Despite exploding the payroll over the past two seasons to jump-start competitiveness on the Major League level, Kasten has insisted that the franchise is committed to a long-term player development system that will allow the team to rely less on expensive free agents and veterans obtained by trades.
Clark, 56, was the Braves' scouting director for 11 years. He spent four years as a Minor League infielder in Seattle's organization before turning to coaching and scouting.
Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.