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Texas Rangers Acquire Lucas Harrell from the Atlanta Braves

Lucas Harrell

The Texas Rangers have been looking to bolster their starting rotation and have been linked to some big names in trade talks. Chris Sale is the biggest name that they have shown interest in acquiring, but they made a much smaller move this afternoon. It may not be their final trade, but it certainly could help the rotation. According to ...

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Atlanta Braves trade Shelby Miller to Arizona D-backs

Shelby Miller

The Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a trade that will send Shelby Miller to the D-Backs, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The Braves will receive outfielder Ender Inciarte, prospect Aaron Blair and the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft, Dansby Swanson. Miller, 25, had a remarkable season in 2015. With the Braves he had ...

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Report: Braves’ Shelby Miller drawing substantial trade interest

Shelby Miller

The Atlanta Braves have done plenty of wheeling and dealing over the past year, as the team endures a rebuild. Atlanta has already dealt shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels this offseason, and they likely are not done. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports multiple teams are interested in acquiring Braves right handed pitcher Shelby Miller. Exactly how ...

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Braves trade Andrelton Simmons to Angels

Andrelton Simmons

The Atlanta Braves on Thursday traded shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels in a deal that nets the Braves a package of prospects, and established shortstop Erick Aybar. Braves acquire IF Erick Aybar, LHP Sean Newcomb & RHP Chris Ellis & cash from Angels for SS Andrelton Simmons and C Jose Briceno — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 13, ...

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Former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson dies at age 29

Tommy Hanson

Former MLB pitcher Tommy Hanson has died, the Atlanta Braves confirmed late Monday night. The 29-year-old Hanson pitched five seasons in the major leagues, four with the Braves and one with the Los Angeles Angels in 2013. A group of Hanson’s former teammates was nearby when he died at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Very sad to hear about Tommy Hanson. Wish his family and close friends a ...

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Fan dies after fall at Turner Field during Braves

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A fan died after falling out of the upper deck of Turner Field during the seventh inning of Saturday’s night’s New York Yankees-Atlanta Braves game. “We have received confirmation that the fan involved in an accident at this evening’s game has passed away,” the Braves said in a statement. “The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences to the family. At this time, ...

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Braves officially acquire Juan Uribe from Dodgers

Juan Uribe

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a trade that will send Juan Uribe to Atlanta. After original reports by Ken Rosenthal had Uribe being exchanged for third baseman Alberto Callaspo, Rosenthal later reported that the trade had fallen through.  The Braves and Dodgers later agreed upon a six-player deal that will send Uribe and reliever Chris ...

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MLB Week 6 Recap: Miggy hits No. 400, Marlins fire Redmond

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The Miami Marlins ended what a been a pretty quiet week around the league with the firing of their manager and then the questionable replacement choice. The Houston Astros just keep winning, and Miguel Cabrera now tops the list of all time Venezuelan homerun leaders, passing Andres Galarraga on Saturday. American League East: The New York Yankees dropped 5 of ...

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Atlanta Braves off to hot start

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The Atlanta Braves were the talk of the MLB this offseason and for all the wrong reasons. They’re coming off of a disappointing 2014 campaign where they looked posed to make a deep run in October and November. After acquiring Justin Upton to go with brother Melvin (formerly known as B.J.) and Jason Hayward, pairing them with emerging stud first ...

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Braves trade Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton Jr. to Padres

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The Atlanta Braves traded closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the San Diego Padres on Sunday in exchange for outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin. The Braves will also acquire right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler and outfielder Jordan Paroubeck, plus the 41st pick in June’s Draft. Kimbrel saved 47 games for Atlanta last season. Upton will join his brother Justin Upton, whom the Padres also acquired from the ...

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