Braves get Burawa off waivers

The Braves added another pitcher Friday with the addition of Danny Burawa.

The Braves added another pitcher to their farm system by plucking Danny Burawa off waivers from the Yankees.

Burawa made his big league debut with New York on June 21. He pitched in only one game and allowed four earned runs in 0.2 innings, with one walks and one strikeout. Most of Burawa’s season has been split between AA Trenton and AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He pitched in 35 games between the two teams and had a 2.69 ERA, with 42 hits allowed in 60.1, 30 walks and 52 strikeouts.

The Braves have targeted hard-throwing relievers in the last year. Burawa hits the mid-90s with his fastball, but his off speed stuff has caused him some control issues the last two years. He walked 30 batters in 59.1 innings in 2014 between Trenton and SWB.

Burawa will be assigned to the Braves Triple-A affiliate in Gwinnett. If he does well, we could see him in Atlanta when the rosters are expanded in September.

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