GreenJackets Player Report: Sam Coonrod

...game. Final commentsCoonrod earned high praises by being named Baseball America's top pitching prospect for the South Atlantic League, and scouts...but he's a realistic reliever for the majors. Video courtesy of Baseball America.

Braves add high-floor pitching prospects for Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson

...relievers in the major leagues.The 21-year-old Whalen entered the season ranked 20th in the Mets system by Baseball America with a 50 grade, which equals a No. 4 starter. He recorded a 3.36 ERA in 83 innings with Advanced-A St. Lucie...

GreenJackets return home with new faces for week-long homestand

...high strikeout totals and low ERA in his first full season. He's been nationally recognized by publications like Baseball America and could get rewarded with a higher assignment before the end of the season.Recognition and future promotions...

GreenJackets play host to Sand Gnats for final time

...entered Tuesday ahead of Augusta by 4 1/2 games and is 8-3 in the season series between the two. BEST TOOLS: Baseball America recently released its annual Best Tools lists for each minor league level, and two GreenJackets were honored with...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Greenville (7/22-7/24)

...stuff. Notable GreenJackets - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; reigning SAL Player of the Week; last 11 games: .457/.469/.913 with six home runs and 20 RBI; pull-side...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Rome (7/8-7/12)

...field defense; plus arm. - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; team leader with eight home runs; average to above-average defense behind the plate. - Mark Reyes: Leads SAL...

GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Delmarva (7/25-28)

...splitter. Notable GreenJackets - Aramis Garcia: Top-ranked player on Augusta's roster at 16th in Giants system by Baseball America; last 14 games: .446/.475/.821 with six home runs and 25 RBI; pull-side power with mature approach; average...

Braves make two key additions during international signing period

...international class this year by Baseball America. He trained in the Dominican...for $2 million, according to Baseball America's Ben Badler, who said Cruz...10th by MLB.com to 21st by Baseball America."The Braves organization...

Jace Peterson plays above grades in first season with Braves

...his Braves debut this year.Before this season, Baseball America gave him a 50 overall grade as an average everyday...outplay his tools to become an everyday player."Baseball America was the high source on Peterson as the one most confident...

Augusta GreenJackets face Rome Braves in home opener

...prized teenager in the Giants system when Michael Santos toes the rubber. Santos, ranked 18th in the system by Baseball America, is a lanky 19-year-old with a fastball in the low-90s and feel for three pitches."He's got great ability...