The Atlanta Braves signed veteran third baseman Wes Helms to a minor league contract on Wednesday.
Helms returns to the Peach State after being drafted by the Braves in 1994. The 35-year-old Helms also spent parts of four seasons with Atlanta.
He struggled this season with the Florida Marlins, batting .191 with six RBIs in 69 games. Helms was released last Saturday.
The Atlanta Braves are bringing back infielder Wes Helms, signing him to a minor league deal less than a week after he was released by the Florida Marlins.
The Braves said Wednesday that Helms will report to Triple-A Gwinnett this weekend and likely join the Braves when the rosters are expanded Sept. 1 to provide another right-handed bat off the bench.
The Marlins released Helms...
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August 17, 2011
Joe Capozzi of The Palm Beach Post tweets that the Florida Marlins have signed a contract extension with Wes Helms for one-year for $1 million.
Helms was involved in a series of trade rumors leading up to the July 31st trade deadline. However, nothing formal was made public.
The 34-year-old third baseman is hitting .226/.301/.362 in 90 games for the Marlins this season. Helms is...
The Marlins have signed Wes Helms to a one-year, $1MM contract for 2011, tweets Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post.
Wes Is a Mess. Wes Helms' bad day was only temporary.
MIAMI (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) Florida Marlins infielder Wes Helms was at the center of this past Sunday afternoon’s walk off win against the Atlanta Braves. But the usual post game shaving cream pie celebration took a left turn into what can only be described as a cataclysmic horror show.
Helms is severely allergic...
(Posted by Ted Hutton)
Remember how everyone was so depressed after Saturday’s game?
Nothing that a little shaving cream won’t cure.
That’s cream as in face-full-of, which happens when a Marlin gets a walk-off hit.
Sunday it was Wes Helms, as the Marlins completed a pretty impressive home stand, going 7-3 (with 4 of those wins walk-offs) and winning all three series in...
Joe Frisaro of MLB.com says that Florida Marlins’ Wes Helms has caught the attention of the New York Yankees. Helms would bring a versatile third baseman, first baseman, designated hitter and pinch hitter to the Yankee’s roster. Additionally he has playoff experience with the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies.
A number of scouts, including the Yankees’, are on hand in...
The Philadelphia Phillies will host the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Playoffs.
Despite the Phillies winning their second National League East division title in as many years, thereby ensuring their season would continue into October, their playoff opponents were as yet unknown by the start of Sunday's season finale. The New York Mets...
Looks like the Phillies will get something for Wes Helms after all. Helms was designated for assignment last Wednesday, and the speculation was that the Phillies would lose him for nothing. After 10 days Helms would have been free to sign with any team, but, according to Todd Zolecki of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Phils managed to trade him to the Marlins for cash.