Category: ‘Utility Players’
Atlanta Braves Acquire Jeff Baker from Detroit Tigers
August 31st, 2012 at 11:21 PM
The Atlanta Braves acquired utility player Jeff Baker from the Detroit Tigers on Friday, braves.com reports. The 31-year-old Baker was designated for assignment Friday, prompting general manager Frank Wren to call Dave Dombrowski a call and secure an upgrade in right-handed hitting, a plus since Baker is a career .298 hitter...
Atlanta Braves Exercise Option on Eric Hinske
October 31st, 2011 at 11:27 PM
In lieu of the Atlanta Braves trading Derek Lowe and cutting ties with Nate McLouth, the club will bring back Eric Hinske to come off the bench for 2012. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves announced Monday that they would exercise Hinske's $1.5 million club option for the 2012 season. Hinske, 34, hit .233 with 10 homers...
Atlanta Braves May Look to Add Mark DeRosa to Bench
October 30th, 2011 at 10:42 PM
With the Atlanta Braves looking to add depth via free agency, it may make sense for them to pursue former Brave Mark DeRosa. ***PHOTO1*** In an effort to shore up reserve infielders, the Braves may be in need of someone with more flexibility than the not-so-sure-handed Brooks Conrad, who also saw his...