Snitker faces tough postseason roster decisions

The Morning Show w/ John & Hugh
September 17, 2019 - 7:18 am

The Braves are heading to the postseason; they have already clinched a playoff spot and could clinch the NL East as early as Wednesday. 

The only problem right now as the season wraps up is that the Braves have caught the injury bug recently as utility infielders Charlie Culberson and Johan Camargo will both miss at least the NLDS (Culberson is 100% out for the season)

John Fricke and Hugh Douglas try to look at some of the decisions that Brian Snitker will be facing as the team heads into October.

"If you look at the infield, Austin Riley is going to make the postseason roster," proclaims John Fricke. "With Carmago and Culberson out you need to carry Hechavarría because he can play second and short and you need to carry Riley because he can play 1st and 3rd. Those two guys are absolutely going to make the postseason roster."

John and Hugh also take a look at the decisions that have to be made in the outfield. If you are taking Joyce, Acuna, and Markakis, that leaves two (maybe three) OF roster spots between Duvall, Ortega, Hamilton, and Inciarte if he can return from his injury.

"It's a great problem to have," says Hugh Douglas. "You've had so many different guy that have contributed for you this year you want to make sure you push the right buttons."