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Atlanta Braves news and links: Storylines, prospects, and rebuilding
February 1st, 2017 at 7:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images BRAVES NEWS What were the five top storylines of 2016 for the Braves? We've only got a few days left in 2016 (thank goodness), which means that it's time to take a look back at what the year provided us...

Why the Matt Wieters to the Braves rumors make little sense
February 1st, 2017 at 7:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports For a front office that has made a living the last couple of offseasons by making big time moves, this offseason has been relatively tame. Make no mistake, signing stopgaps RA Dickey and Bartolo Colon as well as highly regarded utilityman Sean...

Braves trade prospects! Oh my!
February 1st, 2017 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves spent the last two years stockpiling prospects, and now they've decided to start trading some of them away. The team swung two deals this week, each with a different purpose in mind. On Thursday Atlanta acquired left-handed starting pitcher Jaime Garcia from the Cardinals for pitchers John...

AJ Minter: The Other Potential Breakout Star in 2017
February 1st, 2017 at 7:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports "He's really good,"- says John Coppolella on 2015 75th overall pick AJ Minter. If you've had the pleasure to watch AJ Minter, you'll come away thinking the same. Now as the year rolls to a close and as some 2017 team...

Braves trade for power-hitting prospect Demeritte
February 1st, 2017 at 7:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves made another seemingly unbalanced trade in their favor last week when they acquired power-hitting outfield prospect Travis Demeritte from the Texas Rangers in exchange for starting pitcher Lucas Harrell and lefty reliever Dario Alvarez. These two pitchers are notable for having been let go by other teams...