Offseason Outlook: Atlanta Braves

Offseason Outlook: Atlanta Braves On the heels of their second straight NL East-winning campaign, the Braves have gotten off to an aggressive start this offseason. General manager Alex Anthopoulos, who’s trying to build an Atlanta team capable of winning a playoff series for the first time since 2001, has doled out an array of guaranteed…

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Sep 15: 1st to 50

Sep 15: 1st to 50 SEPTEMBER 15, 1990 | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Bobby Thigpen of the Chicago White Sox became the first pitcher in major league history to record 50 saves in a season on this date in 1990. He went on to set the seasonal record for saves at 57. Thigpen finished his 8-year…

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Kevan Smith Changes Agencies

Kevan Smith Changes Agencies Angels’ catcher Kevan Smith has changed agencies and will now be represented by Bryan Hamper of Fusion Sports Agency, MLBTR has learned. Smith, 31, entered the affiliated ranks as a seventh-round pick of the White Sox, with whom he spent the first eight seasons of his pro career. He made his way…

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