Get To Know a Call-Up: Jason Motte

April 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Braves have called up veteran right-handed reliever Jason Motte to join the team against the Mets. He will take the roster spot of catcher Anthony Recker, who was optioned to AAA Gwinnett. This gives the Braves, the team with the second fewest bullpen innings in the majors so far this season, an 8-man bullpen…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Lane Adams

April 25, 2017 Andy Harris 1

The Braves have made a roster move to try to shore up their bench, designating infielder Chase d'Arnaud for assignment and selecting the contract of outfielder Lane Adams. The Player Lane Adams, OF Age: 27 Bats: R OFR Prospect Rank: N/A 2017 Opening Day Level: AAA Gwinnett 2016 Stats: .266/.342/.388 59 wRC+ 10 HR, 44 SB 8.9 BB%, 24.7 K% (combined stats…

Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, April 24

April 25, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Welcome to an abbreviated, off-day week-in-review. The Atlanta Braves mostly played terrible baseball last week. Let's talk about why. Atlanta Completes Padre Sweep; Gets Swept by Gnats and Phillies Ah, the good old days of seven days ago. I remember them like it was only six days ago. The Braves and their fans were floating…

Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, April 17

April 17, 2017 Andy Harris 0

What a difference a week makes, as the Braves beat up on bad teams and open up a shiny new baseball park and people in Braves Nation just generally seem to feel better. Welcome to a happy week-in-review. Atlanta Splits With Miami, Then Opens SunTrust Park With Three Wins After an off-day on Monday, the Braves…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Jason Hursh

April 12, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Right-handed reliever Chaz Roe has been placed on the 10-day DL for inability to get outs a right lateral strain, and Jason Hursh has been recalled from AAA Gwinnett. The Player Jason Hursh, RHP Age: 25 OFR Prospect Rank: 52 2017 Opening Day Level: AAA Gwinnett 2016 Stats: 1.97 ERA 3.42 FIP 43 G 73 IP 3.82%…

Get To Know A Call-Up: Johan Camargo

April 11, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Infielder Johan Camargo was just called up the The Show to replace Matt Kemp on the roster as he was placed on the 10-day DL to deal with a hamstring issue. Let's take a look at the newest Atlanta Brave. The Player Johan Camargo, IF Age: 23 Bats: S OFR Prospect Rank: 35 2017 Opening…

Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, April 10

April 10, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Games that mean something started this week, the Braves welcomed an old enemy into the fold, and top pitching prospects were pushed to challenging assignments. Welcome to the first week-in-review of the regular season. Atlanta Braves Go 1-5 To Begin The Season The big league club started the regular season getting solid pitching performances from…

Braves Transactions: Meet the Vets

April 10, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

4/6/17 - Signed 1B Ryan Howard to a minor league contract (worth $750K if called up). 4/9/17 - Signed RHP Jason Motte to a minor league contract. I think we all expected Ryan Howard to find some kind of home, but even we Braves observers were surprised when it was with Atlanta's AAA affiliate. After…

Opening Day! Minor League Edition

April 6, 2017 Andy Harris 0

For the burgeoning multitudes of Braves fans keenly following the minor leagues, today is just as big a day as Monday's big league opening day. This post will look at the major story lines through all the minor league affiliates, and then take a quick look at the prospects that were cut last week and…

Past Atlanta Braves Opening Day Performances

April 3, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

IT'S HERE! IT'S HERE! Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages....welcome to Atlanta Braves Opening Day. Opening Day is the only official, unofficial, federally recognized holiday that allows employees to miss work with no explanation needed. Well, that and St. Patrick's Day in my hometown of Savannah, GA, but I digress. I…

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