Tagged: ‘Chicago Cubs’

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, 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,...

Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs: Game 155 Starting Lineups
September 22nd, 2013 at 1:10 PM
  Game #155 September 22, 2013 Atlanta Braves Chicago Cubs Game Details Time: 2:20 PM EDT Stadium: Wrigley Field (Chicago, IL) Broadcast: Fox Sports South Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 62°F - 63°F Wind: ENE 7 MPH Lineups: 1. Jason Heyward, CF 2. Justin Upton, RF 3. Freddie Freeman, 1B 4. Chris Johnson, 3B 5. Brian McCann, C 6. Evan Gattis, LF 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS 8. Elliot Johnson, 2B 9. Julio Teheran, P 1. Starlin Castro, SS 2. Luis...