The Braves were able to come to terms with second round pick Greyson Jenista a first baseman/outfielder out of Wichita State. The big guy is known for his raw strength which the Braves are hoping to unlock and turn into big home run totals.
Infield shifts are changing the game for the Braves this season and thanks to good positioning the Braves have the wins to show for it. Anthopolous preached all offseason that better defense was a priority and its shown so far.
Check out the pitching matchups along with a series preview of the pivotal set between the Braves and Dodgers. Los Angeles seems to be getting their feet back under them as the Braves scramble to build a lead at first place in the NL East.
Missed the news on any of the Braves 2018 Draft picks? No worries. You can check out all the players drafted in the link above as well as their likeliness to sign with Atlanta. Two players have signed so far and many more are expected to soon.
In a great show of unity against former child molester Luke Heimlich every single MLB team passed on the hard throwing pitcher from Oregon State University. Despite being a early round talent all of baseball shows that there is no room for such people in the league. Bravo to MLB for taking a stand against such things.
There are quite a few relievers out on the market right now that could be had in trade for a reasonable price including a trio from the Orioles. Will the Braves be buyers and just how much will a legitimate back end arm cost them if they wanted one?