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ARODYS VIZCAINO RUMORS

Braves reliever Vizcaino gets 1-year deal for $897,500

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves settled their last potential salary arbitration case, reaching a one-year deal with reliever Arodys Vizcaino for $897,500 on Friday. The 25-year-old righty made $575,000 last season. He went 3-1 with nine saves and a 1.60 ERA in 36 games. Atlanta got Vizcaino from the Chicago Cubs after the 2014 season in a trade for infielder Tommy La Stella.
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Arodys Vizcaino Could be Atlanta’s Next Great Closer

It might be a small sample size, but Arodys Vizcaino‘s dominance is something the Atlanta Braves should feel excited about. Vizcaino boasts a 0.66 ERA with 15 strikeouts in 14.2 innings of work; he’s allowed just one earned run in 16 appearances. His FIP of 2.28 is also something to be noted; he seems like the real deal. The Braves bullpen is responsible for 24 losses this season...
Via Baseball Essential
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vizcaino hit with 80-game PED suspension

Vizcaino was acquired for Tommy La Stella this winter and expected to be a prominent figure in the new Braves bullpen. Atlanta Braves’ relief pitcher Arodys Vizcaino was suspended Thursday for testing positive for PED use in violation of the Major League Baseball Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Vizcaino will serve an 80-game, unpaid suspension beginning with the regular...
Via BravesWire
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves' Arodys Vizcaino suspended 80 game after PED positive

  Atlanta Braves pitcher Arodys Vizcaino has been suspended 80 games following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. The suspension was announced by Major League Baseball on Thursday, three days after the Braves optioned the 24-year-old right-hander to Triple-A Gwinnett. He was acquired from the Chicago Cubs in November for second baseman Tommy La Stella...
Via Associated Press
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Signs Basically Tommy La Stella

About two weeks ago, the Atlanta Baseball Club traded second baseman Tommy La Stella away to the Chicago Cubs for a small collection of international bonus slots and also right-hander Arodys Vizcaino. The move provided clues as to Atlanta’s dollar valuation of the aforementioned bonus slots relative to baseball’s free-agent market. What else it did […]
Via Fangraphs
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs get 2B La Stella from Braves for reliever Vizcaino

  The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBI in 93 games. The...
Via Associated Press
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Acquire 2B Tommy La Stella From Braves, Leading To Lots Of Speculation

The Cubs made a puzzling move today and traded RHP Arodys Vizcaino to the Braves for second baseman Tommy La Stella. The Cubs also got Atlanta’s No. 4 international signing bonus slot and sent their Nos. 2, 3 and 4 international signing bonus slots to the Braves. La Stella, 25, is strictly a second baseman and made his big-league debut this year with the Braves and batted .251...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves trade for righty reliever Vizcaino, ship La Stella to Cubs

The Braves' immediate plans for their most heralded organizational prospect may have been revealed in a simple swap with the Chicago Cubs. On Sunday, Atlanta traded second baseman Tommy La Stella to Chicago for pitcher Arodys Vizcaino, a one-time farmhand with the Braves (2010-11). The two clubs also exchanged various international "bonus pool" picks to complete the deal. With the...
Via Fox Sports South
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10: Chicago Cubs Prospects

As we enter the final throes of the Chicago Cubs 2014 season, Cubs fans have begun to look forward to the future. With prospects such as Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, and Arodys Vizcaino all in AAA, it may not be unreasonable to suggest that 2015 could be a competitive year on the north side. However, it does not stop there, in AA and below, the Cubs have some true talent. 10. Victor...
Via Sports Mockery
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Opening Day: #32

Cubs won!  Cubs lost!  Cubs played baseball!   And @WatkinsLogan just snared a ball off the 2nd base bag and threw out the runner to end the game. #Cubs win 5-3 — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) February 26, 2014 The game was played with four outs per inning and with strict pitch counts so there were a few quirks in there. One of the coolest things to hear was about Arodys Vizcaino...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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