Posts for : May 2017

Transaction Tuesday: Cabrera, Wisler, Carlos Salazar

So, today has seen a bunch of action as far as transactions go. Patrick Weigel, Ronald Acuna, and Anfernee Seymour have all been promoted up the ladder while Adam Walker received his walking papers. These moves will be covered next week with a look at what the first week for the recently promoted prospects looked like. A note on this report – moves referenced today took place between May 2 and May 8. Taxi Squad…

Braves Acquire Danny Santana Among Monday’s Moves

By Keith Allison on Flickr [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons It was an off night for the Braves, but they still were busy with a trade, a player optioned, and a player released. Let’s look at each of these moves. First, the Braves traded Kevin Chapman and some cash to the Minnesota Twins for Danny Santana. I was never enamored with Chapman after the Braves acquired him late in spring training. He was “just…

Monday Roundup: Steals, Colon, Jaime Garcia’s Disappearing Sinker

After winning just once the previous week, the Braves rolled into the final seven days of April looking to rebound and cut into their 6-12 record. They did that with some big offensive explosions along the way. The week began with a long break. A scheduled off day after escaping Philadelphia allowed the Braves to lick their wounds. That was followed by a postponement as rain kept the Braves from opening a three-game set in…