Left Behind No. 5: Greg McMichael

Bledsoe: Righthanded Reliever Seasons with Braves:1993-96, 2000 Career Stats with Braves:18-14, 44 SV, 334 IP, 2.96 ERA, 1.21 WHIP Greg’s omission from the Immortals is, I think, due to the short shrift middle relievers get whenever stats are thrown around. But Greg was probably the best setup man in the league during his first stint … Continue reading “Left Behind No. 5: Greg McMichael”

#25: Ron Gant

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Righthanded Hitting, Righthanded Throwing Outfielder/”Second Baseman” Seasons With Braves: 1987-1993 Stats With Braves: .262/.326/.466, 147 HR, 480 RBI, 515 RS Apparently, it’s bad left fielder day. Maybe I should link to Lonnie Smith here. Anyway, I originally had Ron much higher — twelfth, maybe. I decided that I … Continue reading “#25: Ron Gant”

Left Behind 4: Brian Jordan

Bledsoe again… Righthanded hitting, Righthanded Throwing Outfielder Seasons with Braves 1999-2001, 2005-6 Career Stats with Braves: .274/.331/.442, 71 HR, 323 RBI, 289 RS Mac says that Jordan was one of his last cuts. That was a mistake. Jordan clearly is one of the best 44 Atlanta Braves, just on pure statistics. Decent BA, very good … Continue reading “Left Behind 4: Brian Jordan”

#27: Ryan Klesko

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Lefthanded Hitting, Lefthanded Throwing Outfielder/First Baseman Seasons With Braves: 1992-1999 Stats With Braves: .281/.361/.525, 139 HR, 450 RBI, 374 RS Another hard case. Klesko’s offensive statistics are very good. By my admittedly loose and interpretive standards, they’re better than several players who haven’t been ranked yet. This is … Continue reading “#27: Ryan Klesko”