Braves System Depth 2018: Catcher

February 5, 2018 Andy Harris 0

According to Fangraphs, no team in the major leagues last season extracted more value from the catching position than the Atlanta Braves. The Flozuki tandem was so successful, the Braves moved quickly to keep the two around for another year. Down on the farm though, the Braves are growing an intriguing crop of potential big…

Atlanta Braves Hot Stove: Hall of Fame Edition

January 24, 2018 Andy Harris 0

The hot stove continues to not live up to its name, but Braves do have something to celebrate. Chipper Jones Elected To Baseball Hall of Fame Thanks to Ryan Thibodaux's ballot tracker and the greater transparency its engendered from many voters, it wasn't that much of a surprise that Chipper Jones was elected to the…

Atlanta Braves Hot Stove: January 8, 2017

January 8, 2018 Andy Harris 0

This week MLB's hot stove remains so cold, a trade that included Luis Avilan as a major component was the biggest news. The only thing keeping baseball fans warm is the hot Christian Yelich trade ideas. MLB Network's Jon Morosi shifted the speculation into overdrive with this reporting early last week: https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/948699726739922954   MLB.com Braves…

Braves Transactions: Minor Moves, 6/19/2017

June 20, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent RHP Daniel Winkler to A+ Florida Fire Frogs on rehab assignment from A- Rome Braves. Assigned C Jonathan Morales to AA Mississippi Braves from A+ Florida Fire Frogs. Assigned 2B Omar Obregon to AA Mississippi Braves from A+ Florida Fire Frogs. Released AA 1B Levi Hyams. Released AA SS Reed Harper. Assigned C Tanner…

33% Review: Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects, Part 1

May 25, 2017 Andy Harris 0

It seems like the season just started, but this week marks the one-third mark through the minor league regular season. In this post, I will check in with the prospects ranked #21-30 on the OFR Prospects List. Part 2: Prospects # 11-20 Part 3: Prospects # 1-10 Part 4: Outside the Top 30   30. Ray-Patrick…

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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