Braves Transactions: 8/8/17 – 8/9/17

August 10, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed AA Mississippi 2B Travis Demeritte on the 7-day DL. (8/8) Demoted LHP Tayler Hyssong from A- Rome to R- Danville. (8/8) Promoted LHP Tucker Davidson from R- Danville to A- Rome. (8/8) Promoted LHP Troy Conyers from R- Danville to A- Rome. (8/8) Demoted RHP Walter Borkovich from A- Rome to R- Danville. (8/8)…

Braves Transactions: 8/4/17-8/7/17 – A Two-Trade Weekend

August 8, 2017 Brent Blackwell 1

Placed LHP Ian Krol on the 10-day DL with a strained left oblique. (8/4) Activated RHP Jason Motte from the 10-day DL. (8/4) Traded OF Randy Ventura to the Cincinnati Reds for $1,250,000 in international pool money. (8/4) Signed FA RHP Manny Bareda to a minor league contract; Assigned Bareda to AAA Gwinnett. (8/4) Optioned…

33% Review: Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects, Part 4

May 31, 2017 Andy Harris 0

In this fourth and final part of the 33% review, I will be looking at 15 players in the organization outside of the OFR Top 30 Prospects that have gotten off to good starts. I've also included where these players placed on the super-secret Top 100 list. Part 1: Prospects # 30-21 Part 2: Prospects #…

Braves System Depth: Relief Pitching, Part 3

February 28, 2017 Andy Harris 0

At last we come to the end of the Braves System Depth series, looking at the most volatile and unpredictable part of any farm system -- lower level relievers. The line between minor league relief pitcher and car salesman is a thin one, and most major league relievers were actually starting pitchers at the lower minor…

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