Braves Press Releases
Monday, March 17, 2014
Atlanta Braves Make Spring Roster Moves
The Atlanta Braves trimmed their spring roster by four players after today's game, optioning two players and re-assigning two others. Left-handed pitcher Carlos Perez and right-handed pitcher Wirfin Obispo were optioned to Gwinnett (AAA). Right-handed pitchers Lay Batista and Shae Simmons were re-assigned to minor league camp.
Atlanta Braves make spring roster moves
he Atlanta Braves trimmed their spring roster by 14 players today, optioning one player and re-assigning 13 others. Right-handed pitcher Aaron Northcraft was optioned to Gwinnett (AAA). Left-handed pitcher Daniel Rodriguez right-handed pitchers J.R. Graham, Jason Hursh, Mark Lamm, Cody Martin and Yunesky Maya were re-assigned to minor league camp. Catchers Matt Kennelly, Braeden Schlehuber, Jose Yepez, infielders Mark Hamilton, Edward Salcedo and outfielder Matt Lipka were also re-assigned to minor league camp.
Braves Agree to Terms with Ervin Santana on One-Year Contract
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with free-agent right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana on a one-year Major League contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.
Braves Name Horacio Ramirez to Coaching Position
Atlanta Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Frank Wren announced today that former Major League pitcher Horacio Ramirez will join the staff as a coaching assistant.
Cindy Donald, Braves team up again for "Cindy's Walks for Recovery"
The Cindy Donald Dreams of Recovery Foundation and the Atlanta Braves will team up again during the 2014 season for Cindy's Walks for Recovery, the unique fundraising program which debuted last spring.
Atlanta Braves agree to terms with 19 players
The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have agreed to terms with 19 players on one-year contracts for the 2014 season. Included in the group are right-handed pitchers David Carpenter, Cory Gearrin, David Hale, Juan Jaime, Aaron Northcraft, Wirfin Obispo and Anthony Varvaro; left-handed pitchers Luis Avilan, Ryan Buchter, Carlos Perez and Alex Wood; infielders Ernesto Mejia, Tyler Pastornicky and Elmer Reyes; outfielders Jose Constanza, Todd Cunningham and Joey Terdoslavich; and catchers Christian Bethancourt and Evan Gattis. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Lopez, Pursley & Maranville to be inducted into Braves Hall of Fame
Longtime Atlanta Braves catcher Javy Lopez, former head athletic trainer Dave Pursley, and former Boston Braves shortstop Rabbit Maranville will be inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame on May 23, 2014, at the 755 Club at Turner Field.
Braves Agree to Terms with Shortstop Andrelton Simmons on Seven-Year Contract
The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have agreed to terms with shortstop Andrelton Simmons on a seven-year contract. The deal runs through the 2020 season and financial terms were not announced.
Braves and Pitcher Craig Kimbrel Agree to Terms on Four-Year Contract
The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Craig Kimbrel on a four-year contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration.