Former World Series MVP Sandoval On Braves' Roster Vs. Reds
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman connects for a grand slam over left center field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in Atlanta. Game 1 of a National League wild-card baseball series between the Braves and Cincinnati Reds is Wednesday, Sept. 30. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
ATLANTA: Pablo Sandoval is on the Atlanta Braves’ roster for the NL wild-card series against the Cincinnati Reds.
The 2012 World Series MVP joined the Braves after being released by the San Francisco Giants a couple of weeks ago.
He started at third base in the final game of the regular season, going 0 for 2 with two walks in a 9-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox. Sandoval played 33 games for the Giants, hitting .220 with one homer and six RBIs.
The Braves also brought back infielder Charlie Culberson to the big league roster and released left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone, who was acquired at the trade deadline but posted a 14.90 ERA in three starts.
The 28-player rosters for the best-of-three series between the Reds and the Braves:
Pitchers (12): RH Tejay Antone, RH Trevor Bauer, RH Archie Bradley, RH Luis Castillo, LH Amir Garrett, RH Sonny Gray, RH Raisel Iglesias, RH Michael Lorenzen, RH Tyler Mahle, LH Wade Miley, RH Lucas Sims, RH Robert Stephenson
Catchers (2): Tucker Barnhart, Curt Casali
Infielders (7): Matt Davidson, Kyle Farmer, Freddy Galvis, Jose Garcia, Mike Moustakas, Eugenio Surez, Joey Votto
Outfielders (7): Shogo Akiyama, Aristides Aquino, Nick Castellanos, Brian Goodwin, Travis Jankowski, Nick Senzel, Jesse Winker
Pitchers (13): RH Ian Anderson, LH Grant Dayton, LH Max Fried, RH Shane Greene, RH Chris Martin, LH Tyler Matzek, RH Mark Melancon, LH A.J. Minter, RH Darren ODay, LH Will Smith, RH Josh Tomlin, RH Jacob Webb, RH Kyle Wright
Catchers (3): William Contreras, Travis dArnaud, Tyler Flowers
Infielders (7): Ozzie Albies, Johan Camargo, Charlie Culberson, Freddie Freeman, Austin Riley, Pablo Sandoval, Dansby Swanson
Outfielders (5): Ronald Acua Jr., Adam Duvall, Nick Markakis, Marcell Ozuna, Cristian Pache.
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