The Atlanta Braves looked like one of the most complete teams in the National League after the MLB Trade Deadline. That was thanks to the addition of a trio of star relievers in Chris Martin, Mark Melancon and Shane Greene. But once they stepped foot on the mound, it went horribly wrong for the Braves.
With 50 or so regular season games to play, here are our post-trade-deadline power rankings…
The Atlanta Braves traded for Shane Greene and Mark Melancon in the last hour of the trade deadline.
The Atlanta Braves acquired reliever Chris Martin in a trade with the Texas Rangers, sending pitching prospect Kolby Allard the other way, as reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
The Atlanta Braves have been linked with Marcus Stroman for several weeks now. Some thought Stroman’s start at Rogers Center on Wednesday was his last for the Toronto Blue Jays, but with a year left of club control, it is far from certain than the right-hander will be dealt before the 31st July trade deadline.
The trade deadline in MLB, for the first time a sole one, is just nine days away and needless to say a lot of star pitchers from underachieving teams are on the market. With Madison Bumgarner off market for now, attention turns to Texas Rangers ace Mike Minor – second in Earned Run Average in the American League with 2.86.
Left-handed starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has signed with the Atlanta Braves on a one-year deal for $13 million, as reported by The Athletic’s David O’Brien.
Ronald Acuna and Ozzie Albies have committed to the Atlanta Braves for the next decade. The Braves are in the best position of any MLB team.
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Atlanta Braves have gone under the radar this offseason despite winning the division in 2018. With one of the league’s best farms still, Atlanta are ready to compete for the next five years and beyond.