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Former Brave Andruw Jones Arrested in Atlanta
December 25th, 2012 at 9:59 PM
Former Atlanta Braves center fielder Andruw Jones spent part of his Christmas in a Georgia country jail, foxsports.com reports. Jones was arrested in Gwinnett County on a battery charge early Tuesday morning. Police responded to a domestic dispute call in Duluth between Jones and his wife at about 1:30 a.m. this...

Former Atlanta Brave Andruw Jones Agrees to Play in Japan
December 9th, 2012 at 8:53 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones has agreed to play the 2012 in Japan, Sports Illustrated reports. Jones signed a one-year contract worth $3.6 million when including the base, incentives and signing bonus with the Rakuten Golden Eagles. The 35-year-old has spent 17 seasons in the Major Leagues and made his presence...

Former Atlanta Brave Melky Cabrera Signs with Toronto Blue Jays
November 19th, 2012 at 9:58 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Melky Cabrera signed a two-year deal worth $16 million, the Toronto Blue Jays officially announced today. The move comes after Cabrera served a 50-game suspension for having elevated levels of testosterone, ending his career best season in which he was hitting .346/.390/.516 with 11 homers, 25 doubles...

David Ross Wanted Longer Contract than Atlanta Braves Offered
November 11th, 2012 at 10:12 PM
When former Atlanta Braves catcher David Ross confirmed that he had indeed signed with the Boston Red Sox, he also indicated that the Red Sox were willing to make a longer commitment. Ross signed a two-year deal worth $6.2 million with Boston, which was double the length of time Atlanta was...

Atlanta Braves Players not Impressed by Melky Cabrera’s Antics
July 19th, 2012 at 11:20 PM
Atlanta Braves fans weren't exactly the biggest supports of Melky Cabrera during his stint with the club in 2010, and it seems the San Francisco Giants left fielder didn't make himself anymore friends during the three-game series that concluded Thursday in his first trip back to Atlanta since being released...

Seattle Mariners Sign Kevin Millwood to Minor League Contract
January 22nd, 2012 at 8:47 PM
The Seattle Mariners may be young, but they added a veteran presence to their pitching staff Sunday when they signed former Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Millwood to a minor league contract. The deal comes with an invitation to Spring Training. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman reports that Millwood has a good chance to make...

Seattle Mariners Sign Former Atlanta Brave George Sherrill
December 30th, 2011 at 6:39 PM
The Seattle Mariners have signed former Atlanta Braves pitcher George Sherrill. The one-year deal is worth $1.1 million, plus incentives. The 34-year-old veteran spent last season with the Braves. The left-handed specialist allowed lefties to hit .256 against him, and he surrendered only one walk in 81 plate appearances. He compiled...

Former Atlanta Braves Star in 2011 World Series
October 17th, 2011 at 11:57 PM
The Atlanta Braves have done a pretty good job at seeding the rosters of the 2011 World Series. The best-of-seven series, set to start Wednesday between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals, has three notable former Braves. ***PHOTO1*** The Rangers may have two of the more dynamic players in the entire...

For Atlanta Braves, Trading Mark Teixeira May not Have Been a Bad Thing
October 4th, 2011 at 8:36 AM
One of the most lauded transactions by the Atlanta Braves in the past five years was the decision in 2008 to trade Mark Teixeira to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim just a year after the Braves acquired him for top rated prospects from the Texas Rangers. ***PHOTO1*** While most of the...