List of players Braves must place on 40-man

BravesCenter's Bill Shanks has the list of players the Braves must place on the 40-man roster next month or risk losing them in the December Rule 5 draft. Here's the information for our premium subscribers.

CURRENTLY ON 40-MAN
1 JOHN SMOLTZ
2 TIM HUDSON
3 HORACIO RAMIREZ
4 JOHN THOMSON
5 JORGE SOSA
6 KYLE DAVIES
7 ANTHONY LEREW
8 CHUCK JAMES
9 CHRIS REITSMA
10 JOHN FOSTER
11 JOEY DEVINE
12 BLAINE BOYER
13 MACAY MCBRIDE
14 MIKE HAMPTON
15 JOHNNY ESTRADA
16 BRIAN MCCANN
17 BRAYAN PENA
18 ADAM LAROCHE
19 MARCUS GILES
20 WILSON BETEMIT
21 CHIPPER JONES
22 SCOTT THORMAN
23 PETE ORR
24 TONY PENA, JR.
25 LUIS HERNANDEZ
26 ANDY MARTE
27 ANDRUW JONES
28 JEFF FRANCOEUR
29 KELLY JOHNSON
30 RYAN LANGERHANS
31 BILLY MCCARTHY
32 ONIL JOSEPH
33 JIM BROWER
34 DAN KOLB
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38
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40

ATLANTA'S FREE AGENTS
1 KYLE FARNSWORTH
2 EDDIE PEREZ
3 JULIO FRANCO
4 TODD HOLLANDSWORTH
5 BRIAN JORDAN
6 RAFAEL FURCAL
7 JAY POWELL

COULD BE TAKEN OFF 40-MAN ROSTER
1 CHRIS REITSMA
2 JOHN FOSTER
3 TONY PENA, JR.
4 BILLY MCCARTHY
5 ONIL JOSEPH
6 JIM BROWER
7 DAN KOLB

MUST BE ADDED OR MAY BE LOST
1 Ryan Basner
2 Paul Bush
3 Matt Coenen
4 Jairo Cuevas
5 Bryan Digby
6 Charlie Morton
7 Steve Russell
8 Gonzalo Lopez
9 Dan Smith
10 Glenn Tucker
11 Chris Waters
12 Sean White
13 Matt Wright
14 Kevin Barry
15 Buddy Hernandez
16 James Jurries
17 Martin Prado
18 Diory Hernandez
19 Jonathan Schuerholz
20 Wes Timmons
21 Josh Burrus
22 Gregor Blanco
23 Matt Esquivel
24 Steve Doetsch
25 Ardley Jansen

As we get closer to November 18th, the day all rosters are scheduled to be set, we will examine which players may be taken off the Braves 40-man roster and which players may be added.

Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team. He can be reached at thebravesshow@email.com.


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