Tagged: ‘Tommy La Stella’

Atlanta Braves Have A Couple of Choices for Bench Bats
March 29th, 2017 at 10:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the last Florida Grapefruit League game in the books for 2017, the Braves still have not chosen to name their full roster.  So there's still a chance. Today is the day that several teams made their last significant roster cuts.  This is the day that the Atlanta Braves have been...

The 5 Best and 5 Worst Trades of the Atlanta Braves Rebuild: Part 3
March 11th, 2017 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Part 1 and Part 2 were spent evaluating which were the 5 best and 5 worst deals for the Atlanta Braves during their recent rebuild. Today we're going to to look at the trades that just missed each of the two list. Finding 5 bad trades was hard enough the first...

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 Promote Tommy La Stella, Dan Uggla Stays with Club
May 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have finally given second baseman Tommy La Stella his long awaited shot at the big leagues, Mark Bowman reports, just in time for the team's two-game series at Fenway Park. The #Braves have promoted Tommy La Stella to the Majors. A corresponding move has not been announced. — Mark...

Tommy La Stella Could Be Poised to Take Dan Uggla’s Starting Job
November 18th, 2013 at 7:55 AM
Tommy La Stella cooled off the last couple of weeks of Arizona Fall League action, but he performed well enough over the long haul that the Atlanta Braves have no choice but to consider him a possible replacement for Dan Uggla at second base. ***VIDEO1*** La Stella hit .290 over 62 at-bats...