Braves Acquire Jeff Fiorentino

The Braves acquired outfielder Jeff Fiorentino from the Orioles for cash, reports David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Fiorentino, 28, signed a minor league deal to return to the Orioles in January after spending a year in Japan.  The Orioles drafted him in the third round in 2004, and he owns a .270/.341/.324 line in 173 plate appearances.  Last year he hit .246/.356/.325 in 151 plate appearances for the Hiroshima Carp. He'll report to Double-A initially, reports O'Brien.

7 Responses to Braves Acquire Jeff Fiorentino Leave a Reply

  1. Goldberg365 4 years ago

    World Series.

  2. mgsports 4 years ago

    No way.

  3. Rabbitov 4 years ago

    The Orioles “Saved by the Bell” re-creation squad just took a major hit.

  4. NYBravosFan10 4 years ago

    I like his OBP. He’s not starter material obviously but outfield depth is a good thing

  5. rundmc1981 4 years ago

    His sister, Linda, has a better shot at making the roster.

  6. MikeyBaseball 4 years ago

    Gwinnett is going to need outfield depth soon!

  7. ColoradoBravesFan 4 years ago

    Exactly…Just skimmed the headline and said….OH CRAP. Failcoeur is doing fantastic but who did we trade for him.

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