Trade Targets from the Fence Straddlers

MLB is right at the 100 game mark and teams are gearing up for the trade deadline. With the lack of teams that are in full-on sell mode, and the new absolute trade deadline being July 31st, it’s bound to be a seller’s market and prices are likely to be high for contenders to make … Continue reading “Trade Targets from the Fence Straddlers”

Decisions that Could Influence Trade Deadline for Atlanta Braves

Trade season is upon us and the Braves are going to be in the thick of rumors, especially of the pitching variety. It’s been widely speculated that Anthopoulos will be in the hunt for both starting and relief pitching. In my opinion, that’s an accurate inference. I think they’ll acquire at least one of each … Continue reading “Decisions that Could Influence Trade Deadline for Atlanta Braves”

Ryan’s 2019 Braves Midseason Top 30 Prospects

We heard from Snowshine yesterday on his top-30 prospects in the Braves system and now it’s my turn. Our top-10 looks quite similar (with one exception) but ranking 11-30 is a guessing game of evaluating talent that isn’t fully developed yet and that’s what makes it so dadgum fun! Enough talk, let’s get to the … Continue reading “Ryan’s 2019 Braves Midseason Top 30 Prospects”

Snowshine’s Top-30 Atlanta Braves Prospects

Our Atlanta Braves kicked some serious butt in the first half and do not look to be slowing down. With one of the best systems in baseball, and a trade deadline coming of which they’ll no doubt be active, there’s a lot to look forward to in the 2nd half. However, if you still need … Continue reading “Snowshine’s Top-30 Atlanta Braves Prospects”

The Ideal Braves Bullpen and 4th of July Game Thread

Have ya ever went to a psychic? Me either. But my wife has and here is what she found out. Nothing. At the time, she felt enlightened by the vague predictions of her future self and the vague guesses of her past self, but then she became an adult and realized it was just gift-wrapped … Continue reading “The Ideal Braves Bullpen and 4th of July Game Thread”

Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread

After last night’s loss to our’s truly, the Mets are 37-46 on the season, in 4th place of the NL East, and 6 games behind the 2nd Wild Card in the National League. While I don’t think they’re to the selling point that the aforementioned teams (Blue Jays, Orioles, Tigers, Royals, Mariners, Marlins, Giants, Reds) … Continue reading “Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread”

Shopping in THAT aisle, Part 3 and Dallas Keuchel Game Day Thread

I hope that you’re here because you want to be, not because you’ve stumbled on this site by typing in random letters and those letters just so happened to be bravesjournal.us! This is part 3 of a 3 part series and if you’d like to catch up on the series, here’s part 1 and part … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT aisle, Part 3 and Dallas Keuchel Game Day Thread”

Shopping in THAT Aisle, Part 2 and Game Thread

If you missed part 1 of the series, you can read here. It’s no secret that the Braves want a back-end bullpen piece for the stretch run. It’s also no secret that there are very few guaranteed stud relievers from year to year as the inning sample size in 1 individual year is so much … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT Aisle, Part 2 and Game Thread”

Shopping in THAT Aisle and Game Thread

Major League Baseball is filled with some bloody awful teams. As of Monday night, there are 5 teams that are on pace for 100 losses. The last time that happened in baseball was never. The split in the elite teams and the awful teams are getting bigger and if we’re being honest, it’s a real … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT Aisle and Game Thread”

State of the Minors (AA Mississippi) and Game Thread

Since Austin Riley’s promotion, you’ll have to look past Gwinnett to the unfriendly, near torturous, confines of Pearl, Mississippi to find the 2 most exciting position prospects in the Braves system. A little history of the stadium that the Double-A Braves call home: Trustmark Park opened in 2005 and immediately made its impact known as … Continue reading “State of the Minors (AA Mississippi) and Game Thread”