Braves System Depth 2018: Shortstop

February 2, 2018 Andy Harris 0

If you ask many Braves fans what their most disappointing trade during the rebuild was, the answer would be the trade that sent shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Angels for shortstop Erick Aybar and right-handers Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis. Of those three players, only Newcomb is still in the organization; Aybar was traded to…

Braves System Depth 2018: Second Base

January 31, 2018 Andy Harris 0

ALSO IN THIS SERIES: First Base Third Base Shortstop Catcher Left Field The loss of the 13 international prospects in the wake of the Coppolella/Blakeley bundling scandal had it's most dramatic impact on the depth charts for the middle infield positions. What's left over is a little less than exciting, but fortunately 2017 saw the…

Shellshocked Podcast: Calling In The Doc

December 22, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

  Outfield Fly Rule writer Dylan Short hosts his own podcast called Shellshocked. Shellshocked is a podcast that focuses on baseball, football, and other manly feats.  On this episode of Shellshocked, Fansided/Call To The Pen writer Adam "Doc" Herbert joins Dylan to talk about the Atlanta Braves. You probably follow Doc already on Twitter, but…

The 2017 Danville Braves

June 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

June is the first month of play for the Braves' three short-season league teams in the Dominican Summer League, the Gulf Coast League, and the Danville Braves of the Appalachian League. The DSL started play earlier in the month on June 3, the Danville Braves had a rain-delayed opener on Friday, June 23, and the…

Braves Transactions: 6/21/17

June 22, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed AAA RHP Patrick Weigel on the 7 day DL. Activated AAA 2B Emerson Landoni from the 7 day DL. Announced the retirement of AAA C Braeden Schlehuber. Assigned RHP Alan Rangel to R Danville. Then promoted Rangel to A- Rome. Announced the roster for R Danville. Placed AAA RHP Patrick Weigel on the 7-day…

33% Review: Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects, Part 1

May 25, 2017 Andy Harris 0

It seems like the season just started, but this week marks the one-third mark through the minor league regular season. In this post, I will check in with the prospects ranked #21-30 on the OFR Prospects List. Part 2: Prospects # 11-20 Part 3: Prospects # 1-10 Part 4: Outside the Top 30   30. Ray-Patrick…

Braves System Depth: Shortstop

January 13, 2017 Andy Harris 0

After a season where Braves shortstop was one of the most unproductive positions in all of the majors, the team goes into 2017 with the hope that their shortstop woes may be resolved for the foreseeable future. ATLANTA BRAVES **TOP 30 PROSPECT ** STARTER: Dansby Swanson Swanson will be the first Braves rookie to start at shortstop…

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