Yesterday, the Braves released their player pool with 56 of the initial 60 of the player pool. My last post, I took a stab at the 60 player pool and hit on a lot but swung and missed on others. … Finish Reading
Well…we went from 40 to 50 and now, 60. Holy smokes, that’s a lot of players. Today’s piece, “Building a Braves 60-Man Roster”, will take a look at the 30 guys that I think will likely be the people breaking … Finish Reading
Baseball is back!
The road wasn’t a smooth one – the players and owners never actually reached a negotiated agreement – but that’s a story for another day. Today, baseball will be back in our living rooms in a matter … Finish Reading
When Alex Anthopoulos took over as GM for the Braves on November 13, 2017, he treaded very lightly in terms of signings and trades due to the logistical mess left by John Coppolella. In fact, … Finish Reading
If baseball happens in 2020, it’s been widely reported that the divisions will be divided based on geography and for this one year (at least), the designated hitter will be universal. It’s my opinion that we’ve seen the last MLB … Finish Reading
Piggybacking off of yesterday’s piece on the Braves 30-man roster, MLB is discussing a plan of expansion on both the 26-man and 40-man roster to 30 and 50. The extra 20 will be kept fresh in a spring training facility … Finish Reading
In the latest news regarding the shortened MLB season, a proposal has been made that teams will have 30-man active rosters with a 20-man taxi squad, jumping what once was a 26-man roster … Finish Reading
With rumors swirling about the potential of a late May beginning to baseball and newly structured divisions of 10 teams each, with focus on location, my mind rolls back to Spring … Finish Reading
What’s the least amount of baseball that would be worth playing before the powers that be simply cancel the entire season? Here’s a proposal for a Micro-Season.
(Disclaimer: this is not a prediction that a micro-season is the most likely … Finish Reading
One thing we know about this virus is that there’s little concrete idea how long our world will be on hold and/or lockdown. Some are guessing life will resume, slightly-altered, in a few months. Others are estimating 6. Then there … Finish Reading