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Braves obtain OF profundity in exchange with Officers
The Braves picked up more outfield profundity by procuring Martínez in trade for Minor Alliance right-handed pitcher Tyler Owens.
Martínez debuted for Texas final year and hit one homer whereas posting a .575 OPS over 44 plate appearances. The 27-year-old left-handed-hitting Cuban outfielder delivered a .961 OPS over 353 plate appearances at the Triple-A level final year.
There’s still a require for the Braves to include a right-handed-hitting outfielder to serve as their essential reinforcement outfielder.
Braves sign INF Luis Guillorme and RHP Huascar Ynoa
Guillorme marked a one-year, $1.1 million bargain, and Ynoa dodged intervention with a one-year, $825,000 bargain. Guillorme, who created a .675 OPS over the past three seasons with the Mets, will likely serve as Atlanta’s essential reinforcement infielder.
Ynoa missed final season whereas recouping from Tommy John surgery. He will give beginning pitching profundity.
Atlanta pulled off a noteworthy exchange with Boston, including experienced left-hander Deal, a seven-time All Star, in trade for a promising youthful infielder in Grissom.
The club trusts Deal can contribute on a regular premise within the beginning revolution — which would be outstanding, since wounds constrained him to fair 11 begins from 2020-22.
“There’s wellbeing history, and I get it that’s progressing to be a topic,” Braves president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos said. “But we think he’s a playoff-caliber starter and that’s what we were within the showcase for this offseason. We’ll make sure to do what ready to to keep him on the hill.”
Morton was not accessible amid the National Association Division Arrangement; had the Braves made the NL Championship Arrangement, they had trusted he’d be accessible by at that point. The experienced felt finger distress with one out within the to begin with inning of his Sept. 22 begin at Nationals Stop.
He didn’t return for the begin of the moment inning. An MRI exam affirmed the hurler isn’t managing with anything more noteworthy than a sprain. (Final upgraded:
Stephens pitched two scoreless innings with two strikeouts in his appearance against the Nationals on Sept. 30. In five recreations this season, the right-hander had a 3.00 Time with 11 strikeouts over 12 innings. (Final upgraded:
Lee missed more than three months with a bear affliction some time recently returning to Atlanta’s list at the begin of September. He made four appearances some time recently being put back on the injured list. He was exchanged to the 60-day IL on Sept. 17. (Last upgraded: