Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past: What’s that smell?

Play along with our weekly Atlanta Braves trivia game!

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The weekly trivia game ‘Immaculate Grid’ has been a fun and exciting challenge for baseball fans. We wanted to create something similar related to the Atlanta Braves. Welcome to House That Hank Built’s latest series: Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past! Please take the opportunity to participate in our weekly guessing game. Did you miss the last one? Play here.

We will give you five hints at a random player who donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Here we go! 

Hint #1 (Career Length): This player has spent a total of 11 seasons in the MLB. During this time, he has made appearances for the following teams: Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves. 

Hint #2 (Jersey Numbers): During his 11 seasons in the big leagues, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 49, 23, 12 and 17. He wore 12 with the Braves.  

Do you think you know it already? If so, jump to the last slide to check your answer. If not, use the next page for more hints. 

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Hint #3 (Individual Accolades): This player was an all-star one time in 2019 with the Twins. Other than that he won no individual awards but did finish 8th in AL Rookie of the Year voting in 2014. 

Hint #4 (Braves Stats): This player was with the Braves in the second half of 2022. He pitched in 10 games for the Braves in which he posted a 2-3 record with a 5.24 ERA. 

Hint #5 (Random Fact): This player was sometimes referred to as “Odo”. He also technically is not retired and is currently listed as a free agent so we could see him back in the league. 

Do you know it now? If so, check yourself on the last page. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player in a Braves jersey. 

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Answer: Jake Odorizzi 

Jake Odorizzi began his MLB career in 2012 with the Kansas City Royals at age 22. 

For his career, he is a 74-69 pitcher and posted a respectable 3.99 ERA. He has almost exclusively been a starting pitcher, starting 237 of his 241 games he appeared in. 

Odorizzi was acquired by the Braves in 2022 in hopes to help with a playoff push but those hopes were shattered by his underwhelming performance.