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Braves Daily News Digest: 8/21
Well, at least they picked up the series win, right? There's a positive for you, because last night's late loss against the Pirates was a bit of a heartbreaker.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Bucs hope MVP's return turns tide vs. Braves
For the Pirates, Andrew McCutchen's return from a fractured rib in his left side won't be coming a moment too soon.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Friday 8/15, 6:10 CT
It's not so long in actual time, just 14 months ago. The Cubs' last game there was June 16, 2013 , when we saw Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run walkoff homer off Carlos Marmol , who at last report had left a Triple-A assignment in the Reds organization and is out of baseball.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Cougars' Caratini glad to switch sides
GENEVA – Victor Caratini might have sulked had he been traded from the Atlanta Braves organization to the Cubs system when he first started playing baseball in Puerto Rico.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Levine: Renteria's Handling Of Bullpen His Greatest Challenge
With a group of young arms to nurture and protect, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria must serve many masters in his quest to handle a very difficult task.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Cubs front office steps on the accelerator
Bob Dylan's anthem "The Times They Are a-Changin'" would be an appropriate theme song for the current state Chicago Cubs.
Did the Braves almost trade B.J. Upton at trade deadline?
Ken Rosenthal drops an interesting tidbit of news, suggesting B.J. and a starting pitcher were almost traded last week.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
3 Moves Atlanta Braves Could Have Made at the Deadline
The Atlanta Braves acquired Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell from the Chicago Cubs at the July 31 trade deadline to bolster the roster for the stretch run.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Cougars Notes: Two Cubs trades pay off for Cougars Aug. 7
With a continually changing roster, players like Ben Carhart and Jacob Rogers, along with Cael Brockmeyer, have shown leadership as mainstays for the Cougars this season.
Cubs conduct workout for Rusney Castillo
Cubs starter Jake Arrieta walks off the field after being pulled after pitching to seven batters in the sixth inning without recording an out.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Cubs designate Barney for assignment
Something had to give last month on the 22nd, with the emergence of Rookie, Arismendy Alcantara, who has been playing well at 2nd base and in center field too, and at the time the team also had Emilio Bonifacio coming off the D.L. Bonifacio was traded last Thursday to Atlanta with pitcher James Russell for a minor league catcher.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Major Post-Deadline Moves the Atlanta Braves Could Still Make
By acquiring two players from the Chicago Cubs in a move prior to the non-waiver trade deadline, the Atlanta Braves addressed two of their roster needs.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Cubs' bullpen needs some relief
They enjoyed a breather Monday in Denver, where they will open a three-game series Tuesday night against the Colorado Rockies.
Highly touted prospect Baez to join Cubs
The Cubs will do that Tuesday, when they select the contract of their exciting prospect from Class AAA Iowa and activate him for the series opener against the Colorado Rockies at hitter-friendly Coors Field.
Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 18
This week, the Atlanta Braves dealt the No. 8 prospect on our list, catcher Victor Caratini.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Miami Herald
Twins claim OF Schafer off waivers from Braves
The Twins announced the move Sunday. They are off Monday and must make a corresponding roster move to open a spot for Schafer before Tuesday's game against San Diego.
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Cub Tracks Hears Opportunity Knocking
Will the Cubs leap at the chance to spend this offseason? Also today: coaches in cars predict a cross-town World Series, Felix denies a demand, lots of Javy, James Russell gives a special goodbye, and we stare at a galaxy far, far away.
James Russell Could Prove To Be A Huge Acquisition For Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves didn't necessarily make the trade deadline splash that many fans had hoped for, but the team still addressed a key need by adding left handed reliever James Russell to the bullpen.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Four-run fourth inning propels Storm Chasers over Cubs
Carlos Peguero's two-run home run in the fourth keyed a four-run inning, leading the Omaha Storm Chasers to a 6-2 victory over the Iowa Cubs on Saturday night at Werner Park.
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Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 2
I'm going to leave the BCB Minor League Player of the Month voting up until tomorrow's Wrap.