Braves deal Justin Upton to Padres

ATLANTA - With the focus firmly on the opening of their new stadium, the Atlanta Braves dealt away slugger Justin Upton and made it clear that contending next season is not their primary goal.Just one year removed...

Marlins acquire ex-Brave Prado from Yankees

...Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who felt he needed more health and depth in his rotation.Prado, a former Atlanta Brave, was obtained by the Yankees from Arizona at the July 31 trade deadline and hit .316 with seven homers and 16 RBI...

Braves trade Anthony Varvaro to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have acquired Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers.Varvaro was 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA for the Braves last year, his fifth...

Matt Kemp among players on the move as winter meetings wrap up

...Simon, obtained from Cincinnati for two minor leaguers.Also, Minnesota and right-hander Ervin Santana, a former Atlanta Brave, reached agreement on a $55 million, four-year deal.Boston worked to finalize a trade with Arizona for pitcher...

Braves sign Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano

The Atlanta Braves' increased emphasis on international scouting has paid off with an agreement to terms with Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano, who'll...

Renderings for Braves' new suburban stadium unveiled

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have released new renderings of their planned suburban stadium that show a hotel and office building towering beyond the right-field...

New Brave Nick Markakis to receive big signing bonus

...Markakis will receive a $2 million signing bonus by Jan. 1 as part of his $44 million, four-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.Markakis has annual salaries of $10.5 million as part of the deal, which was announced Dec. 3. He can earn...

Atlanta Braves enter winter meetings with major trade chips

The Atlanta Braves are already waist deep in an organizational overhaul, yet a couple potential moves remain that could help shape the core of the...

Ex-Oriole Nick Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

New Atlanta right fielder Nick Markakis said signing with the Braves "just felt right."

Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

Free agent outfielder Nick Markakis and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $44 million contract, pending a physical.The team announced the move Wednesday night.Markakis...