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 – No. 87
Shortstop
Born: (1997-01-07) January 7, 1997 (age 19)
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] and is currently rated as the 30th overall prospect in baseball by MLB.com. [4] Albies started 2015 with the Rome Braves.[5] In July, he was named to the All Star Futures Game.[6][7] Albies went 1-2 in the game, which the Word Team lost to the U.S. 10-1.[8] He fractured his right thumb during the first week of August and missed the remainder of the season.[9]

Zachary Bird[edit]

Zachary Bird
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-14) July 14, 1994 (age 21)
Jackson, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Zachary Alston Bird (born July 14, 1994) is professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Bird was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 9th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi. He began his career with the Arizona League Dodgers in 2012 and then split 2013 between the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League and the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League. He was 4–9 with a 5.38 ERA in 28 appearances (20 starts) between the two levels. In 2014 he spent the entire season with the Loons and was 6–17 with a 4.25 ERA in 26 games (24 starts). Bird began 2015 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League, where he was 5–7 with a 4.75 ERA in 19 games (17 starts).

On July 30, 2015, in a three-team trade, the Atlanta Braves acquired Bird, Héctor Olivera, Paco Rodriguez and a competitive balance draft pick for the 2016 MLB Draft, while the Dodgers acquired Mat Latos, Michael Morse, Bronson Arroyo, Alex Wood, Jim Johnson, Luis Avilán, and José Peraza, and the Miami Marlins acquired minor league pitchers Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham, and Kevin Guzman.[10] Bird was assigned to the AA Mississippi Braves.

Mauricio Cabrera[edit]

Mauricio Cabrera
Atlanta Braves – No. 66
Pitcher
Born: (1993-09-22) September 22, 1993 (age 22)
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.[11] 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.[12] The Braves added Cabrera to the team's 40-man roster on November 19, 2014.[13] Cabrarera split the 2015 season between the Carolina Mudcats and Mississippi Braves . In September 2015, it was announced that he would participate in the Arizona Fall League along with several other Braves prospects. His brother, Alberto Cabrera, plays in the Detroit Tigers organization. .[14]

Braxton Davidson[edit]

Braxton Davidson
Atlanta Braves – No. 89
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.[15] He attended T. C. Roberson High School in Asheville, North Carolina.[16][17][18][19]

Joel De La Cruz[edit]

Joel De La Cruz
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 26)
Bajos de Haina, San Cristóbal Province
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Joel De La Cruz (born June 9, 1989) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher with the Atlanta Braves organization.

De La Cruz began the 2015 season with the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League. The Yankees promoted him to the major leagues on April 13, 2015 to replace Kyle Davies.[20] The Yankees outrighted him off of the 40-man roster on April 18.[21] De La Cruz became a minor league free agent after the 2015 season, and signed with the Braves.[22]

Chris Ellis[edit]

Chris Ellis
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1992-09-22) September 22, 1992 (age 23)
Birmingham, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher J. Ellis (born September 22, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Ellis was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 50th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.[23] He did not sign with the Dodgers and attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) to play college baseball.

Ellis was then drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third round of the 2014 MLB Draft.[24][25] He signed and made his professional debut with the Orem Owlz. Ellis started 2015 with the Class A – Advanced Inland Empire 66ers and was later promoted to the Double-A Arkansas Travelers.[26][27]

On November 12, 2015, the Angels traded Ellis, Sean Newcomb, Erick Aybar and cash to the Atlanta Braves for Andrelton Simmons and Jose Briceno.[28]

Brady Feigl[edit]

Brady Feigl
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 25)
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.[29] 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.[29][30] Feigl was signed by Braves' scout Gene Kerns.[31] 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.[29][32] 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.[31] 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.[33] Eleven days later, Feigl underwent Tommy John surgery, performed by James Andrews.[34]

Max Fried[edit]

Max Fried
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-01-18) January 18, 1994 (age 22)
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.[35] Baseball America had him rated as the top left-hander available in the draft, high school or college.[36] Though Fried had committed to the UCLA Bruins baseball team,[37] he chose instead to sign with the Padres for $3 million.[38] Fried made his professional debut for the Arizona League Padres later that year, and was promoted to the Class A Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2013. At the end of the year, Fried was ranked the 43rd-best prospect in the minors by MLBPipeline.[39] He was injured for much of 2014, and did not make his season debut until July. The next month, on August 20, 2014, Fried underwent Tommy John surgery, and missed the remainder of the 2014 season.[39]

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.[40] Fried missed the entire 2015 season to recover from Tommy John surgery.[39]

John Gant[edit]

John Gant
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1992-08-06) August 6, 1992 (age 23)
Savannah, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

John Gant (born August 6, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization.

