Braves reassign former nearer Ken Giles to minor league camp

NORTH PORT, Fla. — The Atlanta Braves reassigned Ken Giles to their minor league camp Friday, ending the previous nearer’s bid to make the opening day roster.

Giles, who has 115 profession saves over stints with Philadelphia, Houston and Toronto, agreed to a non-roster cope with the Braves in hopes of getting his harm plagued profession again on monitor.

The 33-year-old right-hander has made solely 9 appearances within the majors since 2019.

Giles labored three innings in three spring coaching appearances for the Braves. After two scoreless stints, he surrendered a run on a success and two walks in a 3-2 win over Boston on Thursday. He’ll probably start the season at Triple-A Gwinnett and be within the combine for promotion to Atlanta if he continues to point out he is wholesome.

Giles had 34 saves for Houston’s World Collection-winning staff in 2017.

The Braves additionally optioned left-hander reliever Ray Kerr and outfielder J.P. Martínez to Gwinnett, leaving 42 gamers within the massive league camp.

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