Braves System Depth 2018: Centerfield

February 7, 2018 Andy Harris 0

One of the few areas where the John Coppolella-lead Braves front office made a trade to immediately strengthen the major league roster during the course of the rebuild was in acquiring outfielder Ender Inciarte in the 2015 offseason trade of Shelby Miller to the Arizona Diamondbacks, and he's helped make center field one of the…

Braves System Depth 2018: Left Field

February 6, 2018 Andy Harris 0

Near the trade deadline in 2016, the Braves hoped they had stopped the merry-go-round of mediocrity in left field when they traded for Matt Kemp from the San Diego Padres. Kemp provided a much-needed power infusion to the Braves offense, and from the time of the trade through April 7, 2017 Kemp hit .296/.349/.561 with…

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 System Depth: Right Field

January 20, 2017 Andy Harris 0

For the last two seasons, right field has been manned by Nick Markakis, Professional Hitter. This arrangement will likely continue for 2016 as there doesn't seem to be a potential right-fielder knocking on the door. However, Markakis's good reputation around the league and his relatively affordable contract make him a perennial trade candidate. ATLANTA BRAVES…

Braves System Depth: Left Field

January 17, 2017 Andy Harris 2

Last year after projected left field starter Hector Olivera was suspended from the team by MLB after an off-field domestic violence incident, the Braves scrambled for an alternative. Ten different players had starts in left field before the Braves acquired¬†Matt Kemp at the trade deadline last season, putting a stop to the carousel. ATLANTA BRAVES…

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