitcher and backup outfielder by trading for lefty Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson from the Chicago Cubs in a deal just over half a day before the trade deadline Tuesday, John Paul Morosi tweets. ***PHOTO1*** Not all details are available at the...

Confusion Surrounds Atlanta Braves in Ryan Dempster Deal
July 23rd, 2012 at 7:10 PM
It seems that everyone but Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster was aware of an impending trade to the Atlanta Braves. The deal, which would ship Randall Delgado to Chicago in exchange for the 35-year-old righty, is already subject to Dempster's 10-5 trade protection rights, but Cubs manager Dave Sveum refuted that...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Ryan Dempster from Chicago Cubs in Trade
July 23rd, 2012 at 3:25 PM
The Atlanta Braves accomplished their goal of solidifying their starting rotation by trading for Ryan Dempster of the Chicago Cubs, braves.com reports. Details are not yet available, but it seems the Braves will ship Randall Delgado to the Cubbies as part of the deal. Dempster will make $6 million more this season and...

Atlanta Braves Interested in Chicago Cubs’ Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza
June 25th, 2012 at 12:25 AM
With the recent loss of Brandon Beachy to Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves' rotation is currently a question mark. The Braves are rumored to be interested in Chicago Cubs' starters Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza. Garza earns $9.5MM this season and will be arbitration-eligible for the final time this offseason. He...

Atlanta Braves Acquire Michael Bourn from Houston Astros
July 31st, 2011 at 10:37 AM
The Atlanta Braves have traded for Michael Bourn from the Houston Astros. Though they had originally gone after Carlos Beltran and Hunter Pence and were even in talks about Carlos Quintin,  the Braves landed Bourn, widely considered the fastest player in the majors. ***PHOTO1*** Houston received the currently injured Jordan Schafer and three minor...

Atlanta Braves Lose Out on Hunter Pence as Houston Astros Trade Him to Philadelphia Phillies
July 29th, 2011 at 10:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves were rumored to be in the hunt for a trade deadline deal for the Houston Astros' Hunter Pence, but the price for him proved to be too steep for Atlanta as the Philadelphia Phillies snatched him up Friday night. Houston landed Pence in exchange for four Phillies prospects,...

Atlanta Braves Reportedly Interested in Carlos Beltran
July 20th, 2011 at 3:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves are reportedly interested in acquiring Carlos Beltran from the New York Mets, mlb.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** The Mets are willing to foot the rest of Beltran's contract for the year - about $6 million - meaning they would be looking for highly ranked prospects, and the Braves have plenty of...