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6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Busy January, Other Offseason needs, more

Arbitration figures between players and teams must be exchanged by January 12th
The Braves will add top talent Jose Pedermo through the International signing period on January 15th [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Why Leaving Red Sox 'Wasn't Easy' For New Brave Chris Sale

Chris Sale is set to play his first season with the Atlanta Braves after being traded from the Boston Red Sox.
Sale expressed both excitement about his new opportunity and sadness about leaving Boston. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Braves add Luis Guillorme, avoid arbitration with Huascar Ynoa, and more

The Atlanta Braves signed infielder Luis Guillorme to a one-year deal and avoided arbitration with right-hander Huascar Ynoa.
Guillorme will make $1.1 million and has spent the last six seasons with the New York Mets. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Chris Sale extension, Aaron Bummer preview, and more

The Atlanta Braves have reworked Chris Sale's contract to a two-year deal worth $38M, including a club option for 2026.
Sale expressed surprise and gratitude at the Braves' faith in him and the opportunity to settle in with the team for a couple of years. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Braves General Manager Details Pre-Trade Talk With Chris Sale

The Braves acquired Chris Sale from the Red Sox in exchange for Vaughn Grissom
Sale's approval was required for the trade to go through [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Starting rotation breakdown, hot stove, and more

The Atlanta Braves acquired starting pitcher Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox.
The Braves' starting rotation currently consists of Max Fried, Spencer Strider, Charlie Morton, and an undetermined fifth spot. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Busy January, Other Offseason needs, more

Arbitration figures between players and teams must be exchanged by January 12th
The Braves will add top talent Jose Pedermo through the International signing period on January 15th [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Why Leaving Red Sox 'Wasn't Easy' For New Brave Chris Sale

Chris Sale is set to play his first season with the Atlanta Braves after being traded from the Boston Red Sox.
Sale expressed both excitement about his new opportunity and sadness about leaving Boston. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Braves add Luis Guillorme, avoid arbitration with Huascar Ynoa, and more

The Atlanta Braves signed infielder Luis Guillorme to a one-year deal and avoided arbitration with right-hander Huascar Ynoa.
Guillorme will make $1.1 million and has spent the last six seasons with the New York Mets. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Chris Sale extension, Aaron Bummer preview, and more

The Atlanta Braves have reworked Chris Sale's contract to a two-year deal worth $38M, including a club option for 2026.
Sale expressed surprise and gratitude at the Braves' faith in him and the opportunity to settle in with the team for a couple of years. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Braves General Manager Details Pre-Trade Talk With Chris Sale

The Braves acquired Chris Sale from the Red Sox in exchange for Vaughn Grissom
Sale's approval was required for the trade to go through [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Starting rotation breakdown, hot stove, and more

The Atlanta Braves acquired starting pitcher Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox.
The Braves' starting rotation currently consists of Max Fried, Spencer Strider, Charlie Morton, and an undetermined fifth spot. [ more ]
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#bullpen
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

What's left for the Atlanta Braves' offseason?

The Atlanta Braves have been active in retooling their bullpen and acquiring outfielder Jarred Kelenic.
They acquired Chris Sale as their starting pitcher and still need to fill out their bench and find a right-handed hitting outfielder. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Sizing up the NL East heading into 2024

The Atlanta Braves have been active in the offseason, making moves to fortify their bullpen.
The Braves still need to add position players and fill out their bench before Opening Day. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

The Braves will have a more well-rounded and versatile bullpen for 2024

The Atlanta Braves have focused on improving their bullpen during the offseason.
The Braves have added more versatile and balanced options to their bullpen for the 2024 season. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

What's left for the Atlanta Braves' offseason?

The Atlanta Braves have been active in retooling their bullpen and acquiring outfielder Jarred Kelenic.
They acquired Chris Sale as their starting pitcher and still need to fill out their bench and find a right-handed hitting outfielder. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Sizing up the NL East heading into 2024

The Atlanta Braves have been active in the offseason, making moves to fortify their bullpen.
The Braves still need to add position players and fill out their bench before Opening Day. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

The Braves will have a more well-rounded and versatile bullpen for 2024

The Atlanta Braves have focused on improving their bullpen during the offseason.
The Braves have added more versatile and balanced options to their bullpen for the 2024 season. [ more ]
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Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

This Day in Braves History: John Smoltz elected to the Hall of Fame

Turner buys the Braves and turns his television station into a national superstation
John Smoltz elected to the Hall of Fame on first ballot [ more ]
#luis-guillorm
New York Post
6 months ago
New York Mets

Luis Guillorme signs one-year-contract with Braves after Mets non-tender

Former Mets infielder Luis Guillorme has signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves after being non-tendered by the Mets.
Guillorme will provide depth to the Braves' loaded infield.
The Braves have made several significant moves, including acquiring Chris Sale and extending him for two years and $38 million. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign Luis Guillorme to one-year deal, avoid arbitration with Huascar Ynoa

