Post-Season Minor League Top 30 Prospect Review

September 13, 2017 Andy Harris 0

None of the Braves minor league affiliates are chasing a ring in the playoffs this season, but when it comes to prospect progression, the 2017 season probably couldn't have gone much better. The Braves have matriculated five of the pre-season OFR Top 30 prospects to the majors and have aggressively pushed most of their other…

Mid-Season Top 30 Braves Prospect Update

July 17, 2017 Andy Harris 0

This has been a banner year so far for the #1 farm system in baseball, the Atlanta Braves organization. While the major league squad has been showing signs of respectability by playing near .500 ball, the gobs of young talent accumulated by the John Hart/John Coppolella front office have been working diligently in preparation for…

The 2017 Danville Braves

June 27, 2017 Andy Harris 0

June is the first month of play for the Braves' three short-season league teams in the Dominican Summer League, the Gulf Coast League, and the Danville Braves of the Appalachian League. The DSL started play earlier in the month on June 3, the Danville Braves had a rain-delayed opener on Friday, June 23, and the…

Braves Transactions: 6/21/17

June 22, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed AAA RHP Patrick Weigel on the 7 day DL. Activated AAA 2B Emerson Landoni from the 7 day DL. Announced the retirement of AAA C Braeden Schlehuber. Assigned RHP Alan Rangel to R Danville. Then promoted Rangel to A- Rome. Announced the roster for R Danville. Placed AAA RHP Patrick Weigel on the 7-day…

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: Starting Pitching, Part 3

February 10, 2017 Andy Harris 2

We don't want a window, we want waves. -John Coppolella, General Manager of the Atlanta Braves This is the third and final part of my look at the Braves organizational starting pitching depth, this time focusing on the lower minor league levels, class A Rome and the rookie league Danville Braves. As with the other…

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.…

Podcast To Be Named Later #17: Bonus Pool Day

June 21, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

  Welcome to the newest episode of a Podcast To Be Named Later! A Podcast To Be Named Later is a weekly podcast from the authors of OutfieldFlyRule.com covering the Atlanta Braves and other baseball news. In today’s episode, hosted by Brent Blackwell and Chris Jervis: The weeks since we last podcasted Transactions A discussion…

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