Atlanta Braves minor league players

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Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Atlanta Braves:

Prospects[edit]

Ozhaino Albies[edit]

Ozhaino Albies
Atlanta Braves
Shortstop
Born: (1997-01-07) January 7, 1997 (age 18)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Ozhaino J. Albies (born January 7, 1997) is professional baseball shortstop in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Albies was signed by the Atlanta Braves as an international free agent on July 2, 2013. He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Gulf Coast Braves and also played with the Danville Braves that year. In 57 games, he hit .364/.446/.444 with a home run.[1] After the season he was ranked among the top 100 prospects in baseball by Keith Law.[2]


Mauricio Cabrera[edit]

Mauricio Cabrera
Atlanta Braves – No. 66
Pitcher
Born: (1993-09-22) September 22, 1993 (age 21)
Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mauricio Cabrera (born September 22, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Cabrera signed with the Atlanta Braves as an international free agent in July 2010.[3] He made his professional debut that season with the Dominican Summer League Braves. He pitched for the Danville Braves in 2012, Rome Braves in 2013 and Gulf Coast Braves and Lynchburg Hillcats in 2014.[4] The Braves added Cabrera to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[5]

His brother, Alberto Cabrera, plays for the Detroit Tigers.[6]


Brandon Cunniff[edit]

Brandon Cunniff
Atlanta Braves – No. 67
Pitcher
Born: (1988-10-07) October 7, 1988 (age 26)
Arcadia, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brandon Cunniff (born October 7, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Cunniff was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 27th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of California State University San Bernardino. He pitched in the Marlins organization for one year. From 2011 to 2013 he played in the Frontier League. Cunniff signed with the Atlanta Braves in June 2013.[7][8]

The Braves added Cunniff to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[5]


Braxton Davidson[edit]

Braxton Davidson
Atlanta Braves
Outfielder
Born: (1996-06-18) June 18, 1996 (age 18)
Asheville, North Carolina
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Braxton Davidson (born June 18, 1996) is a baseball outfielder. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[9] He attended T. C. Roberson High School in Asheville, North Carolina.[10][11][12][13]


Max Fried[edit]

Max Fried
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-01-18) January 18, 1994 (age 21)
Santa Monica, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Max Dorian Fried is an American baseball player in the Atlanta Braves farm system.

Fried attended the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, and was drafted by the San Diego Padres at number 7 overall in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[14] Baseball America had him rated as the top left-hander available in the draft, high school or college.[15]

On December 19, 2014, the Padres traded Fried, Jace Peterson, Dustin Peterson, and Mallex Smith to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft.[16]


Yean Carlos Gil[edit]

Yean Carlos Gil
Atlanta Braves – No. 68
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-10) December 10, 1990 (age 24)
Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Yean Carlos Gil (born December 10, 1990) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

The Braves added Gil to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[5]


Matt Lipka[edit]

Matt Lipka
Atlanta Braves
Center fielder / Shortstop
Born: (1992-04-15) April 15, 1992 (age 22)
Snellville, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matthew F. Lipka (born April 15, 1992) is a professional baseball player in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Lipka attended McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas.[17] The Atlanta Braves selected Lipka in the first round (35th overall) of the 2010 MLB Draft. In 2011, the Braves had Lipka shift to center field.[18] Lipka played for the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League in 2013[19] and the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League in 2014.


Carlos Perez[edit]

Carlos Perez
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-20) November 20, 1991 (age 23)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Carlos Joel Perez is a Dominican professional baseball player for the Atlanta Braves. The Braves added Perez to their 40-man roster after the 2013 season.[20]


Williams Pérez[edit]

Williams Pérez
Atlanta Braves – No. 69
Pitcher
Born: (1991-05-21) May 21, 1991 (age 23)
Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Williams Pérez (born May 21, 1991) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

The Braves added Pérez to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[5]


Elmer Reyes[edit]

Elmer Reyes
Atlanta Braves – No. 65
Shortstop
Born: (1990-11-26) November 26, 1990 (age 24)
Nagarote, León, Nicaragua
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Elmer Salvador Reyes (born November 26, 1990) is a Nicaraguan professional baseball player in the Atlanta Braves organization.

The Braves signed Reyes as an international free agent in 2009. They added Reyes to their 40-man roster after the 2013 season.[20]


Lucas Sims[edit]

Lucas Sims
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-05-10) May 10, 1994 (age 20)
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Lucas Sundberg Sims (born May 10, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Sims was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia.[21][22] He signed with the Braves, receiving a $1.65 million signing bonus.[23]

During his first professional season he pitched for the rookie level Gulf Coast League Braves and Danville Braves. He finished 2-4 with a 3.71 earned run average with 39 strikeouts in 34 innings pitched.

