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Road To Atlanta Podcast: Braves Minor League Free Agents, MiLB Contraction, and Rule 5 Draft shenanigans

Eric, Matt, and Garrett discuss all the goings on in minor league baseball, focusing on the Rule 5 draft, minor league free agents, and the big proposal made by major league baseball.

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Road to Atlanta is our weekly podcast where we discuss all things minor leagues and prospects for our beloved Atlanta Braves. We have relaunched the podcast and it can be found in the same stream with the Talking Chop podcast, so if you subscribe to have easy access to R2A as well. Episodes will go live (most of the time) every Thursday evening and will cover a wide range of topics including top performances from the previous week, deep dives into specific prospects or topics, and lots of sweet guests.

We are BACK, welcome to the return of the Road To Atlanta podcast. We had to go a man down with Gaurav out this week, but our fearless host Eric Cole rallied the troops and Matt and Garrett joined him for a discussion of the minor leagues. With the recent Rule 5 draft there was plenty of things to talk about, with 40 man roster additions and a couple of minor league selections going down for the Braves. We also said goodbye to a few long time Braves prospects who may be leaving us in free agency and where they may find themselves in the coming season. The biggest news in the minor league circuit was the proposed contraction of 42 minor league teams, and we had a lengthy discussion about our concerns, minor league salaries, and the impact this could have on minor leagues players for the future. Enjoy!

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