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Talking Chop’s honorable mentions prospects

It is that time of the year again. We will begin unveiling our Top 25 Prospects List for the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. On Monday, we took a look at the players that just missed the final cut.

Ronald Acuna is taking over the ABL

One prospect that doesn’t have to worry about the final cut is outfielder Ronald Acuna who is tearing up the Australian Baseball League.

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 44: Goodbye Tyrell Jenkins, thoughts on the Nationals and Braves top 10 prospect talk

Brad and Carlos give their thoughts on the Braves trading away Tyrell Jenkins, the Williams Perez release, what the Nationals are doing and how that impacts Atlanta, and then wrap things up with a pretty long discussion about Baseball America's top 10 Braves list.

Braves announce minor league coaching staffs for 2017

The Braves announced their minor league coaching staffs for the 2017 season on Monday. Former catcher Damon Berryhill returns to the organization as the manager at Gwinnett along with new pitching coach Reid Cornelius.

Braves sign John Danks to minor league deal

The Braves added another veteran pitching option to the mix on Monday with the addition of John Danks on a minor league deal. Danks sat out most of the 2016 season after being released by the White Sox.

MLB News

Dodgers sign Kenley Jansen to 5-year, $80 million deal

After testing the free agent waters, Jansen is reportedly returning to the Dodgers on a fat five-year, $80 million deal. The Dodgers are also reportedly closing in on a deal with free agent third baseman Justin Turner.

Orioles unlikely to sign Welington Castillo

Baltimore looked like the front runner initially but now appear to be out of the running to acquire free agent catcher Welington Castillo.