Atlanta Braves minor league players

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

Prospects[edit]

Braxton Davidson[edit]

Braxton Davidson
Atlanta Braves
Outfielder
Born: (1996-06-18) June 18, 1996 (age 21)
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.[1] He attended T. C. Roberson High School in Asheville, North Carolina.[2][3][4][5] Davidson spent the 2015 season with the Class A Rome Braves, where he hit ten home runs in 125 games, with a .242 batting average, a .381 on base percentage, and a .374 slugging percentage.[6] After spending time in major league spring training, Davidson was assigned to the Carolina Mudcats to start 2016.[7] He spent the whole 2016 season with the Mudcats, where he posted a .224 batting average with 10 home runs and 63 RBIs in 128 games.[8]

Travis Demeritte[edit]

Travis Demeritte
Atlanta Braves
Second baseman
Born: (1994-09-30) September 30, 1994 (age 22)
New York City, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Travis Timothy Demeritte (born September 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the Atlanta Braves organization. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft.[9][10] Demeritte began his professional career with the Arizona League Rangers.[11] The next year, he was promoted to the Hickory Crawdads and began playing second base regularly, having moved from his natural position as shortstop.[12][13] In 2015, Demeritte returned to Hickory. That June, he tested positive for Furosemide, and was suspended for eighty games.[14] While serving the suspension, Demeritte played in the Dominican Republic and for the Adelaide Bite of the Australian Baseball League.[15] Upon his return to Minor League Baseball, Demeritte was demoted to the Spokane Indians, where he finished the season.[11] The next season, Demeritte was assigned to the High Desert Mavericks.[16][17] In a June 2016 game, against the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, Demeritte was hit by a pitch, an action which caused a bench-clearing brawl.[18] The next month, he appeared in the All-Star Futures Game.[11]

On July 27, 2016, the Rangers traded Demeritte to the Braves for Lucas Harrell and Darío Álvarez.[19][20] He was assigned to the Carolina Mudcats.[21]

Caleb Dirks[edit]

Caleb Dirks
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1993-06-09) June 9, 1993 (age 24)
Arcadia, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Caleb Timothy Dirks (born June 9, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves organization.

Dirks attended Woodcrest Christian High School and California Baptist University in Riverside, California. He was selected in the 15th round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Atlanta Braves.[22] In 2015, the Braves traded Dirks and Jordan Paroubeck to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for an international signing bonus slot worth $249,000.[23] In 2016, the Dodgers traded Dirks and Philip Pfeifer to the Braves for Bud Norris, Dian Toscano, a player to be named later (Alec Grosser), and cash.[24][25]

David Freitas[edit]

David Freitas
Atlanta Braves – No. 72
Catcher
Born: (1989-03-18) March 18, 1989 (age 28)
Wilton, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

David Freitas (born March 18, 1989) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Freitas was born in Wilton, California. He attended Elk Grove High School and then Cosumnes River College, where he played college baseball for two years, earning All-American honors. He then transferred to the University of Hawaii, where he continued his college baseball career with the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.[26]

The Washington Nationals selected Freitas in the 15th round of the 2010 MLB Draft. Playing for the Hagerstown Suns of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2011, he started in the all-star game.[27] In 2012, they traded Freitas to the Athletics for Kurt Suzuki.[28]

Freitas was traded to the Baltimore Orioles on December 12, 2013 as the player to be named later in the Jim Johnson trade.[29][30] After the 2015 season, the Cubs selected Freitas in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 draft.[31]

In November 2016, Freitas signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves.[32]

Freitas grew up a fan of the Athletics.[33]

Luiz Gohara[edit]

Luiz Gohara
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1996-07-31) July 31, 1996 (age 21)
Tupã, São Paulo, Brazil
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Luiz Henrique Gohara (born July 31, 1996) is a pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Gohara signed with the Seattle Mariners as an international free agent on August 14, 2012.[34][35] He was originally on Brazil's roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic,[36] however he left the team before the competition started.[37] He made his professional debut that season for the Pulaski Mariners. In 2014, he pitched for the Arizona League Mariners and Everett AquaSox.[38]

On January 11, 2017, Gohara was traded to the Atlanta Braves, along with Thomas Burrows, in exchange for Mallex Smith and Shae Simmons.[39] He was promoted twice during the 2017 season, joining the Mississippi Braves on May 10, and the Gwinnett Braves in July.[40]

Michael Mader[edit]

Michael Mader
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-02-18) February 18, 1994 (age 23)
Marianna, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Michael Christopher Mader (born February 18, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves organization.

