Braves Transactions: 8/4/17-8/7/17 – A Two-Trade Weekend

August 8, 2017 Brent Blackwell 1

Placed LHP Ian Krol on the 10-day DL with a strained left oblique. (8/4) Activated RHP Jason Motte from the 10-day DL. (8/4) Traded OF Randy Ventura to the Cincinnati Reds for $1,250,000 in international pool money. (8/4) Signed FA RHP Manny Bareda to a minor league contract; Assigned Bareda to AAA Gwinnett. (8/4) Optioned…

Braves Transactions: 7/27/17 – 7/30/17

July 31, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned RHP Aaron Blair to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Optioned SS Dansby Swanson to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Recalled RHP Jason Hursh from AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Sent RHP Jason Motte to A- Rome on rehab assignment. (7/28) Recalled 2B Micah Johnson from AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Promoted LHP Luiz Gohara from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Demoted…

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 Transactions: 6/28/17

June 29, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jason Hursh to AAA Gwinnett. Signed free agent 3B Andrew Daniel to a minor league contract, assigning Daniel to AA Mississippi. Activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 10-day DL With his oblique injury settled, Colon returned to the mound last night and got back to…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Jason Hursh

April 12, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Right-handed reliever Chaz Roe has been placed on the 10-day DL for inability to get outs a right lateral strain, and Jason Hursh has been recalled from AAA Gwinnett. The Player Jason Hursh, RHP Age: 25 OFR Prospect Rank: 52 2017 Opening Day Level: AAA Gwinnett 2016 Stats: 1.97 ERA 3.42 FIP 43 G 73 IP 3.82%…

Spring Training Update: The First Cuts Are The Hardest

March 8, 2017 Andy Harris 0

It has been three weeks since the start of spring training, and the Braves today made their first round of cuts. There were no real surprises, but it does clear the decks a bit as the expected big league players start to stretch themselves more as we close in on the start of the regular season.…

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…

Podcast To Be Named Later #8: How Do You Spell Relief?

March 28, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

Welcome to the newest episode of a Podcast To Be Named Later! A Podcast To Be Named Later is a weekly podcast from the authors of OutfieldFlyRule.com covering the Atlanta Braves and other baseball news. In today’s episode, hosted by Brent Blackwell and TJ Alexander: A look at relievers in the Atlanta organization: Alex Torres,…

Braves Spring Training Preview: Pitchers

March 1, 2014 Brent Blackwell 0

A group by group look at the 2014 spring training Braves, starting with a rather large group: the pitchers. Luis Avilan: Avilan had a breakout year last year, sporting a 1.52 ERA buoyed by a .204 BABIP.    While that BABIP almost certainly isn't sustainable, he has had low BABIPs throughout his entire career, which…

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