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MLB suspends five minor leaguers following failed drug tests
February 15th, 2017 at 6:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to an official statement released by the league on Wednesday afternoon, Major League Baseball has suspended five minor league players. With all five receiving at least 50-game suspensions, free agent outfielder L.J. Hoes, Atlanta Braves' infielder Gabe Howell, Arizona Diamondbacks' catcher Ryan January, St. Louis Cardinals' left-handed pitcher...

Former big league infielder, top prospect Andy Marte killed in car accident
January 22nd, 2017 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to an official statement released by the club on Sunday morning, former Cleveland Indians' third baseman Andy Marte has passed away. Upon the unfortunate news coming out of the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning, it was revealed that the 33-year-old was killed in a car accident. However, the details...

Atlanta Braves Lose Two Minor League Pitchers in Rule 5 Draft
December 13th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves didn't take anyone in Thursday's minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft, but they did lose two pitchers, namely Mike Lee and Blaine Sims. The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Lee, who spent last season with Double-A Mississippi, while the Houston Astros took Sims after a year at...

Wilson Snubs Andrelton Simmons as National League Defensive Player of the Year
November 8th, 2013 at 8:14 AM
To the surprise of pretty much everyone, Andrelton Simmons wasn't presented with the Wilson National League Player of the Year, losing out to Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra. ***VIDEO1*** His stat of 41 defensive runs saved is a record since it started being tracked in 2003, but Parra won out based on...

Atlanta Braves Could Pursue Waiver Trade for Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Roberts
August 16th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have lost Tyler Pastornicky for the year with a torn ACL, Dan Uggla is on the disabled list for eye surgery and Paul Janish can't really hit. Frank Wren was already shopping the waiver wire for a backup infielder who would provide an offensive upgrade, and he may...