6:26 PM EST, Fri December 19, 2014
Arizona Republic 6 hours ago
Another Justin Upton trade brings more doubt

Another Justin Upton trade brings more doubt

Who would've ever thought that Chris Johnson would end up as the deciding piece on which team won the Justin Upton trade?         
Gaslamp Ball 8 hours ago

Padres Getting Justin Upton

This is crazy. According to Ken Rosenthal, the Padres are getting Justin Upton. Sources: #Padres getting Upton. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 19, 2014 Man, I don't even know what's happening anymore. This is crazy. I've got no players for you right now, but I'm sure the rest...
Grant Brisbee / McCovey Chronicles 2 hours ago

Beware Chris Johnson, rumored Giants third base target

He had a pair of good seasons in the past. But beware. The Padres didn't give up much for Justin Upton. It was for a year, sure, and there was a former #7-overall pick involved. The Braves think they might have picked up their starting second baseman. I'm assuming the Braves were being jerks and asking...
CBS Sports 4 hours ago
Video: Justin Upton traded to Padres

Watch: Justin Upton traded to Padres

CBSSports.com writer Matt Snyder gives his take on the Justin Upton trade and discusses how it will impact the San Diego Padres.

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Baltimore Sun Dec 17, 2014

Braves OF Markakis undergoes surgery

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent successful surgery on Wednesday to mend a bulging disk in his neck.
The Republican Dec 17, 2014

Adding to the bullpen: Red Sox acquire reverse-split RHP Anthony Varvaro from Atlanta Braves

The Red Sox could use Varvaro as another lefty in a bullpen that currently features mostly right-handers.

Sox acquire reliever Varvaro from Braves

The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday acquired right-handed reliever Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league righty Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations, the teams announced. The 30-year-old Vavaro, who has spent the past five seasons in the majors with the Braves, had a 3-3 record and 2.63 ERA in 54 2/3 innings in 2014, with 50 strikeouts and 13 walks. The 24-year-old Kurcz was 3-2 with three saves and a 2.14 ERA with Double-A Portland this past season.
Washington Post Dec 16, 2014

DC Sports Bog: The scoreboard that depicts Braves losing to Nationals in artist’s rendering is from Nationals Park

By now you’ve probably read that the scoreboard in the latest artist’s rendering of the Atlanta Braves‘ new stadium depicts the Braves losing to the rival Nationals, 6-3. People shared many a laugh over this amusing detail after a Braves fan pointed it out on Twitter.Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 16, 2014

Scoreboard shows Braves losing to Nats in artist’s rendering of new stadium. Oops.

The Atlanta Braves are building a new stadium, SunTrust Park, that will open in 2017.It’s a new look, in a new spot, but evidently some people don’t have much confidence in the team’s ability to win. In updated renderings by artists, the Braves are losing on the terrific new scoreboard. Artists could have made the score anything they wanted — 200-1 in favor of the home team — but no, the Washington Nationals are up 6-3. And … the Braves have also committed an error.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Dec 15, 2014

Markakis to have neck surgery 2 weeks after signing with Braves

Less than two weeks after signing a four-year free agent deal with the Atlanta Braves, outfielder Nick Markakis is scheduled to undergo neck surgery this week.
Express-Times Dec 13, 2014
NL East rankings: How do Mets, Phillies and Atlanta Braves measure up?

NL East rankings: How do Mets, Phillies and Atlanta Braves measure up?

With the winter meetings over, it allows us to take a moment and reflect on what has happened so far this offseason.

Sources: Texas Rangers re-engage Atlanta Braves, but Justin Upton may not be the target

SAN DIEGO – The first day of the winter meetings is often the time when teams try to be the most creative. How’s this for creative: The Rangers and Atlanta Braves may be discussing a deal for a power bat, …
CSN Washington Dec 3, 2014

Braves sign former All-Star closer Jim Johnson

The Atlanta Braves signed former All-Star closer Jim Johnson to a one-year major league deal on Wednesday.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 3, 2014
Former Detroit Tigers reliever Jim Johnson agrees to one-year, major league deal with Atlanta Braves

Former Detroit Tigers reliever Jim Johnson agrees to one-year, major league deal with Atlanta Braves

Former Tigers reliever Jim Johnson has agreed to a one-year, major league contract with the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the contract were not immediately disclosed. -- Update: Johnson will earn a guaranteed $1.6 million in base salary from Atlanta, plus a potential $900,000 in performance bonuses, according to multiple reports. DETROIT -- Former Tigers reliever Jim Johnson has signed a major league deal. Johnson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, the club announced Wednesday. Terms of the contract were not immediately disclosed. It will mark...

Nick Markakis had dinner in Monkton on Monday with Braves manager

The Atlanta Braves have more than just casual interest in bringing free agent Nick Markakis back to Georgia. They have made a face-to-face push.
CSN Washington Dec 2, 2014

Report: Braves eyeing Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis

The Atlanta Braves are looking at Nick Markakis to replace the hole Jason Heyward left in right field.

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.

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