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Year fpts
Fantasy Points
Fantasy Points per Game
Innings Pitched
Base on Balls (Walk)
Earned Run Average
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
2024 0.00 0.00
2023 499.8 20.3 1 14 7 3.98 1.08
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Sent back to minors

    Vines was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Thursday. The move comes one day after Vines held the Cubs to two runs over six innings in a no-decision Wednesday. He's being sent out in favor of AJ Smith-Shawver, who is starting Thursday's contest. Vines has made a nice first impression in the big leagues in 2023, holding a 3.98 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 14:7 K:BB over 20.1 frames.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Gets starting nod Wednesday

    Vines is listed as Atlanta's probable starter pitcher for Wednesday's home game against the Cubs. Atlanta's rotation depth has been tested in the final week of the season with Max Fried (finger) and Charlie Morton (finger) recently landing on the injured list and with Kyle Wright getting moved to the bullpen, so Vines will get the chance to make his second career big-league start. Since limiting the Rockies to two runs over six innings in his MLB debut Aug. 30, Vines has made his last three appearances with Atlanta as a reliever, pitching to a 5.40 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 4:4 K:BB over 8.1 innings. Though his long-term outlook is promising, Vines may not make for an appealing streaming option Wednesday, given that his innings could be managed carefully along with the fact that he'll be facing off against a Cubs squad that is still looking to clinch a wild-card spot.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Recalled from Triple-A

    Vines was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday. Vines is replacing Max Fried (blister) on the roster and could get a start over the final week-plus, although the rookie right-hander is more likely to be used for length in the bullpen. Vines holds a 3.27 ERA and 8:2 K:BB over 11 innings in three appearances (one start) for Atlanta this season, and per Jonathan Mayo and Sam Dykstra of, he'll head straight to the Arizona Fall League right after the end of Atlanta's regular season.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Returns to Triple-A

    Vines was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday. Vines was called up by Atlanta on Wednesday and will head back to the minors after he delivered three solid frames of long relief Saturday against Pittsburgh. The 25-year-old has pitched well in his three big-league appearances this season with a 3.27 ERA and 0.91 WHIP over 11 innings, so he could receive another look during the closing weeks of the season.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Back in big leagues

    Vines was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday. Vines will join Atlanta's bullpen for now, but he's a candidate to draw a start this weekend against the Pirates as a replacement for Michael Soroka (forearm), who was placed on the 15-day injured list Wednesday. The rookie right-hander allowed two runs over six innings in a win over the Rockies in his major-league debut last week before being optioned back to Triple-A.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Possible waiver wire pickups

    Vines never got much attention as a prospect and is only now appearing in the majors at age 25. It's almost like the Braves set him up to fail, too, having his first start come at Coors Field, and yet he responded by having the best debut of any visiting pitcher in that park's history (the first to allow just two runs over six innings, anyway). And it's something to take seriously given that Vines had a 2.70 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 9.6 K/9 in the minors this year and a 3.63 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 10.1 K/9 for his career. His fastball isn't overpowering but has good carry, and his changeup is deceptive as all get-out, accounting for seven of his 11 whiffs (on 82 pitches) Wednesday. Vines is far from a must-add, but he might have a few more starts like this in him, especially since Kyle Wright's second rehab start didn't go so well.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Wins big-league debut in Colorado

    Vines (1-0) allowed two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out five over six innings to earn the win in Wednesday's 7-3 victory over the Rockies. Making his major-league debut at Coors Field, Vines had few issues with the Rockies' lineup. The runs against him came on an Ezequiel Tovar single and a Hunter Goodman sacrifice fly. Vines had a 2.86 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 25:11 K:BB over 28.1 innings with Triple-A Gwinnett after recovering from a shoulder injury, so his success isn't all that surprising. The rookie right-hander could have a chance to stick in Atlanta's rotation beyond Wednesday. If he does, he could pitch at home versus the Cardinals next week, though Atlanta may use Monday's off day to push him to the back a few days instead.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Rejoins Gwinnett rotation

    Vines (shoulder) was reinstated from Triple-A Gwinnett's 7-day injured list Thursday and struck out four while allowing one earned run on five hits and four walks over 4.2 innings in his return to the rotation. Thursday's appearance marked Vines' season debut for Gwinnett after he was placed on the IL coming out of spring training on account of an inflamed right shoulder. He was cleared to begin a rehab assignment in late June and turned in a 2.40 ERA, 0.80 WHIP and 21:3 K:BB in 15 innings over his four starts between the rookie-level Florida Complex League and High-A Rome before he slotted back into the Gwinnett rotation. The 25-year-old right-hander is one of Atlanta's top pitching prospects and already has a spot on the 40-man roster, so a late-season promotion to the majors isn't out of the question if he excels in his next few outings at Triple-A and if the big club has a need for another impact arm.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Shifts rehab to High-A

    Vines (shoulder) made his most recent rehab appearance Friday at High-A Rome, covering 4.2 innings and striking out five while allowing one earned run on three hits and zero walks. The outing with Rome was the third of Vines' rehab assignment, which he kicked off June 30 in the rookie-level Florida Complex League. The right-hander has been on the shelf all season at Triple-A Gwinnett while he works his way back from a shoulder issue, but he looks on pace to make his 2023 International League debut either this week or next.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Out with undisclosed injury

    Vines is on the 7-day injured list at Triple-A Gwinnett with an undisclosed injury. Given that Vines has had success in the upper levels and is on the 40-man roster, it seemed odd that he never factored into this spring's rotation competition in camp, so an injury makes sense. He has an excellent changeup that allows his low-90s fastball and average slider to play up. Vines should be considered out indefinitely until we get word on the nature of his injury.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Opens eyes in spring debut

    Vines gave up one hit and struck out three in a scoreless inning during Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox. It's generally foolhardy to draw too many conclusions from the sixth inning of a late February spring training game, but Vines certainly looked the part of a top pitching prospect Saturday as he leaned on his plus changeup to whiff three of the four batters he faced. The 24-year-old right-hander posted solid numbers in Double-A and Triple-A last season and appears poised to make his big-league debut at some point in 2023.
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  • Braves' Darius Vines: Shielded from Rule 5 draft

    Vines was added to Atlanta's 40-man roster Tuesday. Vines is one of the more underrated pitching prospects in the upper levels of the minors. The 24-year-old righty had a 3.95 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 21.8 K-BB% in 20 starts at Double-A and made seven appearances at Triple-A to close out 2022. He needs to refine his command and control in order to get a look in Atlanta's rotation at some point next summer.
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