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Friday, November 02, 2012

AJC: Atlanta Braves Braves GM on Gattis: “Very good prospect”

The Gattis legend has spread to Venezuela this winter, where he’s picked up the nickname “El Oso Blanco” (White Bear) from his mostly Latin teammates on the Aguilas squad while hitting .324 with five homers, 16 RBIs and a 1.009 OPS in 18 games through Thursday. And can I just say, that’s a damn fine nickname.

The Interdimensional Council of Rickey!'s Posted: November 02, 2012 at 09:49 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jose Canusee Posted: November 03, 2012 at 10:23 PM (#4292249)
I have driven by Gattis Pizza numerous times but didn't know they were a prospect.
   2. DA Baracus Posted: November 03, 2012 at 11:07 PM (#4292289)
Jordan Schafer was picked up off waivers. Sigh.

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