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Source: Jon Lester to meet with 2 more teams next week

Source: Jon Lester to meet with 2 more teams next week

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 […]

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Braves court Lester; Sandoval awaits offers

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

Braves send Jason Heyward to Cardinals for Shelby Miller

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
MLB hot stove: Atlanta Braves trade Jason Heyward and what it means for Mets, NL East

MLB hot stove: Atlanta Braves trade Jason Heyward and what it means for Mets, NL East

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.

Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

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.

Cubs trade for Braves IF La Stella

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

Braves could trade Justin Upton or Jason Heyward this winter

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

Report: Braves shopping catcher Evan Gattis for trade

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

Braves hire new hitting coach away from Blue Jays

The Atlanta Braves have found their new hitting coach, hiring Kevin Seitzer away from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Topeka Capital-Journal Oct 27, 2014

Ex-Royals player, hitting coach Seitzer hired by Braves

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

Braves name John Hart President of Baseball Operations

John Hart has accepted an offer to become the new President of Baseball Operations for the Atlanta Braves.

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