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2016 Atlanta Braves

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2015

68-93, 5th place in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fredi Gonzalez (9-28) and Brian Snitker (59-65)
GM: John Coppolella (Elevated to GM on 10/1/15), Farm Dir: Dave Trembley, Scouting Dir: Brian Bridges
Scored 649 runs, Allowed 779 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-94

Ballparks: & · Attendance: 2,020,914 (12th of 15)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 104

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2015 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2015

David Carpenter granted Free Agency.

Michael Kohn granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2015

Todd Cunningham selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim off waivers.

October 11, 2015

Signed Chris Volstad as a free agent.

November 2, 2015

Ross Detwiler granted Free Agency.

Edwin Jackson granted Free Agency.

Peter Moylan granted Free Agency.

A.J. Pierzynski granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2015

Signed Reid Brignac as a free agent.

Signed Chase d'Arnaud as a free agent.

November 6, 2015

Jake Brigham granted Free Agency.

Carlos Fisher granted Free Agency.

Cedric Hunter granted Free Agency.

Sean Kazmar granted Free Agency.

Sugar Ray Marimon granted Free Agency.

Vin Mazzaro granted Free Agency.

Greg Smith granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2015

Signed Matt Tuiasosopo as a free agent.

Signed Madison Younginer as a free agent.

November 12, 2015

Signed Joel De La Cruz as a free agent.

Signed A.J. Pierzynski as a free agent.

Traded Jose Briceno (minors) and Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Chris Ellis (minors), Sean Newcomb (minors), Erick Aybar and cash.

November 17, 2015

Signed Brandon Snyder as a free agent.

November 20, 2015

Traded Cameron Maybin to the Detroit Tigers. Received Gabe Speier (minors) and Ian Krol.

November 21, 2015

Signed David Carpenter as a free agent.

November 25, 2015

Signed Bud Norris as a free agent.

November 26, 2015

Signed Ethan Martin as a free agent.

November 30, 2015

Signed Jim Johnson as a free agent.

December 2, 2015

Pedro Ciriaco granted Free Agency.

Mike Minor granted Free Agency.

Eury Perez granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2015

Signed David Holmberg as a free agent.

December 4, 2015

Signed Gordon Beckham as a free agent.

Traded a player to be named later to the Seattle Mariners. Received Jose Ramirez. The Atlanta Braves sent Ryne Harper (minors) (December 11, 2015) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

December 9, 2015

Signed Emilio Bonifacio as a free agent.

Traded Gabe Speier (minors) and Shelby Miller to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Aaron Blair, Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson.

December 10, 2015

Traded Christian Bethancourt to the San Diego Padres. Received Ricardo Rodriguez (minors) and Casey Kelly.

December 11, 2015

Signed Sean Kazmar as a free agent.

December 13, 2015

Signed Nate Freiman as a free agent.

December 16, 2015

Signed Tyler Flowers as a free agent.

January 7, 2016

Signed Jhoulys Chacin as a free agent.

Signed Kyle Kendrick as a free agent.

Signed Alexi Ogando as a free agent.

Signed Alex Torres as a free agent.

January 8, 2016

Signed Kelly Johnson as a free agent.

Joey Terdoslavich selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

January 9, 2016

Signed Rob Wooten as a free agent.

January 26, 2016

Signed Blake Lalli as a free agent.

February 19, 2016

Signed Carlos Torres as a free agent.

February 22, 2016

Signed Jeff Francoeur as a free agent.

March 5, 2016

Released David Carpenter.

Released Ryan Kelly.

March 9, 2016

Signed Phil Coke as a free agent.

March 12, 2016

Released Kyle Kendrick.

Released Chris Volstad.

March 26, 2016

Released Phil Coke.

March 27, 2016

Purchased Eric O'Flaherty from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Traded Nate Freiman to the Washington Nationals. Received Tyler Moore.

March 28, 2016

Released Nick Swisher.

March 29, 2016

Released Ethan Martin.

March 30, 2016

Signed Drew Stubbs as a free agent.

Released David Holmberg.

March 31, 2016

Released Carlos Torres.

April 1, 2016 (Standings)

Released Alex Torres.

April 6, 2016 (Standings)

Released Emilio Bonifacio.

April 9, 2016 (Standings)

Released Michael Bourn.

April 10, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Emilio Bonifacio as a free agent.

May 3, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Sean Burnett as a free agent.

Released Drew Stubbs.

Released Rob Wooten.

May 9, 2016 (Standings)

Purchased Anthony Recker from the Cleveland Indians.

May 11, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Jhoulys Chacin to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Adam McCreery (minors).

May 13, 2016 (Standings)

Released Ryan Lavarnway.

May 19, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Dale Thayer as a free agent.

May 20, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Lucas Harrell as a free agent.

Signed Rob Wooten as a free agent.

Released Sean Burnett.

May 23, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Brandon Barker (minors) and Trevor Belicek (minors) to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Brian Matusz and 2016 competitive balance round B pick.

May 25, 2016 (Standings)

Selected Dario Alvarez off waivers from the New York Mets.

May 31, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Jason Grilli and cash to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Sean Ratcliffe (minors).

June 1, 2016 (Standings)

Released Brian Matusz.

