Posts Tagged ‘atlanta braves’

Braves over Splitters

    Dunedin, Fla. — The split squad Jays dropped one yesterday to the Atlanta Braves 5-3.   Marco Estrada got the start for the Jays going three innings.  A decent line for giving up five hits but only yielding one run and three K’s.    The Jays had nine hits by nine different players. […]

Cardinals Trade for Braves’ Jason Heyward

The St. Louis Cardinals addressed a glaring need, both offensively and defensively, today. Looking for an offensive boost, the Cards added outfielder Jason Heyward in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. The Cardinals also added reliever Jordan Walden. The Braves receive two right handers, Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. Miller, Baseball Prospectus’ 10th rated prospect in 2012, struggled early in 2014 […]

National League Preview

National League Preview

Darius thigpen previews the National League…

2011 MLB Preseason Season/Award Predictions

The offseason brought Cliff Lee to the Philadelphia Phillies to have the makings of an historic pitching staff with Halladay, Hamels, and Oswalt that reminds some of the Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz and Steve Avery staff in Atlanta back in the early 90s. Is it enough for the fighting Phillies to get back to the World Series, and if not them, then who will challenge their dominance in the Senior circuit.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays TORONTO, ONTARIO Tuesday, January 18, 2011 The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have agreed to terms with SS YUNEL ESCOBAR on a US $2.9 million contract for the 2011 season. ESCOBAR, 28, appeared in 60 games for Toronto after being acquired from the Atlanta Braves on July 13, […]

The Other Side of Sports (Too)

The Other Side of Sports (Too)

DUNEDIN, Fl. (RSE)–He had a four year playing career then a twenty year plus career serving his country.  Now former Army SFC E-7 (Sergeant First Class) Luis Ortiz is combining the two as a successful minor league manager with the Rookie Level Gulf Coast League Braves. A native of the Canal Zone, PA Ortiz really […]