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Braves minor leaguers Snyder, Lalli elect free agency

Rather than rejoin the Atlanta Braves organization, first baseman Brandon Snyder and catcher Blake Lalli are going to take their chances on the open market, as they elected free agency Tuesday. Atlanta outrighted Snyder and Lalli Saturday, Oct. 7, so they were no longer on the active 40-man roster. They could have signed deals to rejoin Triple-A Gwinnett, but each will see what other...
Via Today's Knuckleball
October 18, 2016

Braves Outright De La Cruz, Lalli, Snyder

The Braves have outrighted reliever Joel De La Cruz, catcher Blake Lalli and first baseman Brandon Snyder off their 40-man roster, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy. Each of the three can and very likely will become minor league free agents this offseason. Signed to a minor league pact this offseason, the 27-year-old De La Cruz made his big league debut with Atlanta in...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 14, 2016

Braves place A.J. Pierzynski on disabled list

A.J. Pierzynski may have played his last game as a Braves player The Atlanta Braves announced on Sunday that they have placed catcher A.J. Pierzynski on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained hamstring. The move likely means that Pierzynski has played his last game in a Braves uniform. Braves place catcher AJ Pierzynski on the 15-day disabled list (strained left hamstring...
Via Talking Chop
September 11, 2016

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Peterson is on fire, Weigel brings the heat on the mound

Another good night down on the farm both with strong performances on the mound and at the plate Gwinnett Braves 2, Toledo Mud Hens 6 Box Score Rio Ruiz, 3B: 0-3, RBI, .269/.353/.380 Blake Lalli, DH: 2-4, 2B, RBI, .222/.269/.276 Roberto Hernandez, SP: 5 IP, 10, 5 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 4.60 ERA Gwinnett could not overcome a rough outing from the newly acquired Roberto Hernandez...
Via Talking Chop
July 30, 2016

Braves Minor League Recap 6/21: Gwinnett walks off

(39-32) Indianapolis Indians 7, (32-40) Gwinnett Braves 8 Box Score Ozzie Albies, 2B: 3-5, 2R, BB Rio Ruiz, 3B: 2-6, HR(4), 2RBI Blake Lalli, C/RP: 1.0IP, 1H 0R, 1BB, 0.00 ERA Atlanta wasn’t the only team in the organization to come from behind late to steal a win. Gwinnett brought out the bats tonight scoring eight runs on 13 hits in 12 innings. They collected three homers...
Via Talking Chop
June 22, 2016

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Rain means a pretty quiet night down on the farm

Rain meant only two games were played last night, but at least both went to extras! Gwinnett Braves 8, Durham Bulls 9 - F/10 Box Score Ozzie Albies, SS: 0-5, BB, RBI, run, .223/.261/.338 Blake Lalli, C: 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 runs, .201/.239/.239 Reid Brignac, RP: 0.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB Gwinnett rallied from being down 8-3, but could not secure the victory once they had to...
Via Talking Chop
June 05, 2016

Atlanta Braves Minor League Roster Predictions

Atlanta Braves Minor League Roster Predictions The Braves haven’t formally announced the minor league rosters, but I’m going to take a guess on what the team will do and then will comment a bit on what I’d do personally. AAA Gwinnett Braves Catchers – Blake Lalli, Ryan Lavarnway, Braeden Schlehuber Infield – Reid Brignac, Daniel […] Atlanta Braves Minor League Roster...
Via Tomahawk Take
April 03, 2016

Braves option right-hander Mike Foltynewicz to Triple-A Gwinnett

According to a statement released by the team Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Mike Foltynewicz to Triple-A Gwinnett while also reassigning catchers Ryan Lavarnway and Blake Lalli to minor league camp.  While the demotion for the pair of catchers comes as no surprise, Foltynewicz was initially expected to make the Braves’ roster this spring. With the slew...
Via Today's Knuckleball
March 30, 2016

Eleven Dodgers, D-backs Minor Leaguers Suspended After Wild Brawl

A major brawl in a Triple-A game instigated by rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena against the Arizona Diamondbacks’ top minor league affiliate has resulted in the suspension of 11 players. The benches cleared twice during Arruebarrena’s at-bat for the Albuquerque Isotopes in the second inning Saturday night. The second time, Arruebarrena took exception...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brawl Breaks Out Between Minor League Teams Reno Aces vs ABQ Isotopes

The Dodgers’ and Diamondbacks’ Triple-A teams, the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces, got into a major brawl over the weekend. It started after someone took offense to being thrown at.  Isotopes infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena not happy about being thrown at. A few pitches later he struck out, then shoved Aces' Blake Lalli — Ben Ross (@BenjaminARoss) July […] The post...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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