Tyler Moore Traded for Nate Freiman: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction



The Atlanta Braves continued to make personnel adjustments Sunday, announcing they’ve made a first baseman swap in acquiring Tyler Moore from the Washington Nationals for Nate Freiman.    The Braves also acquired left-handed reliever pitcher Eric O’Flaherty from the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier Sunday.  Moore will report to the team’s minor league camp. The hybrid utility man has largely spent his career playing outfield,…

Tyler Moore Traded for Nate Freiman: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction



The Atlanta Braves continued to make personnel adjustments Sunday, announcing they’ve made a first baseman swap in acquiring Tyler Moore from the Washington Nationals for Nate Freiman.    The Braves also acquired left-handed reliever pitcher Eric O’Flaherty from the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier Sunday.  Moore will report to the team’s minor league camp. The hybrid utility man has largely spent his career playing outfield,…

Eric O’Flaherty to Braves: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction



Eric O’Flaherty is returning to the Atlanta Braves.  The veteran left-handed reliever, who spent five seasons in Atlanta, was traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for undisclosed cash considerations, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The Braves gave their former ace reliever a hearty welcome following the announcement: The crafty lefty has a five-pitch repertoire, per FanGraphs, that includes a four-seam fastball, a…

Eric O’Flaherty to Braves: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction



Eric O’Flaherty is returning to the Atlanta Braves.  The veteran left-handed reliever, who spent five seasons in Atlanta, was traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for undisclosed cash considerations, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. The Braves gave their former ace reliever a hearty welcome following the announcement: The crafty lefty has a five-pitch repertoire, per FanGraphs, that includes a four-seam fastball, a…

Mike Schmidt Blasts Jose Bautista’s Bat Flip, Antics



Add Mike Schmidt to the list of Hall of Famers not impressed with Jose Bautista’s celebratory antics.  Penning a piece for the Associated Press outlining the contrasts of what's acceptable celebratory behavior and what’s not, Schmidt criticized Bautista for flamboyantly flipping his bat after smashing a towering, tiebreaking home run that propelled the Toronto Blue Jays to the American League Championship Series…

Jonathan Lucroy Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Brewers C



Jonathan Lucroy has remained a trade chip for the Milwaukee Brewers all offseason, and the Texas Rangers may be interested in the All-Star catcher, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com.    However, Rosenthal reported Monday no talks between Milwaukee and Texas have taken place recently. The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics are two other teams that had interest in…

Jonathan Lucroy Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Brewers C



Jonathan Lucroy has remained a trade chip for the Milwaukee Brewers all offseason, and the Texas Rangers may be interested in the All-Star catcher, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com.    However, Rosenthal reported Monday no talks between Milwaukee and Texas have taken place recently. The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics are two other teams that had interest in…

Jarrod Parker Injury: Updates on Athletics SP’s Elbow and Return



Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker suffered yet another elbow injury that has left his baseball future in question.  The A's reported Parker refractured the medial epicondyle in his right elbow, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The incident occurred on Parker's 12th pitch during a simulated game Thursday, according to Rick Eymer of the Associated Press. Parker has twice undergone Tommy John surgery…

Jarrod Parker Injury: Updates on Athletics SP’s Elbow and Return



Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker suffered yet another elbow injury that has left his baseball future in question.  The A's reported Parker refractured the medial epicondyle in his right elbow, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The incident occurred on Parker's 12th pitch during a simulated game Thursday, according to Rick Eymer of the Associated Press. Parker has twice undergone Tommy John surgery…