Category: ‘MLB Teams’

Atlanta Braves Trade Kelly Johnson to New York Mets for Minor League Pitcher Akeel Morris
June 8th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
For the second year in a row, the Atlanta Braves have not only traded Kelly Johnson, but have sent him to the same location as they did in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** With Atlanta clearly out of the race, the Braves have dealt Johnson back to the New York Mets for minor league pitcher...

Atlanta Braves Trade Jason Grilli to Toronto Blue Jays for Minor League Pitcher
May 31st, 2016 at 8:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been expected to be sellers again since they are in last place of the National League East and on Tuesday night, Atlanta dumped their first piece off to a contending team. ***PHOTO1*** The Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have acquired veteran reliever Jason Grilli from the Braves...

Braves Acquire Brian Matusz from Orioles; Then Designate Him for Assignment
May 23rd, 2016 at 10:41 PM
On Monday night, the Atlanta Braves acquired left-handed pitcher Brian Matusz from the Baltimore Orioles for two minor league players. At first, it seemed it like it would give the lefty a fresh start on a new team. ***PHOTO1*** However, less than a couple of hours after acquiring him from the Orioles,...

Major League Baseball Off Base in Plan to Ban Home Plate Collisions
December 12th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
Major League Baseball's rules committee voted to ban home plate collisions with the catcher by no later than 2015, and they're making a huge mistake. ***VIDEO1*** Cued by collisions such as Buster Posey's a few years ago with Scott Cousins that resulted in Posey breaking a bone in his leg and tearing...

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Announces Retirement
September 26th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
Bud Selig, Major League Baseball commissioner and former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, announced today that he will retire as commissioner in January 2015. Selig became the acting commissioner of baseball in 1992, following the departure of Fay Vincent, and became the official commissioner in 1998. His retirement will be effective...