Mader attended Marianna High School in Marianna, Florida, and Chipola College. At Chipola, Mader was named the Panhandle Conference Pitcher of the Year as a freshman.[41]

The Miami Marlins selected Mader in the third round, with the 105th overall selection, of the 2014 MLB draft.[42] After signing with the Marlins, Mader played for the Batavia Muckdogs of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, and was named a midseason all-star.[41] Mader played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2015,[43] and began the 2016 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.[44][45]

On August 6, 2016, the Marlins traded Mader and Anfernee Seymour to the Atlanta Braves for Hunter Cervenka.[46] The Braves assigned Mader to the Double A Southern League Mississippi Braves.[47] Mader finished 2016 with a 7-9 record and a 3.25 ERA.[48]

Kevin Maitán[edit]

Kevin Maitán
Atlanta Braves
Shortstop
Born: (2000-02-12) February 12, 2000 (age 17)
Carabobo, Venezuela
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Kevin Francisco Maitán (born February 12, 2000) is a Venezuelan professional baseball shortstop in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Maitán was considered the top international prospect for the 2016 class.[49][50] Though a natural shortstop, Maitán has most often been projected as a third baseman in professional baseball.[51][52] He has been called the best international free agent since Miguel Sanó in 2009 and has been compared to Miguel Cabrera and Chipper Jones.[53] He signed with the Atlanta Braves on July 2.[54][55] Maitán arrived in the United States in September to begin his professional career at the instructional league.[56] He made his debut with the GCL Braves on July 3, 2017.[57]

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A. J. Minter[edit]

A. J. Minter
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1993-09-02) September 2, 1993 (age 23)
Tyler, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Alex Jordan Minter (born September 2, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Minter attended Brook Hill School in Bullard, Texas and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 38th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. He did not sign and attended Texas A&M University, where he played college baseball. After spending his first two years pitching out of the bullpen, Minter was converted into a starting pitcher his junior year.[58] Early in his junior season he suffered an injury which required Tommy John surgery, ending his season.[59]

Minter was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[60][61] He made his professional debut in 2016 for the Rome Braves. He spent two stints with the Carolina Mudcats and was promoted to Mississippi Braves in July, where he finished the season.[62][63][64] Minter finished 2016 with a 1.30 ERA in 34 23 innings.[65]

Philip Pfeifer[edit]

Philip Pfeifer
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 25)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Philip James Pfeifer (born July 15, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves organization. He previously played college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores of Vanderbilt University.

Pfeifer graduated from Farragut High School in Farragut, Tennessee. He played for the school's baseball team, and set a state record by recording 46 wins.[66] He enrolled at Vanderbilt University to play college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team.[67] Pfeifer was suspended for the 2014 season due to substance abuse issues, but returned to the team in 2015.[68] The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Pfeifer in the third round, with the 101st overall selection, of the 2015 MLB Draft.[69][70] The Dodgers signed Pfeifer.[71]

In 2016, the Dodgers traded Pfeifer and Caleb Dirks to the Atlanta Braves for Bud Norris, Dian Toscano, a player to be named later (Alec Grosser), and cash.[72]

Austin Riley[edit]

Austin Riley
Atlanta Braves
Third baseman
Born: (1997-04-02) April 2, 1997 (age 20)
Memphis, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Michael Austin Riley (born April 2, 1997) is an American professional baseball third baseman in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Riley was drafted by the Atlanta Braves with the 41st overall pick in 2015 Major League Baseball Draft out of DeSoto Central High School in Southaven, Mississippi.[73][74] Though he was committed to Mississippi State Bulldogs baseball team,[75][76] Riley chose to sign with the Braves for $1.6 million.[77] Riley made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Braves that season. After 30 games, he was promoted to the Danville Braves. Overall in 60 games he batted .304/.389/.544 with 12 home runs over 217 at-bats.[78][79]

Anfernee Seymour[edit]

Anfernee Seymour
Atlanta Braves
Shortstop
Born: (1995-06-24) June 24, 1995 (age 22)
Nassau, Bahamas
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Anfernee J'Nero Seymour (born June 24, 1995) is a Bahamian professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves organization.

