Bumped. - Charlie
Via WTM, the trade with the Braves is dead.
The Braves accused the Pirates of taking too long to decide on the deal. The Pirates say the Braves were wary about Gonzalez's health.
Emphasis mine. Given that a physical is presumably all it would take to assauge the Braves' concerns about Gonzalez's health, I'm betting the Braves' explanation is closer to the truth here. $(%*& Littlefield.
By nightfall, however, the proposed deal appeared to be abandoned altogether. Atlanta general manager John Schuerholz reportedly grew frustrated waiting for Pirates GM Dave Littlefield to pull the trigger on the trade and decided to move on to other options.