Inside Edge: Braves scouting reports

Originally Published: September 23, 2005
ESPN.com

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Editor's Note: Inside Edge, a professional scouting service that supplies reports for 12 major-league teams, has provided ESPN.com with the following scouting data on the Atlanta Braves, who open a three-game series Friday against the Florida Marlins. The data is only a sample of what ESPN.com will offer on all eight playoff teams during the baseball playoffs.

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Starting Pitchers

Friday: John Smoltz (14-7, 3.02 ERA)
Saturday: John Thomson (3-5, 4.80 ERA)
Sunday: Jorge Sosa (13-3, 2.45 ERA)

Relief Pitchers

Blaine Boyer
Jim Brower
Kyle Davies
Kyle Farnsworth
John Foster
Dan Kolb
Macay McBride
Chris Reitsma (closer)

Catchers

Johnny Estrada (batting right)
Johnny Estrada (batting left)
Brian McCann

Infielders

Wilson Betemit (batting right)
Wilson Betemit (batting left)
Julio Franco
Rafael Furcal (batting right)
Rafael Furcal (batting left)
Marcus Giles
Chipper Jones (batting right)
Chipper Jones (batting left)
Adam LaRoche
Pete Orr

Outfielders

Jeff Francoeur
Todd Hollandsworth
Kelly Johnson
Andruw Jones
Brian Jordan
Ryan Langerhans

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