3 reasons Braves fans should be excited about Jarred Kelenic joining the roster

Jarred Kelenic is one of Atlanta's biggest offseason acquisitions and hopes to get a fresh start with the Braves.

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Kelenic has the right mentality for Braves clubhouse

As mentioned in the last section, Kelenic learned a lot from his injury last season. He has spent a lot of time this offseason trying to improve his consistency at the plate and fixing his mindset.

Jarred mentioned in an interview with Braves broadcaster C.J. Nitkowski that he realized the ripple effect a decision like that has on not only himself but also his teammates and the fans. He'd never experience something like that and decided he'd never let his emotions overtake him again.

That's a very level-headed response and shows he understands his role on the team and what he brings to the table. He's joining a clubhouse that is known for being very supportive and helps bring the best out of one another.

He has already worked with Matt Olson to get tips on his swing and he's formed a bond with Austin Riley and fits in well with the clubhouse. Kelenic has said he's very much enjoyed his time in Atlanta already and we are just a few days into Spring Training.

According to MLB.com's Mark Bowman, Kelenic stated: “A lot of the guys have just treated me like I’ve been here for a while." He continued, “That’s been super encouraging because we’re about to go to war here in a few weeks. It’s been fun.”

Brian Snitker echoed that sentiment after stating, “It’s a great situation for him to have success. The situation is good. The atmosphere is good. The work he’ll get is good. It’s just up to him to perform.”

It feels like Kelenic is primed for a breakout season in Atlanta. He's getting a chance at a fresh start with no expectations of being the best player on the team. He will get to just focus on his game and contribute where he can in a powerful Atlanta offense that supports one another.

His new mindset makes him extremely open to coaching and being able to take the advice given to improve himself on and off the field.