Found October 31, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Atlanta Braves exercised their option on utility man Eric Hinske while declining outfielder Nate McLouth's option. Hinske, 34, batted .233 with 10 home runs and 28 RBIs in 236 at-bats last season, his second with the Braves. The club did not announce contract numbers for Hinske, the 2002 American League Rookie of the Year with Toronto. McLouth hit just .228 last season and fell out of favor after the Braves acquired speedy centerfielder Michael Bourn.

Braves Trade Derek Lowe

So we’ve been hiding out for a little while trying to let the pains of the season slip away, but we’re here for a quick Halloween update. According to ESPN, the Braves have sent Derek Lowe to Cleveland for pitching prospect Chris Jones. The Braves will pay about $10 million of the $15 million that Lowe is owed in 2012. After going 9-17 in 2011, it’s a move the Braves had to...

Braves trade Derek Lowe, sign Eric Hinske

Happy Halloween, Braves fans! Only instead of trick-or-treat, the Atlanta Braves gave its fans all treats. With a wealth of young arms and a shortage of dependable bats, the Braves made a pair of moves about 90 minutes apart Monday afternoon that should amount to a major step forward. At around noon, the Braves announced they were picking up the option on veteran Eric Hinske,...

Braves Exercise Option On Hinske, Decline On McLouth

The Braves announced today they've exercised their option on first baseman/outfielder Eric Hinske and declined their option on center fielder Nate McLouth.

Braves trade Lowe for Indians' pitching prospect

The Braves have traded Derek Lowe to the Indians, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

Braves trade Derek Lowe to the Indians

According to sources close to John Kreger the Atlanta braves have traded right handed pitcher Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians. Buster Olney of ESPN adds that the Braves will “absorb” all but $5 million of Lowe's contract. Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated adds that the Braves will also receive a Minor League pitcher. Back in July, we learned that the Braves had interest...

Hot Stove Round-Up: Braves trade Lowe, McClouth is free

Here is a quick round-up of hot stove news and rumors making their way around MLB: This afternoon, the Cleveland Indians declined the 2012 option on center fielder Grady Sizemore, making him a free agent. The Indians also acquired RHP Derek Lowe from the Braves in exchange for a minor leaguer. The Braves will absorb all but $5 million of Lowe’s remaining $15 million salary, tweets...

Indians acquire RHP Lowe from Braves (AP)

A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians have acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for a minor league pitcher. Lowe, who has 166 career wins, was acquired Monday for left-hander Chris Jones, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal is not finalized.

Sources: Braves deal veteran Lowe to Indians

The Braves have traded Derek Lowe to the Indians, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

Indians Trade for Derek Lowe

Derek Lowe has been traded to the Cleveland Indians in a deal where the Atlanta Braves get rid of arguably their most overpaid player. In return, the Braves received minor leaguer Chris Jones. In addition to Lowe, the Indians got $10 million toward the $15 million Lowe is due next season. The Indians are obviously hoping Lowe can bounce back. The former ace for both the Boston Red...

Indians acquire Lowe; Sabathia stays with Yanks

Three days before the opening of the free-agent market, the Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for minor league left-hander Chris Jones on Monday in the first significant trade of the offseason.
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