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: 8/4/17-8/7/17 – 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: 7/31/17 – A Tradeless Afternoon

August 1, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent RHP Jason Motte to Gwinnett on a rehab assignment. Promoted LHP Philip Pfeifer from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RHP Junior Rincon from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Promoted RHP Touki Toussaint from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. Activated A+ Florida LHP Chase Johnson-Mullins from the 7-day DL. Demoted C Sal Giardina from…

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…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Jason Motte

April 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Braves have called up veteran right-handed reliever Jason Motte to join the team against the Mets. He will take the roster spot of catcher Anthony Recker, who was optioned to AAA Gwinnett. This gives the Braves, the team with the second fewest bullpen innings in the majors so far this season, an 8-man bullpen…

Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, April 10

April 10, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Games that mean something started this week, the Braves welcomed an old enemy into the fold, and top pitching prospects were pushed to challenging assignments. Welcome to the first week-in-review of the regular season. Atlanta Braves Go 1-5 To Begin The Season The big league club started the regular season getting solid pitching performances from…

Braves Transactions: Meet the Vets

April 10, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

4/6/17 - Signed 1B Ryan Howard to a minor league contract (worth $750K if called up). 4/9/17 - Signed RHP Jason Motte to a minor league contract. I think we all expected Ryan Howard to find some kind of home, but even we Braves observers were surprised when it was with Atlanta's AAA affiliate. After…

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