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Mississippi Braves 2018 Roster Prediction

The 2018 incarnation of the MBraves will feature three of the hottest prospects in the system, Kyle Wright, Austin Riley, and Alex Jackson. With spring training kicking off, we’ll begin to look forward at what the 2018 season holds for the Braves. Though the Braves draw closer every day to completing their rebuild, the attention this season should fall heavily on the performance...
Via Talking Chop
2 days ago

Braves Are Newest Suitor For Ex-Sox Eduardo Núñez

(Getty Images)Eduardo Núñez—are you feeling lucky? You should be! Previously, the 30-year-old super utility player was drawing free-agent interest from the Red Sox, Evil Ones and Rays. Now, a new entrant has entered the sweepstakes—the Atlanta Braves. Reportedly, the Bravos would install Núñez as their regular third-baseman—at least until prospect Austin Riley is ready for the bigs...
Via FenwayNation
15 days ago

ZiPS Top 100 List is Out. You Should Be Excited.

The projections come out very strong for 8 players, and 1 was rather staggering. ESPN’s Dan Szymborski completed his top 100 ZiPS projections and the Braves landed 8 players on the list: Acuna (1), Gohara (7), Soroka(14), Riley (27), Wentz (43), Bryse (52), Kolby (58), Wright (76). Very strong second halves by a lot of these prospects really boosted their projections -led by who...
Via Talking Chop
19 days ago

Austin Riley is No. 6 on MLB Pipeline’s Top 10 third baseman

Riley’s stock is on the rise Austin Riley’s stock is on the rise and quickly emerging as one of the best third base prospects in the game. MLB Pipeline rates Riley sixth on their 2018 list of Top 10 third baseman. Toronto third base prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tops the list and is followed by Cincinnati prospect Nick Senzel. The Yankees’ Miguel Andujar, Boston’s Michael Chavis...
Via Talking Chop
January 23, 2018

Atlanta Braves news: Coaching staff changes, Austin Riley homers again

Riley continues tear in Arizona Fall League Braves News Braves officially add three new coaches to coaching staff The Braves made official the long rumored changes to its coaching staff on Friday. Former Braves shortstop and Rockies manager Walt Weiss takes over as bench coach replacing Terry Pendleton. Eric Young Sr. is the team’s new first base coach replacing Eddie Perez...
Via Talking Chop
November 11, 2017

Atlanta Braves prospect Austin Riley hits for cycle in Arizona Fall League

His power hitting abilities are the stuff of legend around the Braves minor league system, and Thursday that legend only grew. 20-year-old third base prospect Austin Riley is known for his long home runs. He isn’t, however, known as a guy who regularly speeds around the base pads for...
Via Tomahawk Take
October 26, 2017

Atlanta Braves promote third base prospect Austin Riley to the Mississippi Braves

Braves promoting Riley to Mississippi The Atlanta Braves are expected to promote 20-year-old Austin Riley from the Florida Fire Frogs to the Mississippi Braves.  I say expected because nothing official has been announced yet, but instead we’ve come over a “Honeybaked Ham” situation...
Via Tomahawk Take
July 12, 2017

Atlanta Braves Prospect Austin Riley Raking at High-A Fire Frogs

After an extremely successful run last season winning the South Atlantic League Championship at Rome, Atlanta prospect Austin Riley hasn’t missed a beat in Florida. Already an Atlanta Braves top-30 prospect (No. 12 to be exact), third baseman Austin Riley has been on fire for the Florida...
Via Tomahawk Take
May 09, 2017

Florida State League Player of the Week: 3B Austin Riley – Braves

Over the seven days spanning dates May 1-7, the Atlanta Braves Class-A Advanced affiliate the Florida Fire Frogs won five games finishing the week 5-2, while improving their record to 15-16 in the Florida State League North Division. The Fire Frogs third baseman Austin Riley, who hit 20 home runs and drove in 80 in 2016 with the Class-A Full Rome Braves, has been enjoying a great...
Via Legends On Deck
May 08, 2017

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