The Atlanta Braves have signed one-year contracts with Huascar Ynoa and Luis Guillorme for the 2024 season.
Ynoa will make $825,000 and Guillorme will make $1.1 million. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York Mets

Luis Guillorme signs one-year-contract with Braves after Mets non-tender

Former Mets infielder Luis Guillorme has signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves after being non-tendered by the Mets.
Guillorme will provide depth to the Braves' loaded infield.
The Braves have made several significant moves, including acquiring Chris Sale and extending him for two years and $38 million. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign Luis Guillorme to one-year deal, avoid arbitration with Huascar Ynoa

The Atlanta Braves have signed one-year contracts with Huascar Ynoa and Luis Guillorme for the 2024 season.
Ynoa will make $825,000 and Guillorme will make $1.1 million. [ more ]
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MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Braves Sign Luis Guillorme To Major League Deal

The Braves sign Luis Guillorme to a one-year contract
Atlanta avoids arbitration with Huascar Ynoa [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York Mets

2024 MLB odds, win totals for all 30 teams: Dodgers projected for massive total

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be the top team in MLB with a win total of 103.5, the highest since the 1999 Yankees.
The Atlanta Braves are closely behind the Dodgers with a win total of 102. [ more ]
#chris-sal
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Battery Power TV: Chris Sale here to stay with Atlanta Braves after signing new multi-year contract

The Atlanta Braves traded for pitcher Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox.
Sale is excited to join the Braves and believes their rotation can be strong. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Why Chris Sale Waived No-Trade Clause, Approved Braves Deal

Chris Sale needed to approve the trade to the Atlanta Braves for it to be finalized.
Sale valued the Braves' spring training facility and the team's prospects for future competitiveness. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Braves Announce New Deal For Chris Sale After Red Sox Trade

The Atlanta Braves have signed Chris Sale to a two-year, $38 million contract extension.
The extension is viewed as a precautionary move for Atlanta, as they anticipate the potential departure of Max Fried and retirement of Charlie Morton. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Chris Sale explains why he approved trade from Red Sox

Chris Sale approved a potential trade from the Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves.
Sale wanted to put himself and his family in a good situation and play for a team that's good. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chris Sale enjoying a normal offseason, excited to get started with the Braves

The Atlanta Braves acquired Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Vaughn Grissom.
Sale was surprised by the trade but sees the Braves as a good fit for him. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign Chris Sale to two-year, $38 million deal

The Atlanta Braves have signed a two-year contract with Chris Sale worth $38 million, with an $18 million club option for 2026.
The deal lowers Sale's 2024 salary to $16 million and he will make $22 million in 2025.
The Braves believe Sale is more than a one-year solution to their rotation, despite his injury history. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Battery Power TV: Chris Sale here to stay with Atlanta Braves after signing new multi-year contract

The Atlanta Braves traded for pitcher Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox.
Sale is excited to join the Braves and believes their rotation can be strong. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Why Chris Sale Waived No-Trade Clause, Approved Braves Deal

Chris Sale needed to approve the trade to the Atlanta Braves for it to be finalized.
Sale valued the Braves' spring training facility and the team's prospects for future competitiveness. [ more ]
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Braves Announce New Deal For Chris Sale After Red Sox Trade

The Atlanta Braves have signed Chris Sale to a two-year, $38 million contract extension.
The extension is viewed as a precautionary move for Atlanta, as they anticipate the potential departure of Max Fried and retirement of Charlie Morton. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Chris Sale explains why he approved trade from Red Sox

Chris Sale approved a potential trade from the Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves.
Sale wanted to put himself and his family in a good situation and play for a team that's good. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chris Sale enjoying a normal offseason, excited to get started with the Braves

The Atlanta Braves acquired Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Vaughn Grissom.
Sale was surprised by the trade but sees the Braves as a good fit for him. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign Chris Sale to two-year, $38 million deal

The Atlanta Braves have signed a two-year contract with Chris Sale worth $38 million, with an $18 million club option for 2026.
The deal lowers Sale's 2024 salary to $16 million and he will make $22 million in 2025.
The Braves believe Sale is more than a one-year solution to their rotation, despite his injury history. [ more ]
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NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston

Chris Sale Reflects On Red Sox Tenure Following Braves Trade

Chris Sale admits that the end of his tenure with the Red Sox wasn't up to his standards.
Sale signed a new two-year contract with the Atlanta Braves after being traded from the Red Sox. [ more ]
#new-york-yanke
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Troy Glaus

The New York Yankees sign Phil Niekro in 1984.
The Atlanta Braves sign Troy Glaus in 2010. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
6 months ago
New York Yankees

