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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Two More Trades the Braves Should Make

Yesterday, the Braves made a blockbuster deal, trading young outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the pitching-rich Cardinals for young starter Shelby Miller and pitching prospect Tyrell Jenkins. The Braves had attempted to sign Heyward to a long term deal but found that his price was out of the range they were willing to pay him. The Cardinals will now have him for one season, and have first dibs on signing him to a long-term deal, but if they didn't pay Albert Pujols after what he did for them, I don't see them signing Heyward to a long term deal, especially if he wants a contract in the $150-180 million range...article

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