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.[1] 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.[2] After the season he was ranked among the top 100 prospects in baseball by Keith Law.[3] Albies was named to the All Star Futures Game in 2015.[4]

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 Adolfo Cabrera Valdez (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.[5] 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.[6] The Braves added Cabrera to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[7]

His brother, Alberto Cabrera, plays for the Detroit Tigers.[8]

Braxton Davidson[edit]

Braxton Davidson
Atlanta Braves
Outfielder
Born: (1996-06-18) June 18, 1996 (age 19)
Asheville, North Carolina
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Braxton Cain Thomas 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]

Brady Feigl[edit]

Brady Feigl
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 24)
Severn, Maryland
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Brady Matthew Feigl (born December 27, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Feigl played college baseball at Mount St. Mary's University from 2009 to 2012. He missed his junior year in 2011 due to a torn labrum.[14] A year after graduating college, Feigl signed with the Atlanta Braves as an undrafted free agent in October 2013 after he impressed a Braves scout at Mount St. Mary's Scout Day.[14][15] Feigl was signed by Braves' scout Gene Kerns.[16] He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Rome Braves and was later promoted to the Lynchburg Hillcats. In 2015, the Braves invited Feigl to spring training, where he competed for a spot on the opening day roster.[14][17] Though he spent most of spring training in minor league camp, Feigl was viewed as having a good chance of making the team, due to the release of James Russell.[16] Feigl instead began the 2015 season with the Gwinnett Braves, where he injured his elbow in his Triple–A debut against the Durham Bulls on April 10.[18] Eleven days later, Feigl underwent Tommy John surgery, performed by James Andrews.[19]

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.[20] Baseball America had him rated as the top left-hander available in the draft, high school or college.[21]

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.[22]

Yean Carlos Gil[edit]

Yean Carlos Gil
Atlanta Braves
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.[7]

Matt Lipka[edit]

Matt Lipka
Atlanta Braves
Center fielder / Shortstop
Born: (1992-04-15) April 15, 1992 (age 23)
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.[23] 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.[24]

Lipka played for the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League in 2013,[25] and the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League in 2014. He returned to Mississippi to start the 2015 season.[26]

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.[27]

On May 27, 2015, Reyes was arrested and charged with kidnapping and rape in Columbus, Ohio, as a result of an incident that occurred following a Gwinnett Braves game against the Columbus Clippers.[28]

Lucas Sims[edit]

Lucas Sims
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-05-10) May 10, 1994 (age 21)
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.[29][30] He signed with the Braves, receiving a $1.65 million signing bonus.[31]

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.[32][33] 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.[34]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Gwinnett Braves roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • 12 John Moses (hitting)
  • 11 Billy Nicholson (coach)
  • 22 Marty Reed (pitching)


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Double-A[edit]

Mississippi Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 37 Cole Brocker
  • 36 Ryne Harper
  •  8 Jason Hursh
  • 11 Tyrell Jenkins *
  • 28 Tyler Jones
  • 32 Mark Lamm
  • 40 Victor Mateo
  • 23 Jorge Reyes
  • 27 Andrew Robinson
  • 48 Francisco Rondon
  • 26 Greg Ross
  • 30 Bryton Trepagnier
  • 43 Arodys Vizcaino #

Catchers

  • 14 Matt Kennelly
  • 18 Chris O'Dowd ‡
  • 15 Steve Rodriguez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 20 Braeden Schlebuber

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Carolina Mudcats roster
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Pitchers

  • 47 Brandon Barker
  • 33 Tyler Brosius Injury icon 2.svg
  • 22 Mauricio Cabrera *
  • 49 Yean Carlos Gil
  • 20 Justin Jackson Injury icon 2.svg
  • 16 Steve Janas Injury icon 2.svg
  • 48 Matt Marksberry
  •  6 Andy Otero
  • 46 David Peterson
  • 37 Britt Robertshaw
  • 27 Lucas Sims Injury icon 2.svg
  • 40 Richie Tate
  • 39 Andrew Thurman Injury icon 2.svg
  • 28 Blair Walters
  • 15 Andrew Waszak
  • 26 Seth Webster
  • 23 Jorge Zavala