June 2, 2016 (Standings)

Purchased Jed Bradley from the Milwaukee Brewers.

June 3, 2016 (Standings)

Released Danny Burawa.

June 8, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Kelly Johnson and cash to the New York Mets. Received Akeel Morris.

June 11, 2016 (Standings)

Released Dale Thayer.

June 24, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Jordan Pacheco as a free agent.

June 30, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Omar Infante as a free agent.

Traded a player to be named later, Dian Toscano (minors), Bud Norris and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Caleb Dirks (minors) and Phil Pfeifer (minors). The Atlanta Braves sent Alec Grosser (minors) (July 8, 2016) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

July 1, 2016 (Standings)

Released Alexi Ogando.

July 2, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Maikel Cleto as a free agent.

July 15, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Roberto Hernandez as a free agent.

Signed George Kottaras as a free agent.

July 23, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Michael McKenry as a free agent.

July 27, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Dario Alvarez and Lucas Harrell to the Texas Rangers. Received Travis Demeritte (minors).

July 30, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Hector Olivera to the San Diego Padres. Received Matt Kemp and cash.

August 6, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Hunter Cervenka to the Miami Marlins. Received Michael Mader (minors) and Anfernee Seymour (minors).

August 7, 2016 (Standings)

Selected Chaz Roe off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

August 10, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Wilfredo Boscan as a free agent.

August 12, 2016 (Standings)

Selected Kyle Kubitza off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

August 14, 2016 (Standings)

Released Manny Banuelos.

August 15, 2016 (Standings)

Sold Michael McKenry to the Milwaukee Brewers.

August 16, 2016 (Standings)

Released Omar Infante.

Traded Erick Aybar to the Detroit Tigers. Received Kade Scivicque (minors) and Mike Aviles.

August 19, 2016 (Standings)

Released George Kottaras.

August 21, 2016 (Standings)

Released Mike Aviles.

August 24, 2016 (Standings)

As part of a 3-team trade, traded international bonus slot to the Texas Rangers and Jeff Francoeur to the Miami Marlins. Received Dylan Moore (minors) from the Texas Rangers and Matt Foley (minors) from the Miami Marlins. In addition, the Miami Marlins sent two international bonus slots to the Texas Rangers.

September 7, 2016 (Standings)

Released Wilfredo Boscan.

September 14, 2016 (Standings)

Purchased Josh Collmenter from the Chicago Cubs.

Traded player to be named to the Seattle Mariners. Received Joe Wieland.

September 27, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Gordon Beckham to the San Francisco Giants. Received Richard Rodriguez (minors).

October 3, 2016 (Standings)

Reid Brignac granted Free Agency.

Matt Tuiasosopo granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2016 (Standings)

Tyler Moore granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2016 (Standings)

Joe Wieland granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Sam Freeman as a free agent.

October 15, 2016 (Standings)

Blake Lalli granted Free Agency.

Brandon Snyder granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2016

Signed Blake Lalli as a free agent.

October 20, 2016

Signed Matt Tuiasosopo as a free agent.

November 2, 2016

Ryan Weber selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

November 3, 2016

Emilio Bonifacio granted Free Agency.

Eric O'Flaherty granted Free Agency.

A.J. Pierzynski granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2016

Daniel Castro granted Free Agency.

Maikel Cleto granted Free Agency.

Brandon Cunniff granted Free Agency.

Sean Kazmar granted Free Agency.

Casey Kelly granted Free Agency.

Jordan Pacheco granted Free Agency.

Rob Wooten granted Free Agency.

Madison Younginer granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2016

Signed R.A. Dickey as a free agent.

Signed Jordan Walden as a free agent.

November 17, 2016

Signed Bartolo Colon as a free agent.

Signed Sean Kazmar as a free agent.

November 18, 2016

Selected Tuffy Gosewisch off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

November 23, 2016

Signed Colin Walsh as a free agent.

November 28, 2016

Traded Max Povse (minors) and Robert Whalen to the Seattle Mariners. Received a player to be named later and Alex Jackson (minors). The Seattle Mariners sent Tyler Pike (minors) (December 9, 2016) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

November 30, 2016

Signed Sean Rodriguez as a free agent.

December 1, 2016

Signed Rhiner Cruz as a free agent.

Traded Luke Dykstra (minors), Chris Ellis (minors) and John Gant to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Jaime Garcia.

December 2, 2016

Signed Lane Adams as a free agent.

Chris Withrow granted Free Agency.

December 4, 2016

Signed Jacob Lindgren as a free agent.

December 8, 2016

Released Williams Perez.

Traded Brady Feigl (minors) and Tyrell Jenkins to the Texas Rangers. Received Luke Jackson.

December 9, 2016

Signed Emilio Bonifacio as a free agent.

Signed John Danks as a free agent.

December 20, 2016

Signed Andrew Albers as a free agent.

December 22, 2016

Signed Eric O'Flaherty as a free agent.

January 11, 2017

Traded Shae Simmons and Mallex Smith to the Seattle Mariners. Received Thomas Burrows (minors) and Luiz Gohara (minors).

January 13, 2017

Traded player to be named or cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Micah Johnson.

January 18, 2017

Signed Blaine Boyer as a free agent.

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2015 Trades and Transactions