Braves top prospect among several promotions

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The Braves announced several promotions throughout their farm system today. Most notably, right-hander Darius Vines is set to join the Gwinnett Stripers after impressing in Mississippi.

The 24-year-old Vines has been electric of late in AA, recording a minuscule 1.17 ERA over five starts in July.

For the season, Vines has a 3.95 ERA, but his recent success, combined with his high strikeout rate and low walk rate, provides optimism that he could be close to contributing at the major-league level. Vines is currently the Braves’ 10th ranked prospect, according to 

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