Made his major league debut and finished the season in the Atlanta bullpen after spending time across four levels of the Braves minor league system to open the year... Began the year with Single-A Florida and made one appearance before going to the disabled list with left forearm nerve inflammation…Missed all of his first major league Spring Training camp with the same injury... Made his MLB debut on 8/23 vs. SEA after the organization selected his contract from Triple-A Gwinnett earlier in the day…Struck out two in a perfect ninth inning and became the first member of the organization's 2015 draft class to reach the majors... Did not issue a walk in his first 13 career games... No other Braves pitcher in the modern era (since 1900) issued zero walks through the first 10 games of his career...Ian Thomas was the only other pitcher to go nine straight...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Minter's streak was two games shy of the modern major league record... SF's Hunter Strickland began his career in 2014- 2015 with 15 games without a base-on-balls... Issued his first walk and took his only loss on 9/26 at NYM... Finished the season having struck out at least one batter in his final 12 games…Of the 45 outs he recorded, 26 came by strikeout...Fanned a season-best four in his final appearance of the season, 10/1 at MIA... Had a 15.60 K/9 ratio and his strikeout per batter faced mark was .433…As a reference, only three qualifying relievers in history have reached those marks in the same season…Aroldis Chapman in 2013 and 2014, Craig Kimbrel in 2012 and 2017 and Kenley Jansen in 2011... His 26 strikeouts were the second most through a reliever's first 16 games in Atlanta franchise history…Only Craig Kimbrel had more with 31... Major league lefties hit .190 (4-for-21) against with no extra-base hits... Split his minor league time between Gwinnett (AAA), Mississippi (AA), Florida (A+) and Rome (A), combining to go 1-2 with a 3.33 ERA (9 ER/24.1 IP) and 30 strikeouts over 26 games... Reinstated from the MiLB disabled list on 6/12 and tossed a perfect inning for Florida, striking out all three batters he faced on 12 pitches... Moved to Single-A Rome on 6/16 for one outing before returning to the Fire Frogs…Made his Double-A debut on 6/28…After three scoreless outings with the M-Braves, transferred to Triple-A on 7/4 where he remained until his selection to the MLB roster... Went 1-0 with a 1.00 ERA (1 ER/9.0 IP) over his last 9 games with GWN after going 0-2 with a 9.95 ERA in his first 8 appearances with the G-Braves...Pitched back-to-back days for the first time in his career, 7/23 and 7/24…Did not pitch on consecutive days at the MLB level.