Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 3/16/12
FOXSportsSouth.com invites you to meet the Braves as we begin a month-long look at our team, player-by-player. We'll revisit 2011 and project what 2012 might look like. Jose ConstanzaPosition: OF Height: 5-9; Weight: 150 BatThrow: LL Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Experience: Second season 2011 in review: Constanza provided a spark when he was called up to the Braves on July 29. He began his career by hitting in 12 of his first 14 big league games and Constanza hit .342 with seven steals in August. Career highlight: He drove in a run with his first career MLB hit, an eighth inning single in a 5-0 victory over the Marlins on July 29. Constanza went from first to third on another single and scored on a sac fly. Outlook: Constanza is in a battle with Luis Durango and Jordan Parraz for a backup outfield spot. He has struggled this spring, hitting .222 through his first eight games, while Durango and Parraz have started strong. You should know: Constanza spent six years in the minors before reaching the big leagues with the Braves last season. He stole 49 bases for Double-A Akron in 2009. Monday: Michael Bourn
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