33% Review: Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects, Part 3

May 28, 2017 Andy Harris 0

This post takes a look at the top of the OFR Top 30 Prospects list, prospects #1-10.   Part 1: Prospects # 21-30 Part 2: Prospects # 11-20 Part 4: Outside the Top 30 10. Ronald Acuna, OF Age: 19 Bats: R Current Assignment: AA Mississippi Braves .317/.374/.525 158 wRC+ 6 HR, 24 SB 8.3 BB%, 27.9 K% No offensive prospect…

Braves System Depth: Starting Pitchers, Part 2

February 7, 2017 Andy Harris 1

Definition of a good problem to have: the Braves have so much talent in the minor leagues that it's difficult to find spots for everyone. As the saying goes, these things have a tendency to take care of themselves, but here in early February with no injuries and no poor performances it's a tough job to…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, November 20

November 20, 2016 Andy Harris 0

It's hot stove season for the Atlanta Braves! Anyone for flapjacks? Hot Stove Fever: Sale for Sale! Several media outlets reported that the Atlanta Braves were among several teams aggressively pursuing trades for some of the expected top pitchers on the market. This lead to a flurry of speculation as to who will be traded…

Braves Transactions: Tuffy ‘Nuff

November 19, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

11/18/16: Braves select C Tuffy Gosewisch off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gosewisch, owner of a career .199/.237/.286 line, was waived by Arizona just as the 33 year old catcher was heading into his first year of arbitration. The Braves have until December 2 to decide if they want to offer arbitration. He's not a…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, November 13

November 13, 2016 Andy Harris 0

The baseball GM Meetings - the informal start of the Hot Stove League - took place this week, and as expected the Atlanta Braves came ready to wheel-and-deal. Atlanta Braves GM John Coppolella was not shy about sharing the Braves intentions to acquire two or three starting pitchers and he was true to his word, re-signing…

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…

Get To Know A Prospect: Max Fried

November 3, 2016 Andy Harris 2

I am counting down the top prospects in the Braves minor league system, starting with lefty Max Fried. The Player Max Fried, LHP Age: 23 Andy's Rank: 8 2016 Level: A Rome The Results 3.93 ERA 3.97 FIP 21 G, 20 GS 103 IP 4.11 BB/9 9.79 K/9 The History Fried was a 1st-round pick…

Podcast To Be Named Later #7: Starting Pitchers II: Electric Boogaloo

March 17, 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, Chris Jervis, and TJ Alexander: A look at non-roster invitee starting pitchers, several…

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