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  1. Clemens Solid in Phils Spring OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | That Balls Outta Here

    ... After being drafted by the Braves in 2008, Clemens was sent to the Astros as a piece in a deal to acquire Michael Bourn in 2011. With two more years of seasoning under his belt, Clemens finally reached the big leagues in 2013. Across 48 games with ...

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  2. Phillies Notebook: Non-roster invitee to Phillies camp upbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Erie Times News

    ... serious to the table." A former seventh-round pick by the Atlanta Braves, Clemens went to Houston in the 2011 Michael Bourn trade. He appeared in just 13 games with the Astros last year and has a 5.51 ERA in 48 big-league games (five starts). He ...

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  3. For the Mets, Leadoff Spot Remains a HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Our priorities were in other places. Two winters ago, for instance, the Mets passed on free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn, not wanting to forfeit millions of dollars and a top draft pick for a singles hitter. Last winter, they awarded power-hitting ...

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  4. Indians: Michael Bourn banking on injury-free season after pair of disappointing yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Medina Gazette

    Center fielder Michael Bourn, who joined Swisher as free agent acquisitions in 2013, wants to show Cleveland what he's like at 100 percent. Like Swisher, Bourn signed a big-money contract - four years, $48 million.

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  5. Braves' non-roster invitees come at right priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Gonzlez didn't, saying Young could provide the top-of-the-lineup ignition switch that Atlanta has lacked since Michael Bourn departed after the 2012 season. "We have a lot of those guys who have come in to fight for a job,'' Gonzlez said. "I called ...

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  6. Reds schedule outlook: Cleveland IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Examiner.com

    ... as the starter at first. Moss who is not known for his speed will also benefit from Gold Glove center fielder Michael Bourn to cover ground. The other piece acquired this season was Gavin Floyd who spent a majority of his career pitching against the ...

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  7. A healthy Michael Bourn may make all the difference in '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Deep Left Field

    Michael Bourn was the walk-off hero in completing the sweep of the Colorado Rockies. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Since inking a four-year, $48 million contract with the team prior to the 2013 season, Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Bourn was one of the most highly-regarded outfielders in all of Major League Baseball.

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  8. Bounce-back year from key players could prove crucialRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Cleveland Indians

    ... joins Hot Stove to discuss the Indians' Truck Day and the team's outlook heading into the 2015 season CF Michael Bourn : The 32-year-old Bourn was limited to only 106 games last season due to persistent hamstring problems. In his two years with the ...

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  9. Michael Bourn and other Indians center fielders near bottom of American LeagueRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Let's Go Tribe

    After the disaster that was right field, let's see how the backbone of the outfield performed in 2014. Michael Bourn started 104 games in center last year, while missing a good chunk of time again due to his hamstring.

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  10. Atlanta Braves Hitting Coach Kevin Seitzer Will Be King if He Saves B.J. UptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... with power (28 HR in 2012) is what drew the ball club to invest such a high price on him in favor of signing Michael Bourn to an extension. However, to this point, Upton has vastly underachieved, and the fact that he has more strikeouts than hits ...

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  11. Mets season preview: Braves outfield, we hardly knew yeeRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... appearance in three seasons. Their outfield had the third-highest fWAR in baseball, with Heyward (6.3), Michael Bourn (6.1), and Martin Prado (5.6) leading the way. Bourn, however, left for Cleveland-and not the Mets-via free agency. The Braves ...

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  12. Terry's Talkin' about Cleveland Indians working with Michael Bourn, signing Michael Roth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    That's right, Bourn had as many triples as stolen bases. He also was on the disabled list twice with hamstring injuries, missing 56 games.

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  13. Hart sees major value in newly acquired prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Atlanta Braves

    ... guys that I think will just bolster our system, guys that have pedigree and we like. Mallex Smith is sort of a Michael Bourn sort of center fielder. This kid can really run, play center field and be a leadoff type of guy. He's a National League kind ...

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  14. Nick Markakis Could Solve Atlanta Braves' Leadoff IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... four at-bats in the No. 1 spot on his resume prior to the beginning of the 2013 season, but the departure of Michael Bourn may have forced manager Fredi Gonzalez to become a bit creative. While Heyward did not necessarily become a full-time leadoff ...

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  15. Justin Upton and the Cleveland Indians: Not If He Can Help ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Deep Left Field

    ... his 3.5 WAR. With an outfield currently consisting of (soon-to-be-reigning MVP) Michael Brantley in left, Michael Bourn in center, and David Murphy in right, adding a player of Upton's caliber comes across as a no-brainer. The guy can rake and ...

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  16. Heyward named Defensive Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Atlanta Braves

    ... the honor of being named Major League Baseball's top overall defensive player by the sporting goods company. Michael Bourn won the top award when he played alongside Heyward with the Braves in 2012. This marks the third year Wilson has presented ...

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  17. Cleveland Indians Should Consider Trading Michael BournRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Rant Sports

    Chronic injuries have ended the careers of some very talented players. It is starting to look like that might be the case with Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Bourn as well.

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  18. Atlanta Braves case for trading Jordan WaldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Tomahawk Take

    ... Braves to at least shop the players. One of them While many will point to the acquisitions of Justin Upton or Michael Bourn as the best trades during Frank Wren's tenure, one of the biggest lopsided trades, with the other team essentially receiving ...

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  19. AAOP: Have Your Cake And Eat It TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... salary, the dead weight at the end of the contract, etc. Oftentimes during Alderson's tenure - the attempted Michael Bourn signing for example - it has been circumspection, not lack of finances, that has caused Alderson to rely on internal options ...

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  20. MLB free agent class 2015: Slim pickings in center fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... 20 doubles and 11 homers with 38 RBI. It would be wrong to assume the Indians couldn't trade center fielder Michael Bourn if they wanted. They would have to assume a healthy chunk on what remains of his four-year $48 million deal, but if they really ...

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