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Minor League coaches pitching in at Futures Game

Tuiasosopo, Ramos on NL staff for upcoming prospect showcase
@Gerard_Gilberto
July 15, 2022

There are some mysteries that are better left unsolved. Last month, Cesár Ramos had a typical call with Phillies farm director Preston Mattingly about an atypical topic. Mattingly’s chat with the Triple-A Lehigh Valley pitching coach wasn’t to check in on a member of the IronPigs’ pitching staff, but gauge

Braves' De Avila fans 9 en route to no-no

Colombian southpaw spins Rome's first no-hitter since 2005
July 2, 2022

Luis De Avila's professional career has been the opposite of straight and narrow, but he rewrote his own script in Saturday's performance. The 21-year-old put together the best performance of his young career, a seven-inning no-hitter to lead High-A Rome to a 5-0 win over Greenville. He allowed three walks,

Presenting top plays by position from the first half

DeLuzio, Abrams, Duzenack made the most of their spot on the field
@Gerard_Gilberto
June 29, 2022

Throughout the first half of the Minor League season, fans were treated to some remarkable, jaw-dropping, eye-popping and show-stopping displays of defensive excellence. We’ve broken down the best of the best in our weekly Top 10 countdown, and brought fans into the conversation with our voting for Plays of the

Prospect Q&A: Braves outfielder Harris

No. 64 prospect discusses offseason work, World Series fandom
@Gerard_Gilberto
April 14, 2022

After Atlanta brought in a cornerstone first baseman to replace another, Michael Harris II became the only Braves prospects remaining on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list. The 21-year-old outfielder entered last season as Atlanta’s No. 12 prospect, but finished as the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year. Harris batted

Langeliers, Elder leading Braves' new wave

Prospect duo could become formidable battery mates in Atlanta
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 27, 2021

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their system. Click here to locate your favorite club. Much of the Braves' recent stretch of dominance is owed to their player

M-Braves claim Double-A South Championship

The M-Braves beat Montgomery 2-1 to claim second league championship in team history
9:48 PM EDT

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves won the Double-A South Championship with a 2-1 victory over the Montgomery Biscuits Sunday night. The league championship is the second in M-Braves (3-2) history and the first since claiming the Southern League Championship in 2008. Like the 2008 club, the 2021 club won

Scouting report: Braves’ Jared Shuster

Crafty left-hander can help build a dangerous rotation in Atlanta
@Gerard_Gilberto
September 14, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at ninth-ranked Braves prospect Jared Shuster. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. It’s safe to say that

2021 Prospect Projections: NL East rookies

How Steamer600 views Braves, Fish, Mets, Phils, Nats prospects
@SamDykstraMiLB
January 20, 2021

This is the second in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting

Braves made Minors history in Greenville

Mainstay for decades, team romped way to 100 wins in 1992
@JoshJacksonMiLB
January 4, 2021

Any Minor League franchise that sticks around for a while is bound to run into a good season or two, maybe even a championship. For the Greenville Braves, though, the 1992 campaign was more a matter of alchemy than statistical probability. “It was an unbelievable team we had from the

State of the System: Atlanta Braves

Pache, Anderson lead ready-to-contribute wave of talent
December 11, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlighting prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offering a peek at 2021. The Braves’ playoff run this season seemed to

Pache has two-way day for Braves

Atlanta's top prospect collects RBI, robs homer in Game 5 loss
@jtbloss
October 17, 2020

It wasn’t yet enough to send the Braves to their first World Series since 1999, but Cristian Pache continued to show on Friday night why it was best to thrust him into the lineup when injury shook up the Atlanta outfield at the worst time. The top Braves prospect produced

The Show Before the Show: Episode 280

Braves' Harris discusses watching playoff run as Georgia native
October 15, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Anderson posts zeros again for Braves

Club's No. 3 prospect turns in third straight scoreless playoff start
@tylermaun
October 13, 2020

It might not have been pretty, but it was effective. In the postseason, the latter is all that counts. Baseball’s No. 34 overall prospect Ian Anderson continued his team's dominant trend on the mound with four scoreless innings as Atlanta seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 National League Championship

Anderson stingy again as Braves win

No. 34 overall prospect fans eight over 5 2/3 scoreless frames
@Kelsie_Heneghan
October 7, 2020

