Atlanta Braves: Dan Uggla Benched, Martin Prado to Start

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

In January of 2011, Dan Uggla was traded to the Atlanta Braves and the two sides quickly agreed to a five-year, $62 million contract. Now, less than two years later, the 32-year-old second baseman has been demoted to a bench role. The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Braves manager Fredi ...

Trevor Bauer to Make Major League Debut Thursday for Arizona

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Trevor Bauer was the No. 3 pick in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and ever since then he has been considered one of the sport's top prospects. After dominating the minor leagues for almost an entire year, Bauer is now set to make his major league debut this week. According ...

Brandon Beachy: Braves Righty Will Have Tommy John Surgery

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Last week Atlanta Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy was on top of the world. He was enjoying a breakout season, but now his career is in jeopardy. The 25-year-old Beachy was put on the 15-day disabled list Sunday a day after leaving a start early with a sore right elbow. Today Braves ...

Chipper Jones Denies Moyer’s Sign Stealing Accusations

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Two of the oldest players in Major League Baseball are currently in the middle of a fight, and it would probably be pretty funny if the accusations being thrown around weren't so serious. Colorado Rockies pitcher Jamie Moyer has accused Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones of stealing signs. And Jones ...

The Year Of The Geezer

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

If 2010 was the Year of the Pitcher in baseball, it looks like 2012 is shaping into the Year of the Geezer. History was made on Tuesday by a pair of guys old enough to know a whole lot of history, as Jason Giambi of the Rockies and Chipper Jones of ...

Hunter Pence Will Most Likely Be Traded By Houston Astros

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The Houston Astros have gone hot and cold on trading outfielder Hunter Pence. While he's clearly their biggest trade chip, Pence is an important part of their roster and moving him would undoubtedly upset what's left of the team's fans. But, as of now, it appears more than likely Pence ...

These Pirates Have Commandeered This Vessel

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Tuesday night my Twitter feed was inundated with NFL comings and goings. As was expected in the first day post-lockout. But when I returned to the Twitter-verse on the late night, I found a thread much more enthralling than anything pigskin-related. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves were matched up in an ...

Dan Uggla Is About To Get Paid By The Atlanta Braves

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Dan Uggla was traded to the Atlanta Braves on November 17 after spending his entire professional career with the Florida Marlins. Something tells me he likes Atlanta better already. Why? Well, apparently the Braves are preparing to back a dump truck full of money up to Uggla's doorstep. The 30-year-old Uggla ...