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Braves outright David Fletcher to Gwinnett

David Fletcher’s stay on the Braves’ 40-man roster was a short one.

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It appears that David Fletcher’s stay on the Atlanta Braves’ 40-man roster was a short one. Fletcher was outrighted off the team’s 40-man roster Wednesday according to’s Mark Bowman. The Braves have yet to officially announce the move.

The Braves acquired Fletcher along with catcher Max Stassi on December 8 in exchange for minor league pitcher Tyler Thomas and first baseman Evan White. Atlanta later traded Stassi to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later or cash.

Fletcher was part of a series of moves that began after the Braves acquired Jarred Kelenic while taking on the salaries of White and Marco Gonzales. Atlanta sent Gonzales to Pittsburgh for a player to be named later.

There is a chance that Fletcher could earn his way back on the 40-man roster, but at this point, it looks like Kelenic is the last man standing from the flurry of moves.

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