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Eighteen Gwinnett Alums Highlight Braves’ NLCS Roster

Bryse Wilson, Huascar Ynoa looking to make Postseason debuts
October 12, 2020

The Atlanta Braves, set to play in the National League Championship Series for the first time since 2001, announced a 28-man series roster today that includes 18 former Gwinnett players. The 18 G-Braves and Stripers alums, led by former Gwinnett manager Brian Snitker (2014-16), include: Pitchers (10) Ian Anderson (2019),

Braves’ NL Wild Card Series Roster Features 17 Gwinnett Alums

Atlanta begins best-of-three first-round series against Cincinnati today
September 30, 2020

The 2020 National League East Division champion Atlanta Braves announced today their roster for the NL Wild Card Series. The 28-man roster includes 17 former Gwinnett players, each of whom will aid the Braves as they begin a quest for their first World Series title since 1995. The 17 G-Braves

Toolshed: 2015 Draft retrospective

Astros class, Dodgers' pick of Buehler stand out five years later
May 12, 2020

The 2020 First-Year Player Draft is coming, and without regular-season baseball being played yet due to the coronavirus pandemic, it could be the first big Major League Baseball event of the summer. The 2020 edition is likely to be held on June 10 and be as little as five rounds,

Mississippi Braves All-Decade Team - Infielders

Albies, La Stella, Mejia, Pastornicky, Simmons and Swanson named to squad
December 23, 2019

PEARL, MS - As the decade comes to a close later this month, the Mississippi Braves are announcing their All-Decade squad from 2010 to 2019. The criteria for being named to the team are production while playing in Mississippi - weighed equally to results in major league baseball. The players

Swanson, Riley to Rehab with Rome Braves

August 21, 2019

ROME, GA - Current Atlanta Braves stars Dansby Swanson and Austin Riley are scheduled to rehab with the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium for the remainder of the current homestand. Barring schedule changes, Swanson is currently slated to play Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Riley is currently scheduled to

Rome's Zimmermann twirls seven zeros

Braves lefty allows two hits, rehabbing Swanson singles twice
May 17, 2018

With an abundance of top pitching prospects in the Braves system, it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle. That doesn't appear to be an issue for Bruce Zimmermann, who is off to a blistering start in his first full season as a professional.The Atlanta southpaw allowed two

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone wrong

Steamer couldn't quite predict big seasons for Judge, Bellinger
October 6, 2017

Earlier this week we covered what went right. Now it's time for what went wrong. Toolshed once again revisits the Steamer600 projections used during's preseason Prospect Projections series, which looked at how prospective rookies would perform during the 2017 season if given 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate

Gwinnett Edged By Norfolk, 3-2

Former Brave Chris Johnson's big night dooms G-Braves
August 1, 2017

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G-Braves Beaten by Tides in Opener, 4-1

Quality start by Aaron Blair not enough as Gwinnett falls
July 31, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Despite 10 hits, the Gwinnett Braves (52-55) struggled offensively in a 4-1 loss to the Norfolk Tides (49-60) on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at Coolray Field. The G-Braves had at least one player reach base in eight of the nine innings, but

Syracuse Powers Past Gwinnett, 10-6

Eleven hits not enough as G-Braves drop opener
July 28, 2017

SYRACUSE, NY- The Syracuse Chiefs (38-66) spoiled the Triple-A debut of 20-year-old left-handed pitcher Luiz Gohara  with a 10-6 win over the Gwinnett Braves (51-53) on Friday night in game one of the three-game series at NBT Bank Stadium. Syracuse plated its first run in the bottom of the first as Gohara

Top-100 prospects on MLB Opening Day rosters

Breaking down best- and worst-case scenarios for brightest stars
April 3, 2017

Enough speculation. Enough talk. Enough training. It's time for The Show.After an offseason filled with wonder about who would wind up where, 11 of's top-100 prospects will begin the 2017 season on a Major League 25-man roster. This isn't an inexperienced group, however. Reds lefty Amir Garrett is the

Toolshed: Recipe for Rookie of the Year

What the award's last 20 recipients mean for 2017's contenders
March 31, 2017

So you want to be Rookie of the Year?Well, we hate to break the news, but unless you're one of a handful of the game's top prospects close to the Majors -- or your name is Henry Rowengartner -- it isn't likely in the cards.As Opening Day rolls ever closer,

Braves' Swanson perfect at the plate in rout

Top Atlanta prospect goes 3-for-3, doubles twice in Grapefruit League
March 27, 2017

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Braves Prospect Primer: Growth, graduation

Albies, deep group of pitchers racing to join Swanson in Major Leagues
March 20, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Dansby Swanson, SSThis

Farm System Rankings: Overall (10-1)

Swanson, Braves capture top spot; Moncada leads White Sox rebuild
March 15, 2017

With Spring Training underway and the 2017 season almost upon us, has been looking at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranking them according to certain changing criterion with each edition. Our final series focuses on the overall quality and quantity of top talent in each system

Toolshed: Prospect guide to Spring Training

Players and storylines to follow as action heats up in Florida, Arizona
March 3, 2017

Baseball is back.The opening week of Spring Training can mean something a little different to everyone. Maybe it's seeing those favorite star players "in the best shape of their lives" or looking at how new acquisitions fit the uniform or basking in the glory of calling your team "the defending

Braves' Swanson off to flying start in Florida

Shortstop 4-for-5 so far in spring; Giolito makes his White Sox debut
February 27, 2017

It didn't take long for top Braves prospect Dansby Swanson to get into the swing of things this spring.Swanson,'s No. 4 overall prospect, went 3-for-3 with an RBI double Monday afternoon in Atlanta's 10-7 loss to host Detroit in Lakeland, Florida. Swanson is 4-for-5 in Grapefruit League play after

System Rankings: Position players (10-1)

Deadline deals put Yankees system on top; Braves infielders excite
February 23, 2017

With Spring Training under way and the 2017 season almost upon us, looks at the state of all 30 farm systems over the next couple weeks and ranks them, according to certain changing criterion with each edition. This opening edition focuses specifically on position player prospects and considers the

Benintendi new top prospect ... for now

Red Sox outfielder to lose status soon, with Moncada ranked No. 2
January 28, 2017

Andrew Benintendi isn't going to sneak up on anybody this year.The 22-year-old Red Sox outfielder headlines's preseason Top 100 Prospects list, jumping up from No. 25 before the 2016 campaign. Last year saw the University of Arkansas product climb from Class A Advanced to Double-A to the Majors, where

2017 Prospect Projections: NL East rookies

With Swanson already up, Albies could be close behind for Braves
January 17, 2017

This is the second in a six-part series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting pitchers and 65