9:50 PM EST, Fri November 21, 2014
Atlanta Braves Rumors & News
Full Count | WEEI 4 hours ago
After meeting with the Red Sox, Cubs and Braves this week, Jon Lester is scheduled to meet with two more teams next week, according to a source. After Lester’s meeting with the Red Sox, a source said the Red Sox have made it clear that there will be a “willingness to negotiate.” Lester’s agent, Seth […]
Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston Nov 20, 2014
BOSTON -- While free-agent pitcher Jon Lester was in Atlanta on Thursday, listening to the Atlanta Braves make their pitch, free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval was still waiting to receive an offer from the Boston Red Sox, according to his brother and co-agent, Michael Sandoval. The Braves, like the Red Sox, have prioritized starting pitching for an upgrade. Earlier this week, they traded star outfielder Jason Heyward to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Shelby Miller, best man in Sox pitcher Joe Kelly's wedding, and top pitching prospect, Tyrell Jenkins.
Baltimore Sun Nov 17, 2014
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jason Heyward and relief pitcher Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 17, 2014
Shelby Miller, just 24, has shown promise with the Cardinals. He has a 3.33 ERA in 370 innings over three years (and 63 starts). But this is not a move made for the present for the Braves. It could signal that they are ready to rebuild.
Belleville News Democrat Nov 17, 2014
The Atlanta Braves have dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago Nov 16, 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs acquired left-handed hitting infielder Tommy La Stella from the Atlanta Braves for pitcher Arodys Vizcaino, the team announced on Sunday. Additionally, the Cubs received the Braves' No. 4 international signing bonus slot while Atlanta acquired slots 2, 3, and 4 from the Cubs. La Stella, 25, appeared in 93 games as a rookie for the Braves in 2014, starting 86 at second base. He hit .251 with a home run and two steals. He led all National League rookies in walks (36) and on-base percentage (.
CSN Washington Nov 12, 2014
In transition mode, the Atlanta Braves are open to just about anything this offseason, even trading Justin Upton or Jason Heyward.
CSN Washington Nov 10, 2014
The Atlanta Braves are reportedly shopping their starting catcher, Evan Gattis, as they have a top prospect in the waiting behind him.
CSN Washington Oct 28, 2014
The Atlanta Braves have found their new hitting coach, hiring Kevin Seitzer away from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Topeka Capital-Journal Oct 27, 2014
New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer said he’ll bring an up-the-middle philosophy to an Atlanta Braves team which flopped at the plate this season. The Braves hired Seitzer from the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday to replace Greg Walker. Atlanta also named Jose Castro as assistant hitting coach. Seitzer said one of his most important lessons will be convincing hitters they make themselves vulnerable by attempting to pull balls with a “turn-and-burn” approach. read more
CSN Washington Oct 23, 2014
John Hart has accepted an offer to become the new President of Baseball Operations for the Atlanta Braves.