Todd Redmond earned a bronze medal with team USA.
Welcome to the Atlanta Braves Weekly Winter League Roundup! Every Wednesday we're going to be updating you on how the various players from the Atlanta organization are faring in their offseason play. Highlighting this week's update is Todd Redmond, who won a bronze medal with the USA National Team in the 2011 Baseball World Cup. Redmond made three starts for the red, white, and blue, with a 0-1 record, a 4.32 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP, and 10 strikeouts in 16.2 innings. This was the third straight year the 26 year old righty has played for team USA, and in that time he has a 5-1 record, 2.26 ERA, 0.85 WHIP, and 37 strikeouts in 51.2 innings over 8 starts.
Several Braves prospects are excelling for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League, including Joey Terdoslavich, who is hitting .464 with a 1.159 OPS, 3 doubles, and 4 RBI in 28 at bats. Christian Bethancourt has a .400 average and a .960 OPS, 1 homer, 5 RBI, and 2 stolen bases in 25 at bats. The 20 year old catcher has a hit in all 6 games he's played in. Centerfielder Todd Cunningham has a .348 average, .835 OPS, and 7 RBI in 23 at bats, and has also had a hit in all 6 of his games. On the pitching side, Sean Gilmartin has a 2-0 record, a 4.09 ERA, a 1.00 WHIP, and 10 strikeouts in 11 innings pitched over 3 starts. In yesterday's game, the 21 year old lefty struck out 4 over 4 scoreless innings. JJ Hoover has made 5 relief appearances, notching a 5.79 ERA, a 0.86 WHIP, and 2 strikeouts in 4.2 innings. He picked up a save in a scoreless inning yesterday. Billy Bullock has been roughed up in 4 inning over 4 appearances, allowing a 13.50 ERA and a 2.50 WHIP while striking out 4. Erik Cordier has a 3.38 ERA, a 1.88 WHIP, and 2 strikeouts in 2.2 inning in 2 relief appearances.
We'll update you on the Latin leagues after the jump:
Jose Constanza is playing for Toros del Este in the Dominican Winter League, and he's hitting .455 with a .955 OPS and 3 stolen bases in 11 at bats. Teammate Wilkin Ramirez is hitting .286 with a .571 OPS in 7 at bats, and Mauro Gomez is hitting just .100 with a .350 OPS in 10 at bats. Jairo Asencio has a 0.00 ERA and a 0.50 WHIP in 2 innings over 2 appearances for the Toros, while Jose Lugo has a 0.00 ERA and a 3.00 WHIP in 1 inning over 2 apperances. Yohan Flande is also with Este, and has a 0.00 ERA and a 1.50 WHIP in 1.1 inning. Diory Hernandez has a .300 average and a .700 OPS in 10 at bats for Leones del Escogido, while teammate Wilkin Castillo is hitting .167 with a .833 OPS, 1 homer, and 2 RBI in 6 at bats. Jaye Chapman is pitching for Aguilas Cibaenas, and has a 5.40 ERA and a 3.00 WHIP in 1.2 innings over 2 appearances.
Ernesto Mejia is playing for Aguilas de Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League, and hitting .273 with a .907 OPS, 1 homer, and 4 RBI in 22 at bats. Luis Avilan is pitching for Cardenales de Lara, and won his first start, tossing 5.2 shutout innings, striking out 1 and allowing 3 hits and a walk.
Matt Young is playing for Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican Winter League, hitting .250 with a .536 OPS and 2 RBI in 20 at bats.