The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres completed a six-player trade today, as the Braves have acquired left-handed pitcher Max Fried, infielder Jace Peterson, outfielder Mallex Smith, infielder Dustin Peterson and the Padres' fourth international bonus pool slot, in exchange for outfielder Justin Upton and right-handed pitcher Aaron Northcraft.
The Atlanta Braves today announced an agreement to purchase the land that currently houses the headquarters of Genuine Parts Company, which neighbors SunTrust Park and the Braves' mixed-use development site. Additionally, the club announced that it has signed a long-term partnership extension with NAPA AUTO PARTS.
The Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox completed a two-player trade today, as the Braves have acquired minor-league right-handed pitcher Aaron Kurcz in exchange for right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro and cash considerations.
The Atlanta Braves announced their 2015 minor league coaching staffs today, including five managers returning for the upcoming season. In addition, 17 of the 18 coaches on staff last season are returning to the Braves for the 2015 season, with 11 of those 17 remaining in their same role and with the same club. The one newcomer joining the Braves minor league coaching staff is Robinson Cancel, who will skipper the Gulf Coast League (R) Braves.
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with free-agent right-handed pitcher Michael Kohn on a one-year minor league contract for 2015 with an invitation to Major League spring training. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.
Atlanta Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart announced today that Chad MacDonald has been named as Special Assistant to the General Manager. MacDonald will be involved in all facets of the Braves' scouting efforts, including amateur, international and professional scouting.
The Atlanta Braves announced this evening that they have agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Nick Markakis on a four-year Major League contract, pending a physical exam. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.
The Atlanta Braves have declined to tender a 2015 contract offer to three players, including right-handed pitchers Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, and Gus Schlosser. All three players are now free to negotiate with any Major League team.