Braves' minor league award winners Jenkins, Smith believe they're ready for majors

ATLANTA -- When the call came, Tyrell Jenkins admits he immediately was worried he'd done something wrong. "I thought I was in trouble, for some reason, even though I know I didn't do anything," he said, laughing. On the other end of the phone was Dave Trembley, the Braves' director of player development to inform the 23-year-old Jenkins that he had been named the organization's...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrell Jenkins, Mallex Smith named Braves organizational players of the year

Two touted prospects acquired during the Atlanta Braves' offseason trading spree were named the organization's top players on Thursday. Tyrell Jenkins earned the organization's Pitcher of the Year honors, while outfielder Mallex Smith was named the system's Player of the Year. Both players began their Braves careers at the Double-A level and are now Triple-A Gwinnett teammates....
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitcher Jenkins healthy, ready to flourish as a top Braves prospect

NORCROSS, Ga. -- In a parallel sports universe, Tyrell Jenkins might have been one of the biggest stars of the recently concluded college football season, leading high-powered Baylor University -- as a quarterback -- in its dual pursuit of the Big 12 championship and a berth in the inaugural College Football Playoff. In a parallel sports universe, the sublimely athletic Jenkins ...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jenkins key to determining winner of Braves-Cardinals blockbuster deal

ATLANTA -- Jan Brady didn't hate her older sister Marsha, but she rarely hid her disdain for being the second sibling. This is a common problem among second-born children, but Jan made it famous. Atlanta Braves president of baseball operations John Hart may have started a similar campaign for the secondary portions of baseball trades. "Tyrell Jenkins is really interesting," said...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves, Cardinals swap Jason Heyward, Shelby Miller

The Cardinals and Braves just made a fun trade, with the Braves shipping Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. A quick look at the particulars: Hewyard: $8.8M salary, final year of contract, Steamer projects for +4.8 WAR in 2015. Obvious qualifying offer/potential extension guy, though the Braves reportedly tried to sign him last...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Chase Brookshire looks to stay hot for Peoria, Tyrell Jenkins looks for a bounce back

This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post for a discussion thread.    Wednesday’s Schedule – All times Eastern 10:30 – DSL Nationals at DSL Cardinals 12:00 – GCL Mets at GCL Cardinals 6:35 – Lakeland at...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Cole Hamels be an option for the Cardinals?

Yesterday I posted a list of possible starting pitching trade targets for the Cardinals.  Well, now you can add one more name to the list of possibilities.According to Jon Paul Morosi, the Phillies have made Cole Hamels available, however, the asking price is said to be very high.Hamels can block a trade to 20 teams, however, the Cardinals are not one of those 20.  The Dodgers...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Minor League Gameday: Tyrell Jenkins looks to win fourth in a row

This is a new type of post that will highlight things like probable pitchers, standings update, news and notes on players and it will be published every day in the morning. It will also serve as a central post for a discussion thread.  Standings Update Memphis Redbirds: 46-49 – Last place in the Pacific Coast League American Southern Division. 3.5 games behind first place Nashville...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrell Jenkins and Palm Beach nearly no-hit Jupiter, James Ramsey continues to show an injury can’t slow him down

In his return from lat surgery, Tyrell Jenkins carved up the Jupiter lineup, getting strikeouts and groundballs to keep the hits off the board. According to Jenkins, his four-seamer was coming in at 94-95 mph with his two-seamer at 90-92. That velocity is a very good sign in his first game back from surgery. The Cardinals, however, could not quite close out the no-hitter against...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyrell Jenkins and David Aardsma highlight Tuesday roster moves

It was another busy day of player movement throughout the Cardinals minor league system on Monday. Just a couple of days after seven players found their status/team changed, more were on the move on Monday including Tyrell Jenkins and several 2014 draft picks. Tyrell Jenkins activated for the Palm Beach Cardinals, Danny Miranda placed on the Disabled List It has been over 11 months...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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