Yankees Trade Partner History: Atlanta Braves

The Yankees have a significant history with the Atlanta Braves, with multiple World Series matchups and trade deals.
One of the best trades between the Yankees and Braves was in 1973, where the Yankees acquired Pat Dobson who helped improve their performance in the following years. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

This Day in Braves History: Atlanta signs Troy Glaus

The New York Yankees sign Phil Niekro in 1984.
The Atlanta Braves sign Troy Glaus in 2010. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
6 months ago
New York Yankees

Yankees Trade Partner History: Atlanta Braves

The Yankees have a significant history with the Atlanta Braves, with multiple World Series matchups and trade deals.
One of the best trades between the Yankees and Braves was in 1973, where the Yankees acquired Pat Dobson who helped improve their performance in the following years. [ more ]
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#trade
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox acquired catcher Max Stassi from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later or cash
Stassi provides catching depth for the Sox and has a career .212/.295/.361 slash line with 41 home runs and 128 RBIs [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Why the risk-taking Braves are having baseball's most fascinating offseason

The Braves have had a busy offseason, making nine trades and signing multiple free agents.
They are taking on some risk with their acquisitions due to injury and performance concerns, but they have a strong roster and a disciplined approach to spreading money and mitigating risk. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox acquired catcher Max Stassi from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later or cash
Stassi provides catching depth for the Sox and has a career .212/.295/.361 slash line with 41 home runs and 128 RBIs [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Why the risk-taking Braves are having baseball's most fascinating offseason

The Braves have had a busy offseason, making nine trades and signing multiple free agents.
They are taking on some risk with their acquisitions due to injury and performance concerns, but they have a strong roster and a disciplined approach to spreading money and mitigating risk. [ more ]
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MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

The Braves' Fifth Starter Possibilities

The Atlanta Braves don't have a set choice for the #5 spot in their rotation and will have an open competition for the position in spring training.
Atlanta president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos named five candidates for the #5 spot: Bryce Elder, Reynaldo López, AJ Smith-Shawver, Huascar Ynoa, and Hurston Waldrep. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

A deeper look at new Braves reliever Aaron Bummer

The Atlanta Braves have acquired player Aaron Bummer during the off-season, but the move did not generate much buzz compared to the players they gave up.
Bummer's poor performance stats, such as his high ERA, can be attributed to factors like the White Sox's subpar defense and his unlucky batting average of balls in play (BABIP) and strand rate. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Braves, Chris Sale Agree To Two-Year Deal

The Braves and Chris Sale have agreed to a new deal worth $38MM over the next two years with a club option for 2026.
This deal will overwrite Sale's previous contract with the Red Sox. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves' lineup is set, but questions remain with the bench

The Atlanta Braves have most of their core position players locked up long-term.
The Braves currently only have 11 position players on their 40-man roster, two short of what they need for the regular season. [ more ]
#prospect
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: International free agent signings, bullpen, more

The Braves will sign Jose Perdomo, the top international free agent prospect.
There are concerns about the strategy of investing heavily in a small number of international prospects. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023 Minor League Review: Drake Baldwin

Drake Baldwin had a breakout season in 2023, showing power potential and improving his strikeout rate.
Baldwin is expected to start the 2024 season in Triple-A and could potentially make his MLB debut this year. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: International free agent signings, bullpen, more

The Braves will sign Jose Perdomo, the top international free agent prospect.
There are concerns about the strategy of investing heavily in a small number of international prospects. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023 Minor League Review: Drake Baldwin

Drake Baldwin had a breakout season in 2023, showing power potential and improving his strikeout rate.
Baldwin is expected to start the 2024 season in Triple-A and could potentially make his MLB debut this year. [ more ]
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Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves expected to sign infielder Jose Perdomo when international signings begin January 15

The Atlanta Braves are expected to give one of the largest signing bonuses in the 2024 International Signing Period to Venezuelan infielder Jose Perdomo.
Perdomo is ranked first on Baseball America's list of 50 international prospects and is predicted to receive a bonus similar to what the Padres gave Ethan Salas last winter. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Checking in on the Braves' rotation after the Chris Sale trade

Well, that escalated quickly.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

This Day in Braves History: MLB suspends Ted Turner

Braves owner Ted Turner suspended in 1977
MLB events in 1912, 1992, 2002, 2010, and 2020 [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox acquired catcher Max Stassi and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
Stassi provides catching depth for the White Sox and has a career .212 batting average with 41 home runs and 128 RBIs. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023: Braves In Memoriam

Rob Belloir played for the Atlanta Braves from 1975-1978 and primarily served as a shortstop, second baseman, and third baseman.
Pat Corrales had a long tenure with the Atlanta Braves organization, serving as a coach and bench coach from 1990-2006. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Alex Anthopoulos Discusses Chris Sale Trade, New Year, More

