Category Archives: Atlanta Braves

Scouting Report: JR Graham (RHP)

BLUF: Fast riser with excellent sinking fastball, quality slider and a number three projection. The Player: JR Graham (RHP, Atlanta Braves) – Graham was a fourth round pick of the Braves in 2011 out of Santa Clara University. After an … Continue reading

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2013 Atlanta Braves Top 15 Prospects

With the graduation of three top ten prospects (Delgado, Pastornicky and Simmons) from last year’s list, the Braves list has thinned out a considerable amount. It is propped up by several raw, high ceiling players that are still proving themselves … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Braves 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Atlanta Braves 2012 Top 15 Prospects (11/30/11) The Braves didn’t have a deep system last year (and they don’t this year) but the top of the list had some intriguing players. Despite being admonished by more than one scout for … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Edward Salcedo (3B)

BLUF: Toolsy, raw player with the makings – glove, arm and pop – of a solid everyday third baseman. The Player: Edward Salcedo (3B, Atlanta Braves) – After sitting out two years for an age/identity investigation by MLB, the Braves … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Julio Teheran (RHP)

BLUF: Expectations have to change and he looks more like a number three starter with a tantalizing FB-CH combination. The Player: Julio Teheran (RHP, Atlanta Braves) – Signed for a large bonus out of Colombia in 2007, making his debut … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: The Cubs Get Busy

The home stretch has arrived for the 2012 trade deadline. As if the Chicago Cubs weren’t busy enough trying to move Ryan Dempster, Alfonso Soriano and possibly Matt Garza, they managed to flip Geovany Soto, Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League East

As I kick off my roundup of the 2012 MLB Draft, I’m going to take a quick tour through the National League East. My plan is to briefly go team-by-team to highlight picks that stand out to me, trends of … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: National League East

The National League East is poised to become a very interesting division in the coming years. With the Philadelphia Phillies aging, a window is opening for teams like the Braves, Marlins and Nationals to make a run and overtake the … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Arodys Vizcaino (RHP)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Electric FB-CB combination that may profile best in a late inning relief role. The Player: Arodys Vizcaino (RHP, Atlanta Braves) – Vizcaino was signed by the Yankees out of the Dominican Republic in 2007 before … Continue reading

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2012 Atlanta Braves Top 15 Prospects

The Atlanta Braves boast a system loaded with young, extremely talented pitching that could form the foundation for their next extended run of contending play in the NL East. Even with a pitcher like Mike Minor already graduated from prospect … Continue reading

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