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Juan Jaime | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/2/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 250
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Braves sent RHP Juan Jaime outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.
It's a tad surprising that he cleared waivers, as there's usually always one team willing to take a shot on a guy who can tough the upper-90s with his fastball. However, it appears that not only the Braves are skeptical about Jaime's ability to ever throw strikes consistently. Apr 24 - 8:07 AM

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Braves designated RHP Juan Jaime for assignment.

Jaime throws hard, but he just hasn't been able to find the plate consistently in the majors or minors. It's possible some team will take a shot on the 27-year-old on waivers.
Apr 13 - 4:16 PM

Juan Jaime walked three and gave up four runs in two-thirds of an inning Friday against the Nationals.

Jaime is 27 and entering his third year on the Braves' 40-man roster, but it doesn't look like the team is ready to count on him as a bullpen piece. He has one of the strongest arms in the league, but he walked 45 in 53 1/3 innings between Triple-A and the majors last year. We're not very optimistic that he'll ever be of much use.
Mar 6 - 5:48 PM

Braves recalled RHP Juan Jaime from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Jaime owns a 2.25 ERA and 13/5 K/BB ratio in eight appearances this season at the major league level. He'll give the Braves some extra bullpen depth down the stretch and try to prove himself worthy of a postseason roster spot. Of course, Atlanta has to make the playoffs first.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 08:46:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Juan Jaime to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The right-hander allowed one run over five innings during his second go-round with the club. He'll likely be back up in September when rosters expand.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 10:41:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Juan Jaime from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Jaime will replace the injured Shae Simmons (shoulder) on the active roster. The young fireballer has allowed one run in four innings with the big club this season to go along with a 7/1 K/BB ratio.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 03:10:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Juan Jaime to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Jaime was only up with the big club for a day and didn't make an appearance. The Braves are clearing room for the return of David Carpenter (biceps), who will be activated Wednesday.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 10:47:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Juan Jaime from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll take the place of Evan Gattis (back) on the active roster. Jaime made four appearances with the Braves earlier this season and has posted a 2.30 ERA, 13 saves, and a 41/20 K/BB ratio over 27 1/3 innings in Triple-A this year. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Juan Jaime to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Jaime allowed just one earned run and struck out seven batters in four innings of relief for the Braves. The 26-year-old right-hander has also been impressive this season as the primary closer for Gwinnett. He's sure to get another shot in Atlanta soon.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 06:38:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Juan Jaime from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll replace Pedro Beato on the active roster. Jaime has been pitching as the closer in Triple-A this year, posting a 2.39 ERA, 17 saves, and a 40/20 K/BB ratio over 26 1/3 innings. He has a big arm, but struggles to throw strikes with consistency.
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 04:48:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Juan Jaime from High-A Lynchburg.

Jaime was converted to a closer in his first season coming back from Tommy John surgery. The 25-year-old will now be protected from the Rule 5 draft.
Sat, Nov 3, 2012 09:07:00 AM

Braves signed RHP Juan Jaime.

The deal covers the rest of 2011 and the 2012 season, according to MLB Trade Rumors. Jaime was designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks over the weekend in order to make room for the newly-signed Lyle Overbay on the 40-man roster. The 24-year-old hasn't pitched since undergoing Tommy John surgery last April.
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 03:56:00 PM

Diamondbacks released RHP Juan Jaime.

Jaime was designated for assignment by the D'Backs over the weekend. The 24-year-old right-hander hasn't pitched since the 2009 season due to a rash of injuries.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 12:44:00 PM

Diamondbacks designated RHP Juan Jaime for assignment.

Jaime posted a 2.27 ERA and 11.4 K/9 over 31 2/3 innings in 2009 for a Single-A affiliate of the Nationals, but he hasn't pitched since. The 24-year-old might pass through waivers and wind up back with Arizona.
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 04:13:00 PM

Diamondbacks claimed RHP Juan Jaime off waivers from the Nationals.

Jaime was outrighted off the Nats' 40-man roster earlier this week despite posting a 2.42 ERA and 146 strikeouts over 111 2/3 career major league innings in Washington's farm system. He might be able to climb his way into the Diamondbacks' bullpen with a strong spring training.
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 02:24:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Bethancourt
2A.J. Pierzynski
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Jace Peterson
2Alberto Callaspo
3Phil Gosselin
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Chris Johnson
2Kelly Johnson
LF1Jonny Gomes
2Todd Cunningham
CF1Cameron Maybin
2Eric Young Jr.
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Alex Wood
4Shelby Miller
5Michael Foltynewicz
6Williams Perez
7Daniel Winkler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jason Grilli
2Jim Johnson
3Josh Outman
4Luis Avilan
5Nick Masset
6Andrew McKirahan
7Trevor Cahill
8Brandon Cunniff
9Eric Stults
10Ian Thomas
11Arodys Vizcaino
12Shae Simmons