Well, it’s been less than good and the Braves do not get a break as Drew Smyly will be facing off with one of the best in the game, Max Scherzer. Here’s today’s Braves lineup:
In other news, the Braves are finally free of Chad Sobotka as they made a move to acquire some infield depth:
While Arcia could be with the club soon, it was surprising to see this follow-up tweet:
Who is Orlando Arcia?
Ranked as high as 12 on Baseball Prospectus’s Top 100 list, Orlando Arcia has had a disappointing career to date. The glove is solid, but the bat has never fully come around. However, the bat is trending in the right direction and hopefully Kevin Seitzer can help him level up. As of now, the most positive thing about his bat is he’s been equally productive against LH and RH pitching and that definitely has value off the bench. He does have a minor league option (and the Braves used it) and one more year of team control.
Let’s get it on.