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  • Yesterday the Braves began converting  aging resources into future assets when they traded Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson to the Mets.  Why The Braves Traded If you’ve been reading this site for a while the trade should not have been a surprise. Uribe and Johnson were veterans on one year deals for a team that […] ... read more...
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  • Close, No Cigar The Braves made the home crowd of the best team in baseball really nervous last night, but were unable to come through with the “big hit” in the 9th inning, falling to the Cardinals 4-2 in the first of 3 in St. Louis. On paper, it should not have been close:  the […] ... read more...
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  • Hey, the New York Mets got some offense! Sure, neither of the bats they acquired were the caliber of Justin Upton, but every little bit helps! On Friday, the club picked up Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves, sending minor league pitchers Jon Gant and Rob Whalen to Atlanta. Rafael Montero is not part of this trade. I don't know who reported it. But it is... read more...
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  • Chris Johnson could be moving on from the Atlanta Braves, as the corner infielder is looking to get traded, according to MLB.com's Mark Bowman. "In some ways, it's nerve-wracking because you never know what to expect every day when you go to the park," Johnson told MLB.com. "It's been a frustrating year. From the beginning of the offseason, it's been really pretty clear th... read more...
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  • One name that is coming up in trade talks may shock Atlanta Braves fans. 24-year old starter Julio Teheran is reportedly on the market, with Fox’s Ken Rosenthal quoting rival executives as saying the Braves are “quite open” to dealing the Colombian hurler. Teheran is making just $1 million this season, and is signed through 2019 (with an option for the 2020 season). But f... read more...
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  • Position: Atlanta Braves Baseball Operations Analyst Location: Atlanta Job Responsibilities: Oversee the in-house technological efforts associated with the development of Braves’ new internal player evaluation application Daily maintenance and continued development of internal applications, including a robust Microsoft SQL Server database Development and on-going adjustmen... read more...
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  • The Atlanta Braves and their third baseman Chris Johnson don’t seem to agree on much anymore.  But they share the same desire to move Johnson to another team.  The problem is that, so far, it’s been easier said than done. At the heart of the problem: Johnson’s salary is not remotely commensurate to his production on the field. Johnson had a career year in 2013, finishing s... read more...
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  • We didn’t include this in our top 10 storylines to follow during the second half of the season, but perhaps should have. When was Nick Markakis finally going to hit a home run for the Atlanta Braves? Going into Monday’s play, the 31-year-old right fielder had gone 393 plate appearances without hitting a home run. Dating back to last year’s postseason, that was nearly a nin... read more...
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  • Both the Atlanta Braves and the MLB trade market took a huge blow on Saturday, with reliever Jason Grilli sustaining a ruptured left Achilles tendon. His 2015 season is finished. RHP Jason Grilli has a left Achilles rupture. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 12, 2015   Grilli suffered the injury in the ninth inning of th... read more...
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  • One name that is coming up in trade talks may shock Atlanta Braves fans. 24-year old starter Julio Teheran is reportedly on the market, with Fox’s Ken Rosenthal quoting rival executives as saying the Braves are “quite open” to dealing the Colombian hurler. Teheran is making just $1 million this season, and is signed through 2019 (with an option for the 2020 season). But f... read more...
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  • According to Jim Bowden of ESPN on Twitter as well as various other sources, the Mets and Braves have reportedly finished a deal that has infielder Juan Uribe and utility man Kelly Johnson to the Mets in exchange for prospects John Gant and Robert Whalen. Uribe, 36, is a thirteen year veteran who has spent […] read more...
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  • If everything goes to plan, the Atlanta Braves could see first baseman Freddie Freeman back in their lineup by July 30.  That’s reportedly the tentative plan at this point. During the Braves television broadcast of their game with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, announcer Chip Carey said that Freeman had left Atlanta for Orlando and would begin his rehab there.  He a... read more...
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  • Hey, the New York Mets got some offense! Sure, neither of the bats they acquired were the caliber of Justin Upton, but every little bit helps! On Friday, the club picked up Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves, sending minor league pitchers Jon Gant and Rob Whalen to Atlanta. Rafael Montero is not part of this trade. I don't know who reported it. But it i... read more...
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  • Jim Bowden of ESPN is reporting that the Braves are close to sending Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson to the Mets. The Mets have been looking for bats and this would accomplish that to an extent. Joel Sherman of the New York Post said the Mets are sending young arms including Jon Gant. Our own Robert Murray reported that Rafael Montero is the other piece going to Atlanta. Met... read more...
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  • In desperate need of some type of offense, the New York Mets have reportedly struck a deal within the division to acquire veterans Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves for two prospects. CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman reports that the deal is done: Whalen and Gant are the 2 pitchers going to braves. Deal is done. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 2... read more...
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  • The Atlanta Braves traded third baseman Juan Uribe and utility player Kelly Johnson to the Mets for right-handed starters John Gant and Rob Whalen. Juan Uribe’s time in Atlanta was short, but productive. Uribe .272/.331/.409 and Johnson .275/.321/.451 have very solid offensive numbers while Uribe is also a good defensive presence despite his age, and Johnson can play fiv... read more...
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  • What a difference a day makes! On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves president of baseball operations John Hart said that Freddie Freeman‘s wrist injury was more serious than the team had thought and that his planned return after the all-star break wasn’t going to happen.   Instead, Hart said it would be early August or possibly later before Freeman would be back. On Friday, MLB... read more...
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