2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Grant Dayton

Grant Dayton doesn’t have enough career major league innings to draw significant conclusions from. At age 32, that fact may be the significant conclusion. However, what little we have to go on is promising. Dayton was 28 before he hit the majors in 2016. The left handed reliever combined for 50 innings in 2 seasons … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Grant Dayton”

Left-handed Bullpen Candidates Battle it out for Gwinnett

The Braves made a few moves on September 1st, the first day of roster expansion, to give boost to the bullpen, catching, and bench. Brian McCann was activated from the 10-day IL and Johan Camargo, Jeremy Walker, and Chad Sobotka were brought up from Gwinnett. In all likelihood, that will be all we will see … Continue reading “Left-handed Bullpen Candidates Battle it out for Gwinnett”

Will Braves put a little something in the Water(s) in September and Game Thread

2019 will be the last year that MLB teams can invite their entire 40-man roster when September 1st rolls around. In the new CBA that goes into effect in 2020, the active roster will increase from 25 to 26 for the full year and can increase up to, but no more than, 28 in September. … Continue reading “Will Braves put a little something in the Water(s) in September and Game Thread”

State of the Minors and Game Thread (AAA Pitching)

There’s some really good pitching going on at Gwinnett. However, a lot of the good reports aren’t from the guys we’d like to see such as Kyle Wright, Bryse Wilson, Kolby Allard, and Patrick Weigel. Rather, it’s from lesser known commodities and/or bullpen pieces that have either already seen action at the big league level, … Continue reading “State of the Minors and Game Thread (AAA Pitching)”