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Ozhaino Albies

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2014 International Reviews: Atlanta Braves


See Also: 2012 Braves International Review

See Also: 2011 National League East International Reviews

See Also: 2010 National League East International Reviews

Top signing: 3B Juan Yepez, Venezuela, $1 million.

Six-figure signings: SS Isranel Wilson (US Virgin Islands/Dominican Republic), CF Raysheandall Michel (Curacao), RHP Jhoniel Sepulveda (Dominican Republic), OF David Sacaria (US Virgin Islands/Dominican Republic), 1B Jan Patrick Guerrero (Dominican Republic), OF Ronald Acuna (Venezuela).

Total signings: 25.

With Johnny Almaraz as international scouting director, the Braves brought several quality international players into the organization, including Colombian righthander Julio Teheran, Venezuelan shortstop Jose Peraza, Curacaoan shortstop Ozhaino Albies and Panamanian catcher Christian Bethancourt, although the team wasn’t as prolific in the Dominican Republic. After the 2014 season, Almaraz left the Braves to becoming the scouting director for the Phillies.

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