Anthony Recker
C ATL
1 week ago

Recker went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the seventh inning off Mets starter Bartolo Colon, sparking a comeback for a 4-3 win.

EDGE Analysis

Colon had been dominating the Braves lineup through six innings, but Recker turned around and cut the lead to 3-2 with his second home run of the season. The veteran catcher is hitting a solid .286 on the year, although he's scored just four runs in 81 at-bats.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 weeks ago

Recker (personal) went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI singles in Saturday's 7-3 victory over the Nationals.

EDGE Analysis

The backstop made a successful return from the paternity list, driving in Adonis Garcia with a fifth-inning hit and adding a seventh-inning single that plated Matt Kemp and extended the Atlanta lead to the final margin of 7-3. Recker has hit safely in four of the six September games he's been active for, with five RBI over that span.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 weeks ago

Recker (personal) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Nationals.

EDGE Analysis

Recker joined teammate Freddie Freeman on the unofficial paternity list earlier in the week, but he'll return to make his first start since Sunday against the Mets. Recker will get the nod behind the plate, while batting sixth against the Nationals' Gio Gonzalez.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 weeks ago

Recker will miss 2-3 games to attend to the birth of his second child, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

EDGE Analysis

Recker had been playing well despite garnering little playing time behind the plate, but now he'll have to wait for his next appearance until later this week. Tyler Flowers and A.J. Pierzynski will continue to share catching duties while the 33-year-old is gone.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 months ago

Recker went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's 8-5 victory the Nationals.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran backstop launched a 423-foot blast that plated Jace Peterson, extending the lead to 7-3 at the time. It was Recker's first homer of the season and extended a what has been a stellar month to date, with the 32-year-old is now slashing .368/.455/.632 over 19 August at-bats.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 months ago

Recker is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies.

EDGE Analysis

Recker caught the last two games for the Rockies, but will sit Sunday afternoon in favor of veteran A.J. Pierzynski. Recker wouldn't be a primary backstop on most rosters, but has gotten off to a good start in Atlanta, going 6-for-17 at the dish with two doubles.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 months ago

Recker is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Reds, according to Kevin McAlpin of the Braves' Radio Network.

EDGE Analysis

Recker started the last three games behind the plate, but he will be held out Wednesday with the Braves playing a day game following a night game and facing a tough right-hander in Anthony DeSclafani. A.J. Pierzynski will serve as the Braves' catcher Wednesday afternoon.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 months ago

Recker is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Reds.

EDGE Analysis

With Tyler Flowers on the 15-day DL, it is likely that Recker gets the majority of the starts against left-handed pitching, while A.J. Pierzynski gets the starts against righties. The 32-year-old is 2-for-5 since having his contract selected by the Braves and will have a decent matchup with Cincinnati southpaw Brandon Finnegan (4.71 ERA).

Anthony Recker
C ATL
2 months ago

Recker's contract was selected from Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

The journeyman catcher hit .244/.348/.421 with eight homers in 197 at-bats with multiple organizations at Triple-A this year. Tyler Flowers was placed on the 15-day DL with a broken hand on Friday, and Recker figures to stick up with the Braves serving as A.J. Pierzynski's backup until Flowers is activated in mid-to-late August.

Anthony Recker
C ATL
3 months ago

Recker is likely to be promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Recker is an option to take Tyler Flowers' roster sport while he is out for 4-6 weeks with a broken hand. Over 197 at-bats at the Triple-A level, Recker has slashed .244/.348/.421, with 48 hits and 62 strikeouts.