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  1. The Braves are pushing to trade Evan Gattis

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:32 AM EST

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    They have a better catcher in Christian Bethancourt and Gattis would be better used on a team with a DH.

  2. Evan Gattis will be in the Braves’ lineup Thursday for the first time since September 7

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    Evan Gattis hasn’t played a full game for the Braves since September 7 because of strep throat and, more recently, a kidney stone. In that time, Atlanta has lost 12-of-14 games and been completely eliminated from postseason contention. But there will be no early shutdown for the 28-year-old slugging catcher.

  3. Cubs trade James Russell and Emilio Bonifacio to the Braves for a catching prospect.

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:52 PM EST

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    The Braves get their lefty and a venerable super sub. The Cubs get an interesting catching prospect.

  4. Braves activate Evan Gattis, send Christian Bethancourt back to Triple-A

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Evan Gattis is off the disabled list after missing the past four weeks with a bulging disk in his back and to make room for his return the Braves demoted fill-in catcher Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A.

  5. Bobby Cox, Bryce Harper and the Braves Philharmonic

    Mar 4, 2014, 2:58 PM EST

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA — I’ve done a good job so far today not cheering in the press box. Kris Medlen struck a dude out looking. Evan Gattis just thew out a would-be base stealer. Both of those things are usually worth at least a fist-pump from me when watching a game but I’ve been totally…

  6. Report: Braves sign Cuban catcher Yenier Bello to a minor league deal

    Mar 1, 2014, 10:20 PM EST

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    Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Braves have signed Cuban catcher Yenier Bello to a minor league deal. Sanchez adds that the deal includes a signing bonus and an invitation to spring training. The Braves have a surplus of catching with Evan Gattis, Gerald Laird, Christian Bethancourt, and even Ryan Doumit. As a…

  7. Heyman: Brian McCann to be heavily pursued by some of MLB’s richest teams

    Oct 20, 2013, 8:10 PM EST

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    Last week, we learned that some in the business think long time Braves catcher Brian McCann could earn as much as $100 million in free agency this off-season. That could come to fruition as many of the teams that will be in hot pursuit of McCann’s services rank among baseball’s richest teams. Jon Heyman of…

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