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Sports Briefing | Baseball: Braves Trade Pitchers for Catchers

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Braves Trade Pitchers for Catchers

nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
The Atlanta Braves traded the right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies on Friday for the minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd.
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  • Miller 'stoked' to begin next chapter of career in Atlanta

    Miller 'stoked' to begin next chapter of career in Atlanta

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    As Shelby Miller prepares to embark on his new experience with the Braves, he is ready to distance himself from his days as a headstrong young pitcher who was slow to heed the advice he received from Adam Wainwright and some of his other former Cardinal…
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  • Braves finalize one-year deal with Gomes

    Braves finalize one-year deal with Gomes

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The Braves officially announced the completion of their one-year deal with outfielder Jonny Gomes on Friday afternoon.
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  • Porter excited to reunite with Fredi in Atlanta

    Porter excited to reunite with Fredi in Atlanta

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    As Bo Porter distances himself from his days as the Astros' manager and prepares to assume his new role as the Braves' third-base coach, he is looking forward to the opportunity to be reunited with Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez, the man who gave Porter…
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  • Braves agree to deal with Cuban OF Toscano

    Braves agree to deal with Cuban OF Toscano

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $6 million contract.
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  • Braves sign veteran catcher Buck to Minors deal

    Braves sign veteran catcher Buck to Minors deal

    MLB.com Jan 26 (5 days ago)
    Attempting to strengthen their organizational depth in the catching department, the Braves have signed veteran John Buck to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training.
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  • O's land Minor League lefty Rodriguez from Braves

    O's land Minor League lefty Rodriguez from Braves

    MLB.com Jan 23
    The Orioles acquired left-handed pitcher Daniel Rodriguez from the Braves on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.
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  • Braves claim Perez off waivers from Yankees

    Braves claim Perez off waivers from Yankees

    MLB.com Jan 23
    The Braves added to their list of outfield candidates by claiming Eury Perez off waivers from the Yankees on Friday afternoon.
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  • Kimbrel excited to play for new-look Braves

    Kimbrel excited to play for new-look Braves

    MLB.com Jan 23
    As Braves president of baseball operations John Hart spent time late Thursday night talking about Jonny Gomes' addition and some of his other offseason moves, Hart again made it crystal clear that he has no desire to trade Craig Kimbrel.
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  • Braves sign outfielder Jonny Gomes to one-year deal

    Braves sign outfielder Jonny Gomes to one-year deal

    Veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes has a new home according to our own Tim Brown: Source: Jonny Gomes has a deal with the Atlanta Braves.— Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) January 23, 2015 Gomes has a one-year deal with Braves with a vesting option, according to so…
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  • Optimistic Fredi eyes postseason for Braves

    Optimistic Fredi eyes postseason for Braves

    MLB.com Jan 22
    As the division-rival Nationals have strengthened their bid to win a second straight National League East crown, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has read and heard all about how his team's flurry of significant offseason moves signal that 2015 will be a r…
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  • Kelly Johnson agrees to deal with Braves

    Kelly Johnson agrees to deal with Braves

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 22
    Infielder Kelly Johnson and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract.
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  • Pedro to rep Red Sox on Hall of Fame plaque

    Pedro to rep Red Sox on Hall of Fame plaque

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 22
    Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame plaque will have the cap of the Boston Red Sox and John Smoltz's will have the Atlanta Braves.
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  • No limitations for Wood heading into spring

    No limitations for Wood heading into spring

    MLB.com Jan 20
    As Alex Wood has spent the past few months going through his normal offseason preparations, he has not been given any reason to be concerned about the left forearm soreness that led the Braves to scratch him from starting their regular-season finale in …
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  • Billy Beane's moves have Athletics good to go, while John Hart'…

    Billy Beane's moves have Athletics good to go, while John Hart's deals have Braves gone for season

    Way back in 1976 when TV mogul Ted Turner bought the Braves and put them on his TBS Superstation, he re-christened them “America’s Team.”
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  • Minor likely headed for arbitration hearing

    Minor likely headed for arbitration hearing

    MLB.com Jan 16
    It appears Mike Minor will become the first Braves player to experience an arbitration hearing since the club won its 2001 case against John Rocker.
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  • Braves avoid arbitration with lefty reliever Russell

    Braves avoid arbitration with lefty reliever Russell

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Braves and left-handed reliever James Russell avoided arbitration Thursday afternoon when they agreed to a one-year, $2.425 million contract. Mike Minor now stands as Atlanta's only unsigned arbitration-eligible player.
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  • Braves maintain confidence in offense after major turnover

    Braves maintain confidence in offense after major turnover

    MLB.com Jan 15
    Those who watched the Braves in 2014 and then went into hibernation over the past two months might find it hard to believe some think their offense could prove to be even worse this season. Such is the case now the Braves have traded Jason Heyward, Just…
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  • Quebec Hockey Teams Can't Wait Until Game, Brawl During Warmups

    Quebec Hockey Teams Can't Wait Until Game, Brawl During Warmups

    deadspin.com Jan 15
    The Quebec-based Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey blatantly uses fighting as its main draw, so the only surprising part of Sunday's brawl between the Laval Braves and the Saint-Georges Cool FM 103.5 is that the two teams didn't wait until the game starte…
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  • Video - Gattis Heading To Houston 02:08

    Gattis Heading To Houston

    Jan 14
    Eric Karabell discusses how the Astros hope to benefit by the addition of Evan Gattis, acquiring him in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for three prospects.
  • Video - Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership 02:37

    Hank Aaron Joins Group Pursuing Hawks Ownership

    Jan 12
    ESPN senior basketball writer Marc Stein discusses Hank Aaron's interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Video - Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade 02:24

    Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade

    Dec 19
    Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.
  • Video - Sources: Padres Acquire Justin Upton 03:00

    Sources: Padres Acquire Justin Upton

    Dec 19
    Tim Kurkjian discusses the improvements made by the Padres after they added outfielders Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers.

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