|Braves Prospect Traded for Jarred Kelenic Reportedly Has Second Tommy John Surgery. Braves Prospect Traded for Jarred Kelenic Reportedly Has Second Tommy John Surgery The Atlanta Braves sent a prospect to the Mariners to get Kelenic, and that prospect's not going to pitch in 2024 Author: Lindsay Crosby Publish date: Feb 16, 2024 1:58 PM EST The Atlanta Braves were busy this offseason on the trade front, making a flurry of deals that ended with Atlanta adding several starters, like outfielder Jarred Kelenic and pitcher Chris Sale, as well as relievers Aaron Bummer and Ray Kerr. And it turns out that one of those deals might be even better than we initially thought it would be. Prospect pitcher Cole Phillips , a 2nd-round pick by Atlanta in the 2022 MLB Draft that was moved to
|Braves Exec Explains Reason for 'Weak' Bench on Major League Roster. Braves Exec Explains Reason for 'Weak' Bench on Major League Roster The Atlanta Braves just don't have a lot of playing time to give out to their role players Author: Lindsay Crosby Publish date: Feb 16, 2024 9:57 AM EST The Atlanta Braves have had a roster that's seemingly set for a while now. Trading for Jarred Kelenic and installing him as the everyday leftfielder, as well as acquiring Chris Sale to fortify the middle of the rotation, means that Atlanta knows all nine starters in the lineup and four of their five starting pitchers before we play a single game in spring training. But those last few spots on the bench are still up in the air, and president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos
|Braves Have Pressing Questions to Answer in Grapefruit League Action. Braves Have Pressing Questions to Answer in Grapefruit League Action The Atlanta Braves have quite a few unknowns with this roster as we prepare for spring training Author: Lindsay Crosby Publish date: Feb 12, 2024 11:16 AM EST The Atlanta Braves , despite relatively little change from last year, aren't a finished product just yet. The core of the roster is intact - Atlanta's returning eight of their nine starters from an offense that was one of the best in recent MLB history last season, as well as four of their top starting pitchers last season. The Braves have also added several pieces via trade, most notably leftfielder Jarred Kelenic from the Seattle Mariners and pitcher Chris
|Did The Atlanta Braves Really Have a 'C' Offseason? The Athletic Thinks So. Did The Atlanta Braves Really Have a 'C' Offseason? The Athletic Thinks So The Atlanta Braves made the roster significantly better, but that wasn't good enough for The Athletic Author: Lindsay Crosby Publish date: Feb 8, 2024 10:12 AM EST The Atlanta Braves , objectively, had one of the best offseasons that you could reasonably expect. Despite winning over 100 games last season with one of the most dominant offenses in baseball history, president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos didn't just rest on his laurels and "run it back" with the same roster. He traded for Jarred Kelenic from the Seattle Mariners to be his everyday left fielder for the next five seasons, replacing the now departed
|Rowland-Smith: What's been 'awesome' about Mariners' offseason. It's been a very eventful offseason for the Seattle Mariners. Salk: Did the Seattle Mariners 'find a way' to get better this offseason? The Mariners later made two trades aimed at shedding salary from the payroll, sending Eugenio Suárez to Arizona and attaching Jarred Kelenic to the contracts of Marco Gonzales and Evan White in a deal with Atlanta. Since Christmas Eve, the Mariners have been busy adding to the MLB roster, and it can be argued that they're in better shape now than they were at this time last year, especially as it pertains to the lineup.