2019 Atlanta Braves season in review: Huascar Ynoa

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2019 Atlanta Braves season in review: Huascar Ynoa
2019 Atlanta Braves season in review: Huascar Ynoa

The Braves acquired Huascar Ynoa from the Twins back in 2017 in exchange for half a season of Jaime Garcia (who would then be traded once again, this time to the Yankees, a few days later). He spent his 2018 season split between A-ball and High-A, working as a starter and putting up good peripherals, albeit with far too many walks. He was added to the 40-man roster in November 2018 to protect him from the Rule 5 draft. Ahead of the 2019 season, Fangraphs rated him the team's 16th-best prospect, giving him a gaudy 65 PV / 70 FV on his fastball, but only a 35 PV / 45 FV for his command, resulting on a 40 FV overall grade. What were the expectations? Given that Ynoa was cut from the Spring Training

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