Again, the man hit .327 last year and he isn’t guaranteed a roster spot, much less a regular job. Is it his breath? No, apparently, it’s his weight. Perhaps the … Finish Reading
1. Bobby is right, Hampton’s just being hard on himself, he’s on the road back and doesn’t realize it’s going to have some bumps.
2. Hampton is right, and his return is … Finish Reading
Chipper’s problem was that his shoes were the wrong size? If this is true, the Braves are dumber than the Devil Rays and Royals.
Open thread.… Finish Reading
I don’t really have anything, but the other thread is pretty full. Oh, Bobby is talking McBride as a starter, but that really hasn’t worked, plus the team doesn’t have any other quality lefthanders but Gonzalez.
Since I’ve already listed 13 pitchers, I don’t see how there’s room for anyone else unless more than one person goes, so earning your way onto the staff in spring is going to be tough. The most prominent other name … Finish Reading
Last year I did nothing of note that cost the Braves wins or helped win any games (unless you count wearing my lucky Braves hat.) I finished the season what Skip Caray would say were ideal stats for … Finish Reading
Ladies and Gentlemen… The Dyin’ Hawaiian, the Volcanic Disruption, the Possessor of the Pictures, the Unclutchest Pitcher of All… Tyler Kali Yates!
Yates’ overall stats (50 IP, 46 K, 31 BB, 6 HR, 396 ERA) aren’t actually that bad, but … Finish Reading
Paronto was probably the Braves’ most valuable reliever last year. That says more about the Braves’ bullpen than Paronto, but Wickman only threw 26 innings, Villarreal was used almost entirely in low-leverage situations, McBride was awful in the first half, … Finish Reading