Moving on from Josh Donaldson: Atlanta Braves Trade and Free Agent Targets

Well, the Josh Donaldson saga has finally come to an end. Sadly, the “Bringer of Rain” is bringing some pain to Atlanta by accepting a 4-year, $92M deal with the Minnesota Twins. This has both good and bad repercussions for the Braves, as well as a plethora of options moving forward. There are plenty of … Continue reading “Moving on from Josh Donaldson: Atlanta Braves Trade and Free Agent Targets”

Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Max Fried

Firmly planted in the number 2 spot in the Braves 2019 rotation was today’s Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate Max Fried. I’m not sure anybody expected him to step into the role quite as seamlessly as he did, but it was no doubt a happy surprise. Max Fried’s Background The 7th overall pick in the 2012 … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Max Fried”

Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Freddie Freeman

Today we will explore Atlanta Braves extension candidate Freddie Freeman. The cornerstone of the franchise and a guy that loves the Braves, it would be great to lock Freddie up long term. He has stated many times before that he wants to be a lifelong Brave and there’s no reason why the franchise shouldn’t keep … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Freddie Freeman”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Touki Toussaint

Touki Toussaint’s 2019 season was a back-step from 2018. Today’s Touki Toussaint Player Review will explore the reasons why that happened and what to look forward to next year. Touki’s curveball played a disappearing act for most of the season. Easily his best pitch, it just didn’t have as much life as it used to. … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Touki Toussaint”

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”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Kyle Wright

2019 was a forgettable season for Kyle Wright, as he took a step back and not just in his short MLB stint; Wright was nowhere near as effective in AAA as he had been in 2018. Aside from his 8.69 ERA and 1.881 WHIP in 19.2 MLB innings, he had a 4.17 ERA and 1.264 … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Kyle Wright”

Welcome Back and 2019 Player Review: Chris Martin

Chris Martin will be returning to Atlanta! The 6-foot-8 reliever signed a 2-year, $14 million contract with the Braves yesterday. In the past week, AA has invested $22.5 million on an area of strength for the club: the bullpen. With the signing of Will Smith as well as Darren O’Day and Martin returning, there should … Continue reading “Welcome Back and 2019 Player Review: Chris Martin”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Sean Newcomb

Entering the 2019 season, Newcomb was expected to make the next step and become a mainstay for the Braves rotation behind Mike Foltynewicz. Long story short, that didn’t happen… sort of. He had an interesting season, but most would agree the Braves needed every ounce of the success he provided out of the bullpen. 2019 … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Sean Newcomb”