ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game by Hank Aaron.

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John Hart made his first big move as the new manager of the Atlanta Braves on Monday, trading two-time gold glove winner Jason Heyward and pitcher Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Braves picked up pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins for Walden and the 25-year-old Heyward, who hit .271 with 11 homers and 58 RBI in 149 games last season. A five-year veteran, Heyward won gold glove awards in 2012 and 2014.

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The Braves are re-evaluating their place in the NL East, while the Cardinals are focused on winning it all.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have traded minor league outfielder Kyle Wren, the son of former Atlanta general manager Frank Wren, to the Milwaukee Brewers for right-hander Zach Quintana.

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EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Alvin Dark, a player and manager on World Series champions who sparked perhaps the most famous rally in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 92.

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Not being able to speak English has been a source of frustration for Dodgers starting pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin since arriving in Los Angeles two years ago, but it has also had its upsides. The 27-year-old, who has earned the third spot in the Dodgers rotation behind Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, said he had been able to strike up close friendships with other foreign players such as Dominican Juan Uribe. And not being able to understand everything that was said about him at stadiums on the road was also a plus, he added. …

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