Monthly Archives: December 2014

Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres

The Atlanta Braves continue to remake their team, and have now reportedly pulled off their second blockbuster trade of this offseason by sending slugging outfielder Justin Upton to the San Diego Padres. In return the Braves receive a haul of … Continue reading

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Braves trade Anthony Varvaro to Red Sox for Aaron Kurcz

When the Atlanta Braves signed Alberto Callaspo several days ago they surprised quite a few people by designating reliever Anthony Varvaro for assignment–meaning they had ten days to trade him or release him. This was surprising since he had been … Continue reading

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Braves take a chance on Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano

The Atlanta Braves have signed Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano, pending physical and some other procedural motions. The signing will not count against the team’s international bonus pool. While I was happy that the Braves lost out on Cuban outfielder Yasmany … Continue reading

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Braves Sign Outfielder Nick Markakis

The Atlanta Braves have signed free agent right fielder Nick Markakis to a four-year, $44 million deal. The 31-year-old Woodstock, Georgia, native won the American League Gold Glove award in right field last year, the second time in his nine-year … Continue reading

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