BREAKING: Braves Acquire LHP Matusz from Orioles

According to Mark Bowman, the Atlanta Braves have acquired LHP Brian Matusz and the 76th overall pick, a Competitive Balance Draft Pick, in the 2016 MLB Draft in exchange for minor league pitchers Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek.  Matusz his been unimpressive this year posting a 12.00 ERA.  Matusz has been DFA’d by the Braves, as this trade was primarily for the 76th pick.  Atlanta now has five of the first 80 overall picks in this years draft (3, 40, 44, 76, and 80).  

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