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Red Sox senior VP of Baseball Operations Frank Wren scouting Teheran, Vizcaino

Former Atlanta Braves general manager and current Boston Red Sox senior vice president of baseball operations Frank Wren is in Atlanta this weekend to watch starting pitcher Julio Teheran and closer Arodys Vizcaino, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. It hasn’t been uncommon to see Wren around Turner Field this year, as Wren has been around the stadium “a bunch this...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Braves trade rumors: There is “intense” interest in Arodys Vizcaino

Yet another name has come up in trade rumors involving the Braves, and this time it’s their current closer: Arodys Vizcaino. There’s been plenty of trade talk surrounding the Atlanta Braves this season, and today the rumors have been flying all over the place. Julio Teheran will continue to be the biggest name that we hear about in trade rumors, and there was a fresh rumor today...
Via Talking Chop
4 days ago

Reds edge Braves 9-8 on Holt's bases-loaded walk in 9th

ATLANTA (AP) Tyler Holt's bases-loaded walk off closer Arodys Vizcaino forced in the tie-breaking run in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 9-8 on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the National League. Five Braves pitchers combined for eight walks, including three by Vizcaino (1-2) in the ninth. Adam Duvall hit a two-run...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves’ Arodys Vizcaino Trade Rumors Heating Up

Arodys Vizcaino has been one of the few bright spots for the Braves this season.  The young flamethrower’s trade market seems to be picking up steam. Braves GM John Coppolella has already traded away two fan-favorite players, Jason Grilli and Kelly Johnson, and we are still over a month away from the August 1st MLB […] Atlanta Braves’ Arodys Vizcaino Trade Rumors Heating Up...
Via Tomahawk Take
16 days ago

Five unheralded trade chips that can impact MLB pennant races

Throughout the summer, we’ll hear a lot of talk about big names potentially being on the move. Even if no real hot rumors emerge, guys like Ryan Braun and Carlos Gonzalez will get people talking. But you don’t need to be a superstar to make a big impact. Every year, smaller acquisitions make huge impacts on the the playoff races and the actual postseason. They get our attention...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves reliever Vizcaino gets 1-year deal for $897,500

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves settled their last potential salary arbitration case, reaching a one-year deal with reliever Arodys Vizcaino for $897,500 on Friday. The 25-year-old righty made $575,000 last season. He went 3-1 with nine saves and a 1.60 ERA in 36 games. Atlanta got Vizcaino from the Chicago Cubs after the 2014 season in a trade for infielder Tommy La Stella.
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Arodys Vizcaino Could be Atlanta’s Next Great Closer

It might be a small sample size, but Arodys Vizcaino‘s dominance is something the Atlanta Braves should feel excited about. Vizcaino boasts a 0.66 ERA with 15 strikeouts in 14.2 innings of work; he’s allowed just one earned run in 16 appearances. His FIP of 2.28 is also something to be noted; he seems like the real deal. The Braves bullpen is responsible for 24 losses this season...
Via Baseball Essential
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vizcaino hit with 80-game PED suspension

Vizcaino was acquired for Tommy La Stella this winter and expected to be a prominent figure in the new Braves bullpen. Atlanta Braves’ relief pitcher Arodys Vizcaino was suspended Thursday for testing positive for PED use in violation of the Major League Baseball Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Vizcaino will serve an 80-game, unpaid suspension beginning with the regular...
Via BravesWire
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves' Arodys Vizcaino suspended 80 game after PED positive

  Atlanta Braves pitcher Arodys Vizcaino has been suspended 80 games following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. The suspension was announced by Major League Baseball on Thursday, three days after the Braves optioned the 24-year-old right-hander to Triple-A Gwinnett. He was acquired from the Chicago Cubs in November for second baseman Tommy La Stella...
Via Associated Press
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs get 2B La Stella from Braves for reliever Vizcaino

  The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBI in 93 games. The...
Via Associated Press
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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