Atlanta Braves released right-handed relief pitcher Armando Rivero

Braves release RHP Rivero In hopes of building their 2017 bullpen, the Atlanta Braves selected Cuban-born right-handed pitcher Armando Rivero from the Chicago Cubs with the fifth selection in the 2017 Rule 5 Draft. Rivero has been known to have an electric fastball and was a top prospect...
Via Tomahawk Take
November 07, 2017

Braves Outright Ian Krol, Armando Rivero

The Braves announced earlier this week that left-hander Ian Krol and right-hander Armando Rivero were outrighted off their 40-man roster.  Both pitchers have been assigned to Triple-A Gwinnett. Krol posted a strong 3.18 ERA over 51 relief innings for the Braves in 2016, with an 0.7 HR/9 rate that seemed to indicate he had corrected his past issues in keeping the ball in the park...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 22, 2017

Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on RHP Armando Rivero

The Atlanta Braves drafted Armando Rivero in the Rule 5 draft from the Chicago Cubs system. What chance does he have to make the roster? Who Is He? The Atlanta Braves have utilized the Rule 5 draft to attempt to strengthen their bullpen in seasons past. While last year’s selection...
Via Tomahawk Take
January 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves Select Armando Rivero in Rule 5 Draft

The Rule 5 Draft is underway this morning, and the Braves have made an interesting selection that could bolster their bullpen for 2017. With the fifth selection in the 2017 Rule 4 Draft, the Atlanta Braves have snatched Cuban-born RH Relief Pitcher Armando Rivero from the Chicago Cubs...
Via Tomahawk Take
December 08, 2016

Atlanta Braves News: Morning Chop, Pick Armando Rivero In Rule 5 Draft, Tyson Ross Interest?

ESPN Braves, Rangers interested in Tyson Ross? Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: Go to Texas, go to Texas, go to Texas, go anywhere other than Atlanta.  This would not be a good signing for the Braves.  Price range is way to high for the caliber of a pitcher Ross is.  The 29-year-old had...
Via Tomahawk Take
December 08, 2016

Could Armando Rivero Be An Option for Cubs?

With Hector Rondon resting what we’re told is triceps soreness and Pedro Strop out for at least the immediate future with a knee injury suffered in Wednesday night’s win, the Cubs are in need of some bullpen help. Justin Grimm is the easy choice to fill the roster spot, assuming a DL stint is required, and Carl Edwards Jr. has been absolutely nails this season. Both figure to get...
Via Cubs Insider
August 11, 2016

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