Somebody forgot to pack the bats on the plane from Florida. Julio Teheran battled but was not at his best — in six innings, he only struck out two men, against one walk. The whole game basically … Finish Reading
With the exception of Andrelton Simmons, Julio Teheran is the most important player in the Braves organization. Thanks to a winter spending spree, the Braves have both locked up through 2020 (in Teheran’s case, it’s a club option).
After spending … Finish Reading
Alls I’m sayin’ is, it’s spring. Rebirth. Season of hope. Trust your team’s people and all that.
Will Jason Heyward finally break out with a full and healthy season of all-star offense to match his all-world defense? Will he ever put together the kind of year that both the numbers-counters and advanced-metric types agree upon? Trust me, … Finish Reading
If you’ll pardon the big graphic spread, the following is a simple bar graph showing the career WAR for every #25, #26, and #27 pick taken in the MLB amateur draft to date, sorted best (Alan Trammel, 70.3) to worst … Finish Reading
Well, THAT was quick.
A day after announcing that Kris Medlen’s MRI revealed elbow ligament damage and conceding that Medlen, Beachy, and Minor might all open the season on the Disabled List, Frank Wren managed to sign the best pitcher … Finish Reading
Orange line = PAs per month
Blue area = OPS per month
Zero values indicate injury or being sent down.
The Braves aren’t doomed. Not at all! So here’s a song that isn’t about the world ending.