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Braves not ready to part with pitching prospects
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As Alex Anthopoulos moved near the completion of his first full month as the Braves’ GM, and experienced the second day of this year’s Winter Meetings on Tuesday, he possessed the assets that will likely lead rival executives to continue checking in with him about potential trade opportunities. But for now, Anthopoulos seems content to […]

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Marlins lose analytics director Pare to Braves
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The Marlins are in the market for a new point person for their growing analytics department now that Jason Pare has accepted a position with the Braves as assistant general manager of research and development.

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Anthopoulos leads Braves into Winter Meetings
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Immediately after being named the Braves’ new leader on Nov. 13, Alex Anthopoulos traveled to Orlando, Fla., to partake in the General Managers Meetings. He’ll visit a different Disney resort this week as he and his staff attend the annual Winter Meetings and attempt to get a better feel for how they can best address […]

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Braves sign Christian Colon
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A minor signing on a slow news day

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Anthopoulos gears up for 1st WM with Braves
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Alex Anthopoulos has maintained a patient and thorough approach as he has spent the past few weeks devouring information and evaluating the organization he inherited when he was named Braves general manager and executive vice president on Nov. 13.

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Braves sign infielder Colon to Minors deal
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The Braves had a need for a versatile infielder after non-tendering Jace Peterson and Danny Santana last week. They filled the void by signing utility man Christian Colon to a Minor League deal, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Bowman.

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Angels win big by signing star prospect set free in Braves punishment
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Kevin Maitan, a 17-year-old shortstop prospect, joins Angels after MLB declared him a free agent because of Braves rule-breaking.

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Report: Angels sign former Braves prospect Maitan
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One team’s loss is another’s gain. The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to terms on a contract with 17-year-old shortstop Kevin Maitan worth $2.2 million, according to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. Maitan was considered the top prospect the Atlanta Braves lost after violating international signing rules. The Angels, who've had one of the weaker prospect pools […]

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Inbox: Could Braves deal for Opening Day arm?
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Braves reporter Mark Bowman answers questions from fans in the latest version of the Braves Inbox.

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Braves get in spirit with tree lighting ceremony
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The weather outside was anything but frightful — actually, it was a clear and quite pleasant low-60’s Friday evening at The Battery Atlanta as the Braves threw the first pitch of the holiday season, holding their inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.

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Braves claim righty Whitley off waivers
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The Braves continued adding to their collection of relievers on Friday, claiming right-hander Chase Whitley off waivers from the Rays, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the report.

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Tinnish withdraws from Braves front office post
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Andrew Tinnish, hired recently by the Braves as vice president of amateur and international scouting, has withdrawn from his position due to personal reasons, the club announced Friday.

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