Category Archives: Atlanta Braves

CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Giants & Braves Discussing Potential Justin Upton Trade

The Giants aren’t having the best offseason. The club failed in its bid to retain third baseman Pablo Sandoval and is reportedly out of the running to land left-handed starter Jon Lester. As such, the club is working on a … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 1 Day

We made it. We finally made it. After more than three months and over 100 days, baseball is back in roughly 15 hours. It’s been a long and winding offseason full of blockbuster deals, major trades, retirements and plenty of … Continue reading

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Seven Suitors for Free Agent Second Baseman Felipe Lopez

It shouldn’t be like this. For Felipe Lopez, coming off a career year, it simply shouldn’t be like this. Lopez, 29, is coming off an incredible season in which he split time between Arizona and Milwaukee. On the whole Lopez … Continue reading

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Brave Decision: Rafael Soriano Accepts Atlanta’s Arbitration Offer

Rafael Soriano just threw a curveball and Frank Wren didn’t see it coming. In a move that the Atlanta general manager hadn’t planned for, Soriano has accepted the arbitration offer from the Braves and will return to the club for … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves on a Warpath: Club Bolsters Bullpen, Turns Attention to Big Bats

Atlanta is at it again. Just a day after acquiring Billy Wagner to serve as the club’s new closer, the Braves have reportedly signed free agent reliever Takashi Saito to a one-year deal. According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports, Saito’s … Continue reading

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Billy Wagner Signs with the Atlanta Braves

That didn’t take long. Just hours after the deadline for teams to offer arbitration, the Atlanta Braves have reportedly signed free agent closer Billy Wagner to a one-year deal. The deal is reportedly worth $7 million and has a $6.5 … Continue reading

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