Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Fried impresses, Dansby and Riley heating up

An uneven night down on the farm, although some players are heating up at the right time for the Braves Gwinnett Braves 0, Norfolk Tides 7 Box Score Rio Ruiz, 3B: 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, .274/.369/.373 Mel Rojas Jr, RF: 2-2, 2 BB, .293/.348/.366 Aaron Blair, SP: 5 IP, 10 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 4.09 ERA The offense went flat and Aaron Blair continued his struggles as Gwinnett fell to...
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23 days ago

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 6/29: Joey Wentz Debuts; Max Fried dominates

The Braves organization was only able to come up with 2 wins, but it was from the 2 starters who pitched the best. Joey Wentz was literally unhittable in his pro debut, while another strong performance from Pache and Cruz led the GCL Braves to a win. (35-45) Gwinnett Braves 0, (42-37) Indianapolis Indians 5 Box Score Reid Brignac, SS: 2-4, .267/.366/.360 Rio Ruiz, 3B...
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28 days ago

Atlanta Braves Prospect Profile: LHP Max Fried

When the barrage of trades in the 2014-2015 offseason went down, the Braves took a high risk arm in Max Fried off of the hands of the Padres. He has now returned from TJ surgery to show impressive stuff, and now looks to be the frontline type starter the Braves had hoped they acquired. There is no Hollywood story for the kid from North Hollywood. He isn't coming out of nowhere and...
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May 07, 2016

Atlanta Braves Top 100 Prospects Scouting Report: 15. Max Fried

Atlanta Braves Left Hander Max Fried Who Is He? Fried was the 7th overall selection in the 2012 draft by the San Diego Padres out of high school in California. His draft season, he pitched for the Padres rookie league team in Arizona and threw 10 games, totaling 17 2/3 innings with a 3.57 ERA, […] Atlanta Braves Top 100 Prospects Scouting Report: 15. Max Fried - Tomahawk Take ...
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May 05, 2016

MadFriars' Preview: 2014 Lake Elsinore Storm

Synopsis: Three, and possibly four, very good pitchers will lead the Storm with an outfield that will be one of the more athletic in the league. As with most of the Padres' farm clubs they also will have a very strong pen. Three Strikes with the Padres Director of Player Development and International Scouting Randy Smith: How is Max Fried's health? Randy Smith: He's doing fine....
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Week of 2/24 to 3/2/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… This is the glamorous life of our buddy @FollowThePadres — Marty Caswell (@MartyCaswell) February 27, 2014 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Extension Season Learning from the Chase Headley extension stalemate Josh Byrnes, Max Fried, and a Modest Request to Darren Smith Garage Sale Recap ...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Byrnes, Max Fried, and a Modest Request to Darren Smith

Today while listening to Padres General Manager Josh Byrnes speak with Darren Smith on the Mighty 1090 the conversation bounced from a weird type of ball game played by front office personnel, then to Chase Headley‘s calf, before finally settling in to my main concern this spring – Max Fried‘s tender forearm. Darren asked Byrnes about his initial reaction to news from the trainers...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A Tale of Two Elbows

I am not a doctor. No, this isn’t the beginning of a bad Star Trek joke. I’m really not a doctor. At least not a medical doctor. Of love however? Well, probably not that either actually. But we’ve gotten off-topic. I am not a doctor so to speak from a medical standpoint is at best useless but in reality irresponsible. So I won’t. I’ll only tell you what’s happen this...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Strong Coffee and Prospect Lists

Yesterday released their 2014 Prospect Watch top 100 and four Padres found themselves on the list. After initially skimming through the compilation of minor league talent I counted only 3 Padres – Austin Hedges (24), Max Fried (43), and Matt Wisler (78). But this morning, after a strong cup of black coffee and the renewal of a lukewarm shower, I realized that I had completely...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Max Fried Ranked 3rd Among LHP Prospects

Today, Jonathan Mayo of came out with his Top 10 LHP prospect list for 2014. Ranking 3rd was the Padres’ 1st overall pick in 2012, Max Fried. Fried enjoyed a successful year with Class A Fort Wayne. Over 23 starts, Fried amassed 118.2 IP and a 3.49 ERA. Fried struck out 100 batters over that span. Mayo stated that all three of Fried’s pitches (Fastball, Power Curve, Changeup...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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