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Plenty of Time Left for Frank Wren, Atlanta Braves to Make Waiver Trade
August 4th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
A few Atlanta Braves fans freaked out a little when Frank Wren didn't pull off an immaculate deal for a starting pitcher or a utility infielder, but the fact is that there's still the entire month of August to make one happen. There's also historical precedent. In fact, the Braves have...

Jack Wilson Released by Atlanta Braves, Andrelton Simmons Nears Rehab Assignment
August 31st, 2012 at 11:13 PM
One year to the day of the Atlanta Braves acquiring shortstop Jack Wilson, they released him as reported by braves.com. Wilson had been placed on the 15-day disabled list July 15 with a dislocated pinky finger and was close to returning, but the club couldn't find a role for him in...

Jack Wilson Progressing Slowly in Rehab for Injured Finger
August 4th, 2012 at 9:14 PM
It was originally thought that Atlanta Braves shortstop Jack Wilson would be able to spend the minimum time out when he was placed on the 15-day disable list on July 15 when he dislocated his right pinkie finger, but it seems his progress is coming more slowly than anticipated. Braves.com reports...

Brian McCann, Tyler Pastornicky Rejoin Atlanta Braves
July 14th, 2012 at 1:24 PM
In two roster moves, the Atlanta Braves brought back Brian McCann from paternity leave and Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett. The move also sent J.C. Boscan back to Gwinnett. McCann returns to the Braves from the birth of his first child on Friday, but Pastornicky was re-called to fill the roster spot...

Atlanta Braves Rally Late but Lose Sloppy Game to Washington Nationals
June 30th, 2012 at 8:54 AM
As soon as Andrelton Simmons bailed out Randall Delgado from a loss and himself from a costly error in the third inning, the Atlanta Braves found themselves on the short end of a rally, dropping the series opener to the Washington Nationals 5-4 at Turner Field on Friday. The Braves scored...

Jack Wilson Strains Calf, Out 4-6 Weeks
February 24th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Atlanta Braves shortstop Jack Wilson will be out four to six weeks and will likely miss the first two weeks of the regular season after he strained his calf while working out with Tyler Pastornicky in California. ***PHOTO1*** Wilson, who was using crutches Friday at camp in Florida, strained his calf while...

Atlanta Braves Sign Jack Wilson to One-Year Deal
January 13th, 2012 at 6:37 PM
The Atlanta Braves finally signed their biggest offseason need - a backup shortstop - by bringing back Jack Wilson with a one-year deal worth $1 million with an additional $500,000 in incentives. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old, who started his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2001, came to the Braves via a deal...

Atlanta Braves Ride the Arm of Julio Teheran to Complete Doubleheader Sweep Against New York Mets
September 9th, 2011 at 12:44 AM
The Atlanta Braves managed to put their recent struggles in the rearview mirror as they completed a sweep of the New York Mets in a doubleheader on Thursday. Behind a strong performance by rookie pitcher Julio Teheran, the Braves finally figured out Dillon Gee and defeated the Mets 5-1 in...

Atlanta Braves Add Infield Depth with Trade for Jack Wilson
September 1st, 2011 at 9:00 PM
After being silent on the trade front during the entire waiver period, it was reasonable to assume the Atlanta Braves were done after they traded for Matt Diaz. However, Frank Wren showed a sense of urgency and a commitment to winning this year by trading for Jack Wilson from the...