The Atlanta Braves have their entire core locked up for the distant future, but it doesn’t change the fact they just lost star shortstop Dansby Swanson to the Chicago Cubs in free agency. With that being said, it appears the Braves will replace him in-house. GM Alex Anthopoulos said earlier this week that Vaughn Grissom and Orlando Arcia will battle it out for the starting job, per The Athletic.
“Vaughn is going to compete with Orlando Arcia.
”Grissom, a 22-year-old rookie, is obviously still young and isn’t the most polished defensively. But, the upside is there and the Braves clearly believe in his abilities.