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27 Christian Bethancourt C

Atlanta Braves

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
4%1%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1211.19011131
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014ATL311137280932611.274.274.248
2015ATL37121132311142410.216.264.190

Player Updates

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Braves recall C Christian Bethancourt from Triple-A
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

The Braves announced Monday they have recalled catcher Christian Bethancourt from Triple-A, giving the young backstop another opportunity after his demotion to the minors in June. 

Bethancourt hit .198 prior to his demotion with the parent club, but at Gwinnett, was hitting over .300. 

In a corresponding move, the Braves optioned utility man Eury Perez to Triple-A. 

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Braves C Christian Bethancourt hitting .321 at Triple-A
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Braves young catcher Christian Bethancourt has had positive results since being demoted to Triple-A in the middle of June. Bethancourt, who was the Opening Day catcher for the Braves this season, is batting .321 with two homers and nine RBI in 21 games with the Gwinnett Braves.

Bethancourt struggled mightily with the big club this season, batting just .198 and a 18:3 K:BB ratio in 101 at-bats prior to his demotion. 

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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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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Catchers 54 9.66
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Miami2320 .160 .130 .087
vs Haren (Career)000000
vs RHP88181 .222 .307 .205
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
8/25COL1000000
8/26COL3000100
8/28NYY4010100
8/29NYY4120000
8/30NYY1000000
8/31MIA3000000
9/1MIA1000000
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST /SEPTEMBER
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30
NYY
L6-20
31
Miami
L0-4
1
Miami
L1-7
2
Miami
L3-7
3
@Wash
7:05 pm
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4
@Wash
7:05 pm
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5
@Wash
7:05 pm
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6
@Wash
1:35 pm
Tickets
7
@Phi
7:05 pm
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8
@Phi
7:05 pm
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9
@Phi
7:05 pm
Tickets
10
NYM
7:10 pm
Tickets
11
NYM
7:35 pm
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12
NYM
7:10 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
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4

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10

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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
2015ATL37121132311142410 .216 .264 .190
Total 69235205112075121 .243 .268 .217
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014ATLC31292342161531 .987
2015ATLC33322662441844 .985
Total  64615004603375 .986
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2013ATL00000000
2014ATL303100103
2015ATL603200016
Total 906300119
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:
24
Hometown:
Panama City, Panama
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Atlanta Braves
College:

MLB Experience:
3
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