Catcher Gerald Laird will get $3 million for his two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, and could earn up to $750,000 in performance bonuses if he plays more than expected.
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.
The disputed call led to a protest by the Braves – which was quickly denied – and an ugly display as fans littered the field with debris, causing a 19-minute delay.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has traded infielder/outfielder Jeff Baker to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later on or before September 30, 2012.
One year ago, Jair Jurrjens was on his way to the All-Star game.
“This was just one of those silly games,” he said. “Everything hit into the wind toward right field helped. It was just a freak thing. We just kept hitting everything to right field so that doesn’t say anything about (Teheran). I don’t like winning games like that.”
A home run fest for the Tigers in Lakeland silencing the Atlanta Braves 18-3 on Sunday.
The Detroit Tigers take the exhibition opener 2-0 over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to peruse the MLB trade and free agency rumors.
Atlanta Braves star pitcher Derek Lowe, a Dearborn native, was arrested and charged with drunken driving Thursday night.