Braves 40-Man Roster

<B>First on BravesCenter</B>: The Atlanta Braves have added 10 players to their 40-man roster, bringing the total on that list to 37. <BR> <BR> Read on for the full 40-man roster list and player information.

The Atlanta Braves have added 10 players to their 40-man roster, bringing the total on that list to 37, the team announced today.

The Braves purchased the contracts of right-handed pitcher Bubba Nelson from AAA Richmond; right-handed pitchers Adam Wainwright and Roman Colon, shortstop Kelly Johnson and second baseman Richard Lewis from AA Greenville; shortstop Tony Pena and first baseman Scott Thorman from Class A Myrtle Beach and right-handed pitchers Blaine Boyer and Jose Capellan and outfielder Onil Joseph from Class A Rome.

Nelson, 22, went 8-10 with a 3.18 ERA in 23 games at Greenville before being promoted to Richmond, where he was 0-1 with a 1.88 ERA in 11 relief appearances. Wainwright, 22, was 10-8 with a 3.37 ERA in 27 starts, and Colon 11-3 with a 3.36 ERA and 2 saves in 39 games, including 12 starts, for Greenville.

Johnson, 21, hit .275 with 6 home runs and 45 RBI in 98 games and Lewis, 23, batted .239 with 6 homers, 47 RBI and 19 stolen bases in 129 games. He led the Arizona Fall League with a .404 batting average. Pena, 22, hit .259 with 4 home runs, 30 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 120 games, and Thorman, 21, went .243-12-56 in 124 games for Myrtle Beach.

Boyer, 22, was 12-8 with a 3.69 ERA in 30 games, and Capellan, 22, 1-2 with a 3.80 ERA in 14 games for Rome, which won the overall South Atlantic League championship. Joseph, 20, batted .296 with 4 homers, 47 RBI and 32 stolen bases.

The Braves now have 20 pitchers, 1 catcher, 12 infielders and 4 outfielders on their 40-man roster. In addition to the above players, the pitchers include Jung Keun Bong, Paul Byrd, Will Cunnane, Brett Evert, Kevin Gryboski, Mike Hampton, Trey Hodges, Ray King, Jason Marquis, Russ Ortiz, Andy Pratt, Horacio Ramirez, John Smoltz, Chris Waters and Jaret Wright.

The roster also includes catcher Johnny Estrada, infielders Wilson Betemit, Mark DeRosa, Rafael Furcal, Jesse Garcia, Marcus Giles, Nick Green, Mike Hessman and Adam LaRoche, and outfielders Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones and Ryan Langerhans.

01. Jung Bong
02. Paul Byrd
03. Brett Evert
04. Kevin Gryboski
05. Mike Hampton
06. Trey Hodges
07. Ray King
08. Jason Marquis
09. Russ Ortiz
10. Andy Pratt
11. Horacio Ramirez
12. John Smoltz
13. Chris Waters
14. Johnny Estrada
15. Wilson Betemit
16. Mark DeRosa
17. Rafael Furcal
18. Marcus Giles
19. Mike Hessman
20. Adam LaRoche
21. Andruw Jones
22. Chipper Jones
23. Ryan Langerhans
24. Adam Wainwright
25. Bubba Nelson
26. Blaine Boyer
27. Jose Capellan
28. Wil Cunnane
29. Jaret Wright
30. Kelly Johnson
31. Scott Thorman
32. Richard Lewis
33. Roman Colon
34. Jesse Garcia
35. Nick Green
36. Tony Pena, Jr.
37. Onil Joseph

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