Here's the latest out of Atlanta, where most of the team activity has been rather quiet since the team believes it's already nearly complete. There's a little action on Jurrjens, but we're seeing rumors that the team wants a "Greinke-like" deal (read: absurdiculous), and on Prado as well. The Braves might take a look at Nick Punto and Ronny Cedeno as potential infielders:
Latest on Jurrjens and Prado, and other notes - Danny Knobler
The Braves' duo of Jair Jurrjens and Martin Prado continue to be as sought after as any players on the slow-developing trade market. Sources say that 8-10 teams have shown real interest in Jurrjens, while "half the teams in baseball" have talked to the Braves about Prado, most with the idea of playing him at second base.
Punto, Cedeno on Braves' List? - Twitter / @ajcbraves
"Nick Punto is high on #Braves list of possible free-agent INFs. Cedeno's on it, not sure how high though."
Braves evaluate options during Meetings’ first day - Mark Bowman
"The Braves would like to add a veteran to serve as a backup infielder and provide insurance in the event that Tyler Pastornicky proves he is not ready to serve as Atlanta’s starting shortstop. Their free agent targets include Nick Punto and Ronny Cedeno.If the Braves make a significant acquisition, they will likely do so via a trade involving either Jair Jurrjens or Martin Prado."
- No Interest In CQ -- yet - Twitter / @ajcbraves
"Was a little surprised to hear not interested so far. RT @tomsherriraven: @ajcbraves What do you hear on Braves interest in Carlos Quentin?"
- Braves will only make a deal at the Winter Meetings if it makes them better - braves.com
"But as the first day of this year's Winter Meetings neared its end at Dallas' Hilton Anatole on Monday night, there was not much buzz regarding Jurrjens or Prado. This could have something to do with the fact the Braves do not have a need to move either of these players and thus will demand a rich return."
- Jurrjens Probably 2nd On Reds' List, Braves not interested in Alonso or Grandal - John Fay
"But I get sense that they are confident they will be able to make a deal. I also get the sense that Jair Jurrjens is not on the top of their list. I think he may be a fallback guy. But he has injury issues and the Braves would not be interested in Yonder Alonso or Yasmani Grandal — probably the Reds two best trading chips."
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