Braves Transactions: An Active Week

May 22, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

5/18 - Placed 1B Freddie Freeman on the 10-day DL with a broken left wrist. 5/18 - Signed 1B James Loney to a minor league contract. 5/18 - Recalled 3B Rio Ruiz from AAA Gwinnett. 5/20 - Moved RP Chaz Roe to the 60-day DL. 5/20 - Placed RP Eric O'Flaherty on the 10-day DL…

Opening Day! Minor League Edition

April 6, 2017 Andy Harris 0

For the burgeoning multitudes of Braves fans keenly following the minor leagues, today is just as big a day as Monday's big league opening day. This post will look at the major story lines through all the minor league affiliates, and then take a quick look at the prospects that were cut last week and…

Braves System Depth: Third Base

January 30, 2017 Andy Harris 0

For 22 glorious years from 1991 though 2012, the Braves averaged over 4 fWAR per season from the third base position thanks to Terry Pendleton, Martin Prado, and especially future Hall-of-Famer Chipper Jones (and not thanks to Vinny Castilla, but no one ever talks about that). In the four years since Jones's retirement, the Braves…

Braves System Depth: First Base

January 6, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Welcome to a new on-going series that will examine the Braves system depth by position as the calendar turns oh… so… slowly… towards the opening of spring training, with pitchers and catchers set to report on February 14. No doubt the Braves will make a couple of roster moves before that time, so I will…

Get to Know a Prospect: Muller, Davidson, Yepez, Wilson, Severino

December 27, 2016 Andy Harris 0

The Braves farm system is incredibly deep right now, and even into the 20s there are significant, talented players. However, the prospects at this point either have some significant issues with their game that they will have to overcome, or their upside is not as high as the prospects in the previous installments of the series.…

John Sickels: Atlanta Braves Discussion

November 7, 2016 Andy Harris 0

  On Thursday, John Sickles of SB Nation's Minor League Ball blog posted some questions to get some discussion going ahead of his always popular Atlanta Braves prospect list. I'm going to share with you my responses to those questions, which I think get to the heart of what will need to happen for the Atlanta Braves…

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