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Rounding Third: Braves' loss is Santana's gain

Rounding Third: Braves' loss is Santana's gain

The good news for the Atlanta Braves was that a starting pitcher the caliber of Ervin Santana was still on the market this late into spring training.
Braves' Medlen diagnosed with ligament injury in pitching elbow

Braves' Medlen diagnosed with ligament injury in pitching elbow

Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen has been diagnosed with an injured ligament in his pitching elbow.
Braves sign Andrelton Simmons to long-term deal

Braves sign Andrelton Simmons to long-term deal

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons has signed a long-term agreement with the Atlanta Braves, the National League team said Thursday.

Report: Ex-MLBer Jim Fregosi removed from life support

MIAMI, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Former major league baseball shortstop and manager Jim Fregosi has been taken off life support following multiple strokes, MLB.com reported Thursday.

Braves extend general manager's contract

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves General Manager Frank Wren has been given a contract extension through the 2014 season, the National League team said Friday.
Braves' manager Cox to retire in 2010

Braves' manager Cox to retire in 2010

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox announced Wednesday he will retire following the 2010 season.

Japanese All-Star Kawakami now a Brave

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Japanese All-Star right-hander Kenshin Kawakimi signed a three-year contract with the Atlanta Braves Tuesday.
Glavine out until after All-Star break

Glavine out until after All-Star break

ATLANTA, June 13 (UPI) -- Veteran Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine will be out until at least the All-Star break with a torn tendon in his left arm, the team announced on Friday.

Shoulder surgery likely for John Smoltz

ATLANTA, June 4 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves right-hander John Smoltz plans to see orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews about the soreness in his pitching shoulder next week.

Braves extend Bobby Cox deal for 1 year

ATLANTA, May 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday signed their 67-year-old manager, Bobby Cox, to a one-year contract extension.

Braves get Kotsay from Oakland for Devine

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves completed a three-player trade with Oakland Monday, getting center fielder Mark Kotsay for reliever Joey Devine.

Glavine set to rejoin Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Pitcher Tom Glavine, a 10-time All-Star, has agreed to a one-year contract that will return him to the Atlanta Braves.

Schuerholz rises to Braves presidency

ATLANTA, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- John Schuerholz Thursday was elevated to team president of the Atlanta Braves.

Reds hire Wayne Krivsky as GM

CINCINNATI, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Wayne Krivsky was named general manager of baseball's Cincinnati Reds Wednesday.
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Franklin E. Wren (born March 17, 1958, at St. Petersburg, Florida) is an American front office executive in Major League Baseball. Since the end of the 2007 baseball season, he has been the general manager of the Atlanta Braves

Wren attended St. Petersburg Junior College and signed with the Montreal Expos as an outfielder in 1977. In five minor league seasons, he batted .259 and peaked with a 38-game trial with the Double-A Memphis Chicks in 1980. He joined the Montreal front office as assistant director of scouting in 1987.

In September of 1991, Wren's boss, Expo GM Dave Dombrowski, accepted the position of general manager of the Florida Marlins, a National League expansion franchise set to begin play in 1993. Wren followed Dombrowski to the Marlins as the club's assistant general manager. He was promoted to vice president in 1996. In 1997, a veteran-laden Marlin club won the franchise's first World Series championship. The following year, in 1998, owner H. Wayne Huizenga would order his front office to divest the team of its high-priced veterans and the Marlins spiraled into the basement of the National League East Division. Nevertheless, Dombrowski, his front office and his farm system were considered among the best in baseball.

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