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Braves Bolster Bullpen With Swap

July 28, 2006

Making their first deals of the Trade Deadline crunch period, the Dodgers and Braves swapped utility men, with the Braves also adding righty reliever Danys Baez.  Los Angeles acquiredWilson Betemit Betemit fills one of the Dodgers’ major holes at third-base, and he brings a potent bat to the recently quiet LA lineup. Expect .280 with 10HR and 35RBI from Betemit for […]

Braves Streak In Jeopardy Because of Bullpen

June 10, 2006

The Braves entered this season with 14 consecutive NL East division titles, and while their team didn't look as powerful as the Mets and Phillies, Atlanta was certainly favored to win the NL East for the 15th straight time.  Those that predicted the 15th consecutive division title for the Atlanta Braves quickly saw the likelihood […]