2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Shane Greene

From All-Star closer to fans considering him as a non-tender candidate.  Shane Greene had himself quite a year. After starting the season with the Tigers and earning his way to the all-star game, Greene was traded to the Braves at the deadline (literally, it was less than an hour before the buzzer). Many people, myself … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Shane Greene”

Winter Meetings from an Atlanta Braves Perspective

Historically, the Winter Meetings are the 5 busiest days of the off-season. This year it takes place in San Diego from Sunday the 8th of December until Thursday the 12th. While technically, the meetings are the official annual meeting for owners and executives from the Minor Leagues, a great deal of MLB business has been … Continue reading “Winter Meetings from an Atlanta Braves Perspective”

Atlanta Braves Top Prospects by Braves Journal: Those Who Just Missed

Over the course of the next 2 weeks, we will be discussing the new look to the Atlanta Braves Top-30 Prospects of 2020. The list is a fairly large shakeup from 2019 with graduations, trades, and some unforeseen releases. Let’s take a look at who’s no longer in the organization that made last year’s top-30. … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Top Prospects by Braves Journal: Those Who Just Missed”

Meet the Newest Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher, Cole Hamels

Cole Hamels has signed with the Braves on a 1-year deal for $18M. A 14 year veteran, Hamels is coming off a good, if inconsistent, year with the Cubs that saw him go 7-7 with ERA and FIP both about 4, good for 3 WAR. He turns 36 in a couple of weeks and is … Continue reading “Meet the Newest Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher, Cole Hamels”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Mike Soroka

Who Is He? It was in August 2016 that I settled into my seat behind the visitor’s dugout in Asheville to watch a game with the Rome 9. Patrick Weigel talked to us fans before the game as he was wont to do and told us we were in for a treat tonight, but don’t … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Mike Soroka”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Bryse Wilson

July 3rd, 2019. The only start for the MLB club that Bryse Wilson showed his potential. 59 of his 87 pitches were fastballs, averaging 95.2 and topping out at 97. The difference in this start than his other appearances in 2020? He could locate his fastball. And no, I’m not implying that Bryse Wilson has … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Bryse Wilson”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Grant Dayton

Grant Dayton doesn’t have enough career major league innings to draw significant conclusions from. At age 32, that fact may be the significant conclusion. However, what little we have to go on is promising. Dayton was 28 before he hit the majors in 2016. The left handed reliever combined for 50 innings in 2 seasons … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Grant Dayton”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ender Inciarte

2019 Review 2019 was a bust for Ender Inciarte. He pulled his hamstring and missed about a month in 2016, but he was remarkably healthy in 2017 and 2018, appearing in 157 and 156 games, respectively. But after a 2018 season that saw both his offensive and defensive performance slip, 2019 was a big year … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ender Inciarte”