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1995 Atlanta Braves

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1994 / 1996

90-54, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bobby Cox (90-54)
GM: John Schuerholz
Scored 645 runs, Allowed 540 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-60

Ballparks: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium · Attendance: 2,561,831 (3rd of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105


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1994 / 1996 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 11, 1994

Mike Birkbeck granted Free Agency.

October 12, 1994

Mike Bielecki granted Free Agency.

Bill Pecota granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1994

Jeff Blauser granted Free Agency.

Jarvis Brown granted Free Agency.

Anthony Telford granted Free Agency.

October 17, 1994

Dave Gallagher granted Free Agency.

October 19, 1994

Steve Bedrosian granted Free Agency.

October 24, 1994

Terry Pendleton granted Free Agency.

October 25, 1994

Rafael Belliard granted Free Agency.

October 28, 1994

Signed Steve Bedrosian as a free agent.

Signed Rafael Belliard as a free agent.

November 9, 1994

Selected Derek Lilliquist off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

November 10, 1994

Signed Pablo Martinez as a free agent.

November 28, 1994

Traded Ramon Caraballo to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received a player to be named later. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Aldo Pecorilli (minors) (December 9, 1994) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

December 5, 1994

Brian Kowitz drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1994 rule 5 draft.

Kevin Lomon drafted by the New York Mets in the 1994 rule 5 draft.

December 17, 1994

Signed Jose Munoz as a free agent.

December 23, 1994

Derek Lilliquist granted Free Agency.

Gregg Olson granted Free Agency.

Mike Stanton granted Free Agency.

January 20, 1995

Signed Mike Sharperson as a free agent.

January 25, 1995

Released Tom Martin.

February 1, 1995

Signed Rod Nichols as a free agent.

February 18, 1995

Signed Luis Rivera as an amateur free agent.

March 1, 1995

Signed Steve Torrealba as an amateur free agent.

April 6, 1995 (Standings)

Traded Roberto Kelly, Tony Tarasco and Esteban Yan to the Montreal Expos. Received Marquis Grissom.

April 12, 1995 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Blauser as a free agent.

Signed Dwight Smith as a free agent.

Signed Mike Stanton as a free agent.

April 24, 1995 (Standings)

The Minnesota Twins returned Brian Kowitz (earlier draft pick).

May 16, 1995 (Standings)

Terry Clark granted Free Agency.

May 30, 1995 (Standings)

The New York Mets returned Kevin Lomon (earlier draft pick).

June 1, 1995 (Standings)

Released Brian Bark.

Drafted Chad Hutchinson in the 1st round (26th pick) of the 1995 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Rob Bell in the 3rd round of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1995.

Drafted Jimmy Osting in the 4th round of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed June 30, 1995.

Drafted Kevin McGlinchy in the 5th round of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed May 27, 1996.

Drafted Mike Mahoney in the 39th round of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1995.

Drafted Jason Shiell in the 48th round of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 1995.

June 29, 1995 (Standings)

Signed Adam Butler as an amateur free agent.

Selected Eddie Tucker off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

July 31, 1995 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later and Mike Stanton to the Boston Red Sox. Received players to be named later. The Atlanta Braves sent Matt Murray (August 31, 1995) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade. The Boston Red Sox sent Mike Jacobs (minors) (August 31, 1995) and Marc Lewis (minors) (August 31, 1995) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

August 11, 1995 (Standings)

Traded Troy Hughes (minors) to the New York Yankees. Received Luis Polonia.

August 14, 1995 (Standings)

Signed Roman Colon as an amateur free agent.

August 25, 1995 (Standings)

Traded Andre King (minors) to the Chicago White Sox. Received Mike Devereaux.

Traded Jose Oliva to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Anton French (minors).

August 31, 1995 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Florida Marlins. Received Alejandro Pena. The Atlanta Braves sent Chris Seelbach (September 15, 1995) to the Florida Marlins to complete the trade.

September 6, 1995 (Standings)

Signed Ruben Quevedo as an amateur free agent.

October 3, 1995 (Standings)

Mike Sharperson granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1995 (Standings)

Dale Polley granted Free Agency.

October 16, 1995

Jose Munoz granted Free Agency.

Eddie Tucker granted Free Agency.

October 30, 1995

Charlie O'Brien granted Free Agency.

October 31, 1995

Dwight Smith granted Free Agency.

November 2, 1995

Luis Polonia granted Free Agency.

November 3, 1995

Mike Devereaux granted Free Agency.

Alejandro Pena granted Free Agency.

November 6, 1995

Fred McGriff granted Free Agency.

November 15, 1995

Signed Darron Cox as a free agent.

November 27, 1995

Brian Kowitz granted Free Agency.

December 2, 1995

Signed Fred McGriff as a free agent.

December 17, 1995

Traded Kent Mercker to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Chaad Stewart (minors) and Joe Borowski.

December 22, 1995

Signed Humberto Cota as an amateur free agent.

January 3, 1996

Signed Jerome Walton as a free agent.

January 8, 1996

Signed Dwight Smith as a free agent.

January 9, 1996

Traded Mike Kelly to the Cincinnati Reds. Received a player to be named later and Chad Fox. The Cincinnati Reds sent Ray King (June 11, 1996) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

January 12, 1996

Mike Potts selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

January 27, 1996

Purchased Kerry Ligtenberg from Minneapolis (Prarie).

February 2, 1996

Purchased Mike Cather from Winnipeg (Northern).

February 14, 1996

Signed Jorge Campillo as an amateur free agent.

March 31, 1996

Signed Mike Bielecki as a free agent.

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1994 / 1996 Trades and Transactions