Atlanta Braves News
More Rule 5 Draft discussion as Minor League Ball’s Wayne Cavadi who lists nine intriguing prospects including Atlanta’s Ray-Patrick Didder.
The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo that Oakland may be the most interested in reacquiring Gray but that the Braves, Padres, Rangers and Twins have all shown interest. Gray is in his final year of arbitration. He struggled mightily in his first season in New York and is likely to be dealt this offseason.
Teams are always looking for surplus value especially this time of the year. MLB.com’s Andrew Simon lists nine that could provide a lot of value at a fraction of the cost.
The 2018 free agent class was pegged to be one of the best ever but there will be quite a few big names to hit the free market in 2019 as well. Mark Feinsand lists 10 players who will be free agents at the end of the 2019 season and could be trade candidates at some point. Big names include Madison Bumgarner, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado.
After struggling during his time in Atlanta, Matt Wisler was good in a small-sample with the Cincinnati Reds. Will the third time be the charm for the former prospect?