Ian Anderson put on a show in his Major League postseason debut last week. On Wednesday, he gave Braves fans an encore. MLB Pipeline’s No. 34 overall prospect worked around three hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings, striking out eight, as the Braves beat the Marlins, 2-0, in

Actor Patterson first starred in Minor Leagues

'Gilmore Girls' actor pitched in Braves, Yankees farm systems
@Kelsie_Heneghan
October 5, 2020

Just before the 1981 season, a prospect made a deal with a legend. Scott Patterson was entering his second professional season in the Braves system and it was time to negotiate his contract with the club’s senior vice president: Hank Aaron. The 22-year-old didn’t have an agent or advisor in

Anderson leads Braves into NL Division Series

Atlanta's No. 3 prospect strikes out nine Reds over six frames
October 1, 2020

If Ian Anderson was nervous about making his postseason debut, it didn’t show Thursday afternoon. Atlanta's third-ranked prospect, who had just six big league appearances under his belt, allowed just two hits and two walks and struck out nine batters over six frames as the Braves blanked the Reds, 5-0,

In spot duty, Wilson leads Atlanta to playoffs

Fifth-ranked prospect tosses five scoreless to clinch division
@tylermaun
September 22, 2020

Pressed into starting duty by an injury-ravaged rotation, Bryse Wilson stepped up and pitched his team to the postseason. Atlanta’s No. 5 prospect dealt five scoreless innings, striking out seven while allowing just three hits and one walk as the Braves clinched their third straight National League East title with

Braves' Anderson deals best performance yet

No. 38 overall prospect first on team to go seven innings in '20
September 13, 2020

The Braves had gone the entirety of the shortened 2020 season without a starting pitcher making it through seven innings. Ian Anderson changed that on Saturday in Washington. MLB Pipeline's No. 38 overall prospect dealt seven scoreless frames to pilot Atlanta to a 2-1 victory over the Nationals in just

Adams pulled off rare double duty with Braves

Former Atlanta farmhand played in Minors, Majors on same day
@RobTnova24
September 7, 2020

It's been a strange year in baseball. A season traditionally viewed as a marathon became a 60-game sprint. Previously unfamiliar terms like player pools, alternate training sites and taxi squads have become daily nomenclature. With each passing day, the game's future stars make their big league debuts inside ballparks filled

Anderson dazzles in big league debut for Braves

Club's third-ranked prospect gives up one hit, run over six innings
August 27, 2020

Ian Anderson had to wait an extra day before making his first start in the Major Leagues. It apparently didn't do him any harm. Atlanta's third-ranked prospect allowed just one hit -- a home run by Luke Voit -- en route to the Braves' 5-1 win over the Yankees in

Braves' Anderson to make MLB debut Wednesday

No. 42 overall prospect called up to help hurting Atlanta rotation
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 25, 2020

The Braves need starting pitching. It helps that they have one of the game's best pitching prospects waiting in the wings. The waiting will soon be over. Atlanta has called up No. 42 overall prospect Ian Anderson for his Major League debut. The right-hander will face the Yankees in the

Toolshed: Davidson keeping up his momentum

Braves lefty staying ready for potential debut with velo, new slider
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 7, 2020

Tucker Davidson has been in this position before. There was Spring Training, when he was mentioned as a sleeper candidate to crack the Atlanta rotation. (He was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett the day before the sport shut down.) There was Summer Camp, when his Major League hopes were given new

Looking back on Acuña's torrid stretch at Triple-A

Braves outfielder dominated International League in August 2017
@jtbloss
August 6, 2020

By the end of the 2016 season, Ronald Acuña Jr. had yet to accrue 150 at-bats above Rookie ball. A lot can change in a year. The Braves outfielder spent the first month of 2017 at Class A Advanced Florida, moved up to Double-A Mississippi for 57 games, then arrived

Cream of the crop opening 2020 in the Majors

Best Minors has to offer ready to take their shots in the bigs
@MavalloneMiLB
July 23, 2020

The kids are all grown up. Some of the best and brightest prospects baseball has to offer have found their way onto Major League rosters for the opening of the 2020 season. In a sport in which players are conditioned to pace themselves for a six-month marathon, the 60-game schedule

Prospects in the Braves' 2020 player pool

Pache, Waters headline talented Atlanta prospects at camp
July 6, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an