Gilmartin among 7 Braves prospects headed to Fall League

Seven Braves are headed to the Arizona Fall League, announced on Tuesday, and none of them include the Braves big minor league guns: Julio Teheran, Arodys Vizcaino and Randall Delgado. Those three have worked plenty of innings this season and will all be busy with the Atlanta Braves during the stretch run.

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez confirmed Tuesday either Teheran or Delgado would make the start in the Braves’ Sept. 8 doubleheader against the Mets. He said the Braves will make their September call-ups in stages, so as not to leave the Triple-A Gwinnett roster bare during its playoff run.

Among those invited to the prestigious Fall League include this year first-round draft pick left-hander Sean Gilmartin, right-handers Billy Bullock, Erik Cordier and J.J. Hoover, catcher Christian Bethancourt, second baseman Phil Gosselin and outfielder Todd Cunningham.

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Hi Lo Zone

August 30th, 2011
7:11 pm


August 30th, 2011
8:26 pm

why not pastor? will he still be injured?


August 30th, 2011
8:43 pm

Pathetic. Get 3 days off and you come out playing like this. Crap team will as always lose in the first round if they do make the playoffs.


August 30th, 2011
9:05 pm

I wonder why Terdoslavich isn’t invited while Gosselin and Cunningham are. he has had a solid season with more power than the other two. all are college guys from the 2010 draft.


August 30th, 2011
9:24 pm

send someone good enougth to help my local team….tigres del licey rep. dom…….


August 30th, 2011
10:29 pm

Is there any other team in the majors that could make the Nationals look like the ‘27 Yankees…..and after three days to rest up for them. How does a team like that deserve a Wild Card.


August 30th, 2011
10:55 pm

Gag me with a spoon…

Tree rollins

August 30th, 2011
11:05 pm

Braves could’t beat Washington if their lives depended on it!

Bobby Hill

August 31st, 2011
1:06 am

Why wouldn’t the Braves send Pastornicky to the AFL? Given the need for a SS next year and his success at AAA it seems like a no-brainer.


August 31st, 2011
2:01 pm

those wondering why Pastroynicky wasnt sent its probably a sign that he will be brought up sometime after rosters expand


August 31st, 2011
5:01 pm

I have a feeling that hes gonna be our SS next year or someone that could use it is Hicks I dont understand he could use the extra help with his hitting.

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