Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, February 19

February 19, 2017 Andy Harris 3

Welcome to the first Spring Training Week-in-Review for 2017! Tuesday, February 14 was the mandatory reporting deadline for Braves pitchers and catchers, and Friday, February 17 was the reporting deadline for position players, though most had trickled in early over the course of the week. Here were the stories of the first week of camp…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, February 12

February 12, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Welcome to the final Hot Stove Week-in-Review of the offseason! Tuesday there will be pitchers and catchers in Orlando doing baseball player type things. Spring training is so close you can smell the pine tar, freshly-cut grass, and complaining beat writers. But the dying embers of the hot stove burned just enough to get us…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, January 29

January 29, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Kris Medlen Returns on Minor League Deal On Friday Atlanta announced that fan-favorite former Brave Kris Medlen was signed to a minor league contract. Medlen last pitched for the Braves in the spring of 2014, coming off a season in which he was Atlanta's best starter, pitching to a 3.11 ERA/3.48 FIP in 197 innings pitched. Medlen was pulled…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, January 22

January 22, 2017 Andy Harris 0

There's a new guy in town to don the tools of ignorance while a top prospect has decided to give those same tools a spin, a familiar face returns to the bullpen, the farm system gets lavish praise, and the Braves narrow in on a new spring home. Round up the youngsters and put another log on,…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, January 15

January 15, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The weather in Georgia warmed up over the week and so did the hot stove as the Braves completed two trades and came to terms with two arbitration guys. It is exactly one month until Braves pitchers and catchers report. Braves Pick Up Three Prospects in Two Trades On Wednesday, the Braves sent speedy centerfielder…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, January 8

January 8, 2017 Andy Harris 0

After a week off it's time to fire up the 'ole stove because it was a cold holiday period for baseball news. However with only 5 weeks until the opening of camps there's been some thaw in the market and some interesting reporting involving the Braves Phillips Vetoes Trade to Braves in November The big…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, December 25

December 25, 2016 Andy Harris 0

Merry Christmas from everyone here at Outfield Fly Rule! Braves fans got an early present (or was it a Festivus Miracle?), prospect Ronald Acuña did Acuña things at the Australian Baseball League All-Star Game, and Braves fans are treated to a new prospect list! Grab some figgy pudding and bring your electronic Internet browsing device in front of…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, December 18

December 18, 2016 Andy Harris 0

It was a quiet week on the transaction front for the Braves, but GM John Coppollela took time out of packing his Turner Field office to interact with fans on Twitter, prospect Ronald Acuña got honored in Australia, and the Braves shook up their minor league coaching staffs. So here is your Sunday morning Braves…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, December 11

December 11, 2016 Andy Harris 0

The Winter Meetings came and went without the Atlanta Braves making a huge trade or signing, but there was plenty of player movement thanks to the Rule V Draft and a couple of minor trades. The hot stove is on low burn, but the sauce is thickening and we're 65 days away from pitchers and…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, December 5

December 6, 2016 Andy Harris 0

If the Beatles say there can be eight days a week, who am I to argue? Here's your Atlanta Braves week (plus a day) in review. Atlanta Braves Add Former Cardinals Starter Garcia Feeding the Braves' seemingly insatiable appetite for starting pitchers on short-term deals, the Braves traded for left-hander Jaime Garcia from the Cardinals in…

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