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27 Christian Bethancourt C

Atlanta Braves

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
5%1%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1011.1989121
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014ATL311137280932611.274.274.248
2015ATL2910112201931810.221.287.198

Player Updates

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Braves demote Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Braves will option catcher Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday, according to MLB.com. The subsequent move has yet to be revealed.

"He won't be forgotten. We're sending him out with a very clear plan," president of baseball operations John Hart said, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Bethancourt has struggled offensively all season, batting .208 with one home run, six doubles and nine RBI in 29 games. He has also had some defensive struggles, allowing five passed balls in 27 games, per Baseball-Reference.com.

Bethancourt began the season as the Braves' starting catcher before quickly being placed in a rotation with veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski.

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Braves C Chrstian Bethancourt hits walk-off homer to down Pirates
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt hadn't hit a home run in 201 major league at-bats. On at-bat No. 202, Bethancourt hit a walk-off home run to beat the Pirates 5-4 on Saturday.

Bethancourt went 3 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored. The performance brought his batting average to .205 on the season.

"I've been feeling more confidence," said Bethancourt, per MLB.com. "I've been working in the cage with the hitting coach and during [batting practice]. You know, trying to get back on track and finally it seems like it's showing up. So I'm happy with it."

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Juan Uribe starting, batting fifth in Braves lineup Wednesday
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The newest Braves acquisition, Juan Uribe, will start at third base and bat fifth Wednesday night against his former team, the Dodgers. 

The Dodgers traded Uribe to Atlanta for Alberto Callaspo on Tuesday. 

Left fielder Johnny Gomes will hit seventh and Andrelton Simmons will bat eighth. 

The only other change from Tuesday is that A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher for Christian Bethancourt. Pierzynski is hitting sixth. 

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Braves inquiry about Jonathan Lucroy rebuffed by Brewers
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

With catcher Christian Bethancourt having a poor start to the season, the Braves inquired about Brewers starting catcher Jonathan Lucroy, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. However, the Braves were told he was unavailable.

Bethancourt began the season as the Braves starting catcher, but he was quickly replaced by veteran A.J. Pierzynski after he struggled at and behind the plate.

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Braves' Christian Bethancourt doubles twice in win Thursday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt went 3 for 4 with two doubles, one RBI and two runs scored in his team's 10-1 win over the Brewers on Wednesday.

Bethancourt isn't known for his offense, but he helped key a seven-run seventh inning that decided the outcome of the game. He had managed just nine hits on the season before coming through with the big performance on Wednesday. The catcher has hit .190/.215/.286 with five RBI in 63 at-bats.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Catchers 45 15.46
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Washington820 .250 .375 .250
vs Haren (Career)000000
vs RHP76161 .231 .329 .211
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
5/30@SF4010100
5/31@SF4100000
6/3@ARI4010000
6/6PIT4231200
6/9SD4000000
6/11SD5110000
6/14@NYM4110000
Two Week Schedule
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Phi
7:35 pm
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@Colo
8:40 pm
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013ATL1100000100 .000 .000 .000
2014ATL311137280932611 .274 .274 .248
2015ATL2910112201931810 .221 .287 .198
Total 61215194811864521 .248 .279 .223
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014ATLC31292342161531 .987
2015ATLC27272292101633 .987
Total  58564634263164 .987
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2013ATL00000000
2014ATL303100103
2015ATL602900015
Total 906000118
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 R-Atlanta34116123163017112510 .328 .371 .267
2009R-Danville14501013502861611 .339 .480 .260
2009R-GCL Braves32116223391219112270 .344 .431 .284
2010AFX-Rome Braves108399311001923341462113 .276 .331 .251
2011AFX-Rome Braves54221256710343382763 .323 .430 .303
2011AFA-Lynchburg Hillcats4516611456012033532 .277 .325 .271
2012AA-Mississippi Braves71268306551226114586 .275 .291 .243
2013AA-Mississippi Braves90358429921012451657117 .305 .436 .277
2014AAA-Gwinnett Braves913433397171848136171 .308 .408 .283
Total 5392037216550981134250933505523 .297 .379 .270
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/205
Birthdate:
9/2/1991
Age:
23
Hometown:
Panama City, Panama
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Atlanta Braves
College:

MLB Experience:
3
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