Sun, 08 Dec 2013 01:23:22 -0800
Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren told media his offseason wish list includes starting pitching, bullpen help and some players to bolster the bench. "We're putting ourselves in position to add pieces we feel like would help us best," Wren said.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:58:29 -0700
The Atlanta Braves extended the contract of general manager Frank Wren through the 2014 season. Assistant general manager Bruce Manno was promoted to Vice President and Assistant General Manager/Player Development. Director of Professional Scouting John Coppolella was promoted to assistant general manager. Senior director of ticket sales Paul Adams was promoted to Vice president of ticket sales.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 11:54:13 -0700
Updating previous reports, Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann (shoulder) believes he will need to undergo shoulder surgery and estimates he could miss as much as five months. However, general manager Frank Wren said that unless the results of a dye-contrast MRI exam show something worse than the diagnosis, team doctors feel he won't need surgery.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 11:47:38 -0800
The Atlanta Braves signed general manager Frank Wren to a two-year contract extension Monday, Feb. 21, according to The Associated Press. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sat, 13 Nov 2010 10:38:34 -0800
The Atlanta Braves have hired Bob Johnson as a special assistant to general manager Frank Wren, according to MLB.com's Mark Bowman. Johnson is expected to serve primarily as an advance scout, in a role similar to the ones he had with the New York Mets (2007-10), Texas Rangers (2005-06) and Oakland Athletics (1997-2004).
Sun, 10 Jan 2010 22:45:08 -0800
Heading into spring training, Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren believes his team is better than it was at the end of 2009, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Jeff Schultz. "We've got good baseball people in this organization and we feel good about this group of players. I can't get caught up in the media perception of what we've done to this point. The proof's going to be when we take the field," Wren said.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 23:30:56 -0800
The Associated Press, updating a previous item, is reporting the Atlanta Braves are likely through with acquiring pitching help now that the team has acquired RP Takashi Saito via free agency. General manager Frank Wren has said the team is in the market for a power-hitting outfielder or first baseman, perhaps both, heading into next week's winter meetings. "Frank and Bruce (Manno, the assistant GM) are working on something else right now and maybe give us a chance to score a few more runs," Braves manager Bobby Cox said.
Wed, 25 Mar 2009 20:55:05 -0700
David O'Brien, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Braves RP Rafael Soriano (side) told team trainers he strained a side muscle while pitching in the Tuesday, March 24, game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. General manager Frank Wren said the severity of the strain wasn't known, so it was too early to determine whether Soriano would be ready when the regular season begins April 5 at the Philadelphia Phillies.
Wed, 28 Jan 2009 16:37:42 -0800
Mark Bowman, of MLB.com, reports Atlanta Braves RP Rafael Soriano (elbow) will be evaluated by team doctors next week. General manager Frank Wren thinks Soriano will be at full strength for the start of Spring Training.
Wed, 28 Jan 2009 16:08:45 -0800
Mark Bowman, of MLB.com, reports Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren met with free-agent SP Tom Glavine (Braves) Wednesday, Jan. 28. Glavine said he let Wren know that he is expecting to be ready for the start of the 2009 season. Glavine remains interested in returning but the team may not have enough money left over to satisfy the southpaw.