Category: ‘Trade Deadline’

Plenty of Time Left for Frank Wren, Atlanta Braves to Make Waiver Trade
August 4th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
A few Atlanta Braves fans freaked out a little when Frank Wren didn't pull off an immaculate deal for a starting pitcher or a utility infielder, but the fact is that there's still the entire month of August to make one happen. There's also historical precedent. In fact, the Braves have...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Make Waiver Trade in August
August 1st, 2013 at 8:51 AM
The Atlanta Braves met their biggest need by acquiring Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim before the non-waiver trade deadline. But they still have some needs that will have to be met during August, which will have to be met with a waiver trade. Atlanta will likely pursue...

A Look at How Major League Baseball Waiver Wire Trades Work
August 1st, 2013 at 7:58 AM
The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline came and went for Major League Baseball without just a ton of activity. Now, trades must be made using the waiver system during the month of August. Here's how that works. Any player may be placed on waivers, which are essentially a process of simultaneously...

Atlanta Braves Make No Moves at Non-Waiver Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2013 at 4:22 PM
Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone at 4 p.m. Eastern time, but the Atlanta Braves refrained from making any major moves. The Houston Astros shipped Bud Norris, who was known to be targeted by Atlanta, to the Baltimore Orioles. That's fine; his platoon splits were awful. The Boston...

Atlanta Braves Approached by Texas Rangers in Trade Talks for Brian McCann
July 30th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
The Texas Rangers are so desperate for a bat, that they recently approached the Atlanta Braves about trading for Brian McCann, Ken Rosenthal reports. With a nine-game lead in the National Leage East, the Braves had no interest in dealing their starting catcher, but the Rangers have asked at least one...