This morning while scrolling through Twitter, I saw a post about a player named Ronald Jose Acuna. The name sounded vaguely familiar. Acura is currently in the Braves farm system. For players wanting to stay in baseball shape, playing in the winter league is a fantastic thing to do. Ronald Acuna has shown time and… Read More Say hello to Ronald Acuna Braves fans, we’ll be hearing his name a lot.
It is Sunday mid December and the holidays are rapidly approaching. It is only 2 weeks until Christmas and that is one of my favorite holidays. I love the way my house looks and smells but there is something missing, baseball. I’m doing my best to try enjoy NFL games to help pass the time.… Read More A weekend without Braves baseball
The Atlanta Braves have signed Emilio Bonifacio to a contract for the third time in 366 days. The Braves originally signed Bonifacio back in early April of 2016. The Braves original plan was to activate Bonifacio on April 29th. However the Braves overlooked a rule that prevented him from being called up within 30 days… Read More The Braves sign Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract.
That Atlanta Braves have their final player in the trade with the Seattle Mariners deal. Tyler Pike is the player to be named later in the trade with the Mariners on November 28th. This trade sent pitchers Rob Whalen and Max Povse to the Mariners for Alex Jackson. Tyler Pike is a left handed starting… Read More Braves get Tyler Pike in the trade with the Mariners.
The Atlanta Braves closed out the Winter meetings with a bang. They have traded away pitchers Tyrell Jenkins and Brady Feigl to the Texas Rangers. Tyrell Jenkins was a flamboyant presences in the Braves dugout but his pitching tools were not up to par. Brady Feigl is a southpaw pitching prospect. Both the players will… Read More The Braves trade with the Rangers and get Luke Jackson.
Originally I was going to make a list and write about the winners and losers of the Winter meetings. Then it occurred to me, I’m just a sportswriter. My opinions are my own and while it’s easy to play the role of an armchair baseball guy, the only loser would be me. It’s very easy… Read More The 2016 Winter meetings.
The Atlanta Braves have added Armando Rivero to their bullpen depth. Rivero had pitched in the Chicago Cubs AAA farm system in Iowa. On the final day of the Winter meetings ending today, the Rule 5 draft took place. To make a roster spot available for Rivero, the Braves released pitcher Williams Perez. Perez did… Read More The Braves draft Armando Rivero in the Rule 5 Draft.