The Atlanta Braves are looking to improve their efforts to pursue another World Series title in 2024.
The Braves have made significant moves in the offseason to add certainty to the bullpen, left field, and the rotation. [ more ]
newscentermaine.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Chris Sale is traded to Braves from Red Sox for infielder Vaughn Grissom

Chris Sale was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves.
The Red Sox are covering a portion of Sale's salary in the trade. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

New Year's Eve open thread

The Atlanta Braves had a successful regular season in 2023 with 104 wins and a sixth straight division title.
Battery Power had a successful year and is looking forward to 2024. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Aggressive Braves make a gamble, finally add to rotation in trade

The Atlanta Braves have been aggressive in trying to improve their roster after two playoff disappointments.
They made a trade with the Red Sox to acquire starting pitcher Chris Sale. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Alex Anthopoulos discusses acquiring Chris Sale, trading Vaughn Grissom

The Atlanta Braves went into the offseason in search of help for their starting rotation and they added a significant piece Saturday acquiring veteran left-hander Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Vaughn Grissom.
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Red Sox 'Adamant' Vaughn Grissom Was Return In Chris Sale Trade

The Boston Red Sox's decision to trade Chris Sale to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday couldn't have been easy, but they had something in mind.
...
Vaughn Grissom.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Chris Sale trade, Ronald Acuna's 2023, more

The Braves finally made the move we all expected for an established starter and in true Alex Anthopoulos fashion, it was someone that nobody expected: Chris Sale.
The Seattle Times
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Oft-injured left-hander Chris Sale is traded to Braves from Red Sox for infielder Vaughn Grissom

ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Sale's injury-filled career with the Red Sox ended Saturday when the 34-year-old left-hander accepted a trade to the Atlanta Braves that sent infielder Vaughn Grissom to Boston.
KPRC
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Oft-injured left-hander Chris Sale is traded to Braves from Red Sox for infielder Vaughn Grissom

ATLANTA - Chris Sale's injury-filled career with the Red Sox ended Saturday when the 34-year-old left-hander accepted a trade to the Atlanta Braves that sent infielder Vaughn Grissom to Boston.
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Alex Cora Sends Farewell Message To Chris Sale After Trade

Chris Sale's Red Sox tenure ended Saturday, and Alex Cora didn't waste time to give the seven-time All-Star his flowers.
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Braves, Red Sox Trade Chris Sale For Vaughn Grissom

The Braves and Red Sox have agreed to a major trade involving pitcher Chris Sale.
The Red Sox will send Sale to Atlanta in exchange for infield prospect Vaughn Grissom and $17MM to cover part of Sale's salary. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023 Braves Season in Review: AJ Smith-Shawver

Young Atlanta Braves pitching prospects have been rapidly moving through the minor league system and making MLB debuts.
AJ Smith-Shawver, drafted in 2021, had a whirlwind rookie season, playing at four different levels and getting multiple stints in the MLB. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023 Braves Season in Review: Ronald Acuna Jr.

Ronald Acuña Jr. wins National League MVP award while wearing an Atlanta Braves uniform.
Acuña signed an eight-year, $100 million extension with the Braves that retains him through 2026, with club options for 2027 and 2028 seasons. [ more ]
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Battery Power TV: Closing out the year with one final look back at the 2023 Atlanta Braves

The 2023 Atlanta Braves had a season unlike any in franchise history.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

C.J. Nitkowski discusses new role with Braves

On December 18, 2023, Bally Sports announced that C.J. Nitkowski would be joining the Atlanta Braves television coverage for Bally Sports South/Southeast as the networks' lead analyst in 2024.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves News: Andrelton Simmons retires, Matt Olson season review, and more

Former Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons announced his retirement on social media earlier this week.The 34-year-old hangs up his cleats after eleven major league seasons.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves Minor League Player Review: Hurston Waldrep

Hurston Waldrep fell into the Atlanta Braves' laps in the 2023 MLB Draft, and immediately began a meteoric rise through the system.
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Free Agent Faceoff: Jordan Hicks/Robert Stephenson

Aside from an early flurry by the Braves, there hasn't been much movement on the relief market.
Battery Power
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

2023 Braves Season in Review: Matt Olson

Matt Olson reminds baseball community of his power as a left-handed hitter
Braves acquired Olson after negotiations with Freeman failed [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox teamed up with the Atlanta Braves for another trade Saturday, acquiring catcher Max Stassi and cash considerations in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

How NL Teams Have Addressed Their Weakest Positions Of 2023

There's still plenty of time left in the offseason for teams to check items off their winter to-do lists, but with the spirit of holiday shopping in the air, let's take a look at what baseball's teams have already done to fix their roster's weakest links from last season.
Battery Power
7 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves Minor League Player Review: David McCabe

David McCabe had a slow start to the season but ended it strongly.
There were questions about McCabe's future role and defensive abilities. [ more ]
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