If you’re new to the blog, you may not know that there is a Braves Journal Glossary. You can see the entire glossary here. We’ve made some new additions:
Outciarte – Nickname for Ender Inciarte. Ender is terrific at … Finish Reading
Well, the weekend thread lasted a little longer. As mentioned, we’ve got some stuff planned for later in the offseason, but, once again, still just not much going on.
Sniter getting manager of the year is interesting. It tells me … Finish Reading
Not much going on, really, league-wide, so we shall wait for the Hot Stove to become lit.
What’s a college football prediction you find noteworthy?
Which player that hasn’t gotten much play would you be … Finish Reading
One thing clearly apparent from the playoff series against the Dodgers is that the Braves bench has a long way to go to be playoff quality. While the Dodgers were at various times bringing the likes of Max Muncy, … Finish Reading
The Braves came into the season with a lot of uncertainty in the pen. From the 2017 squad, only these five pitchers logged more than 50 appearances: Jose Ramirez, Arodys Vizcaino, Jim Johnson, Sam Freeman, and … Finish Reading
There are lots of players from our system that will be eligible for Rule 5, but remember what is actually in play. Should a team claim one of our players, that team must carry that player on the 25-man roster … Finish Reading
The Braves had enough other problems to address last offseason that carrying on with the adequacy of Tyler Flowers and Kurt Suzuki was the simplest thing to do, and that’s exactly what they did, with mostly similar results. Catcher and … Finish Reading
Around 3.25 this morning Alex Wood came on to pitch the top of the 18th innings in Game 3 of the World Series. The Score had been stuck at 2-2 since the 13th. Fox had long since run out of … Finish Reading
Boy, did we have a weird outfield last year. The right fielder played like an MVP candidate for half the season and then like Nick Markakis in the next half, the centerfielder played like BJ Upton for half the season … Finish Reading
As mentioned in Part 1, there are still plenty of needs on the pitching side. By my count, there are currently 12 starting pitchers in the organization who could factor into the rotation at some point in 2019: Mike Foltynewicz… Finish Reading