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Braves | Atlanta punished for rules violation
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:14:11 -0800

Former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella has been permanently banned from MLB for violating rules in the international market, commissioner Rob Manfred announced Tuesday, Nov. 21. Additionally, rights to 13 internation prospects must be forfeited, including highly regarded prospect SS Kevin Maitan. Maitan had signed a $4.25 million deal with the Braves last year. The other 12 prospects forfeited are as follows: Juan Contreras, Yefri del Rosario, Abrahan Gutierrez, Juan Carlos Negret, Yenci Pena, Yunior Severino, Livan Soto, Guillermo Zuniga, Brandol Mezquita, Angel Rojas, Antonio Sucre and Ji Hwan Bae. These players will become free agents and are eligible to sign with any team. Finally, former special assistant Gordon Blakeley will be suspended one year and will not be allowed to work for any team during that time.

5/23 - Mariners | Mariners make pair of roster moves
5/23 - Mariners | Mitch Haniger out of lineup Wednesday
5/23 - Dodgers | Dodgers make two roster moves
5/23 - Dodgers | Yasmani Grandal not in lineup Wednesday
5/23 - Brewers | Ryan Braun will return Thursday
5/23 - Reds | Raisel Iglesias sent to DL
5/23 - White Sox | Alex Presley signed by White Sox
5/23 - Yankees | Ryan Bollinger promoted to majors
5/23 - Astros | Josh Reddick placed on DL
5/23 - Nationals | Carlos Torres demoted
5/23 - Rays | Jacob Faria to DL
5/23 - Athletics | Khris Davis update
5/22 - Nationals | Moises Sierra clears waivers
5/22 - Mariners | Nelson Cruz out again
5/22 - Cardinals | Greg Garcia sits
5/22 - Twins | Miguel Sano could return soon
5/22 - Tigers | Jeimer Candelario bound for Toledo
5/22 - Angels | Chris Carter traded away
5/22 - Twins | Minnesota acquires Chris Carter
5/22 - Tigers | Detroit signs Kevin Chapman
5/22 - White Sox | Tim Anderson gets day off
5/22 - Yankees | Giovanny Gallegos demoted
5/22 - Rays | Wilson Ramos update
5/22 - Mets | Two ready for rehab assignments
5/22 - Mets | Juan Lagares surgery scheduled
5/22 - Reds | Michael Lorenzen ready to return
5/22 - Blue Jays | Randal Grichuk plays for Dunedin
5/22 - Angels | Blake Wood has MRI
5/22 - Braves | Anibal Sanchez set for second rehab start
5/22 - Indians | Bradley Zimmer getting better

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