Seymour attended American Heritage High School in Plantation, Florida. The Miami Marlins selected Seymour in the seventh round, with the 197th overall selection, of the 2014 MLB draft.[80]

In 2015, Seymour played for the Batavia Muckdogs of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League.[81] Seymour began the 2016 season with the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League.[82][83]

On August 6, 2016, the Marlins traded Seymour and Michael Mader to the Atlanta Braves for Hunter Cervenka.[84] Seymour finished 2016 with the Rome Braves and finished the 2016 season batting .257 with 43 stolen bases.[85]

Devan Watts[edit]

Devan Watts
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1995-04-21) April 21, 1995 (age 22)
Mooresville, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Devan Scott Watts (born April 21, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Watts attended Mooresville High School in Mooresville, North Carolina and played college baseball at Tusculum College. He did not start pitching until his senior year of high school.[86] Watts was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 17th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[87]

Watts made his professional debut with the Danville Braves and was promoted to the Rome Braves. He started 2017 with the Florida Fire Frogs and was promoted to the Mississippi Braves during the season.[88][89]

Patrick Weigel[edit]

Patrick Weigel
Atlanta Braves – No. 79
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-08) July 8, 1994 (age 23)
Thousand Oaks, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Patrick Charles Weigel (born July 8, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Weigel attended St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, California. He played college baseball at Pacific University for one year before transferring to Oxnard College. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 22nd round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and transferred to the University of Houston.[90] After one year at Houston he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the seventh round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[91]

Weigel made his professional debut with the Danville Braves.[92] He started 2016 with the Rome Braves and was promoted to the Mississippi Braves in August.[93] He ended the 2016 season with an 11-6 record and a 2.47 ERA.[94] Weigel started the 2017 season with Mississippi and was promoted to the Gwinnett Braves in May. The next month, he underwent Tommy John surgery and missed the remainder of the season.[95]

Bryse Wilson[edit]

Bryse Wilson
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1997-12-20) December 20, 1997 (age 19)
Durham, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Bryse Everett Wilson (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Wilson attended Orange High School in Hillsborough, North Carolina and played both baseball and football.[96] As a senior, he was named The News & Observer's high school athlete of the year.[97] Wilson was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the fourth round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[98]

Wilson made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Braves. He started 2017 with the Rome Braves and was selected to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game.[99]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Gwinnett Braves roster
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Double-A[edit]

Mississippi Braves roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 15 Sal Giardina
  • 28 Jonathan Morales
  • 27 Joe Odom Injury icon 2.svg
  • 22 Kade Scivique

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 14 Keith Curcio
  • 12 Stephen Gaylor
  • 19 Jared James
  •  5 Connor Lien
  • 33 Joey Meneses
  •  2 Tyler Neslony


Manager

Coaches

  • 49 Iván Cruz (hitting)
  • 43 Derrick Lewis (pitching)


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Florida Fire Frogs roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 12 Oriel L. Caicedo
  • 37 Corbin Clouse
  • 38 Enderson Franco
  • 18 Josh Graham
  • 33 Drew Harrington Injury icon 2.svg
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  • 45 Adam McCreery
  • 17 Sean McLaughlin
  • 23 Junior Rincon
  • 19 Joe Rogers
  • 36 Ricardo Sanchez
  • 43 Andrés Santiago
  • 22 Chad Sobotka
  • 20 Touki Toussaint
  • 33 Brandon S. White

Catchers

  •  4 Brett Cumberland
  • 25 Alex Jackson
  • 39 Tanner Murphy
  • 22 Wigberto Nevarez Injury icon 2.svg

Infielders

  • 30 Carlos Castro
  •  8 Andrew Daniel
  • 15 Alay Lago
  •  7 Alejandro Salazar

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Class A[edit]

Rome Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 19 Ian Anderson
  • 40 Thomas Burrows
  • 37 Matt Custred
  •  8 Tucker Davidson
  • -- Luis Gamez Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Dalton Geekie Injury icon 2.svg
  • 43 Jon Kennedy
  • 18 Ryan Lawlor Injury icon 2.svg
  • 46 Taylor Lewis
  • 45 Bladimir Matos
  • 28 Kevin Matthews
  • -- Luis Mora Injury icon 2.svg
  • 26 Alan Rangel
  • 34 Ryan Schlosser
  • 30 Jeremy Walker
  • 22 Joey Wentz
  • 52 Bryse Wilson

Catchers

  • 27 Alan Crowley
  •  7 Lucas Herbert
  •  4 Carlos Martinez

Infielders

  • 48 Austin Bush
  • 16 Kurt Hoekstra
  • 24 Kevin Josephina
  •  2 Marcus Mooney
  •  9 Jordan Rodgers

