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  1. La Russa Agile Innovation #13 of 17: Channeling Pressure to Ease PressureRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Management

    ... inning, training 3 - 1. Rookies can be a blessing or a curse, and for the Braves {snip} their rookie closer Craig Kimbrel had been the former. He'd converted 25 straight save chances, and he took the mound against us looking for number 26. This very ...

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  2. Kimbrel has a slight edge on ChapmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Major League Baseball

    This offseason, after the Red Sox obtained Craig Kimbrel , the Yankees answered by adding Aroldis Chapman . And now, arguably, baseball's two top closers are in the American League East.

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  3. Around the Horn: BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Atlanta Braves

    As the Braves near Spring Training with a few open spots in the bullpen, they are comforted by the depth they have compiled in an effort to avoid experiencing a repeat of the late-inning frustration they felt far too often last year. When the Braves traded Craig Kimbrel hours before the 2015 season, they bid adieu to one of the game's best closers.

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  4. Battle of the closers set for 10 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Major League Baseball

    With just a few days remaining until the Feb. 8 launch of the MLB.com 2016 Fantasy Player Preview, smart fantasy owners will identify the bullpens that require monitoring during Spring Training. While we all know that Craig Kimbrel will finish off narrow wins in Boston, and Wade Davis will work the ninth inning in Kansas City, the following 10 clubs have unsettled closer situations.

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  5. Twins sign Carlos Quentin to minor league contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Twinkie Town

    ... more or less retired as of last May, when the Braves released him after Atlanta and the Padres consummated the Craig Kimbrel trade. A payroll casualty in the deal, Quentin didn't make a Major League appearance in 2015. He did go to Seattle's ...

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  6. Braves 2016 Preview Series: BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | CBS Local

    ... Grilli had returned to his all-star form and provided Atlanta with a more than capable replacement for Craig Kimbrel , who was traded just before opening day. Grilli was 3-4 with a 2.94 ERA and 24 saves in 26 chances over 36 appearances. Grilli, who ...

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  7. Inbox: Was trade for Olivera a wise move?Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Atlanta Braves

    ... going to re-sign with the Braves. The only way to get rid of Melvin Upton Jr.'s contract was to include Craig Kimbrel in the deal. Evan Gattis ' defensive limitations made him a better fit for the American League. The Braves had reason to trade each ...

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  8. Padres 25th in Baseball America farm rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Say what you want about A.J. Preller's offseason, the haul he received for Craig Kimbrel alone went a long ways toward beefing up the Padres' depleted farm system. Even with the shortstop and center fielder of the future finally in hand , the Padres' farm system ranks 26th in the majors, according to Baseball America's just-published Prospect Handbook.

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  9. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Team Predictions Entering FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | BleacherReport

    ... the resources to go out over the winter and get just what they needed. With new ace David Price and new closer Craig Kimbrel, there's no way the Sox should finish 14th in the American League in team ERA, as they did last year. The pitching should be ...

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  10. Braves' FanFest a meet-and-greet with Freddie Freeman and a bunch of guys you may not know yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | SavannahNow

    Would you know Ian Krol? Evan Rutckyj or Heath Hembree? OK, that last one was a trick. Hembree is on the Boston Red Sox and a teammate of Craig Kimbrel, the one-time Braves star closer who, if you blinked, played last season for the San Diego Padres and in November was traded to Boston.

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  11. Ranking MLB's 1-2 Starting Pitcher Combos as Spring Training ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | BleacherReport

    ... best of the bunch at this point. The 23-year-old was the key piece acquired from the San Diego Padres in the Craig Kimbrel deal. The Milwaukee Brewers have a wealth of young starting pitching but no clear-cut ace to lead their staff going forward. ...

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  12. Changes among American League East teams and how they affect the Boston Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | MassLive.com

    ... and how they might affect the Red Sox. We know Boston added ace lefthander David Price as well as closer Craig Kimbrel, reliever Carson Smith and Roenis Elias and outfielder Chris Young. Of the departures, starter Wade Miley and relievers Craig ...

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  13. Braves' FanFest a meet-and-greet with Freddie Freeman and a bunch of guys you may not know yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | SavannahNow

    Would you know Ian Krol? Evan Rutckyj or Heath Hembree? OK, that last one was a trick. Hembree is on the Boston Red Sox and a teammate of Craig Kimbrel, the one-time Braves star closer who, if you blinked, played last season for the San Diego Padres and in November was traded to Boston.

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  14. Hot Stove Gathering: Atlanta Braves looking to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Rome News

    ... extensive shift that included the trades of top players and fan favorites like Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Craig Kimbrel. "Probably the root for all of the Braves had been its farm system, and we thought that the farm system had gone fallow," ...

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  15. Upton Jr. feels he has 'a lot left in the tank'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | San Diego Padres

    ... I'm comfortable [now] with what I'm doing." Obtained from the Braves the day before last Opening Day in the Craig Kimbrel deal, Upton didn't appear in his first big league game until June 8, after recovering from inflammation in his left foot that ...

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  16. Remember Shae Simmons? He's back in 2016 and could be awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Talking Chop

    ... was a two-month stretch during the summer of 2014 when it was Simmons that looked like the potential heir to Craig Kimbrel's throne as Atlanta's closer. In his first (and only) 21.2 innings in the big leagues, Shae Simmons posted a 2.91 ERA with 23 ...

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  17. Red Sox 25 in 25: Craig KimbrelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | BoSox Injection

    Sep 16, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel prepares to throw a pitch during the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports The BoSox Injection staff's preview of the Boston Red Sox 25-man roster continues with a look at closer Craig Kimbrel.

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  18. Braves' McDowell speaks at Forsyth County Rotary Club luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Forsyth County News

    ... the last three seasons, McDowell mentioned 23-year old right-hander Matt Wisler (acquired last April in the Craig Kimbrel trade to San Diego), 24-year old right-hander Mike Foltynewicz (acquired last January in the Evan Gattis trade) and 24-year old ...

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  19. La Russa Agile Innovation #13 of 17: Channeling Pressure to Ease PressureRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Management

    ... inning, training 3 - 1. Rookies can be a blessing or a curse, and for the Braves {snip} their rookie closer Craig Kimbrel had been the former. He'd converted 25 straight save chances, and he took the mound against us looking for number 26. This very ...

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  20. Braves embrace time of change for clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Major League Baseball

    ... who now has the title of general manager. To trade some of the franchise's biggest stars -- Jason Heyward , Craig Kimbrel , Evan Gattis , Justin Upton , etc. -- has been painful on one level. But in these 18 months, the club has been remade. ...

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