Atlanta Braves News
In his weekly mailbag, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman writes that the asking price for Marlins’ catcher J.T. Realmuto is sky high and it doesn’t appear as though Miami is interested in dealing him to Atlanta.
Teams have until Tuesday to protect Rule 5 Draft eligible players by placing them on the 40-man roster. The Braves have six Top 30 prospects that they will have to make a decision on according to MLB Pipeline.
Huascar Ynoa, RHP
Patrick Weigel, RHP
Travis Demeritte, OF
Alex Jackson, C
Josh Graham, RHP
Jacob Webb, RHP
Phillies owner John Middleton expects his club to be extremely aggressive this offseason.
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will undergo heart surgery on November 26. Recovery is expected to take between 2-8 weeks.
The Boston Red Sox are bringing back World Series MVP Steve Pearce on a one-year, $6.25 million deal.
The Texas Rangers have hired Julio Rangel to be their new pitching coach. He served as the Giants’ minor league pitching coordinator this season.
Finally, outfielder Peter Bourjos is returning to the Angels on a minor league deal.