Atlanta Braves Spring Training: Notes from Game 1

Atlanta Braves Spring Training got off to a good start against what will likely be the worst team in the Major Leagues in 2020, the Baltimore Orioles. Felix Hernandez “looked” good While the velocity did not all of a sudden reappear after 5 years, Hernandez pitched 2 solid innings, giving up 0 hits and striking … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Spring Training: Notes from Game 1”

Braves 40-Man Roster Faces Difficult Decision

“The Braves 40-man roster was full as a tick, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of this bulging was signed by the clergyman Cole Hamels , the clerk Terry McGuirk, the undertaker Nick Markakis, and the chief mourner Ender Inciarte. Anthopoulos signed it. And Anthopoulos’s name was good upon … Continue reading “Braves 40-Man Roster Faces Difficult Decision”

Atlanta Braves Roster Talk #2: Opening Day

Our first piece, titled “Atlanta Braves Roster Talk: The Locks and the Battles” was posted 13 days ago, and we’ve already had a major update that changes the locks for opening day. Also, there was a signing that likely factors into the bullpen equation as Josh Tomlin inked an MiLB deal with an invitation to … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Roster Talk #2: Opening Day”

Atlanta Braves Spring Training Notes

Spring is in the air and positivity reigns supreme at Cool Today park, with exception of one story at Atlanta Braves Spring Training. Let’s check out what’s going on in Northport, Florida. Cole Hamels Injury Obviously this isn’t ideal, but if not a serious injury, this could be a good thing for the Braves as … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Spring Training Notes”

Atlanta Braves Starting Pitchers: A Bottlenecking Problem

During the rebuild, the Braves chose a path and stuck to their “guns”, as trade after trade, and draft pick after draft pick, starting pitchers with high ceilings were collected. For many Braves fans, it became comical the amount of gathered riches over a 3 year period, and some openly questioned the strategy as pitchers … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Starting Pitchers: A Bottlenecking Problem”

Atlanta Braves Bench: Best of the 10 for 10’s

The 10 for 10’s series finale is going to look at some of the most heroic players from the 2010’s in one of the least appreciated positions in the sport. The Atlanta Braves Bench has had some heroics in the past, but the following players gave us a large enough sample size to deem them … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Bench: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves Roster Talk: The Locks and the Battles

As Spring Training gets ready to kick off next week with pitchers and catchers reporting, eternal optimism for 30 teams will fill the air and our Atlanta Braves will look to repeat winning the division for the 3rd straight year with dreams of grabbing their first ring in 25 years (reality check: 30% of the … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Roster Talk: The Locks and the Battles”

Atlanta Braves Outfield: Best of the 10 for 10’s

In our initial segment on Best of the 10 for 10’s, we looked at the best of the Atlana Braves Infield. Today, we take a gander at the best of the Atlanta Braves Outfield of the 2010’s. Just a reminder that in determining who’s the best, we followed a simple criteria. If there was one … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Outfield: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves Infield: Best of the 10 for 10’s

I bet you thought that the 10 for 10’s series was over, eh? Like Jose Constanza stealing at-bats from Jason Heyward, we are going to steal your attention for 5 more segments. In the next week (or so), we will be covering the best of the 10’s at each position. The pieces will be split … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Infield: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos Excites Us at Chopfest

While it was a wintry 30-something for Chopfest held at newly donned Truist Park this weekend, there were some deliciously steamy words uttered by Atlanta Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos in a question and answer session for some select fans: Dissection Big and impactful. Ok… Matt Joyce just signed a 1-year deal with the Miami Marlins, … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos Excites Us at Chopfest”