Braves top prospect suffers potentially significant injury

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This past weekend was one of those Braves fans would like to completely forget, and the pain didn’t just end at the major-league level. The organization also suffered a critical injury to one of their top prospects, as Braden Shewmake was carted off the field after a nasty collision with Travis Demeritte.

I’ve yet to see an update on the severity of the injury, but it certainly looks like it could be season-ending.

According to MLB Pipeline, Braden Shewmake is the Braves #4 prospect. He’s hitting .259 on the season with seven homers for the Stripers.

Photo: Larry Radloff/Icon Sportswire

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