Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

Evaluating the Tommy Hanson, Jordan Walden Trade
August 13th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The first trade Fran Wren orchestrated during the Atlanta Braves' off-season in 2012 was a pitching swap, sending RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jordan Walden, a right-handed flame-throwing bullpen arm.     Hanson, once deemed an 'untouchable' prospect of the Atlanta Braves, saw his numbers balloon after...

Atlanta Braves Designate Kameron Loe for Assignment
July 29th, 2013 at 10:22 PM
With the acquisition of lefty reliever Scott Downs, the Atlanta Braves had to make room on their roster, so they designated Kameron Loe for assignment, the team announced via Twitter.   LHP Scott Downs has been activated and RHP Kameron Loe has been designated for assignment. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 29, 2013 Loe...

Atlanta Braves Have Gotten Better End of Jordan Walden, Tommy Hanson Trade
June 24th, 2013 at 7:53 PM
It's not even halfway through the 2013 season, and it's pretty obvious the Atlanta Braves got the better end of their trade with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to acquire Jordan Walden for Tommy Hanson. Walden has put together 10 straight scoreless appearances since coming off the disabled list on...

Atlanta Braves Call up Cory Rasmus as 26th Man for Doubleheader
June 18th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
The Atlanta Braves have called up right-handed reliever Cory Rasmus as their 26th man on the roster for their doubleheader with the New York Mets on Tuesday, reports. ***VIDEO1*** Rasmus was knocked around in his only two Major League appearances on May 22 and 27. He gave up five runs on five...

Alex Wood to Get Prescription Oakleys, Speaks on Vision Issues
June 10th, 2013 at 11:30 PM
Left-handed reliever Alex Wood is sporting a new look since he joined the Atlanta Braves with the addition of wearing glasses on the mound, but he's had to make a big adjustment. ***VIDEO1*** The 22-year-old rookie has always had trouble seeing signs at night due to astigmatism, so the new glasses just...