Tagged: ‘Alex Gonzalez’

For Atlanta Braves, Losing Alex Gonzalez Means Immediate Offensive Improvement
December 12th, 2011 at 8:59 PM
Now former Atlanta Braves shortstop Alex Gonzalez has found his new team in the form of the Milwaukee Brewers. He signed a one-year deal with the National League Central champions with an option for 2013. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves had already planned on Gonzalez's departure. Since arriving in a mid-2010 trade that sent...

Atlanta Braves Decline Arbitration to Alex Gonzalez
November 23rd, 2011 at 8:59 PM
Frank Wren has already indicated the Atlanta Braves were not planning on a future with Alex Gonzalez, and it was made official Wednesday when the Braves declined to offer him salary arbitration. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves would have received a draft pick to compensate for the loss of Gonzalez if they had offered...

Looking Ahead to the 2012 Season: Possible Shortstop Options for the Atlanta Braves
November 12th, 2011 at 11:37 PM
As the MLB offseason kicks into high gear with the upcoming GM Meetings next week and the Winter Meetings in early December, the Atlanta Braves have one glaring hole: shortstop. Every other position has a returning starter, but the Braves are in the market for a shortstop with Alex Gonzalez...

Derek Lowe Has Repeat Performance, Atlanta Braves Now Tied for Wild Card
September 28th, 2011 at 8:27 AM
Derek Lowe was shelled for his 17th loss of the season Wednesday, meaning that once again, the Atlanta Braves will not be able to punch their playoff ticket until game 162. Lowe gave up a typical-for-this-season five runs in four-plus innings to the Philadelphia Phillies, starting with a homer to Chase...

Atlanta Braves Fall to Philadelphia Phillies, Wild Card Lead Stands at One
September 27th, 2011 at 8:08 AM
  Though the Atlanta Braves got to Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies early, the NL East champions shut down the Wild Card leaders after the second inning of Monday night's game. Though Lee gave up a solo homer to Chipper Jones in the first inning and an RBI double to Alex...