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Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...includes AL Rookie of the Year Jose Abreu, outfielders Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes, and...seven-year agreement in August between outfielder Rusney Castillo and the Boston Red Sox...employing Cuban residents. Well regarded outfielder Alfredo Despaigne agreed this year to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Overtime

...SoftballThree sign with Georgia RegentsGeorgia Regents coach Melissa Brocato signed third baseman/outfielder Lydia Hausman, of Thomaston, Ga.; outfielder Alex Head, of Columbus, Ga.; and pitcher Emily Hittinger, of Warner Robins, Ga., during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-12-17/overtime
Braves trade Anthony Varvaro to Red Sox

...for assignment on Monday.Kurcz, 24, was 3-2 with a 2.14 ERA with Double-A Portland last season.? New Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a herniated disk in his neck.The Braves say the operation was a success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/braves-trade-anthony-var
Braves sign Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano

...scouting has paid off with an agreement to terms with Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano, who'll get a major league contract according...throws left-handed and could help the Braves as a fourth outfielder this season, though he would probably need some time in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-09/braves-sign-cuban-outfielder-dian
Nationals 'disappointed' in Bryce Harper for missing fan event

...manager Mike Rizzo said that club was "disappointed" that outfielder Bryce Harper did not show up Saturday at the NatsFest fan...discuss the grievance because it's "a legal matter."Outfielder Jayson Werth met with fans Saturday but, unlike other players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-13/nationals-disappointed-b
Yankees GM Brian Cashman sees Alex Rodriguez as a designated hitter, at best

...while throwing a curveball with Atlanta last June. ANGELS: Acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for reliever Kevin Jepsen. MARLINS: Outfielder Mike Morse agreed to a two-year contract pending a physical. RANGERS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-16/yankees-gm-brian-cashman
Former GreenJacket Jon Lester is introduced by Chicago Cubs

...finalized a $42 million, three-year contract with free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera.The person spoke to The AP on Monday on condition...39 million, three-year contract with the team. METS: Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. finalized a $1.45 million, one-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-15/former-greenjacket-jon-l
Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

Free agent outfielder Nick Markakis and the Atlanta Braves...in their bullpen. TWINS: Signed outfielder Torii Hunter to a $10.5 million...JAYS: Declined to offer contracts to outfielders Andy Dirks and John Mayberry Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-03/braves-former-orioles-ou
Indians acquire ex-GreenJacket Brandon Moss from Athletics

...the first of the winter meetings ? that has been in the works for weeks on Monday by acquiring Moss, a first baseman/outfielder and All-Star last season, from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Joey Wendle.The 31-year-old Moss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/indians-acquire-ex-green
Braves ink Toscano to major league deal

...into the Cuban marketplace Monday by signing 25-year-old outfielder Dian Toscano to a major league contract, according to Baseball...international bonus pools. My bet is on Toscano as a fourth-outfielder type. If he proves to have a decently polished overall game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-08/braves-ink-t