Sims played the 2013 with the Class-A Rome Braves. He started the season in the bullpen but was then moved to the rotation.[24][25] He finished the season 12-4 with a 2.62 ERA and 134 strikeouts in 116 23 innings.

Sims is considered the Braves best prospect according to MLB.com.[26]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Gwinnett Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • -- John Moses (hitting)
  • 22 Marty Reed (pitching)


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Double-A[edit]

Mississippi Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Jake Brigham
  • 27 John Cornely
  • 51 Joe Gardner
  • 18 Ryne Harper
  •  8 Jason Hursh
  • 32 Ryan Kelly
  • -- Victor Mateo
  • 23 Jorge Reyes
  • 25 Andrew Robinson
  • -- Francisco Rondon
  • 26 Greg Ross
  • 48 Ryan Weber

Catchers

Infielders

  • 20 Daniel Castro
  •  5 Barrett Kleinknecht
  • 22 Seth Loman
  • -- Travis Mattair

Outfielders

  • -- Robby Heffinger
  • 17 Cedric Hunter
  •  9 Mycal Jones
  •  1 Matt Lipka
  • 24 David Rohm

Manager

Coaches


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Carolina Mudcats roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 30 Sean Bierman
  • 54 Daniel Carela
  •  2 Brady Feigl
  • 18 Jarrett Miller
  • 16 Andy Otero
  • 39 Wes Parsons
  • 38 Nick Pasquale
  • 15 David Peterson
  • -- Mason Radeke
  • 27 Lucas Sims
  • -- Dail Villanueva
  • 45 Blair Walters
  • 28 Alex Wilson

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 20 Blake Brown
  • -- Josh Elander
  • 23 Sean Godfrey
  • 33 Will Skinner
  • -- Mallex Smith

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

Rome Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 40 Brandon Barker
  • 48 Tyler Brosius
  • 20 Daniel Cordero
  • 37 Chris Diaz
  • 33 Caleb Dirks
  • -- Max Fried
  • 52 Steve Janas
  • 25 Matt Kimbrel
  • 13 Matt Marksberry
  • 57 Pete Perez
  • 14 Matt Sims
  • 12 Richie Tate

Catchers

  • 23 Sal Giardina
  • 28 Carlos Sanchez

Infielders

  • 22 Gerald Chin
  • 11 Carlos Franco
  • 26 Reed Harper
  • 18 Codey McElroy
  • 32 Joey Meneses
  • -- Mikey Reynolds
  • 36 Edison Sanchez
  • 45 Jacob Schrader
  • 16 Ross Wilson

Outfielders

  •  7 Connor Lien
  •  9 Cody Livesay
  •  5 Connor Oliver
  • 34 Victor Reyes

Manager

  • -- Randy Ingle

Coaches

  • 27 Gabriel Luckert (pitching)
  •  1 Bobby Moore (hitting)


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Rookie[edit]

Danville Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 34 Cole Brocker
  • 27 Oriel L. Caicedo
  • 51 Dustin Emmons
  • 20 Michael Flores
  • -- Ignacio Geronimo ‡
  • 24 Alec Grosser
  • 56 Kyle Kinman
  • 28 Felix Marte
  • 46 Luis Miranda
  • 45 Max Povse
  • 39 Bradley Roney
  • 33 Carlos Salazar
  • 32 Ian Stiffler
  • 23 Andry Ubiera
  • 30 Andrew Waszak
  • 55 Jorge Zavala

Catchers

  • 43 Blake Austin
  • 14 Bryan De La Rosa
  • 15 Tanner Murphy
  • 36 Wigberto Nevarez

Infielders

  • 17 Ozhaino Albies
  • 13 Mike Dodig
  • 18 Jordan Edgerton
  •  7 Yeudi Grullon
  •  9 Tanner Krietemeier
  •  2 Omar Obregon
  • 40 Matt Tellor

Outfielders

  • 11 Justin Black
  • -- Keith Curcio
  •  4 Joseph Daris
  • 25 Braxton Davidson
  • 19 Jose Morel
  • 22 Fernelys Sanchez

Manager

Coaches


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Gulf Coast League Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 23 Caleb Beech
  • -- Dakota Dill
  • 37 Abraham Espinosa
  • -- Felix Falcon
  • 40 Garrett Fulenchek
  • 64 Luis Gamez
  • 49 Francisco Gonzalez
  • -- Nelson Leon
  • 60 Jhon Martinez
  •  2 Dilmer Mejia
  • -- Luis Merejo
  • 45 Mitchell Osnowitz
  • -- Reymi Ruiz ‡
  • -- Ricardo Sanchez
  •  9 Jordany Santana
  • 14 Aldo Silva
  • 48 Chad Sobotka
  • 34 Jacob Webb

