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Atlanta's third base alternative

...289 wOBA/82 wRC+ is the worst combination for a Braves third baseman since the combination of Vinny Castilla and Wes Helms hit .274/63 in 2002. Since 2002, Braves third basemen were below average by those two stats only one other time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-24/atlantas-thi
Braves roster

...Damian Moss. CATCHERS (2) Javy Lopez, Henry Blanco. INFIELDERS (7) Vinny Castilla, Rafael Furcal, Marcus Giles, Wes Helms, Julio Franco, Keith Lockhart, Mark DeRosa. OUTFIELDERS (4) Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones, Gary Sheffield, B...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/31/bra_341738.shtml
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Moss, Braves continue dominance

...end early. But with no 10-run rule in effect, Torborg was forced to watch in pained silence as Atlanta first baseman Wes Helms energized the offense with a career-high four hits, and the Braves wrapped up a successful trip by whacking the Marlins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/25/bra_349543.shtml
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Unlikely trio sparks Braves

...done, and maybe you can add to the team's legacy of division championships. Keith Lockhart, Vinny Castilla, and Wes Helms didn't guarantee the Braves another October on Sunday afternoon, but in the wake of a 7-5 win over the Cincinnati...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/27/bra_347830.shtml
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Braves bring in All-Star Fick

...season. From the now-retired Ken Caminiti and Rico Brogna to the forty-something Julio Franco to the now-traded Wes Helms, seven players have started at first in the last two years. None of them was the right fit. Now comes Robert Fick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/07/bra_362762.shtml
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Braves sign Franco and Bragg to minor league deals

...free agents. Franco batted .284 in 125 games with Atlanta in 2002, splitting duty at first base with Matt Franco and Wes Helms. Bragg joined the Braves after he was cut by the New York Mets at the end of spring training last season, and he batted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/21/bra_365191.shtml
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Marlins lose on a 'foul' call

...replay, Davidson insisted he had the call correct."That's the part that really gets me," Marlins third baseman Wes Helms said. "Whoever has talked about it has said it's clearly a fair ball. It's pretty much him against everybody else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-08-07/marlins-lose-foul-call
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Braves notebook

...night's lineup at first base. "I wouldn't think it's that tough," Caminiti said of movingacross the infield. Wes Helms has made the move look easy this season, but as managerBobby Cox pointed out, he had winter ball and spring training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/13/bra_318377.shtml
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Bench woes don't worry Cox

...Braves' 12 pinch hits are just one fewer than Milwaukee's Lenny Harris has in 51 fewer at-bats. Mark DeRosa and Wes Helms lead the Braves with three pinch hits each. Keith Lockhart has twice led the Braves with 15 pinch hits, but he's struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/22/bra_345206.shtml
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Cox looks for answers

...an extension. Say, 60 games. Or 75. It might take him that long to answer these four questions: Will a platoon of Wes Helms and Julio Franco produce enough offense to stall a mid-summer search for another first baseman? Can shortstop Rafael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/14/bra_344664.shtml
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