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New York Yankees Agree to Terms with Matt Diaz
December 26th, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Diaz has agreed to a minor league deal with the New York Yankees, Mark Feinsand reports. Feinsand also reports that the deal includes an invitation to Spring Training, where Diaz will compete for a bench spot with the Bronx Bombers. The contract, assuming Diaz makes the...

Atlanta Braves Have Ten Players Become Free Agents
October 29th, 2012 at 11:00 PM
  The Atlanta Braves had 10 players become free agents on Monday, the most of any team in the National League and nearly 10 percent of the 137 total Major League free agents. Braves free agents include Jeff Baker, Miguel Batista, Michael Bourn, Matt Diaz, Chad Durbin, Eric Hinske, Reed Johnson, Lyle Overbay, David Ross and...

Matt Diaz Out for Season with Thumb Surgery
August 14th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
Though Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Diaz has been attempting to allow the wound to his right thumb to heal on its own since being placed on the disabled list on July 21, ajc.com reports that he will have season-ending surgery on Wednesday. The decision was made Monday afternoon by Braves hand specialist...

Atlanta Braves Activate Jonny Venters, Place Matt Diaz on Disabled List
July 21st, 2012 at 6:00 PM
In need of a bullpen arm for Saturday's doubleheader with the Washington Nationals, the Atlanta Braves have activated Jonny Venters from the disabled list early. His roster spot was made available by the Braves also placing Matt Diaz on the DL with an open would to his right hand containing...

Atlanta Braves Fall Flat to New York Yankess, Lose Third Straight
June 18th, 2012 at 11:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves will apparently have to take baby steps to come back to their winning ways from two weeks ago. Mike Minor seemed to have things on cruise control against a hot New York Yankees lineup, but he faltered later on, taking the loss even though the Braves scored...

Jonny Venters Gives up Costly Grand Slam as Atlanta Braves Blow Lead to New York Yankees
June 12th, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Jonny Venters had given the Atlanta Braves a faint glimmer of hope that he had rebounded from his disastrous May, he surrendered a game-tying grand slam to Alex Rodriguez. Another homer off Cory Gearrin would give the New York Yankees the lead in the 6-4 loss at Turner Field Tuesday...

Tim Hudson Gives up Seven Runs, Washington Nationals Drop Atlanta Braves in Opener
May 25th, 2012 at 11:53 PM
A struggling Atlanta Braves squad lost their fifth straight game and dropped to two games behind the Washington Nationals, as Tim Hudson gave up seven runs over 6 2/3 innings in the 7-4 loss. Hudson started and ended on rough notes, giving up four runs in the first on a two-run...

Atlanta Braves Shell Johan Santana, Even Series with New York Mets
April 18th, 2012 at 12:08 AM
After Johan Santana and the New York Mets shut down the Atlanta Braves on Opening Day and proceeded to beat them in their first four meetings, the Braves got their revenge on Tuesday as they knocked around Santana en route to the shortest outing of his career. ***PHOTO1*** It seemed the Mets...

Atlanta Braves Add Infield Depth with Trade for Jack Wilson
September 1st, 2011 at 9:00 PM
After being silent on the trade front during the entire waiver period, it was reasonable to assume the Atlanta Braves were done after they traded for Matt Diaz. However, Frank Wren showed a sense of urgency and a commitment to winning this year by trading for Jack Wilson from the...

Craig Kimbrel Sets Rookie Record as Atlanta Braves Even Series with Washington Nationals
September 1st, 2011 at 8:48 AM
Craig Kimbrel stole the show in the ninth for the Atlanta Braves as he set the major league rookie record with his 41st save of the year. He struck out two Washington Nationals in the final frame to secure the 3-1 final and even the series. After the Braves rebounded for...

Atlanta Braves Trade for Matt Diaz in Waiver Deadline Deal
August 31st, 2011 at 10:46 PM
The "hittin' fool" is coming home. Matt Diaz, who spent the previous five seasons with the Atlanta Braves, rejoined his former team after the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Diaz to the Braves for a player to be named later. The Braves were looking for a right-handed hitting bench player to complement Eric...