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…

Braves Transactions: 6/30/17 – 7/2/17

July 3, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent 1B Freddie Freeman to AAA Gwinnett on rehab assignment. Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to GCL Braves on rehab assignment. Signed LHP Kevin Matthews & assigned him to A- Rome. Sent RHP Chaz Roe to A+ Florida on rehab assignment. Signed free agent OF Asmin Bautista to a minor league contract. Promoted LHP Joe Rogers…

Braves System Depth: Catcher

January 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Despite being the beneficiaries of Tyler Flowers' best offensive season of his career and a surprisingly effective late-season contribution from Anthony Recker, the catcher position amassed only 0.9 fWAR in 2016, good for 21st out of 30 teams in MLB. This was largely due to the monumental ineffectiveness of A.J. Pierzynski last year. Pierzynski will…

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