Braves System Depth 2018: Right Field

February 8, 2018 Andy Harris 0

For the last three seasons, right field has been manned by Nick Markakis, Professional Hitter. Despite the expectations of many, Markakis is one again likely to be the primary right fielder. Last season Braves right fielders provided the 21st-most value at the position according to fWAR. ALSO IN THIS SERIES: First Base Second Base Third…

Braves System Depth 2018: Left Field

February 6, 2018 Andy Harris 0

Near the trade deadline in 2016, the Braves hoped they had stopped the merry-go-round of mediocrity in left field when they traded for Matt Kemp from the San Diego Padres. Kemp provided a much-needed power infusion to the Braves offense, and from the time of the trade through April 7, 2017 Kemp hit .296/.349/.561 with…

Braves Transactions: 6/26/17-6/27/17

June 28, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent RHP Dan Winkler to AAA Gwinnett on a rehab assignment. Promoted LHP A.J. Minter from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. Placed AA Mississippi RF Joey Meneses on the 7-day DL. Activated AA Mississippi C Joe Odom from the 7-day DL. Placed R GCL Braves LF Jackson Pokorney on the 60-day DL. Sent RHP Dan…

Braves System Depth: Left Field

January 17, 2017 Andy Harris 2

Last year after projected left field starter Hector Olivera was suspended from the team by MLB after an off-field domestic violence incident, the Braves scrambled for an alternative. Ten different players had starts in left field before the Braves acquired¬†Matt Kemp at the trade deadline last season, putting a stop to the carousel. ATLANTA BRAVES…

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