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MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

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February 21 In a move that might save one minute every few games, MLB will no longer require pitchers to lob four pitches to issue an intentional walk, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, FULL STORY

Braves' Rodriguez likely out for season after surgery

Braves' Rodriguez likely out for season after surgery

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February 16 Atlanta Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez underwent surgery for a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder this week and likely will miss the upcoming season. FULL STORY

Reds agree to trade 2B Phillips to Braves

Reds agree to trade 2B Phillips to Braves

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February 12 In exchange for Phillips, the Reds will get left-handed pitcher Andrew McKirahan and right-hander Carlos Portuondo, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. FULL STORY

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

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February 06 Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, ESPN.com reported Monday. FULL STORY

Braves reach one-year deal with catcher Suzuki

Braves reach one-year deal with catcher Suzuki

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January 22 The Atlanta Braves and catcher Kurt Suzuki agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, multiple media outlets reported Sunday. FULL STORY

Mariners acquire P Simmons, OF Smith from Braves

Mariners acquire P Simmons, OF Smith from Braves

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January 11 The Seattle Mariners acquired right-handed pitcher Shae Simmons and outfielder Mallex Smith from the Atlanta Braves in a trade Wednesday. FULL STORY

Braves CF Inciarte agrees to 5-year extension

Braves CF Inciarte agrees to 5-year extension

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December 23 The deal is worth $30.5 million and runs through the 2021 season, according to published reports. There is also a $9 million option for 2022 with a $1.025 million buyout. FULL STORY