Found December 09, 2011 on
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez just broke the news on MLB Network Radio: the team plans to go with rookie Tyler Pastornicky at shortstop in 2012. The starter in 2011, Alex Gonzalez, was not offered arbitration by the team this offseason.Pastornicky seemed to be the favorite for the role. There was a high ceiling with the shortstops on the free agent market this offseason,...
We didn't hear a lot from the Atlanta Braves during the recent Winter Meetings.
There were a couple of names bandied about in rumors, but nothing more than a couple of wisps of smoke and not surprisingly no real fire.
This apparent inaction is nothing to be concerned about.
Unlike the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who spent money like a college freshman...
Nearly three years ago, outfielder Nate McLouth cried in the clubhouse at PNC Park after being traded to the Atlanta Braves.
#30 Arodys Vizcaino
Previous Rank: N/R
Due to the Braves’ outstanding mismanagement of the bullpen in Atlanta, they were forced to temporarily convert Vizcaino into a reliever for the last few months of the season. He made 17 appearances for Atlanta and walked too many guys, but was otherwise effective and posted a 4.67 ERA and struck...
The Atlanta Braves have selected left-hander Robert Fish from the Los Angeles Angels organization in the Rule 5 draft.
The 23-year-old Fish has been used mostly as a reliever over six minor-league seasons with the Angels and gives the Braves another left-handed option out of the bullpen. He was acquired during the winter meetings in Dallas.
Last season, Fish struck out 41 over...
On Thursday, the Brewers agreed to terms on a one-year contract with SS Alex Gonzalez.
Yesterday, Gonzalez told a Venezuelan sports-talk radio show he received offers from both the Giants and Mets, but decided to take the job with the Brewers so he could start.
Michael Baron: In regards to an opportunity with the Mets, initially I could see why Gonzalez might think that. But I believe...
The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with free-agent shortstop Alex Gonzalez, filling one of their biggest offseason needs. Agent Eric Goldschmidt said the Brewers' deal with Gonzalez is for one year with a vesting option. Gonzalez, 34, played 149 games for the Atlanta Braves last season, hitting .241 with 15 home runs and 56 RBIs. He committed 12 errors.
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