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First Pitch: Rule 5 picks and more
January 31st, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With First Pitch, we're here to share some of the best and most interesting baseball content from around the web. Here's what stood out this Tuesday: First up, Kristopher Olsen of Baseball HQ has a running series looking at some of the most interesting playing time and positional battles...

Atlanta Braves, Arodys Vizcaino Avoid Salary Arbitration with One-year Contract
January 16th, 2016 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves and right-handed reliever Arodys Vizcaino managed to stay out of salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $897,500 contract, espn.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** The team and Vizcaino had exchanged figures Friday and would have had a hearing in February had an agreement not been reached. Atlanta brought back Vizcaino in a...

Atlanta Braves Can Clinch Homefield Advantage with Help Saturday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
With a magic number of two, the Atlanta Braves can clinch homefield advantage through the National League playoffs with a win and a St. Louis Cardinals loss Saturday. The Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs at 4:15, so the Braves should know if they can clinch homefield advantage early on in their...

Atlanta Braves Rejected Trade Deadline Offer from Texas Rangers for Justin Upton
September 24th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
In what would have been the biggest trade of the year, the Atlanta Braves were approached by the Texas Rangers just before July's trade deadline with a blockbuster deal involving Justin Upton, Bob Nigtengale reports. The move would have made up for the 50-game Biogenesis steroid suspension of Nelson Cruz, who...

Andrelton Simmons’ Two Homers, Slick Defense Propel Atlanta Braves to Clinch National League East
September 22nd, 2013 at 10:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves have Andrelton Simmons to thank in large part for securing a win over the Chicago Cubs on the same day they clinched the National League East title with the Washington Nationals' loss. Simmons clobbered two homers and made a spectacular bare hand play on a Starlin Castro grounder,...