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Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Gets Married, Still not Traded
December 8th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla got married on Saturday, as confirmed by Jon Heyman and this photo on Twitter.   Solid wedding last night ! pic.twitter.com/hcUoB1hoZi — Nicky Gagliano (@nickgagliano) December 8, 2013 Congratulations to Uggs, who at least needed something to go his way after hitting .179 last season. However, Heyman reports that...

Atlanta Braves Bring Kameron Loe Back to Major League Roster
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:42 PM
The Atlanta Braves re-added pitcher Kameron Loe to the 40-man roster Monday in a move to give them more depth at long relief, braves.com reports. Already having been released by the Seattle Mariners and Chicago Cubs this year, Loe signed a minor league contract with the Braves in mid-May, making two appearances with Atlanta...

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...

Former Atlanta Braves Pitcher Derek Lowe Retires
July 18th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Derek Lowe is calling it a career, USA Today reports, but he's not exactly using the word "retirement" to describe the end of his 17-year-career. The 40-year-old righty had a 176-157 career record and 4.03 ERA in 681 games, which includes 377 starts. His most notable accomplishment...

Atlanta Braves Interested in Seattle Mariners’ Oliver Perez
July 10th, 2013 at 10:41 PM
In need of a veteran bullpen arm, the Atlanta Braves are interested in Seattle Mariners reliever Oliver Perez, Jon Heyman reports. With the loss of Eric O'Flaherty, Jonny Venters and now Cristhian Martinez for the season due to injuries, the Braves could use another experienced arm in a young bullpen. Perez has...

Atlanta Braves Looking into Possible Trade for Jason Vargas
June 29th, 2012 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, for some reason, are looking into acquiring starting pitcher Jason Vargas from the Seattle Mariners, Jason Stark reports. In their search for an "impact starting pitcher" to shore up the rotation, the Braves have scouting Vargas heavily. But there seem to be more than a few problems. The 7-7...

Seattle Mariners Sign Kevin Millwood to Minor League Contract
January 22nd, 2012 at 8:47 PM
The Seattle Mariners may be young, but they added a veteran presence to their pitching staff Sunday when they signed former Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Millwood to a minor league contract. The deal comes with an invitation to Spring Training. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman reports that Millwood has a good chance to make...

Seattle Mariners Sign Former Atlanta Brave George Sherrill
December 30th, 2011 at 6:39 PM
The Seattle Mariners have signed former Atlanta Braves pitcher George Sherrill. The one-year deal is worth $1.1 million, plus incentives. The 34-year-old veteran spent last season with the Braves. The left-handed specialist allowed lefties to hit .256 against him, and he surrendered only one walk in 81 plate appearances. He compiled...

Freddie Freeman Key as Atlanta Braves Finish Sweep of Seattle Mariners
June 30th, 2011 at 9:37 AM
Derek Lowe picked up his first win since May 6 in a return to his early-season form, and Freddie Freeman churned out three hits as the Atlanta Braves concluded their road trip with a winning record by sweeping the Seattle Mariners. Though Brooks Conrad drove in the game's first run in...

Brandon Beachy, Brian McCann Lead Atlanta Braves Past Seattle Mariners
June 28th, 2011 at 8:48 AM
The Atlanta Braves have relied on the longball and their pitching all year. Monday's game was no different. Brandon Beachy turned in his second straight strong outing after coming off the disabled list last week, going six innings and striking out nine, but he had some cushion before he ever took...