Braves Transactions 8/31/17: The Brandon Phillips Trade

September 1, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Traded IF Brandon Phillips and cash to the Los Angeles Angels for C Tony Sanchez I Used To Love Her The Braves traded for the 36-year-old Brandon Phillips on the cusp of spring training, hot on the heels of an evaluation on Sean Rodriguez's shoulder that he would have to have surgery to repair damage…

Braves Transactions: 8/4/17-8/7/17 – A Two-Trade Weekend

August 8, 2017 Brent Blackwell 1

Placed LHP Ian Krol on the 10-day DL with a strained left oblique. (8/4) Activated RHP Jason Motte from the 10-day DL. (8/4) Traded OF Randy Ventura to the Cincinnati Reds for $1,250,000 in international pool money. (8/4) Signed FA RHP Manny Bareda to a minor league contract; Assigned Bareda to AAA Gwinnett. (8/4) Optioned…

Braves Transactions: 7/24/17 – The Jaime Garcia Trade

July 25, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Traded LHP Jaime Garcia, C Anthony Recker, and $100,000 to Minnesota Twins for RHP Huascar Ynoa. Activated C Kurt Suzuki from the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Matt Wisler from AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RHP Andres Santiago from AAA Gwinnett to A+ Florida. Promoted RHP Evan Phillips from A+ Florida to AAA Gwinnett. Promoted LHP Troy Conyers…

Braves Transactions: 7/18/17

July 19, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Traded RHP Chaz Roe to Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations. Traded RHP Chaz Roe to Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations Outrighted to AAA just 5 days ago, Roe is in the midst of a broken season. Having pitched 4 innings across 3 levels, the 30 year old heads to Tampa Bay in a…

Braves Transactions: No One To Depend On

May 8, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Atlanta trades LHP Kevin Chapman and cash considerations to Minnesota for IF/OF Danny Santana. OF Lane Adams optioned to AAA Gwinnett. Nobody finds the news on off-days quite like John Coppolella, and Monday's off-day was no different, as Atlanta struck its first trade of the 2017 season, sending AAA lefty reliever Kevin Chapman and cash…

Atlanta Braves Trade Rob Whalen and Max Povse to Mariners for Alex Jackson

November 29, 2016 Andy Harris 0

Late Monday, the Atlanta Braves announced they had traded right-handing pitching prospects Rob Whalen and Max Povse to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfield prospect Alex Jackson and a player-to-be-named-later. This trade is somewhat rare in that it deals completely with prospects (pending the player-to-be-named). In this case, Atlanta is using its surplus of…

The Dansby Swanson Era Begins

August 18, 2016 Brent Blackwell 4

Trading the Once-Untradeable Erick Aybar, unfortunately, won't be remembered fondly in Atlanta. It's a shame, because he seems like a likable enough guy who tried his hardest. From the moment of his arrival, Aybar never really had a shot. Acquired in the Andrelton Simmons trade, Aybar was a veteran on a one year deal, coming…

In Matt Kemp, Braves Get Some Power, Dump some Baggage

July 30, 2016 Micah Smith 0

In a swap of players who never quite reached their potential, the Braves pick up Matt Kemp and $10.5 million dollars from San Diego for Hector Olivera, pending physicals. https://twitter.com/Braves/status/759569327783874560 Who The Braves Received Matt Kemp's career was off to a promising start with the Dodgers, with 2011 his breakout year. The 26-year-old hit .324/.399/.586…

Atlanta Trades Pitching for… Hitting

July 28, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

Atlanta trades Lucas Harrell & Dario Alvarez to Texas for INF prospect Travis Demeritte Lucas Harrell came up with the White Sox in 2010, and he wasn't very good with them. In 2012, Houston made him a regular starter at a time Houston was trying to lose lots of games. He was a good fit…

LA, This Bud’s For You

July 1, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

Trade Analysis: Atlanta sends RHP Bud Norris, OF Dian Toscano, a player to be named later, and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for LHP Philip Pfeifer and RHP Caleb Dirks (I wish I could blame that on a headline writer, but no, that's all me. Mea culpa.) On Thursday, Atlanta pulled the trigger on…

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