Get To Know a Call-Up: Ozzie Albies

August 1, 2017 Andy Harris 1

The Player Ozzie Albies, 2B/SS Age: 20 Bats: S OFR Rank: 2 2017 Level: AAA Gwinnett Braves The Results .285/.330/.440 111 wRC+ 9 HR, 21 SB 6.3 BB% 20.1 K% The History Ozzie Albies was a $350,000 international amateur free agent signing out of Curacao in the 2013/14 signing period. The diminutive infielder didn't get a lot…

Braves Transactions: 7/31/17 – A Tradeless Afternoon

August 1, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent RHP Jason Motte to Gwinnett on a rehab assignment. Promoted LHP Philip Pfeifer from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RHP Junior Rincon from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Promoted RHP Touki Toussaint from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. Activated A+ Florida LHP Chase Johnson-Mullins from the 7-day DL. Demoted C Sal Giardina from…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Lucas Sims

July 31, 2017 Andy Harris 0

After a brief Aaron Blair interlude, right-hander Lucas Sims has stepped into the Braves starting rotation after a successful season with AAA Gwinnett. The Player Lucas Sims, RHP Age: 23 OFR Rank: 25 2017 Level: AAA Gwinnett Braves The Results 3.75 ERA / 4.30 FIP 20 G, 19 GS 115.1 IP 2.81 BB/9 10.30 SO/9 The…

Braves Transactions: 7/27/17 – 7/30/17

July 31, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned RHP Aaron Blair to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Optioned SS Dansby Swanson to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Recalled RHP Jason Hursh from AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Sent RHP Jason Motte to A- Rome on rehab assignment. (7/28) Recalled 2B Micah Johnson from AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Promoted LHP Luiz Gohara from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Demoted…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Micah Johnson

July 28, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Player Micah Johnson, OF Age: 26 Bats: L 2017 Level: AAA Gwinnett Braves The Results .378/.452/.568 185 wRC+ 43 PA, 0 HR, 0 SB 11.6 BB% 20.9 K% (stats from AAA level only) The History Micah Johnson was drafted as a second baseman by the Chicago White Sox in the 9th round of the 2012…

Which Teams Match Up For Brandon Phillips Deadline Trade?

July 27, 2017 Micah Smith 9

As anyone reading this knows, Major League Baseball’s Non-Waiver Trade Deadline is July 31, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST. Before that deadline, teams are free to finalize trades with no extra hoops to jump through. For the Atlanta Braves, there have been deals (Jamie Garcia to the Twins) and rumors of deals (in with Sonny…

Braves Transactions: 7/26/17

July 27, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned RHP Matt Wisler to AAA Gwinnett. Recalled RHP Aaron Blair from AAA Gwinnett. Promoted C Kade Scivicque from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted C Joe Odom from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Promoted RHP Raymar Navarro from R-Danville to A+ Florida. Optioned RHP Matt Wisler to AAA Gwinnett Wisler knew all along his…

Braves Transactions: 7/25/17

July 26, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Promoted LHP Kevin Matthews from A- Rome to AAA Gwinnett. Promoted LHP Kevin Matthews from A- Rome to AAA Gwinnett The Braves often promote and demote pitchers across multiple levels. In these cases, the pitcher won't make an appearance, but instead will return to the previous level before pitching again. Some levels have larger rosters…

Braves Transactions: 7/24/17 – The Jaime Garcia Trade

July 25, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Traded LHP Jaime Garcia, C Anthony Recker, and $100,000 to Minnesota Twins for RHP Huascar Ynoa. Activated C Kurt Suzuki from the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Matt Wisler from AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RHP Andres Santiago from AAA Gwinnett to A+ Florida. Promoted RHP Evan Phillips from A+ Florida to AAA Gwinnett. Promoted LHP Troy Conyers…

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