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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,...

Atlanta Braves to Give Away “Chipper Jones Rescues Freddie Freeman” Bobblehead
January 14th, 2016 at 12:33 PM
Heavy snow and ice had Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman trapped in his car on an Atlanta highway in January 2014, prompting Chipper Jones to come to the rescue via his ATV. They made it home safe and sound! #thankful @RealCJ10 @FreddieFreeman5 pic.twitter.com/KBO59VL1HU — Taylor Jones (@lilgeorgiapeach) January 29, 2014 And now...

Atlanta Braves Lose Todd Cunningham to Los Angeles Angels via Waivers
October 9th, 2015 at 9:38 PM
The Los Angeles Angels have claimed outfielder Todd Cunningham off waivers from the Atlanta Braves, ocregister.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Cunningham, a second-round draft pick in 2010, hit a disappointing .221 with a .480 OPS with four doubles and two steals in 39 games this season. His only other MLB action came in 2013,...

Atlanta Braves Shut Down Jonny Venters’ Tommy John Rehab
August 27th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
The Atlanta Braves have officially shut the door on any comeback attempt this season on reliever Jonny Venters, who has been experiencing elbow discomfort during Tommy John rehab, braves.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Venters had his second Tommy John surgery last year and has been battling elbow pain for the last month. He ended...