A hastily written post from Carroll Rogers (a comment on the AJC blog) reads in part: josh Anderson was cut lillibridge and borchard to richmond ridgway was cut, sammons was cut so that would leave five bench guys: prado, Blanco, Miller, Pena and Gotay. then two guys battling for the final pitcher spot (smoltz’s spot) … Continue reading “More cuts”
Good bat for a second baseman, bad glove. Gotay was a 31st-round pick of the Royals in 2000. He pretty much demolished rookie ball at 18 and A-ball at 19, hit a bit of a speed bump at High-A at 20. At 21, in 2004, he hit .289/.368/.440 in AA and earned a promotion to … Continue reading “Ruben Gotay”
Braves claim Mets infielder Gotay off waivers | ajc.com I won’t write up Ruben Gotay until it’s clear that he’s staying around. The Mets could call him back, or the Braves could trade him to a team further down the waiver list (presumably an AL team). He’s a decent bench player but isn’t really a … Continue reading “Gotaycious! UPDATE: Thorman clears waivers!”
Jurrjens makes Braves roster, in disbelief | ajc.com Jurrjens has won a job in the starting rotation. I guess he’s technically the fifth starter, but will actually begin in the third spot due to Smoltz’s DL stint and Bobby wanting to put a righthander between Glavine and Hampton.