Lipka's Second-Go-Round

LYNCHBURG, VA - Outfielder Matthew Lipka, one of the top prospects in the Braves' farm system, starts his second year with the Lynchburg Hillcats after suffering from an injury last season. He says his injury is behind him and he's focused on improving his game in his second tour of duty in the Carolina League.
April 26, 2013

Braves vs. Mets: Outfield Prospects

Continuing our comparisons between the Braves and Mets farm systems, we take a look at the crop of outfield prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the most power? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two rival NL East farm systems.
February 25, 2013

Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects: 15-11

It's that time of the year when we take stock of the Atlanta Braves organization and analyze the top prospects. For the next few weeks, we will profile our top-30 prospect list in groups of five. Here are those who are ranked in the 11-15 range.
February 21, 2013

Five Needing Breakout Seasons

Every prospect heads into a new season each year hoping for one, but five Braves prospects in particular really need to have a breakout season in 2013.
January 9, 2013

More To Come From Lipka

LYNCHBURG, VA - The high-A Lynchburg Hillcats have some serious raw talent roaming around the middle of their outfield. A first round pick by the Braves in 2010, Matt Lipka has the potential to become a five-tool player and a Major League mainstay in the Braves organization.
July 2, 2012

What are the minor leaguers on pace for?

Bill Shanks uses a little math to see what Atlanta's top prospects are on pace for halfway through the season.
June 27, 2011

Matt Lipka Interview

Bill Shanks talks with last year's top pick, Matt Lipka.
March 28, 2011