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Atlanta Braves Release Left-Handed Relief Pitcher Paco Rodriguez…Why?!?
March 28th, 2017 at 1:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves Cut Ties With The Lefty As Team Prepares For Opening Day. Tuesday morning the Atlanta Braves continued their trimming of the roster in time for the new season, making five roster moves. One of them included the release of left-handed reliever Paco Rodriguez. The Braves also announced that...

Atlanta Braves 2017 Player Preview: Paco Rodriguez
March 17th, 2017 at 11:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** Paco Rodriguez has been an Atlanta Brave for 18 months, yet he is set to make his Braves debut in 2017, maybe. Paco Rodriguez is the lone survivor of the trade that brought him to the Atlanta Braves over 18 months ago. He was sent over to the Braves with Hector...

Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher, Paco Rodriguez, Makes Long-Awaited Debut With Team
March 2nd, 2017 at 7:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Braves Lefty Paco Rodriguez Does Exist!! On July 30, 2015 the Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins pulled off a three-team trade right before the trade deadline.  This is a trade that many remember as the Braves getting Hector Olivera, but in reality, we got a lot more. The...

Atlanta Braves’ Luis Avilan’s Near-Perfect Streak is No “Mo”
September 5th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Luis Avilan said it himself, his name is Luis Avilan, not Craig Kimbrel, or Mariano "Mo" Rivera. However, his ridiculous three month stretch during the Braves' 2013 campaign has been comparable to the aforementioned names. Until his most recent relief appearances, that is. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves' young southpaw found himself as...

Luis Avilan Denies Intentionally Hitting Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper
August 17th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
In what's become a pretty chippy rivalry, Atlanta Braves pitchers have hit Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper three times this season, including twice in the Braves' 3-2 win Friday night. Luis Avilan hit Harper with his first pitch in the eighth inning, but he says it was far from intentional.   Avilan...