Braves Rebuilding in Right Direction

Here’s a list of the trades made during the Braves rebuild.

11/17/14 St. Louis Cardinals traded RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins to Atlanta Braves for RF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden. Jenkins is clubs 7th rated prospect.

12/19/14 Atlanta Braves traded LF Justin Upton and RHP Aaron Northcraft to San Diego Padres for 2B Jace Peterson, LHP Max Fried, 3B Dustin Peterson and CF Mallex Smith.
Fried is 9th rated prospect, Smith is 17th, Dustin Peterson is 19th. Jace Peterson projected starting 2b for 2016.

1/1/15 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Chasen Shreve and RHP David Carpenter to New York Yankees for LHP Manny Banuelos. 8th rated prospect.

1/14/15 Atlanta Braves traded DH Evan Gattis and RHP James Hoyt to Houston Astros for RHP Mike Foltynewicz, 3B Rio Ruiz and RHP Andrew Thurman. Ruiz is 12th rated prospect.
1/30/15 Atlanta Braves traded RHP David Hale and RHP Gus Schlosser to Colorado Rockies for C Jose Briceno and C Chris O’Dowd.

4/3/15 Arizona Diamondbacks traded cash and RHP Trevor Cahill to Atlanta Braves for LF Josh Elander.

4/5/15 Atlanta Braves traded RHP Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. to San Diego Padres for CF Cameron Maybin, LF Carlos Quentin, LF Jordan Paroubeck and RHP Matt Wisler. Wisler is in Rotation. Paroubeck later moved to Dodgers with Caleb Dirks for Final International slot.

5/27/15 Los Angeles Dodgers traded 3B Juan Uribe and RHP Chris Withrow to Atlanta Braves for 3B Alberto Callaspo, LHP Eric Stults, LHP Ian Thomas and RHP Juan Jaime.

6/20/15 Arizona Diamondbacks traded RHP Bronson Arroyo and RHP Touki Toussaint to Atlanta Braves for 3B Phil Gosselin. Toussaint is 5th rated prospect.

7/24/15 New York Mets traded RHP John Gant and RHP Rob Whalen to Atlanta Braves for 3B Juan Uribe, LF Kelly Johnson and cash. Whalen and Gant are 26th and 27th ranked prospects in organization.

7/30/15 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Alex Wood, RHP Jim Johnson, LHP Luis Avilan, 2B Jose Peraza, RHP Bronson Arroyo and cash to Los Angeles Dodgers for 2B Hector Olivera, LHP Paco Rodriguez and RHP Zack Bird. Olivera is projected starting left fielder for 2016. Bird is 16th ranked prospect.

8/7/15 Atlanta Braves traded 3B Chris Johnson to Cleveland Indians for CF Michael Bourn, LF Nick Swisher and cash. salary dump.

8/31/15 Atlanta Braves traded cash and LF Jonny Gomes to Kansas City Royals for SS Luis Valenzuela.

11/12/15 Atlanta Braves traded SS Andrelton Simmons and C Jose Briceno to Los Angeles Angels for SS Erick Aybar, LHP Sean Newcomb, RHP Christopher Ellis and cash. Newcomb is 2nd ranked prospect in organization. Ellis is 11th ranked prospect.

11/20/15 Atlanta Braves traded CF Cameron Maybin to Detroit Tigers for LHP Ian Krol and LHP Gabe Speier. Speier is used in future trade with Diamondbacks.

12/9/15 Atlanta Braves traded RHP Shelby Miller and LHP Gabe Speier to Arizona Diamondbacks for RF Ender Inciarte, RHP Aaron Blair and SS Dansby Swanson. don’t have to pay Swanson the 8.5 million dollar signing bonus as number 1 overall pick. Swanson top ranked prospect in organization. Blair is 4th ranked prospect in organization. Inciarte projected starting CF in 2016.

14 of organizations top 30 prospects acquired in trades. Projected starters at 2B, LF, CF for 2016 acquired as well.