Originally posted on M-Braves Clubhouse Report:
The Mississippi Braves announced today that Joey Terdoslavich has been re-assigned to double-A from triple-A Gwinnett. Coming into 2012, Terdoslavich was expected to be the long-term answer at third base once Chipper Jones retired. As far as the Atlanta Braves are concerned, that’s still the plan, but there’s been a bump in the road for the young corner infielder out of Long Beach State.
Terdoslavich was named the 2011 Braves’ minor league player of the year after hitting .286 with 20 home runs and a ridiculous 52 doubles, breaking the long-standing Carolina League record for doubles in a season. This year he came in rated as the #11 prospect in the organization according to Baseball America, and with his extraordinary 2011 campaign, the Braves decided to accelerate his growth and give him the biggest test of his career, assigning him to triple-A out of Spring Training, skipping over double-A entirely…
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