Howdy Paul Janish!

With Andrelton Simmons hurt and Jack Wilson suffering from severe sucktitude (plus his finger hurts real bad), Atlanta send Todd Redmond (he of 101 games with Gwinnett, 0 with Atlanta) to the Cincinnati Red Legs for Paul Janish.  First, a moment of remembrance for Redmond.  Acquired in spring training of 2008 for Tyler Yates, Redmond was the Southern League Pitcher of the Year that year and has spent the last 3.5 years with Gwinnett like…

Howdy Ben Sheets!

If you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta has agreed to a minor league contract with former Brewers workhorse, Ben Sheets.  The Braves were one of the few teams that watched a simulated five-inning stint Sheets threw at Georgia Tech last week and saw enough to believe that it was time to act.  Sheets’ agent and Braves GM Frank Wren agreed to the deal Saturday night and after Sheets passed the physical today, the comeback attempt…