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Atlanta Braves Hire John Hart as Senior Advisor
November 22nd, 2013 at 11:35 PM
John Hart seems to have baseball connections everywhere, and the Atlanta Braves made their connection to him official Friday by hiring him as a senior advisor. Hart spent the last eight seasons as a special advisor for the Texas Rangers, but John Schuerholz and Frank Wren offered him a spot in Atlanta...

Brian McCann Officially Declines Atlanta Braves’ Qualifying Offer
November 12th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
It's not exactly surprising, but Brian McCann turned down the Atlanta Braves' one-year qualifying offer worth $14.1 million on Monday, braves.com reports. Reports continue to circulate predicting McCann will land a deal somewhere between $75-100 million, but they all agree that McCann will likely be secure in his new place of...

Brian McCann Reportedly Favors Texas Rangers in Free Agency
November 11th, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Atlanta Braves free agent catcher Brian McCann is leaning toward signing with the Texas Rangers, multiple sources report. g Along with the Rangers, who are likely to lose A.J. Pierzynski via free agency, McCann also likes the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. "We're very early in the process. Brian is exploring his...

Brian McCann Could End up with New York Yankees
November 9th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves have made a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Brian McCann, but the veteran catcher will make a lot more than that on the free agent market, and it seems pretty likely he'll end up with the New York Yankees. NJ.com reports that the Yankees are already in preliminary...

Atlanta Braves Make Qualifying Offer to Brian McCann, Regular Offer to Tim Hudson
November 5th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The Atlanta Braves once again made an expected move Monday when they made Brian McCann a one-year qualifying offer. The only other eligible player for a qualifying offer the Braves had last year was Tim Hudson, but the Braves only made him a standard one-year offer.   #Braves have made a qualifying...

Atlanta Braves Rejected Trade Deadline Offer from Texas Rangers for Justin Upton
September 24th, 2013 at 8:16 AM
In what would have been the biggest trade of the year, the Atlanta Braves were approached by the Texas Rangers just before July's trade deadline with a blockbuster deal involving Justin Upton, Bob Nigtengale reports. The move would have made up for the 50-game Biogenesis steroid suspension of Nelson Cruz, who...

Atlanta Braves Approached by Texas Rangers in Trade Talks for Brian McCann
July 30th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
The Texas Rangers are so desperate for a bat, that they recently approached the Atlanta Braves about trading for Brian McCann, Ken Rosenthal reports. With a nine-game lead in the National Leage East, the Braves had no interest in dealing their starting catcher, but the Rangers have asked at least one...

Atlanta Braves Decline to Trade Andrelton Simmons to Texas Rangers
November 13th, 2012 at 7:25 PM
The Atlanta Braves declined a trade offer from the Texas Rangers over the weekend for Andrelton Simmons, USA Today reports, and Danny Knobler tweeted that the Rangers were willing to give up their top prospect in the deal. The Braves weren't about to part with Simmons and send yet another shortstop...

Former Atlanta Braves Star in 2011 World Series
October 17th, 2011 at 11:57 PM
The Atlanta Braves have done a pretty good job at seeding the rosters of the 2011 World Series. The best-of-seven series, set to start Wednesday between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals, has three notable former Braves. ***PHOTO1*** The Rangers may have two of the more dynamic players in the entire...

Atlanta Braves Ride Unearned Runs Past Texas Rangers, Freddie Freeman Breaks Out of Slump
June 19th, 2011 at 9:15 PM
The Atlanta Braves took advantage of two errors by the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the third inning Sunday to help them avoid their first three-game sweep of the season. ***PHOTO1*** After a rather pedestrian start to the game, Jordan Schafer reached on interference by Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba. After a...

Colby Lewis Shuts Down Atlanta Braves, Tommy Hanson Lands on DL
June 18th, 2011 at 10:28 AM
Though Randall Delgado pitched well, his three earned runs and seven hits in his major league debut were not enough against a Texas Rangers lineup littered with All-Stars. Delgado was solid, especially considering that he had just been called up from Double-A Mississippi. The rookie only gave up an RBI double...