One of the Braves top prospects receives the call to AAA

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With Michael Harris graduating from prospect status, the Braves farm system has never been so barren. But it does seem like every time we say that a fresh face surprises us out of nowhere. Freddy Tarnok could be that next revelation, as he was promoted to AAA Gwinnett today following a dominant stretch in Mississippi.

Tarnok is a 6’3″ right-hander that finished last season strong with Mississippi, posting a 2.60 ERA over nine starts. He started off 2022 shaky, but the last month has been exceptionally kind to him as he hasn’t allowed more than two runs in a single outing.

With so many pitchers at the Braves disposal right now, it will probably be a while before we see Tarnok. But who knows? If he finishes this year strong in AAA, perhaps he could compete for a spot on the Opening Day roster in 2023.

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