Catchers

  • 36 Jose Briceno
  • 24 Sal Giardina
  • 13 Joseph Odom

Infielders

  •  2 Johan Camargo
  • 10 Carlos Franco
  • 12 Reed Harper
  • 44 Joey Meneses
  • 25 Jacob Schrader

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

Rome Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 40 Caleb Beech
  • 19 Oriel L Caicedo
  • 45 Dustin Emmons
  • 20 Sean Furney
  • 50 Francisco Gonzalez
  • 30 Alec Grosser
  • 25 Kyle Kinman
  • 28 Felix Marte
  • 33 Max Povse
  • 46 Zach Quintana
  • 55 Carlos Salazar
  • 37 Ricardo Sanchez
  • 32 Chad Sobotka
  • -- Touki Toussaint

Catchers

  • 26 Bryan De La Rosa
  • 14 Tanner Murphy
  • 22 Wigberto Nevarez

Infielders

  •  7 Ozhaino Albies
  • 13 Jordan Edgerton
  • -- J. J. Franco Injury icon 2.svg
  • 16 Tanner Krietemeier
  •  2 Omar Obregon
  • 43 Matt Tellor

Outfielders

Manager

  • 12 Randy Ingle

Coaches


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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Danville Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 38 Trevor Belicek
  • 45 Ryan Clark
  • 34 Daniel Cordero
  • 14 Dakota Dill
  • 33 Garrett Fulenchek
  • 27 Josh Graham
  • 51 Grayson Jones
  • 40 Ryan Lawlor
  • -- Nelson Leon
  • 56 Sean McLaughlin
  • 48 Stephen Moore
  • 55 Chase Mullins
  • 30 Mitchell Osnowitz
  • 53 Evan Phillips
  • 22 Bradley Roney
  • 32 Ian Stiffler
  • 36 Patrick Weigel
  • 12 Matt Withrow

Catchers

  • 19 Carlos Castro
  • 16 Alejandro Flores
  • 23 Trey Keegan
  •  8 Carlos Martinez

Infielders

  •  1 Ray-Patrick Didder
  •  4 Luke Dykstra
  •  7 Yeudi Grullon
  • 28 Ian Hagenmiller
  • 25 Kurt Hoekstra
  • 26 Jake Lanning
  •  9 Dylan Manwaring

Outfielders

  • -- Elias Arias
  • 11 Leudys Baez
  •  5 Kelvin Estevez
  • 20 Jose Morel

Manager

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 15 Gabino Avalos
  • 54 Luis Barrios
  • 30 Felix Falcon
  • 19 Luis Gamez
  • 25 Dalton Geekie
  • 28 Jaret Hellinger
  • 40 Odalvi Javier
  • 64 Nelson Leon
  • 48 Ben Lubuda
  • 22 Jhon Martinez
  • 20 Bladimir Matos
  • 58 Dilmer Mejia
  • -- Alex Minter Injury icon 2.svg
  • 46 Fernando Miranda
  • 33 Evan Orozco
  • 36 Jose Pina
  • 23 Alan Rangel
  • 55 Alberto Rodriguez
  • 43 Kelvin Rodriguez
  • -- Reymi Ruiz ‡
  • 45 Jordany Santana
  • 39 Jhoniel Sepulveda
  • 49 Lucas Sims
  • -- Jacob Webb Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  • 60 Lucas Herbert
  • 57 Jonathan Morales
  • 52 Ruben Perez
  • -- Kevin Reiher Injury icon 2.svg
  • 62 Collin Yelich

Infielders

  •  5 Ronny Guillermo
  •  7 Kevin Josephina
  • 17 Robert Nesovic
  • 32 Austin Riley
  •  2 Alejandro Salazar
  • 13 Juan Yepez

Outfielders

  • 24 Ronald Acuna
  • 12 Jeyson Cabrera
  • 59 Justin Ellison
  • 26 Bradley Keller
  •  8 Isranel Wilson

Manager

Coaches

  • 16 Rick Albert (hitting)
  • 27 Mike Alvarez (pitching)


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

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]

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