The Braves sent closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton to the San Diego Padres for OFs Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Jordan Paroubeck, SP Matt Wiser and the 41st overall pick in next year’s draft.
Carlos Quentin was then sent for re-assignment by the Braves
It is being reported that Jason Grilli and Jim Johnson will now share closer duties for Atlanta.
Former World Series MVP Cody Ross has been released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Detroit Tigers Justin Velander WILL NOT be put on the DL to start the season.