JOSE CONSTANZA RUMORS

Braves recall OF Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett

The Atlanta Braves have recalled outfielder Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett. Constanza was needed after catcher-outfielder Evan Gattis was optioned to Gwinnett following Friday night's 2-1 win over Miami. The Braves plan to recall Gattis after Gwinnett's season ends on Monday. The Braves want Gattis to see regular playing time for three games with Gwinnett. Gattis...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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Costanza shown on baseball video board

A great moment of “Seinology” occurred during a recent minor league baseball game, once again proving that more often than not, the world is such a place and a legendary show was so profound that a diligent effort isn’t even required to make “Seinfeld” references. During a recent game between the Toledo Mud Hens, the […]The post Ballplayer has same last name, so George...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Depleted Braves recall OF Jose Constanza

The Braves, scrambling after injuries to three starting outfielders in two days, have recalled outfielder Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett. Constanza is starting in left field and batting leadoff in Saturday's game against the Reds. Jason Heyward left Thursday night's game with a strained right hamstring. On Friday night, B.J. Upton (right adductor muscle strain) and...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves Call Up Jose Constanza Option Alex Wood

The Atlanta Braves have called up outfielder Jose Costanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.  Constanza started in left field Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds. In 68 games with Gwinnett this season , Constanza batted .263 (68-for-259) with 13 RBI and 18 stolen bases.  Constanza has been hot lately, he has an eight-game hitting streak going at Gwinnett. Constanza has a .281 lifetime major...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Constanza Win the Left Field Job?

Could Jose Constanza win the left field job this spring? Bloggers, pundits and sportswriters are continually speculating who will be the Braves left fielder, and/or bat lead-off, in 2013.  Many are predicting that GM Frank Wren will make a trade to bring in a warm body. The more time that goes by without any movement leads me to believe that the Braves may look within.  As Dorothy...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves' outfield battle comes down to three

Jose Constanza helped energize the Braves last August with his ability to reach base and his speed. His performance appeared to give him a head start on making the team in 2012. But Constanza has struggled this spring, leaving room for two other backup outfielders Jordan Parraz and Luis Durango to play their way into the race for a spot on the opening day roster. With backup outfielders...
Via Fox Sports South
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Battle for final roster spot heats up

By Andrew Hirsh After a successful MLB debut last season, Jose Constanza entered Spring Training with the inside track to land the Braves’ final bench spot. And while he is still in a good position to win the job, the competition for that roster spot has grown increasingly fierce. Emerging out of no where in 2011, Constanza quickly became a fan favorite, filling in admirably for...
Via BravesWire
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 player preview: Luis Durango

The Braves signed Luis Durango this offseason as a minor league free agent, and invited him to spring camp. Looking at Durango's skills overall, he reminds me a lot of someone else that will be in camp, but on the 40-man roster: Jose Constanza. Durango has gotten brief cups of coffee in the majors over the last three seasons with the Padres and Astros, and has really only shown...
Via Chop-N-Change
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 player preview: Jose Constanza

Jose Constanza is a very polarizing figure among Braves fans. Some erroneously believe that he should have gotten more playing time down the stretch. Some correctly believe that all he can be is an extra outfielder due to his good speed and little else in his game. Constanza will go into camp competing for the fifth outfielder slot (yes, fifth outfielder....remember, Matt Diaz and...
Via Chop-N-Change
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Inbox: Why did Constanza lose playing time?

Why didn't the Braves play Jose Constanza more at the end of the season? Should Atlanta move Martin Prado to shortstop? Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.
Via mlb.com
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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