Atlanta Braves make spring roster moves

The Atlanta Braves trimmed their spring roster by 14 players today, optioning five players and re-assigning seven others. Two players were released.

Right-handed pitchers Danny Burawa, Tyrell Jenkins and Casey Kelly and infielder Daniel Castro were optioned to Gwinnett (AAA), and RHPMauricio Cabrera was optioned to Mississippi AA). Right-handed pitchers Chris Ellis and Madison Younginer, LHPs David Holmberg and Sean Newcomb, infielders Chase d'Arnaud, Nate Frieman and Rio Ruiz were re-assigned to minor league camp.

RHPs Kyle Kendrick and Chris Volstad were given their unconditional release.

Atlanta now has 49 active players remaining in its Major League camp.