5 Braves Minor Leaguers Who Could See Time in the Majors This Season

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5 Braves Minor Leaguers Who Could See Time in the Majors This Season
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Sean Gilmartin opened 2013 with Triple-A Gwinnett.

Despite having to deal with injuries and a handful of slow starts from key players, the Atlanta Braves exploded out of the gate to post a 12-2 record through 14 games. That included an impressive 10-game winning streak which came to an end on Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals.

The depth of the bench has already been tested this season, specifically when first baseman Freddie Freeman was forced to join All-Star catcher Brian McCann on the disabled list. Capable fill-ins have stepped up to contribute to the hot start.

As the 2013 season continues to develop, the Braves will no doubt be taking a look down at the farm to strengthen their ranks. Whether the circumstances call for another bullpen arm, a spot start or a bat of the bench, Atlanta has some candidates waiting in the wings. There are also a few young guns who could earn September call-ups as well.

Here is a look at five players who could see time with the big league club this season.

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