Pondering Future Atlanta Braves Roster Moves

August 21, 2017 Braves Options Guy 8

With the Atlanta Braves' 2017 season entering the final stretch, many fans have turned their attentions to the upcoming offseason. Much has been written about a potential impending roster crunch for the Braves, as they have many players eligible for the Rule 5 Draft in December, and many players that other teams would be willing…

Braves Transactions: 8/2/17-8/3/17

August 4, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed RHP Caleb Dirks on the 7-day DL. (8/2/17) Demoted RHP Mauricio Cabrera from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. (8/2/17) Placed LHP Michael Mader on the 7-day DL. (8/2/17) Sent RHP Josh Collmenter to R-GCL Braves on rehab assignment. (8/3/17) Placed RHP Caleb Dirks on the 7-day DL Dirks has encountered some bumps in this,…

Braves Transactions: 7/21/17 – 7/23/17

July 24, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed C Kurt Suzuki on the bereavement list. (7/21) Released LHP Eric O'Flaherty. (7/21) Purchased the contract of C Anthony Recker from AAA Gwinnett Braves. (7/21) Promoted RHP Junior Rincon from A+ Florida to AAA Gwinnett. (7/21) Promoted RHP Andres Santiago from A+ Florida to AAA Gwinnett. (7/21) Promoted OF Xavier Avery from A+ Florida…

Braves Transactions: 7/11/17 – 7/17/17

July 18, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed AA Mississippi RHP Bradley Roney on the 7-day DL. (7/11) Promoted RHP Junior Rincon from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. (7/11) Placed AA Mississippi LHP Jesse Biddle on the 7-day DL. (7/12) Promoted RHP Jacob Webb from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. (7/12) Sent RHP Chaz Roe outright to AAA Gwinnett. (7/13) Promoted OF…

Braves System Depth: Relief Pitching, Part 1

February 18, 2017 Andy Harris 0

It's the bottom of the ninth for my review of Braves system depth leading up to the start of Grapefruit League action. Next up I'll be looking at the Braves relief pitchers, and Part 1 will examine the pitchers I project for the Atlanta and Gwinnett Braves. Over the last two seasons an astounding 52…

New Feature: Braves Debates

January 9, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

Debate is good. Not only does it force you to consider other arguments, but a compelling explanation makes you question your own argument. Sadly, debate is often lost in today's world of twitter arguments and trolling. That’s why this week, we are going to try something a little new here at Outfield Fly Rule. Three…

LA, This Bud’s For You

July 1, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

Trade Analysis: Atlanta sends RHP Bud Norris, OF Dian Toscano, a player to be named later, and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for LHP Philip Pfeifer and RHP Caleb Dirks (I wish I could blame that on a headline writer, but no, that's all me. Mea culpa.) On Thursday, Atlanta pulled the trigger on…

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