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Bartolo Colon and Brandon Phillips come full circle
February 15th, 2017 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ahead of the trade deadline in 2002, the Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians consummated a blockbuster trade that sent three great young Expos prospects and journeyman outfielder Lee Stevens to Cleveland in exchange for a workhorse starting pitcher in the prime of his career and reliever Tim Drew. Stevens...

Non-roster invitees to watch in the National League East
February 11th, 2017 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hold your breath: Pitchers and catchers report next week. Some guys are already down in Florida and Arizona, putting in early work; others are in the best shape of their lives. The 2017 baseball season is right around the corner, even if the snow on the ground might suggest...

Rumors and Rumblings: Hacking a constant concern for MLB teams
January 31st, 2017 at 12:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** It has become the first order of business in many baseball operations departments when an employee leaves the organization. Everyone changes their passwords to the team's computer systems. "Each team has so much proprietary information now, whether it's scouting reports or statistical analysis, that it's imperative to have the...

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...

Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons of Atlanta Braves Nominated for Gold Glove
October 25th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
It should come as no surprise to even the most casual fans of baseball - Andrelton Simmons and Jason Heyward are good. Really good. As a result, the defensive prowess of the two young Braves has resulted in them both being nominated for the National League Gold Glove award at...