Braves Option Years

This information is unofficial and should not be used as fact, but as an educated guess based on what resources I do have. I have removed veterans with at least five years of service time in the majors (they can decline demotions), but have also included several non-roster players who are in the system and of note.

Players whose name appear in italics are out of options and would have to be designated for assignment. A (p) next to the year indicates that the option is pending as an option does not become official until 20 days in the minors have passed.

Last Updated: September 16, 2017.

Player Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 (if nec.)
Jesse Biddle 2015 2017 
Aaron Blair 2016 2017
Rex Brothers 2015
Mauricio Cabrera 2015 2016 2017
Mike Foltynewicz 2015 2016
Sam Freeman 2012 2013 2014
Max Fried 2017
Luiz Gohara
Jason Hursh 2016 2017
Luke Jackson 2015 2016 2017
Ian Krol 2014 2015 2016
Jacob Lindgren 2016*
A.J. Minter
Akeel Morris 2016 2017
Sean Newcomb 
Jose Ramirez 2013 2014 2015
Armando Rivero
Lucas Sims 2017
Arodys Vizcaino 2014 2015*
Dan Winkler
Matt Wisler 2016 2017
David Freitas
Matt Adams 2012
Ozzie Albies
Johan Camargo 2017
Adonis Garcia 2015 2016
Jace Peterson 2014 2016 2017
Rio Ruiz 2017
Danny Santana 2013 2014 2015
Dansby Swanson 2017 (p)
Lane Adams 2014 2015 2017
Ender Inciarte 2014
Micah Johnson 2015 2016 2017
Not on 40-man/Non-Roster Invitees
Joel De La Cruz (P) 2015 2016
Rhiner Cruz (P) 2016
Travis Demeritte (2B)
Joseph Odom (C)
Dustin Peterson (OF)
Kade Scivicque (C)
Patrick Weigel (P)

(p) = Option pending. 20 days are needed in the minors for an option to be official.
* - In regards to Jacob Lindgren, it's possible he's used two options. In 2015, he was optioned to the minors for three months. However, he spent the entire time on the minor league DL. I'm not sure if (1) the player has to be on the active roster for 20 days or (2) Lindgren's option was rescinded after his injury was found. Even if this does count as an option, he may still have two options left if a third option is used within five active seasons.

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