Outfielders

  • 23 Anthony Concepcion
  • 25 Cristian Pache
  • 11 Randy Ventura
  • 20 Isranel Wilson


Manager

  • 12 Randy Ingle

Coaches


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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Danville Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 25 Jacob Belinda
  • 51 Walter Borkovich
  • 30 John Curtis
  • 37 Jasseel de la Cruz
  • 15 Cutter Dyals
  •  9 Jaret Hellinger
  • 36 Jesús Heredia
  • 23 Landon Hughes
  • 18 Taylor Hyssong
  • 40 Odalvi Javier
  • 48 Connor Johnstone
  • 32 Dilmer Mejía
  • -- Stephen Moore ∞
  • 19 Kyle Muller
  • 52 Raymar Navarro
  • 45 Zach Rice
  • 43 Kelvin Rodriguez
  • 14 Connor Simmons
  • 34 Keith Weisenberg
  • 28 Bruce Zimmerman

Catchers

  • 24 William Contreras
  • 38 Drew Lugbauer
  • 49 Hagen Owenby

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 27 Leudys Baez
  • 13 Bradley Keller
  • 22 Raysheandall Michel
  • 18 Garrison Schwartz
  • 11 Justin Smith
  • 12 Drew Waters


Manager

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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 52 Tanner Allison
  • 27 Troy Bacon
  • 26 Zach Becherer
  • 45 Josh Collmenter #
  • 65 Juan Contreras
  • 39 Hayden Deal
  • 11 Yefri Del Rosario
  • 18 Alger Hodgson
  • 49 Miguel Jerez
  • 23 Connor Johnstone
  • 93 Deyvis Julian
  • 54 Jackson Lourie
  • 68 Gabriel Noguera
  • -- Reymi Ruiz ‡
  • 38 Jhoniel Sepulveda
  • 24 Gilbert Suarez
  • 67 Freddy Tarnok
  • 46 Ramon Taveras
  • 36 Albinson Volquez
  • 97 Guillermo Zuniga

Catchers

  •  4 Abraham Gutierrez
  • 91 Justin Morhardt
  • 14 Ricardo Rodriguez
  • 15 Zack Soria

Infielders

  • 30 Alex Aquino
  • 79 Jeremy Fernandez
  • 48 Juan Morales
  •  9 Luis Ovando
  •  2 Yenci Pena
  • 28 Yunior Severino
  • 13 Livan Soto
  • 20 Braulio Vasquez
  • 19 Nicholas Vizcaino

Outfielders

  • 64 Carlos Baerga
  •  1 José Bermudez
  • 68 Adam Groesbeck (Military leave)
  • 53 Yoeli Lopez


Manager

  •  5 Barrett Kleinknecht

Coaches

  • 12 Rick Albert (hitting)
  • 32 Dustin Evans (pitching)
  •  7 Ralph Henriquez

60-day disabled list

  • 56 Jackson Pokorney

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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Braves roster
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  • -- Erick Abreu ‡
  • 38 Carlos Caminero
  • 40 Madinson Colon
  •  8 Juan Contreras
  • 37 Luis De Jesus
  • 19 Yefri Del Rosario
  • 27 Jhonny Diaz
  • 10 Servando Hernandez
  • 26 Alger Hodgson
  • 30 Ciriaco Javier
  • 20 Miguel Jerez
  • 46 Deyvis Julian
  • 32 Carlos Lopez
  • 45 Jose Montilla
  • 42 Gabriel Noguero
  • 18 Miguel Pena
  • 47 Walner Polanco
  • 34 Kelvin Rodriguez
  • 43 Filyer Sanchez
  • 22 Lisandro Santos
  • 25 Willians Vasquez
  • 36 Albinson Volquez

Catchers

  • 17 Andres Adrianza
  •  4 Carlos Centeno
  • 31 Victor De Hoyos
  • 14 Enmanuel Guitian

Infielders

  •  1 Reilys Blanco
  • 23 Eudis Lora
  • 13 Juan Morales
  •  7 Luidemid Rojas
  •  5 Danyer Salazar

Outfielders

  • 21 Yoeli Lopez
  • 16 Juan Carlos Negret
  • 11 Charles Reyes
  •  9 Antonio Sucre


Manager

  • 12 Francisco Santiesteban

Coaches

  • 35 Guadalupe Jabalera (Hitting)
  • 58 Jose Rodriguez (Pitching)


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