After the Braves trade for Jarred Kelenic and others on Sunday, they quickly made it clear that the also acquired Marco Gonzales would likely be dealt to another team quickly. That is exactly what happened on Tuesday, as Gonzales was sent to the Pirates in a clear salary dump by the Braves. While money was sent with Gonzales, the Braves moving him in general and the focus on freeing up some of the money owed to him should add confidence Atlanta will add the starter they seek.
Plus, takeaways from the comments of Alex Anthopoulos and Brian Snitker and what the acquisition of Jarred Keleinc means for Vaughn Grissom. Shawn Coleman looks at this and much more on the Daily Hammer.
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