Left Behind No. 17: Bruce Benedict

Righthanded Hitting, Righthanded Throwing C Seasons with Braves: 1978-89 Career Stats with Braves: .242/.320/.299, 18 HR, 260 RBI, 214 RS Eggs, a fine defensive catcher with a banjo bat, makes the Left Behind Squad on his glove. I think Bruce is slightly underestimated as a batter and greatly underappreciated as a receiver. He made the … Continue reading “Left Behind No. 17: Bruce Benedict”

#10: Javy Lopez

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Righthanded Hitting, Righthanded Throwing Catcher Seasons With Braves: 1992-2003 Stats With Braves: .287/.337/.502, 214 HR, 694 RBI, 508 RS Another one of my favorite players. It’s been questioned why Javy ranks ahead of Joe Torre, and Torre’s statistics are in fact better than Javy’s overall while his number … Continue reading “#10: Javy Lopez”