Get To Know a Prospect: Huascar Ynoa

July 24, 2017 Andy Harris 0

On Monday, the Atlanta Braves traded left-hander Jaime Garcia and catcher Anthony Recker to the Minnesota Twins and received in exchange rookie league right-hander Huascar Ynoa in what could be the first in a flurry of trades before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. The Player Huascar Ynoa, RHP Age: 19 Rank: N/A 2017 Level:…

Get to Know a Prospect: Luiz Gohara

January 13, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Player Luiz Gohara, LHP Age: 20 Rank: 12 2016 Level: Class A Clinton The Results 2.50 ERA 3.04 FIP 15 G, 15 GS 79.1 IP 3.06 BB/9 10.66 SO/9 (includes rookie and class A levels and playoff appearances) The History Gohara was an international amateur free agent signee by the Seattle Mariners in 2013, receiving…

Get to Know a Prospect: Muller, Davidson, Yepez, Wilson, Severino

December 27, 2016 Andy Harris 0

The Braves farm system is incredibly deep right now, and even into the 20s there are significant, talented players. However, the prospects at this point either have some significant issues with their game that they will have to overcome, or their upside is not as high as the prospects in the previous installments of the series.…

Get to Know a Prospect: Demeritte, Pache, Minter, Sims, and Wentz

December 16, 2016 Andy Harris 0

16. Travis Demeritte, 2B Age: 22 Bats: R 2016 Level: A+ Carolina .266/.361/.554 142 wRC+ 28 HR 17 SB 12.6 BB%, 33 K% (stats from class A+ High Desert and Carolina) The History: Demeritte was a 1st-round pick by the Texas Rangers out of Winder-Barrow HS in Georgia in 2013, and traded mid-season 2015 to the Braves…

Get to Know a Prospect: Riley, Peterson, Ruiz, Weigel, and Jackson

December 13, 2016 Andy Harris 0

Continuing my charge through the Braves minor league prospects, here’s my #11-15 rankings, including a relative newcomer at #15. 11. Austin Riley, 3B Age: 20 Bats: R 2016 Level: Rome .271/.324/.479 128 wRC+ 22 HR, 3 SB 7.3 BB%, 27.3 K% The History: Riley was a 1st-round supplemental pick, a pick that the Braves acquired in…

Get to Know a Prospect: Ronald Acuña

December 8, 2016 Andy Harris 0

The Player Ronald Acuña, OF Age: 19 Bats: R Rank: 10 2016 Level: A Rome The Results .311/.387/.432 139 wRC+ 4 HR, 14 SB 10.5 BB% 16.4 K% The History Acuña was a 2014 international amateur free agent, signing out of Venezuela for a $100,000 signing bonus. After impressing team officials during the instructional league that…

Get to Know a Prospect: Ian Anderson

December 7, 2016 Andy Harris 1

The Player Ian Anderson, RHP Age: 19 Rank: 9 2016 Level: Rk Danville The Results 2.04 ERA 2.93 FIP 5 G, 5 GS 39.2 IP 2.72 BB/9 8.17 SO/9 (stats from two rookie league levels) The History Anderson was a 1st-round pick for Atlanta in 2016 (the third pick in the draft overall) out of Shenedehowa…

Get To Know A Prospect: Dansby Swanson

November 14, 2016 Andy Harris 0

And the Number One prospect in the Braves organization is...Dansby Swanson! Previous Get To Know A Prospect Entries: #8 – Max Fried #7 – Touki Toussaint #6 – Kevin Maitan #5 – Sean Newcomb #4 – Mike Soroka #3 – Kolby Allard #2 - Ozzie Albies The Player Dansby Swanson, SS Age: 23 Bats: R…

Get To Know A Prospect: Ozzie Albies

November 11, 2016 Andy Harris 0

Previous Get To Know A Prospect Entries: #8 - Max Fried #7 - Touki Toussaint #6 - Kevin Maitan #5 - Sean Newcomb #4 - Mike Soroka #3 - Kolby Allard The Player Ozzie Albies, 2B/SS Age: 20 Bats: S Rank: 2 2016 Level: AA Mississippi The Results .292/.358/.420 125 wRC+ 6 HR, 30 SB 8.4…

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