Lefty Gilmartin will be headed to Spring Training
Starting pitcher Sean Gilmartin (2) of the Rome Braves, Class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, prior to a game against the Greenville Drive on August 16, 2011, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Gilmartin was Atlanta’s first-round pick (No. 28 overall) in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Florida State. Making his second start of the season, he pitched four scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out four. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)
Lefty Sean Gilmartin, one of the Atlanta Braves’ top prospects, is one of the non-roster invitees who will be attending Spring Training with the big club next month.
The Braves’ No. 1 pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, Gilmartin was named the No. 20 prospect in last fall’s Arizona Fall League.
The club’s other non-roster invitees will include Christian Bethancourt, Andrelton Simmons, Todd Cunningham, Zeke Spruill, Stefan Gartrell, Jordan Parraz, Josh Wilson and Drew Sutton, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports.