The Twins are in the final stages of acquiring left-hander Jaime Garcia in a trade with the Braves for a minor league player, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.
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The Braves reportedly have told clubs they will hold on to Matt Adams even though they have depth at first base.
Mike Montgomery hit his first home run and allowed two hits and one run in six innings to lead the streaking Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
Cubs third baseman and reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant left Wednesday's game in the first inning after hurting his finger sliding into third base. He is day-to-day with a pinkie sprain.
John Lackey earned his first win in a month in his return from the DL, and after the Cubs' 5-1 win over the Braves, he dismissed speculation that he might be dropped from the rotation.
First baseman James Loney has signed a one-year, $350,000 contract to play in South Korea.
Buster Olney talks to David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the Braves' strategy as the deadline nears, possible destinations for Matt Adams and more.
The Braves have not ruled out the possibility of sending slumping shortstop Dansby Swanson back to the minor leagues to get back on track.
With a third straight day of stellar starting pitching and late-game pop from Anthony Rizzo & Co., Chicago is rediscovering its winning combination.
Jon Lester bounced back from the shortest start of his career by allowing only one run in seven innings and Chicago stopped Atlanta's ninth-inning comeback to give the Cubs a 4-3 win over the Braves on Monday night.
Braves utilityman Sean Rodriguez came off the disabled list Tuesday, five months after shoulder surgery that had been seen as potentially season-ending.
The Braves reportedly are shopping Jaime Garcia, who had one of his best outings of the season on Sunday.
Matt Kemp hit a three-run homer and Brandon Phillips doubled three times, leading the Atlanta Braves over the reeling Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
The Braves might consider flipping Teheran for a package of prospects and a comparable front-of-the-rotation starter.
Little-used Lane Adams drove in three runs with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded double in the sixth, giving Atlanta the lead, and the Braves beat the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 on Saturday night.
The Braves are looking to add a "front line" starter and have reportedly made prospect Ozzie Albies available for a deal.
Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves topped baseball's comeback kings at their own game, scoring two runs in the eighth inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Friday night.
Braves place Motte on DL
The Atlanta Braves placed RHP Jason Motte (back strain) on the 10-day disabled list on Friday and recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett in a corresponding move.
With their wild-card odds getting slimmer, the development of SS Dansby Swanson will be important during the second half.
The Royals reportedly have interest in Jaime Garcia and other rental pitchers as they attempt to boost their rotation before the trade deadline.
The Braves have a whopping seven prospects on this list, three more than any other team. Outfielder Ronald Acuna leads the way, with 2017 first-rounder Kyle Wright also among the highlights.