Catchers

  • 50 Alejandro Flores
  • 57 Carlos Martinez
  • 12 Kevin Reiher

Infielders

  • -- Franklin Azuaje
  • 18 Ray-Patrick Didder
  •  5 Luke Dykstra
  •  4 John Franco
  • 32 Ian Hagenmiller
  • 39 Dylan Manwaring
  • 58 Luis Monasterio

Outfielders

  • 15 Kelvin Estevez
  • 11 Stephen Gaylor
  • 30 Erison Mendez
  • 27 Connor Obrochta
  • -- Jose Pina

Manager

Coaches


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Dominican Summer League Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 54 Luis Barrios
  • 19 Angel Gavidia
  • 32 Frank Gil
  • 16 Gabriel Henry
  • -- Jesus Heredia
  • -- Victor Joaquin
  • 38 Jesus Jones
  • 28 Jason Laguna
  • 25 Luis Mora
  • 66 Ramon Moreno
  • 36 Evertz Orozco
  • -- Luis Perez
  • 30 Javier Sanchez
  • -- Alvaro Silvestre
  • -- Ramon Taveras
  • -- Yeralf Torres

Catchers

  • 52 Carlos Castro
  •  1 Ruben Perez
  • 23 Ruddy Todd

Infielders

  •  7 Jeyson Cabrera
  • 18 Jorge Cortes
  • -- Jan Guerrero
  • 37 Ronny Guillermo
  • -- Kevin Josephina
  • 13 Terrence Josephina
  • 63 Mattia Mercuri
  • 51 Bryan Philips
  •  2 Alejandro Salazar

Outfielders

  • 48 Elias Arias
  •  5 Jose George
  • 20 Ledernin Tejada
  • 33 Reangelo Willems

Manager

  • -- Francisco Santiesteban

Coaches



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References[edit]

  1. ^ Atlanta Braves prospects list shuffled by multiple trades
  2. ^ Peraza leads 6 Braves prospects in ESPN’s Top 100
  3. ^ Fox Sports. "Braves Continue to Add Players". FOX Sports. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Atlanta Braves prospect return to action after disabled list stints". The Augusta Chronicle. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d Top prospect Peraza among Braves' roster additions
  6. ^ "Cubs' Cabrera focused on letting results do talking". Chicago Cubs. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ Miners Brandon Cunniff has Contract Purchased
  8. ^ Miners closer Cunniff signed by Atlanta Braves
  9. ^ Braves select outfielder Davidson with 32nd pick
  10. ^ http://www.citizen-times.com/story/sports/high-school/2014/06/03/roberson-high-player-join-elite-club-mlb-draft/9932703/
  11. ^ http://www.citizen-times.com/story/hshuddle/2014/05/21/big-bonus-projected-for-davidson/9381969/
  12. ^ http://www.citizen-times.com/story/sports/2014/05/31/draft-nears-davidson-others/9825219/
  13. ^ http://www.citizen-times.com/story/sports/2014/06/05/roberson-highs-davidson-enjoys-draft-party/10045455/
  14. ^ "Padres take prep lefty Fried in draft", Associated Press in San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2012.
  15. ^ "Too soon to know if Padres made correct choice ", U-T San Diego
  16. ^ http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/ap-source-padres-to-acquire-of-justin-upton-from-braves/2014/12/19/6893d63c-8797-11e4-abcf-5a3d7b3b20b8_story.html
  17. ^ "McKinney's Zach Lee, Matt Lipka share big league aspiration". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Braves' top pick Matt Lipka adjusting to center field". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Ex-Braves prospect Matt Lipka working his way back through the system". The Augusta Chronicle. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  20. ^ a b "Braves add infielder Elmer Reyes, pitchers Carlos Perez and Luis Vasquez to 40-man roster | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. May 24, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Braves stick with local strategy for first pick". Mlb.mlb.com. May 24, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  22. ^ June 4, 2012, by Carroll Rogers (June 4, 2012). "Brookwood’s Sims "ecstatic" to be drafted by Braves in first round – updated". Blogs.ajc.com. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  23. ^ June 7, 2012, by Carroll Rogers (June 7, 2012). "Braves sign Sims to $1.65 million bonus | Atlanta Braves". Blogs.ajc.com. Retrieved January 13, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Bullpen work aiding Braves prospect Sims". Mlb.mlb.com. April 17, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  25. ^ "Braves prospect Sims matures quickly". Gwinnettdailypost.com. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  26. ^ "2013 Prospect Watch Atlanta Braves". Atlanta.braves.mlb.com. May 24, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013.