Braves Transactions: 7/26/17

July 27, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned RHP Matt Wisler to AAA Gwinnett. Recalled RHP Aaron Blair from AAA Gwinnett. Promoted C Kade Scivicque from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted C Joe Odom from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Promoted RHP Raymar Navarro from R-Danville to A+ Florida. Optioned RHP Matt Wisler to AAA Gwinnett Wisler knew all along his…

Braves Transactions: 7/20/17

July 21, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Traded Jaime Garcia to the Minnesota Twins Placed AAA RHP Mauricio Cabrera on the 7-day DL. Promoted C Joe Odom from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted OF Xavier Avery from AAA Gwinnett to A+ Florida. Traded Jaime Garcia to the Minnesota Twins via GIPHY Placed AAA RHP Mauricio Cabrera on the 7-day DL Cabrera…

Braves Transactions: 7/3/17 – 7/4/17

July 5, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent 2B Micah Johnson to GCL Braves on rehab assignment. Activated 3B Freddie Freeman from the 10-day DL. Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to Rome on rehab assignment. Optioned UT Jace Peterson to AAA Gwinnett. Released RHP Bartolo Colon. Promoted LHP A.J. Minter from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted 2B Emerson Landoni from AAA Gwinnett…

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…

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: Catcher

January 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Despite being the beneficiaries of Tyler Flowers' best offensive season of his career and a surprisingly effective late-season contribution from Anthony Recker, the catcher position amassed only 0.9 fWAR in 2016, good for 21st out of 30 teams in MLB. This was largely due to the monumental ineffectiveness of A.J. Pierzynski last year. Pierzynski will…

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