The Braves traded minor-league infielder Tyler Greene to the Padres for a player to be named later Tuesday, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Greene will report to Triple-A El Paso. Greene was hitting just .200 in 40 at-bats for the Braves' Triple-A team in Gwinnett.
The Braves announced Monday they optioned pitcher Ryan Buchter, outfielder Jose Constanza and outfielder Joey Terdoslavich to Triple-A Gwinnett. They also reassigned infielder Tyler Greene and infielder Tommy La Stella to minor-league camp.
The Braves have invited 22 non-roster players to participate in major-league spring training, highlighted by pitcher Jason Hursh and infielder Tommy La Stella, MLB.com reports. The Braves' other invitees include pitchers Lay Batista, J.R. Graham, Mark Lamm, Cody Martin, Yunesky Maya, Daniel Rodriguez, Gus Schlosser, Atahualpa Severino, Shae Simmons and Ian Thomas; catchers Matt Kennelly, Steven Lerud, Braeden Schlehuber and Jose Yepez; outfielder Matt Lipka; and infielders Mat Gamel, Phil Gosselin, Tyler Greene, Mark Hamilton and Edward Salcedo. The Braves' first-round pick in the 2013 amateur draft, Hursh allowed two earned runs in 27 innings while striking out 15 and walking 10 at Class A Rome in his first season with the organization. La Stella, who could compete for a starting role at second base, hit .343/.422/.473 with four home runs, 41 RBI and seven stolen bases in 283 at-bats with Double-A Mississippi last season.
The Braves signed infielder Tyler Greene and assigned him to Triple-A Gwinnett Saturday. Greene was last with the White Sox, before he was released from their Triple-A squad in early August.
The White Sox released infielder Tyler Greene, according to the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A) media relations department. Greene was designated for assignment in early June and had been playing for Charlotte since then.
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