Braves Bring in Bourn

The Braves acquired Michael Bourn from the Houston Astros for Jordan Schafer and 3 minor league pitchers. The Braves had missed out on other outfield options in Carlos Beltran (Giants) and Hunter Pence (Phillies) to fellow National League contenders.

Michael Bourn – The all-star center fielder brings the Braves gold glove defense in the outfield along with a .300 hitter and speed on the base paths.

Michael Bourn

Jordan Schafer – Looks for a new start in Houston. Schafer reached the majors with high expectations but at this point has had a tough time putting it together.  The Astros also acquired LHP Brett Oberholtzer, RHP Paul Clemens and RHP Juan Abreu.

Jordan Schafer


One thought on “Braves Bring in Bourn

  1. Good move, now they have a lead off guy.

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