Tagged: ‘Nelson Cruz’

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...

Before Criticizing Alex Rodriguez, Ask Yourself, “What Would You Do”
August 9th, 2013 at 12:06 AM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has announced that he will vigorously appeal the 211 day suspension handed down to him yesterday by Major League Baseball in wake of the Biogenesis scandal. Upon the news of the appeal the baseball world became incensed. Who does this arrogant, cheating athlete think...

Atlanta Braves Unscathed Among Major League Baseball Steroid Suspensions
August 5th, 2013 at 3:36 PM
The Atlanta Braves, thankfully, don't have any players suspended in the Biogenesis scandal. That's more than can be said for other teams in the National League East or Alex Rodriguez though. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo and New York Mets Cesar Puello and Jordany Valdespin are among the 12 who received...

Atlanta Braves Ride Unearned Runs Past Texas Rangers, Freddie Freeman Breaks Out of Slump
June 19th, 2011 at 9:15 PM
The Atlanta Braves took advantage of two errors by the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the third inning Sunday to help them avoid their first three-game sweep of the season. ***PHOTO1*** After a rather pedestrian start to the game, Jordan Schafer reached on interference by Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba. After a...