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Jose Constanza | Outfielder

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Left
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Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Constanza was 12-for-40 (.300) this spring in the Grapefruit League, but the Braves couldn't find an Opening Day roster spot for him. He will likely be up and down between Gwinnett and Atlanta all summer. Mar 24 - 1:47 PM

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Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza, 30, will provide outfield depth. He's batting .160 (4-for-25) over 14 games with the Braves this season and replaces Evan Gattis on the active roster.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 11:02:00 AM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The speedy outfielder went just 4-for-25 (.160) with one RBI and five strikeouts during his 14 game stint with the Braves. He'll continue to serve as organizational depth at the minor league level.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 12:22:00 AM

Jose Constanza went 3-for-4 with an RBI in his season debut with the Braves on Saturday.

Constanza was recalled earlier in the day and ended up starting in left field and batting leadoff with Justin Upton sidelined. He responded with three singles in four at-bats, including an RBI single in the sixth inning. He'll likely be a fill-in until the team reaches the All-Star break.
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 07:07:00 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza will provide outfield depth with both Justin Upton and B.J. Upton leaving Friday's game due to injuries. The 29-year-old is batting just .260/.319/.303 with zero homers, 13 RBI and 17 stolen bases at the Triple-A level and holds no fantasy value.
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 09:36:00 AM

The Braves will recall Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday.

With both B.J. Upton and Justin Upton leaving Friday's game early with injuries, the Braves are all of a sudden starved for depth in the outfield. Constanza is hitting .260/.319/.303 with zero homers, 13 RBI and 17 stolen bases at Triple-A. He holds no fantasy value.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 11:39:00 PM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza reported late to spring training due to a visa issue his native Dominican Republic, so that didn't help his chances of winning a spot on the Opening Day roster. The 29-year-old will serve as outfield depth in the minor leagues.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 11:11:00 AM

Jose Constanza has reported to Braves' camp.

Constanza had been stuck in the Dominican Republic settling an issue with his work visa. The outfielder might face an uphill battle in winning a roster spot.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 08:26:00 AM

The Braves are still waiting for outfielder Jose Constanza to arrive at spring training in Florida.

Constanza is trying to settle an issue with his work visa and will be stuck in the Dominican Republic until that's all figured out. The 29-year-old is suddenly looking like a longshot to crack the Braves' Opening Day roster.
Wed, Mar 6, 2013 08:35:00 AM

Jose Constanza has not arrived at Braves camp yet because he is settling an issue with his work visa.

The Braves are hoping that he will be cleared to travel to Florida on Friday. Constanza, 29, batted .250/.321/.276 in 86 plate appearances with the Braves last season. He'll be in the running for a bench spot this spring.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 12:58:00 PM

Jose Constanza went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Wednesday's win over the Marlins.

Both knocks were singles for Constanza, who has just one extra-base hit in 21 plate appearances since rejoining the Braves on September 1. Although he was a favorite of manager Fredi Gonzalez in 2011, Constanza will again struggle for a roster spot in 2013.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 10:11:00 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza is hitting .222 (8-for-36) in 15 games with the Braves this season. He'll function as a reserve outfielder in September.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 07:16:00 PM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 28-year-old has shuttled between Atlanta and Gwinnett all season. This time he's been demoted to make room for Reed Johnson. Constanza may not be back until September, barring an injury.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 02:48:00 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza has batted .250 with a .531 OPS in 32 plate appearances this season with Atlanta. The 28-year-old will serve as outfield depth for the second-place Braves and is doubtful to carry any fantasy value.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 01:39:00 PM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

He's hit .250/.250/.281 over 32 at-bats for the Braves this season. Constanza will return to a .288/.363/.381 batting line with eight steals at Gwinnett.
Sun, Jun 10, 2012 11:19:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Evan Gattis
2Gerald Laird
3Ryan Doumit
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Dan Uggla
2Tyler Pastornicky
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Chris Johnson
2Ramiro Pena
LF1Justin Upton
CF1B.J. Upton
2Jordan Schafer
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Ervin Santana
4Alex Wood
5Aaron Harang
6David Hale
7Gavin Floyd
8Brandon Beachy
9Kris Medlen
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2David Carpenter
3Jordan Walden
4Luis Avilan
5Anthony Varvaro
6Ian Thomas
7Gus Schlosser
8Jonny Venters
9Cory Gearrin