Monthly Archives: January 2015

Braves trade reliever David Hale to Rockies for catching prospect Jose Briceno

The Atlanta Braves made their 843rd trade of this offseason by sending relievers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for two minor league catchers, Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd. A move was needed to clear a roster … Continue reading

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Braves sign fond memories… and Kelly Johnson

After the public relations disasters the Atlanta Braves have endured over the past few months — trading away popular players and fleeing their downtown stadium for the suburbs — they needed a nice shot of nostalgia to help pump up … Continue reading

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Braves 2015 Top-30 Prospects

The new regime in the Atlanta Braves front office has spent the offseason building up a depleted minor league system, as well as swapping out prospects in trades. The result is that 11 of the top-20 prospects on this year’s list are … Continue reading

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Adi-Oso Blanco: Braves trade Evan Gattis to Astros

The Atlanta Braves have traded Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros in exchange for three minor leaguers, right-handed pitchers Michael Foltynewicz and Andrew Thurman and third baseman Rio Ruiz. The Braves also send minor league relief pitcher James Hoyt to Houston. This is another rebuilding trade for … Continue reading

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Braves trade for LHP prospect Ricardo Sanchez

The Atlanta Braves continued to improve their farm system today by acquiring one of the Los Angeles Angels’ top prospects, left-handed pitcher Ricardo Sanchez. In exchange the Braves sent third base prospect Kyle Kubitza and right-handed relief prospect Nate Hyatt … Continue reading

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Braves acquire Manny Banuelos from Yankees

The Atlanta Braves continue to retool for 2015 and beyond. On the very first day of the year the team has acquired left-handed starting pitching prospect Manny Banuelos from the New York Yankees, in exchange for relievers David Carpenter and … Continue reading

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