Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


ALBERTO CALLASPO RUMORS

Braves finalize Callaspo contract, designate Varvaro for assignment

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves announced on Monday they had finalized the deal with new infielder Alberto Callaspo, a deal that was agreed to on Dec. 9 at the winter meetings in San Diego. Callaspo and the Braves inked a one-year contract for $3 million, with $1 million in performance incentives. To make room on the 40-man roster for Callaspo, the Braves designated relief pitcher...
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Callaspo, Braves finalize 1-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) Infielder Alberto Callaspo and the Atlanta Braves have finalized a one-year contract. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Monday. The 31-year-old Callaspo should provide versatility in the infield. He played second base, first base and third base this year for Oakland. Callaspo and Phil Gosselin could compete for the starting job at...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves dump reliever Anthony Varvaro to make room for Alberto Callaspo

The Atlanta Braves announced the signing of infielder Alberto Callaspo to a one-year deal worth $3 million on Monday. Callaspo will serve as the Braves second baseman this season until prospect Jose Peraza is ready to take over the position. The move is a bit uninspiring given Callaspo’s lackluster .223/.290/.290 line with four homers and 39 RBI in 451 plate appearances last season...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Day 2: Braves sign Callaspo, rumors of more to come

Imagine representatives from every Major League Baseball team milling around one location in San Diego. What could they possibly accomplish? We may never know everything that happens at baseball's winter meetings, but thanks to the hundreds of journalists on hand, we have some news and plenty of rumors to talk about. Let's recap Day 2 from a Braves perspective: WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED...
Via Fox Sports South
11 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Callaspo, Braves agree to 1-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent infielder Alberto Callaspo. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement was subject to a physical. The 31-year-old Callaspo played second base, first base and third base this year for Oakland. He hit .223, well below his .267...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Callaspo and Measuring the Hit Tool

Intrepid newspaperman Ken Rosenthal reported over the weekend that the Toronto Blue Jays have considered signing Alberto Callaspo to play second base for them in 2015 and maybe beyond 2015. A “potential buy-low, bounce-back candidate,” is how the Blue Jays conceive of Callaspo, according to Rosenthal. Indeed, having recorded a -1.1 WAR in 2014, Callaspo […]
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s trade rumors: Second base addition

The Oakland A’s seem as though they can do no wrong this season. They currently have the best record in baseball and are six games up in the American League West. They lead the MLB with the most run and the lowest ERA with 377 and 3.02 respectively. However, the Athletics do have one weakness and that is second base. Alberto Callaspo Even though the A’s have three players in...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s 2014 Infield Preview

With spring training just around the corner and most of the deals finally finished, the Oakland A’s will now start looking to solidify their roster for the upcoming season. When we start looking at the infield from 2013 to 2014, it does not seem as though there will be that much change since most the players that the A’s acquired in the offseason were pitchers. But with multiple...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Who could be the Oakland A’s full-time DH in 2014?

In 2013, the Oakland A’s did not a permanent designated hitter and rotated this position between a few different players. However, none of these players really fit the role of DH such as David Ortiz does for the Red Sox. With so many moves and trades made during the off season, the Athletics are giving off the vibe that they are preparing to go for a World Series win in 2014. But...
Via isportsweb.com
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Braves News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Shanahan to return to 2015?

Browns interested in drafting Mariota?

Mullen wears funny Christmas sweater

RG3 returning to Redskins?

Tom Izzo hot after bad loss

Kings, Nets talking Deron Williams trade

WATCH: DeSean mocks Eagles

Vick: Winston is the future of the NFL

No NFL team in LA next season?

UNC rocking Jordan-era throwbacks

Reporter asks Rondo awkward question

Three quarterbacks who could be traded this offseason

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.