At the last minute, the Tigers decided to jump into the trade deadline waters, dealing closer Kyle Farnsworth to the Atlanta Braves for two pitching prospects. Farnsworth and a player to be named later (to be named some time in August) were acquired from the Chicago Cubs in February in exchange for three prospects, including third baseman Scott Moore.
July 31, 2005
The Braves have made a move in their bullpen, calling up left-hander Macay McBride to be the 9th player to make his major league debut this season. Veteran righty Kevin Gryboski was sent to Texas for another minor league arm to make room for McBride in the bullpen. BravesCenter's Bill Shanks takes a look at the moves and what may happen in the next few weeks.
July 21, 2005
BravesCenter's Bill Shanks takes a look at the second half of the season for the Braves. Will they overtake the Nationals for first place in the National League East? Will they make the postseason for the 14th straight season? How about any trades? This article is for our premium subscribers.
July 14, 2005