The Jadeite Jewel: He’s Just Unbelievable

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 3: The Video Game … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: He’s Just Unbelievable”

The Jadeite Jewel: Houston Atlanta, We Have a Runoff

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Well, Braves Journal, Simmons is … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: Houston Atlanta, We Have a Runoff”

Julio Teherán: Our New Niekro? (by Ububba)

Did you know there are only 14 players from Colombia in Major-League history? Certainly, World Series hero Edgar Renteria (32.1 WAR) would be the most accomplished. But outside of him, only fellow infielder Orlando Cabrera (21.4) merits much mention. Both played for seven different clubs, and they enjoyed long, relatively lucrative careers, not to mention … Continue reading “Julio Teherán: Our New Niekro? (by Ububba)”

Freddie Freeman

Freddie Freeman earned the nickname The Offense last year, and this offseason has done nothing to make one suspect anyone will challenge him for that title for a long, long time. While the Braves have apparently shifted their attention from trying to acquire every pitcher they can get their hands on to stockpiling catchers, organizational … Continue reading “Freddie Freeman”

The Jadeite Jewel: Whatever’s Necessary To Get the Out

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 2: Taggin’ Fool vs. … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: Whatever’s Necessary To Get the Out”

The Jadeite Jewel: Don’t Question the Instincts

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 2: Glove: Optional vs. … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: Don’t Question the Instincts”

The Jadeite Jewel: Anything’s Possible

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 2: You Shall Not … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: Anything’s Possible”

The Jadeite Jewel: Superman Wears #19

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 2: Double ‘Em Off … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: Superman Wears #19”

The Jadeite Jewel: There’s No Stopping Him

Andrelton Simmons standing on a baseball field with a glove on his hand is a web gem waiting to happen, and this winter Braves Journal is going to determine which of his gems is the best of his best—his Jadeite. To see the previous posts in the series, click here. Round 2: Low vs. Superman … Continue reading “The Jadeite Jewel: There’s No Stopping Him”