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The Rays tried to save a few million and lost Charlie Morton in the process

The Rays tried to save a few million and lost Charlie Morton in the process

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via The road back to the World Series just got a lot steeper. The Atlanta Braves have signed 2020 ALCS Game 7 hero and 2019 Cy Young finalist Charlie Morton. 2020 is the worst. The Rays had an option on Charlie Morton’s contract for 2021 — we think it cost $15 million. The Rays declined that option, at a time when reclamation projects coming off injury are signing for $11 million. Now Morton has signed for $15 million to pitch for the Atlanta Braves, the team that outbid the Rays for one of their best hitters from 2019 last...
Justin Tasch / New York Post 13 hours ago

Braves sign Charlie Morton for $15 million in MLB free agency

There’s one fewer pitching option for the Mets, and he’s going to one of their rivals. Veteran All-Star Charlie Morton has signed a one-year, $15 million contract with the Atlanta Braves, the team announced Tuesday morning. Morton, 37, was a key part of the Rays rotation during Tampa Bay’s run to the World Series. The...
Newsday 14 hours ago

Charlie Morton signs with Atlanta on a one-year deal

Considered an option for both the Mets and Yankees, Morton returns to Atlanta for $15 million.
Call to the Pen 9 hours ago

Atlanta Braves sign Charlie Morton to one-year deal

Right-handed starting pitcher Charlie Morton agrees to a one-year, $15 million contract with the Braves. On Tuesday morning, the Atlanta Braves officially signed right-hander Charlie Morton to a one-year, $15 million contract for next season. Morton, a 37-year-old starting pitcher, bolsters a Braves...

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Tomahawk Take 6 hours ago

The Atlanta Braves Should Consider Joey Gallo This Off-Season

The Atlanta Braves could look to add a big bat to their lineup and the Texas Rangers may want to begin a rebuild. A trade between the two teams could make a lot of sense. The Atlanta Braves could consider bringing back Marcell Ozuna this off-season. His bat was a perfect fit in the middle […] The Atlanta Braves Should Consider Joey Gallo This Off-Season - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take 17 hours ago

5 Black Friday ideas for the Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves have quite a shopping list for next Spring, but are any real bargains available? The early bird may get its worm, but there’s often a high cost — such as when the Atlanta Braves inked Drew Smyly recently to a deal that made him ignore other multi-year offers. But when you go […] 5 Black Friday ideas for the Atlanta Braves - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 23, 2020

Atlanta Braves “aggressively pursuing” free-agent starter Charlie Morton

The Atlanta Braves kicked off the 2020 off-season by adding Drew Smyly to their rotation. Is there more to come? Following suit of the 2019 off-season, the Atlanta Braves front office is wasting no time to address their needs. While he isn’t a household name, the Braves added on a decent arm with the signing […] Atlanta Braves “aggressively pursuing” free-agent starter Charlie Morton - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 23, 2020

Braves Trade Targets: 3 Players from Each NL Central Team

We took a look at NL East players that could be of interest to the Atlanta Braves in a previous post, this time we look at the NL Central. Obviously, it get’s a little more realistic once we move away from the NL East as all other divisions in the game will be more willing […] Braves Trade Targets: 3 Players from Each NL Central Team - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 23, 2020

Braves News: Front Office Losses & Marcell Ozuna Changes Agents

We discuss a couple of recent news items for the Atlanta Braves — mostly the losses in the front office to the Los Angeles Angels. As we thought, there hasn’t been a ton of transaction news for the Atlanta Braves since the Drew Smyly signing. It figures to be pretty quiet until at least after […] Braves News: Front Office Losses & Marcell Ozuna Changes Agents - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 22, 2020

Atlanta Braves podcast 36: on Smyly, the roster, and early trade ideas

Are you thankful that the Atlanta Braves have already signed a starting pitcher? Being a trendsetter often involves risk.  That was the situation developing last week when the Atlanta Braves went a bit off-script and signed Drew Smyly to an $11 million contract for the 2021 season. No, that wasn’t $11 million for two years… […] Atlanta Braves podcast 36: on Smyly, the roster, and early trade ideas - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 22, 2020

Atlanta Braves front office: the fox is raiding the henhouse

The Atlanta Braves will be replacing more than just their Assistant GM in the coming weeks. It’s hardly an unprecedented situation, but the Atlanta Braves may be listing some job openings on Indeed or Zip Recruiter soon as new Angels GM Perry Minasian is trying to get the ‘group rate’ for moving households to Southern […] Atlanta Braves front office: the fox is raiding the henhouse - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 21, 2020

Atlanta Braves: 3 Trade Targets from Every NL East Team

The offseason is going along at a pace many of us expected, but let’s take a look at players from each team the Atlanta Braves could look to trade for when trades start to pick up. Fresh off of winning another NL East division title, and coming within just a few outs of making it […] Atlanta Braves: 3 Trade Targets from Every NL East Team - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 20, 2020

Atlanta Braves claim infielder Jack Mayfield off waivers

The Atlanta Braves continued adding depth today, with their first waiver claim of the 2020 offseason. Just after lunch today, the Atlanta Braves official Twitter account announced that the team had claimed utility infielder Jack Mayfield off waivers from the Astros. Mayfield’s addition to the 40-man roster is the second in two days and brings the total […] Atlanta Braves claim infielder Jack Mayfield off waivers - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 20, 2020

Braves Add Big Prospect to Roster Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

With the Rule 5 Draft happening soon, the Atlanta Braves added a big prospect to their roster to avoid losing him in said draft. Today (Nov. 20) was the deadline for teams to add players who are eligible for the upcoming Rule 4 Draft to their roster. The Atlanta Braves added big, 6-foot-7 left-handed pitcher […] Braves Add Big Prospect to Roster Ahead of Rule 5 Draft - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 20, 2020

Rule 5 deadline day will be quiet for the Atlanta Braves

In years past, Rule 5 protection day has involved some drama for the Atlanta Braves. It is probably a telling sign of the state of the Atlanta Braves minor league system that today’s deadline for protecting eligible minor leaguers from the Rule 5 draft will pass relatively quietly. In fact, the likely lone transaction has […] Rule 5 deadline day will be quiet for the Atlanta Braves - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 18, 2020

Braves Have Several Non-tender Candidates this Offseason

We take a look at some players for the Atlanta Braves who could be non-tender this offseason as the team looks to save money. The Atlanta Braves have eight players who are arbitration-eligible this coming offseason, including Max Fried, Mike Soroka, Adam Duvall, A.J. Minter, Dansby Swanson, Johan Camargo, Grant Dayton, and Luke Jackson. That […] Braves Have Several Non-tender Candidates this Offseason - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 18, 2020

Atlanta Braves great Andruw Jones and his chances with the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot

Face it:  some years are better than other for Hall of Fame voting.  Can we get another Atlanta Braves player going this time? In recent years, the Atlanta Braves have gotten their best into the Hall of Fame:  Chipper Jones, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, and Bobby Cox.  That’s fantastic. However, we’ve also seen […] Atlanta Braves great Andruw Jones and his chances with the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community
Tomahawk Take Nov 17, 2020

Are the Braves Done Going After Starting Pitching?

After signing Drew Smyly, we take a look at whether or not that means the Atlanta Braves are done shopping for starting pitching this offseason. We know going into the offseason that the Atlanta Braves would be looking for a veteran starter in the rotation to go along with the large number of young hurlers […] Are the Braves Done Going After Starting Pitching? - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - Atlanta Braves News & Fan Community

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