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67-95, 4th in NL East

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Staff/Senior Writer 

As Shelby Miller trade rumors heat up, one person familiar with the Braves' thinking believes the Cubs and Red Sox are both potential fits. The Braves are big fans of Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler, and they've shown a willingness to discuss both Miller and Julio Teheran in trades.

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A hot market for Shelby Miller?

As many as 20 teams have reportedly contacted the Braves to express interest in the 25-year-old. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is asking for a big haul in return. MLB rumors roundup

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Braves bring back closer Jim Johnson

The veteran reliever got a one-year, $2.5 million deal. He saved nine games for the Braves last season before being dealt to the Dodgers at the trade deadline. He saved 101 games for the Orioles in 2012 and 2013.

Plenty of talent available for Braves

When Atlanta picks third in the 2016 MLB draft, it'll have it's fair share of top prospects to choose from. Keith Law and Eric Longenhagen break down some of the best players available. Top 2016 draft prospects (Insider)

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Is Mike Minor a non-tender candidate?

The left-hander has success in the majors but missed all of the 2015 season with a serious shoulder injury. Will the Braves part ways with Minor instead of offering him a contract by Wednesday? MLB rumors roundup

Braves still a ways from contention

Jim Bowden thinks the Braves' rebuilding program is going to take longer than anticipated. Forget 2016, he doesn't think they'll be contenders when they open their new park in 2017. MLB status check (Insider)

Questions surround Braves' prospect

Lucas Sims made plenty of Fall League hitters look bad with his curveball, but his fastball leaves plenty to be desired. Where does he project in the majors? Arizona Fall League recap (Insider)

Jim Bowden ESPN Staff/Senior Writer 

Braves-Tigers trade, a quick look: What the Braves get: Ian Krol LHR 93-96 good slider needs to throw more strikes. Gabe Speier LHR is 90-93 good CB and tough on lefties with 2/1 ground ball/fly ball ratio. Braves free up 6.5 million off payroll. What the Tigers get: Cameron Maybin good defensive center fielder with good range that will play well at the enormous confines of Comerica Park. His weak bat should not be a factor because of how deep the Tigers lineup is.

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Interest in Shelby Miller growing?

The Braves reportedly discussed a deal with the Diamondbacks, though talks didn't get far. The Giants and Dodgers are also believed to have checked in on Miller. MLB rumors roundup


Olney: Teams shopping for cheaper arms

Zack Greinke and David Price will get the free agency headlines, but ESPN's Buster Olney focuses on the second tier, a group he describes as "pitchers who wont cost nearly as much in salary and therefore bear much less contractual risk." Second-tier guys (Insider)

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Kobe may not get one, but Jones did

A custom-made surfboard, a fishing kit complete with a fly rod and reel, a grill and a year's supply of Klement's sausages, a pool table and a Hawaiian vacation -- these are just some of the gifts Chipper Jones received when he announced his days on the diamond were over. Greatest "farewell tours"

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Is Freeman off the table in trades?

When the Braves dealt Andrelton Simmons to the Angels, many speculated that Freddie Freeman could also be had for the right price. Atlanta GM John Coppolella is saying otherwise. MLB rumors roundup

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Opportunity will be there for Olivera

With the Braves in full-on rebuilding mode, Hector Olivera should get a long leash to prove what he's capable of in the majors next year. That said, Olivera could be in the mix for NL Rookie of the Year. Early ROY candidates (Insider)

ATH: Bold move for Braves to trade Simmons (1:45)
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Braves' parent company to issue tracking stock

Liberty Media, the parent company of the Atlanta Braves, will offer shares of tracking stock to fans next season that will allow investors to share in the team's financial performance.

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This isn't what Freddie Freeman signed up for

The Braves are nearly a lock to lose 90-plus games again next season with an eye trained on building for the future. So why not trade Freddie Freeman?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25115th
On Base Percentage.31417th
Slugging Percentage.35930th
Earned Run Average4.4127th
Quality Starts79Tied-17th

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