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  1. Breaking down the Braves-Dodgers trade

    May 27, 2015, 9:10 AM EDT

    MIAMI GARDENS, FL - APRIL 26: Juan Uribe #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on during a game against the Florida Marlins at Sun Life Stadium on April 26, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

    No real clear winner, no real clear loser. Indeed, in this trade, that’s almost beside the point.

  2. So that Juan Uribe trade to the Braves is back on …

    May 26, 2015, 9:56 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal says the trade is done and is only awaiting approval from the commissioner’s office.

  3. The Braves are trying to trade Alberto Callaspo

    May 25, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  Alberto Callaspo #1 of the Atlanta Braves walks back to the dugout after striking out in the eighth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on April 23, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    After signing a one-year, $3 million deal with the Braves, Callaspo is batting just .206 with one home run and a .545 OPS over 123 plate appearances this season.

  4. Phil Gosselin needs thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

    May 18, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

    Phil Gosselin, Andrelton Simmons

    Gosselin has played well in a part-time role this season.

  5. Braves place Chris Johnson on DL with hand fracture; call up right-hander Mike Foltynewicz

    Apr 30, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT

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    Chris Johnson suffered a left hand fracture Thursday and was placed on the disabled list. Mike Foltynewicz will take his place on the active roster and is set to join the starting rotation Friday against the Reds.

  6. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  7. The Red Sox acquire Anthony Varvaro from the Braves

    Dec 17, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    The Sox are getting themselves a handy reliever.

  8. Braves designate Anthony Varvaro for assignment

    Dec 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    Anthony Varvaro Getty

    Varvaro owns a 2.74 ERA over 123 appearances over the past two seasons, but the Braves designated him for assignment today in order to clear a spot for the newly-signed Alberto Callaspo on the 40-man roster.

  9. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

  10. UPDATE: Braves to sign Alberto Callaspo for one-year, $3 million

    Dec 9, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    The Braves will likely try him at second base, though he can play basically anywhere.

  11. Blue Jays considering Alberto Callaspo at second base

    Nov 30, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Alberto Callaspo

    The Blue Jays are looking in the bargain bin to fill their void at second base.

  12. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  13. Odd, and unfulfilling, season ends for A’s

    Oct 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Eric Sogard A's

    Somehow, it all seemed to tie this strange 2014 season together in one fitting package, though the end result wasn’t what anyone in green and gold wanted.

  14. Adam Dunn still plans to retire

    Oct 1, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT

    Adam Dunn

    Adam Dunn has no problem with not playing last night. And, apparently, does not plan to play again.

  15. Royals complete thrilling comeback to defeat A’s in the American League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

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    Salvador Perez was held hitless in his first five at-bats of Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, but he smacked a walkoff RBI single down the left-field line in the 12th inning to give the Royals a 9-8 victory over the A’s.

  16. Somehow, it keeps getting worse for the A’s

    Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    The only thing more painful than hitting rock bottom is thinking you’ve hit it, only to find out there’s still more room to sink.

  17. Angels recall Grant Green from Triple-A

    Jun 20, 2014, 5:50 PM EDT

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    Two weeks ago the Angels demoted Grant Green to Triple-A despite his .359 batting average in 22 games, but now he’s back in the majors.

  18. A’s showing opponents that no lead is safe

    Jun 5, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    Trailing in a game does little to affect the Oakland A’s right now.

  19. Mike Trout will likely bat second in the Angels’ lineup

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

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    Mike Trout started the 2013 season hitting second in the Angels’ lineup, but moved to the #3 spot when Albert Pujols went on the disabled list in late July. He produced similarly in both spots, posting a 1.015 in 405 plate appearances in the two-hole, and a .963 OPS in 223 PA batting third. With…

  20. Bob Melvin gets bailed out by overpowering Verlander

    Oct 10, 2013, 11:37 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    The A’s made the most impetuous decision of the postseason in starting Sonny Gray over Bartolo Colon in Wednesday’s Game 5, choosing a rookie over the guy who finished second in the AL in ERA based on one excellent performance. And how’d the follow that up? By treating Game 5 against a completely dominant Justin…

  21. Tigers extend lead over Athletics in Game 5

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT

    Sonny Gray Getty

    Bad news for the Athletics: Justin Verlander has another run to work with. Sonny Gray was pulled from the game after he gave up back-to-back singles to Victor Martinez and Jhonny Peralta to begin the top of the sixth inning. He was relieved by Dan Otero, who got Victor Martinez to ground into a fielder’s…

  22. ALDS, Game 5: Tigers-A’s lineups

    Oct 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

    Jim Leyland, Bob Melvin AP

    Lineups for Game 5 in Oakland … Tigers: CF Austin Jackson RF Torii Hunter 3B Miguel Cabrera 1B Prince Fielder DH Victor Martinez SS Jhonny Peralta C Alex Avila 2B Omar Infante LF Don Kelly SP Justin Verlander Tigers manager Jim Leyland has made a big change, benching slick-fielding rookie shortstop Jose Iglesias and shifting…

  23. Sewage problems at O.co Coliseum no problem for the Athletics as they cut their magic number to one

    Sep 21, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT

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    D.J. Short posted earlier about the O.co Coliseum’s latest sewage issue as a result of rain in the Oakland area. The showers caused a two-hour delay while players, coaches, and clubhouse personnel dealt with the primitive conditions indoors. Once play resumed, the A’s wasted no time getting on the board. Alberto Callaspo contributed an RBI…

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