Gant was drafted by the New York Mets in the 21st round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Gant had previously committed to play for Long Island University.[41] He signed with the Mets and made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Mets. Gant spent 2012 with the Kingsport Mets and pitched one game for the Savannah Sand Gnats. He played 2013 with the Brooklyn Cyclones and 2014 back with Savannah.[42][43] Gant started 2015 with the Double-A Binghamton Mets.

On July 24, the Mets traded Gant and Rob Whalen to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.[44] He was assigned to their Double A affiliate, the Mississippi Braves. The Braves added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[45]

Yean Carlos Gil[edit]

Yean Carlos Gil
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-10) December 10, 1990 (age 25)
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.[13]

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.[46] 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.[47]

Lipka played for the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League in 2013,[48] and the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League in 2014. He returned to Mississippi to start the 2015 season.[49]

Austin Riley[edit]

Austin Riley
Atlanta Braves
Third baseman
Born: (1997-04-02) April 2, 1997 (age 18)
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.[50][51] He signed with the Braves and made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Braves. 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.[52]

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.[53][54] He signed with the Braves, receiving a $1.65 million signing bonus.[55]

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.[56][57] He finished the season 12-4 with a 2.62 ERA and 134 strikeouts in 116 23 innings.

In 2013, Sims was considered the Braves best prospect according to MLB.com.[58] He had fallen to third on the same list by the start of the 2015 season,[59] and was placed seventh on the year-end list.[60] The Braves sent Sims to the Arizona Fall League in 2015. He opened the AFL season for the Peoria Javelinas,[61] and also started the Fall Stars Game.[62]

Mike Soroka[edit]

Mike Soroka
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1997-08-04) August 4, 1997 (age 18)
Calgary, Alberta
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mike Soroka (born August 4, 1997) is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization. The Braves drafted him 28th overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.

Soroka attended Bishop Carroll High School in Calgary, Alberta.[63] He pitched for the junior national team, coached by Chris Reitsma.[64] Prior to the 2015 draft, he was ranked 88th by Baseball America's annual rankings of prospects.[65]

Dian Toscano[edit]

Dian Toscano
Atlanta Braves
Outfielder
Born: (1989-03-09) March 9, 1989 (age 26)
Villa Clara, Cuba

Dian Toscano Carrera is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder in the Atlanta Braves organization. Prior to joining the Braves, Toscano played in the Cuban National Series for the Naranjas de Villa Clara from 2008 to 2012.

He agreed to terms for a major league contract with the Atlanta Braves on December 8, 2014[66][67] and officially signed the deal on January 28, 2015.[68] The deal paid Toscano $6 million over four years and includes a $1.2 million signing bonus.[69]

Toscano did not arrive in the United States until April 2015.[70][71] Due to visa problems that were not solved until July, he did not play in games at any level during the season and was limited to workouts at the Braves spring training facility, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.[72]

Rob Whalen[edit]

Rob Whalen
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1994-01-31) January 31, 1994 (age 22)
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Robert D. Whalen (born January 31, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves organization.

Whalen's parents are from Queens, New York City, and moved to the Poconos to raise their children. After Whalen's older sisters graduated from high school, the Whalens moved to Florida, where Whalen would have a better opportunity to pursue a career in baseball.[73] He graduated from Haines City High School in Haines City, Florida. The New York Mets selected Whalen in the 12th round of the 2012 MLB Draft.[74] Whalen had committed to Florida Atlantic University.[75]

After pitching for the Savannah Sand Gnats of the Class A South Atlantic League during the 2014 season, Whalen pitched in the Arizona Fall League, where he worked on the development of his changeup. The Mets assigned him to the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League to begin the 2015 season.[73] On July 24, the Mets traded Whalen and John Gant to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.[44] The Braves assigned Whalen to their A Advanced affiliate, the Carolina Mudcats.

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Gwinnett Braves roster
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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

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Carolina Mudcats roster
Players Coaches/Other

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

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Class A[edit]

Rome Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

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
  • -- Luis Valenzuela

Outfielders

Manager

  • 12 Randy Ingle

Coaches


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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Danville Braves roster
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Pitchers

  • 38 Trevor Belicek
  • 45 Ryan Clark
  • 34 Daniel Cordero
  • 14 Dakota Dill
  • 27 Josh Graham
  • 51 Grayson Jones
  • 40 Ryan Lawlor
  • -- Nelson Leon
  • 56 Sean McLaughlin
  • 48 Stephen Moore
  • 55 Chase Mullins
  • -- Michael O'Neal
  • 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

  • 49 Iván Cruz (hitting)
  • -- Gabe Luckert (pitching)


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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 Libuda
  • 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

  • -- Nestor Perez

Coaches

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


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

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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