Left Behind 3: Ken Johnson

Bledsoe again… Righthanded Pitcher Seasons with Braves: 1965-69 Career Stats with Braves: 45-34, 769 IP, 3.22 ERA, .570 WP, 1.17 WHIP A journeyman pitcher with excellent control, Ken Johnson was one of the Braves’ stalwarts in the first years in Atlanta. He went 14-8, 3.30 in the inaugural season, followed by 15-9, 2.74. Those ERAs … Continue reading “Left Behind 3: Ken Johnson”

#28: Gene Garber

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Righthanded Pitcher Seasons With Braves: 1978-1987 Stats With Braves: 53-73, 3.89 ERA, 141 Svs In the past, I’ve written that Mike Remlinger was the best reliever in Braves history, and I still believe that on a peak quality basis. But Gene Garber had twice as many seasons in … Continue reading “#28: Gene Garber”

#30: Mike Remlinger

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Lefthanded Pitcher Seasons With Braves: 1999-2002; 2006 Stats With Braves: 27-14, 2.74 ERA, 16 Sv I just know I’m going to get in trouble for this one, but speaking as Mike Remlinger’s biggest fan, he was one hell of a pitcher. 1. His ERAs+ for the four main … Continue reading “#30: Mike Remlinger”

Special Bonus Entry: Left Behind 2: Gerald Perry

Bledsoe again… Lefthanded Hitting, Righthanded Throwing First Baseman Braves Seasons: 1983-89 .270/.337/.376 , 37 HRs, 246 RBI, 247 RS, 105 SBs Gerald Perry was a line-drive hitting, basestealing, defensively challenged first baseman for some truly terrible Braves teams. His first four years with the Braves were as a part-timer: he had 39, 347, 238, and … Continue reading “Special Bonus Entry: Left Behind 2: Gerald Perry”