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Braves with MLB's best in offseason power rankings

The Atlanta Braves are among the MLB's elite in this offseason power rankings.

Braves sign IF Ramiro Pena to 1-year deal

The Braves have signed former Yankee Ramiro Pena to a one-year contract.

Braves still active in trade market

The Braves are staying busy on the trade market even after the Winter Meetings have ended.

Wren, Gonzalez check out Braves in winter ball

Atlanta's general manager and manager went to the Dominican Republic to watch Randall Delgado, Julio Teheran, Juan Francisco and Christian Bethancourt in action.

Braves GM Frank Wren is glad to have B.J. Upton

The Atlanta Braves signed center fielder B.J. Upton to the largest contract in franchise history on Nov. 28 and are glad they did considering the fluctuating free agent market.

Braves continuing search for LF, leadoff man

Despite signing B.J. Upton to a five-year, $75.25 million contract earlier this off-season, the Braves still have pieces to add to their lineup.

Braves re-sign Reed Johnson

The Atlanta Braves re-signed outfielder Reed Johnson to a one-year deal with a club option for 2014.

Braves bring in two new scouts

The Atlanta Braves have hired two longtime scouts to serve as as special assistants to general manager Frank Wren.

Trade prices too high for Braves

The Atlanta Braves are looking to make some additions to their roster, whether via trade or through free agency. The trades they've explored at the Winter Meetings have proven more expensive than they'd like, so they have not made any moves yet.

Braves look for shortstop to play left field

The Braves must feel like their left field options are running out, as reports indicate they have asked the Los Angeles Dodgers about Dee Gordon. Gordon would certainly aid Atlanta's youth movement, but the issue is that he plays shortstop.

Was Fredi Gonzalez worried about his contract?

Fredi Gonzalez got a two-year extension from the Atlanta Braves, which the manager calls a 'nice thing,' but he says he wasn't worried about his contract.

Braves reportedly interested in Nate Schierholtz

The outfielder spent five season with the Giants before being traded to the Phillies last season.

Braves pick up option to extend Gonzalez's tenure

Fredi Gonzalez will manage Atlanta at least through 2014. The team announced today that it had exercised a one-year option for a contract extension.

Mejia could get a chance to stick with Braves

Ernesto Mejia, a first baseman who has spent many years in the Atlanta Braves farm system, was placed on the 40-man roster, protecting him from this week's Rule 5 draft. What are his recent stats from the minors?

Could the Braves' LF already be on the team?

With the free agent market shrinking, the Braves face the prospect of a trade or even standing pat to fill their LF vacancy.

Craig Kimbrel planning to play in WBC

Atlanta Braves' closer Craig Kimbrel is planning to pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Official rosters won't be announced until January, but Kimbrel and the Braves' staff anticipate that he'll be on the squad.

Braves add depth at catcher with Matt Pagnozzi

Without Brian McCann to start the season, the Atlanta Braves are adding depth at catcher with the signing of Matt Pagnozzi to a minor-league deal.

Julio Teheran, Randall Delgado available via trade

The Braves have a slew of pitchers fighting for the No. 5 spot in the rotation, so a pair of young arms are on the trading block...if the price is right.

Janish, Braves avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The shortstop will be back in a utility role.

Braves targeting LF at Winter Meetings

Acquiring a left fielder is the top priority for Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren at the MLB Winter Meetings.

B.J. Upton signs with the Braves

Reports are indicating one of this year's biggest free agent targets has signed with the Braves.

Braves reportedly closing in on B.J. Upton

The Braves are on the verge of signing a big-name free agent.

Gerald Perry selected as Team USA hitting coach

Former Atlanta Braves first baseman Gerald Perry has been named the hitting coach for Team USA at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Braves reportedly interested in Chad Durbin

The Atlanta Braves may be interested in bringing back relief pitcher Chad Durbin, according to a tweet by David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

B.J. Upton is Atlanta's top target

B.J. Upton, who has played for the Tampa Bay Rays since 2004, has emerged as Atlanta's top choice on the free agent market.

Braves' Ahmed excels in Arizona

The Braves shortstop prospect excelled during the abbreviated AFL schedule.

B.J. Upton is Braves' top offseason target

The Atlanta Braves are chasing hard after free-agent outfielder B.J. Upton.

Odd trade rumor proposed Mike Olt for Simmons

We have the first substantial trade rumor for the Braves this season, although it was shot down by Frank Wren.

Rangers inquired about Braves' Andrelton Simmons

The Texas Rangers have talked to the Braves about shortstop Andrelton Simmons as part of a bigger deal for Arizona's Justin Upton.

David Ross signs with Red Sox, per report

The former Atlanta Braves catcher has agreed to a two-year, $6.2 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, according to multiple reports.

What did the Braves accomplish at GM meetings?

The Atlanta Braves didn't make any deals at the recent general managers, but Frank Wren still thinks the team made progress on filling their needs for the 2013 season.

Braves could trade pitching for outfield help

Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren said he would consider trading one or more pitching prospects in order to round out the Braves' lineup.

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