BRAVES ACQUIRE OLIVERA, LOSE WOOD IN THREE-TEAM TRADE WITH DODGERS AND MARLINS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves have acquired Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Hector Olivera in a three-team trade with the Dodgers and the Miami Marlins that was completed on Thursday.  The Braves lost pitcher Alex Wood to LA in the trade, along with Jose Peraza, Jim Johnson, Luis Avilan and Bronson Arroyo.  LA also received pitcher Matt Latos and first baseman Michael Morse from Miami as part of the deal.  In addition to Olivera, the Braves received pitcher Paco Rodriguez from the Dodgers, minor leaguer Zachary Bird and a draft pick from the Marlins.