Atlanta in 2017? Ozzie Albies. He’s had little problem adjusting to Double-A pitching, with a .399 OBP and .453 slugging percentage. Triple-A was a different matter, which suggests he could probably … Continue Reading #Braves prospects: Studs, duds and all the rest
The Braves lost their 40th game today. The ’98 Braves, which won 106, didn’t lose their 40th until August 11. Snitker’s scrubs have, after 56 games, four less wins than … Continue Reading #Braves brickbats
For the first time in awhile, it looks as if the Braves drafted some bona fide big league talent. For a kid who’s pitched just six professional innings, top pick … Continue Reading Digging deep for #Braves bright spots
I’m not going to try and explain the international signing process, which has spurred a flurry of transactions involving the likes of Cody Martin and 2014 2nd round pick Garrett Fulenchek. … Continue Reading KLaw: #Braves have ‘handshake agreement’ with ‘the next elite prospect’
Mike Foltynewicz takes the mound tonight, his second start since his demotion. He was awful in his first start, and there’s been some chatter that he may not be the … Continue Reading #Braves Farm Report: Second look edition
For years we’ve been clamoring for the Braves to add speed. Since Rafael Furcal stole 46 bases in 2005 only three Bravos have stolen more than 20 bases: Michael Bourn … Continue Reading #Braves Farm Report: Speed to burn
Their top two starters are struggling. The bullpen is imploding. And A.J. Pierzynski isn’t going to hit .400 all season long. It gets worse. Folty is the only one of … Continue Reading Hard to find silver linings for #Braves
Gwinnett Braves Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Mike Foltynewicz (L, 0-2) 8.0 3 1 1 1 9 0 1.62 Totals 8.0 3 1 1 1 9 … Continue Reading A line score worth savoring
Mallex Smith, the speedy CF prospect acquired in the Justin Upton trade, is having no problems adjusting to Double-A pitching. batting .361 with 6 steals and a .400 OBP. The … Continue Reading Down on the farm
(originally posted 2012) The Braves haven’t always been judicious about which prospects they dealt. Here’s 9 prospects the Braves traded away with little to show for it (hence the absence … Continue Reading Nine who got away
No team has assembled more young talent at the big league level than the Bravos, but a variety of missteps — including some questionable draft picks — has left the … Continue Reading Braves 2.016
He’s at Reno, pitching horribly. Randall has 0 wins and a 9.09 ERA in 8 starts with a 1.933 WHIP. As for the other prospects shipped to Arizona: *Zeke Spruill … Continue Reading Where’s Randall Delgado?
Losing Luis hurts. But his injury doesn’t appear as bad as it looked — just a left hamstring strain, according to the great Jerome Jurenovich, though he’ll be re-examined tomorrow. … Continue Reading Who replaces Avilan?
June, when Brandon Beachy is expected to return to full health, may not come fast enough for the Braves, who are counting on prospects Randall Delgado and Julio Teheran to … Continue Reading Teheran, Delgado inspiring little confidence
#Braves LF/C hopeful Evan Gattis just hit another HR (4) for Aguilasin Venezuela. I’m told his teammatesthere call him “White Bear.” — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves) October 27, 2012 Evan Gattis … Continue Reading White Bear
The Braves top prospect isn’t all the way back, but there’s signs of progress. On Aug. 14 he pitched 8 dazzling innings, striking out nine and allowing just one run. … Continue Reading Julio Teheran returning to form?
Randall Delgado may well be the Braves’ best pitching prospect. Julio Teheran failed to pitch past the 4th inning for the 6th time this season, allowing six runs and eight … Continue Reading One more reason not to trade Randall Delgado, and the deal I would offer
Listened to a Baseball Prospectus podcast yesterday, and it was right good. BP is known for sabermetrics, I guess, but the hosts, Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks, offered a nice blend … Continue Reading Filling the game-less days
Baseball America reports on a 17-year-old southpaw off to a promising start in the minors: • Luis Merejo, lhp, Braves: When we reviewed Atlanta’s 2011 international signings(subscription required), we tabbed Merejo as the … Continue Reading Tomorrow’s prospect today
Bowman writes that a trade for Milwaukee’s ace is a very real possibility, with the Braves then signing Greinke, whose agent is NOT Scott Boras) long-term. There’s many reasons to … Continue Reading Zack Greinke to the Braves?