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Tuesday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Robby Hefflinger homered for the third straight game, William Beckwith homered for the second straight game, Elmer Reyes, Kyle Kubitza, and Josh Elander extended hitting streaks, and Daniel Rodriguez and Rafael Briceno struggled on the mound.

Monday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Eric Garcia's grand slam was the deciding factor in Rome's game, while Phil Gosselin drove in the first and final run in Mississippi's victory.

Sunday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Jordan Parraz and Robby Hefflinger each had 2 homer days, Gus Schlosser had a solid AA debut, Elmer Reyes kept on hitting, and Zach Jadofsky continued to dominate out of the bullpen.

Saturday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Alex Wood dominated in his AA debut, Ernesto Mejia homered twice in a Gwinnett doubleheader sweep, and David Rohm and Elmer Reyes each had 4 hits in a 10 run night for Lynchburg.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Tyler Pastornicky had a perfect 4 hit night, Sean Gilmartin had a solid start, JR Graham was good before leaving with an injury, and pitchers Navery Moore, Mauricio Cabrera, and Lucas Sims all struggled mightily.

Lynchburg Hillcats 2013 Season Preview

The 2012 Lynchburg Hillcats were the Carolina League Champions, but, as with any Minor League team, last year's success has little to no bearing on how this year's team will fare.

Thursday's Atlanta Braves MiLB Action

Myke Jones hit a walkoff single as part of a 3 hit day, Aaron Northcraft struck out 8 over 6 shutout innings, and the Rome Braves pounded out 12 hits in a victory.

Rome Braves 2013 Season Preview

The results that players in teams put up in Low A rarely matter, the level is really just a chance for players to get their first taste of a full season of professional baseball, and that will certainly be true for the Rome Braves this season.

Gwinnett Braves 2013 Season Preview

Many consider AAA a holding pen for fringe Major Leaguers and career Minor Leaguers, but the Atlanta Braves have a surprising number of players with legitimate upside in Gwinnett this season.

Mississippi Braves 2013 Season Preview

AA is the proving ground where prospects come to flourish or fail, and the Atlanta Braves have a promising group of young players they hope to see flourish this season with the Mississippi Braves.

Atlanta Braves Top 25 Prospects 26-30

After the Justin Upton trade last week sent 3 top 25 prospects to Arizona, we give you the top 5 prospects after the top 25.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Coaching Changes

The Atlanta Braves have made several changes to their Minor League coaching staffs for 2013, including the additions of veteran Major Leaguers Randy Ready, Dennis Lewallyn, and John Moses.

CB's Top 10 Good Guys In The Braves MiLB Part 2

No team seems to put more effort and care into making sure their organization is full of good guys than our beloved Atlanta Braves.

Braves Sign Lopez, Corcoran, And Harvey

The Braves have signed right handed pitchers Robinson Lopez and Tim Corcoran, outfielder Ryan Harvey, and catcher Jose Yepez to Minor League contracts.

CB's Top 10 Atlanta Braves MiLB Good Guys

No team seems to put more effort and care into making sure their organization is full of good guys than our beloved Atlanta Braves.

Atlanta Braves 2013 Top 25 Prospects 1-5

The Braves have long been a pitching rich organization, and their top 5 prospects are all pitchers, including their top prospect from last season, their last two 1st round picks, this year's 2nd rounder, and a top international signee.

Atlanta Braves 2013 Top 25 Prospects: 6-10

Prospects 6-10 include a pair of promising shortstops, and defensively gifted but offensively raw catcher, the Braves best Minor League pitcher in 2012, and an older slugger who does nothing but hurt baseballs.

Atlanta Braves 2013 Top 25 Prospects: 11-16

Prospects 11 through 15 include a pair of 2nd round draft picks, a converted reliever with serious strikeout stuff, a defensively challenged third baseman with tantalizingly frustrating talent, and a complete masher who lacks a defensive home.

Atlanta Braves 2013 Top 25 Prospects: 16-20

Prospects 16-20 include a promising swingman pitcher, a slugging second baseman, a first baseman who looks like a draft day steal, a Gold Glove third baseman, and an infielder who struggled this season.

Atlanta Braves 20132 Top 25 Prospects: 21-25

Prospects 21 through 25 include a pair of pitchers recently added to the Braves 40 man roster, a former supplemental 1st round draft pick, and a pair of talented international teenage pitchers.

Atlanta Braves Minor League Transactions.

Braves re-sign Hughes and McGill, sign Hoyt, release 10 players, and lose 6 Minor League free agents to new teams.

Atlanta Braves Top 5 Sleeper Prospects

Organizations, media, and fans alike will spend hours upon hours debating over who the best prospects are, but there will always be a handful of players who seem to come out of nowhere to excel in the Major Leagues.

Atlanta Braves Top 5 Relief Pitching Prospects

The Braves not only have the best closer in the game in Craig Kimbrel, but they have two of the best setup men in the game in Eric O'Flaherty and Jonny Venters. Still, you can never have enough relievers.

Atlanta Braves Top 5 LH SP Prospects

From Warren Span to Tom Glavine, the Braves have a history of talented lefties getting the most out of ordinary stuff, and several prospects currently in the organization look poised to continue that tradition.

Atlanta Braves Top 10 RH SP Prospects 1-5

The modern success of the Atlanta Braves has been founded on outstanding starting pitching and the team's farm system has no intention of letting that tradition die out any time soon.

Braves Hire Randy Ready To Manage AAA Gwinnett

The Atlanta Braves have hired Major League veteran Randy Ready to manage the AAA Gwinnett Braves in 2013. Ready replaces Dave Brundage, who had been the Braves AAA manager for the last 6 seasons.

Atlanta Braves Top 10 RH SP Prospects 6-10

Starting pitching has long been an area of strength for the Atlanta Braves and that trend doesn't seem likely to end any time soon. The Braves have a great crop of right handed starting pitchers coming up the pipeline.

Atlanta Braves Add Mejia And Jaime To 40 Man

Among a flurry of Minor League news, the Atlanta Braves have added Ernesto Mejia and Juan Jaime to their 40 man roster and re-sign free agents Matt Kennelly, Jordan Parraz, and Chris Garcia.

Atlanta Braves 2012 Top Outfield Prospects

The Braves are set in right field for the foreseeable future after young star Jason Heyward's stellar 2012 campaign that culminated with him earning a Gold Glove this week, but the rest of the outfield is in flux.

Atlanta Braves 2012 Top Corner Infield Prospects

After a fine sophomore season, Freddie Freeman has firmly implanted himself as Atlanta's first baseman of both the present and the future, but the future is nowhere near as clear across the diamond.

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