Tagged: ‘Atlanta Braves’

Atlanta Braves Trade Kelly Johnson to New York Mets for Minor League Pitcher Akeel Morris
June 8th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
For the second year in a row, the Atlanta Braves have not only traded Kelly Johnson, but have sent him to the same location as they did in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** With Atlanta clearly out of the race, the Braves have dealt Johnson back to the New York Mets for minor league pitcher...

Atlanta Braves Trade Jason Grilli to Toronto Blue Jays for Minor League Pitcher
May 31st, 2016 at 8:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been expected to be sellers again since they are in last place of the National League East and on Tuesday night, Atlanta dumped their first piece off to a contending team. ***PHOTO1*** The Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have acquired veteran reliever Jason Grilli from the Braves...

Braves Acquire Brian Matusz from Orioles; Then Designate Him for Assignment
May 23rd, 2016 at 10:41 PM
On Monday night, the Atlanta Braves acquired left-handed pitcher Brian Matusz from the Baltimore Orioles for two minor league players. At first, it seemed it like it would give the lefty a fresh start on a new team. ***PHOTO1*** However, less than a couple of hours after acquiring him from the Orioles,...

Atlanta Braves Fire Fredi Gonzalez as Manager; Brian Snitker Will Serve as Interim Manager
May 17th, 2016 at 11:51 AM
It seemed like it was only a matter of time that Fredi Gonzalez would be shown the door in Atlanta as the manager of the Atlanta Braves after a couple of disappointing seasons. ***PHOTO1*** After a 9-28 start to the 2016 season, the Braves have seen enough and have decided to relieve...

Major League Baseball Moves Trade Deadline to August 1 for 2016
January 22nd, 2016 at 9:28 AM
Wilmer Flores can rest easy this season. Major League Baseball has temporarily moved 2016's non-waiver trade deadline from July 31 to Aug. 1. ***PHOTO1*** July 31 falls on a Sunday this year, meaning the 4 p.m. deadline could clash with as many as 10 games scheduled that afternoon. There are only eight...