Braves Transactions: 8/1/17

August 2, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned 2B Micah Johnson to AAA Gwinnett. Optioned RHP Akeel Morris to AAA Gwinnett. Purchased the contract of 2B Ozzie Albies from AAA Gwinnett. Recalled RHP Lucas Sims from AAA Gwinnett. Sent SS Luis Valenzuela to R-GCL Braves on rehab assignment. Promoted RHP Kyle Wright from R-GCL Braves to A+ Florida. Released A+ Florida 3B…

Braves Transactions: 7/27/17 – 7/30/17

July 31, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned RHP Aaron Blair to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Optioned SS Dansby Swanson to AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Recalled RHP Jason Hursh from AAA Gwinnett. (7/27) Sent RHP Jason Motte to A- Rome on rehab assignment. (7/28) Recalled 2B Micah Johnson from AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Promoted LHP Luiz Gohara from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. (7/28) Demoted…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Micah Johnson

July 28, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Player Micah Johnson, OF Age: 26 Bats: L 2017 Level: AAA Gwinnett Braves The Results .378/.452/.568 185 wRC+ 43 PA, 0 HR, 0 SB 11.6 BB% 20.9 K% (stats from AAA level only) The┬áHistory Micah Johnson was drafted as a second baseman by the Chicago White Sox in the 9th round of the 2012…

Braves Transactions: 7/10/17

July 11, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to AA Mississippi on a rehab assignment. Activate UT Micah Johnson from 60-day DL; option Johnson to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RF Stephen Gaylor from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to AA Mississippi on a rehab assignment Sean Rodriguez's tour of minor league parks comes to the Southern…

Braves Transactions: 7/7/17-7/9/17

July 10, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed UT Danny Santana on the 10-day DL with a bacterial infection. Recalled UT Jace Peterson from AAA Gwinnett. Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to AAA Gwinnett on rehab assignment. Signed free agent RHP Junior Rincon to a minor league contract; Assigned Rincon to A+ Florida. Sent 2B Micah Johnson to A- Rome on rehab assignment.…

Braves Transactions: 7/3/17 – 7/4/17

July 5, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent 2B Micah Johnson to GCL Braves on rehab assignment. Activated 3B Freddie Freeman from the 10-day DL. Sent UT Sean Rodriguez to Rome on rehab assignment. Optioned UT Jace Peterson to AAA Gwinnett. Released RHP Bartolo Colon. Promoted LHP A.J. Minter from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted 2B Emerson Landoni from AAA Gwinnett…

Braves System Depth: Second Base

January 23, 2017 Andy Harris 0

While the addition and emergence of Dansby Swanson has solidified shortstop, the other side of the double play pivot has a few more questions around it going into 2017, but also prospect with a tremendous amount of potential on the cusp of the majors. ATLANTA BRAVES STARTER:┬áSean Rodriguez While Rodriguez is listed as a back-up…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, January 15

January 15, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The weather in Georgia warmed up over the week and so did the hot stove as the Braves completed two trades and came to terms with two arbitration guys. It is exactly one month until Braves pitchers and catchers report. Braves Pick Up Three Prospects in Two Trades On Wednesday, the Braves sent speedy centerfielder…

Braves Transactions: The Braves Move Fast on Moving Fast

January 13, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Atlanta trades either cash or a player to be named later (TBD) to the Los Angeles Dodgers for IF/OF/PR Micah Johnson Atlanta signs RHP Arodys Vizcaino to a 1 year, $1,550,000 deal. Atlanta signs LHP Ian Krol to a 1 year, $900,000 deal. Two days after trading speedster Mallex Smith to the Mariners in order…

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