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The trickle of “on the block” rumors is turning into a stream, and one of the more recent ones down the, um, pipe (is that fine or...
I really wish the St. Louis Cardinals hadn’t won the World Series. Of all eight teams standing in October, vying for that odd-shaped trophy that looks more like a murder weapon than a symbol of the game’s ultimate glory, I can honestly say the Yankees are the only team I didn’t want to win more than the Cardinals. But something must be said for this organization’s heart....
The Atlanta Braves may be looking to shake things up this offseason.Reports out of Atlanta suggest the club is entertaining offers for star pitcher Jair Jurrjens and utilityman Martin Prado.Jurrjens will likely come with a stiff price tag. The 25-year-old right-hander had a sensational season in Atlanta, going 13-6 with a 2.96 ERA and two complete games over 23 starts.Jurrjens has...
The Atlanta Braves have informed other teams that they are willing to listen to offers for Jair Jurrjens and Martin Prado according to a Major League source close to Mark Bowman of MLB.com.
The team recently traded Derek Lowe to the Indians, and by trading either one of Jurrjens or Prado, they would gain more financial flexibility to search for a short stop and to add some power...
According to a Major League source, the Braves have already approached some teams about the possibility of trading Jair Jurrjens or Martin Prado.
According to MLB.com:
Now that the Braves have moved Derek Lowe, they could create more financial flexibility by trading Jair Jurrjens or Martin Prado.
According to a Major League source, the Braves have already approached some teams about the possibility of trading Jurrjens or Prado. Both players could see their respective salaries rise from the $3 million range to the $5 million...
The hot stove grew warmer this week for the Royals, whose offseason efforts to bolster their rotation led to discussions with the Atlanta Braves regarding right-hander Jair Jurrjens. Those talks stalled when the Braves, after offering to include infielder Martin Prado, asked the Royals to surrender minor-league outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Wil Myers.