The Underappreciation of Julio Teheran

So, because the offense is playing like dog poop right now, I thought I’d run some numbers on Julio Teheran, who seems to be almost equally underappreciated by Braves fans and non-Braves fans. Since his rookie season in 2013, he has made 211 starts, fourth-most in baseball behind only Max Scherzer, Jose Quintana, and Jon … Continue reading “The Underappreciation of Julio Teheran”

Braves Journal Podcast and Game Thread

Time zones are stupid. The Braves will play at 10:10 EST against the Padres. Dallas Keuchel vs. something called a Dinelson Lamet. Sounds like a cocktail. Anyway, Ryan and I are going to try to kick up a podcast for the ole Journal. There’s a lot of Braves podcasts out there, but where I think … Continue reading “Braves Journal Podcast and Game Thread”

The Bullpen Rollercoaster

I just want to give some thoughts on the pen. There’s been much anguish over The Sliderman’s recent blown saves, so here’s some food for thought. In the first month of the season, the Braves had a 4.41 ERA, 17th in baseball. In that one month, we used 16 different guys in relief. Many notable … Continue reading “The Bullpen Rollercoaster”

Game Thread & Continuation of Predictions

Game time: 4:05. Bryse Wilson vs. Nick Pivetta. Snowshine got our predictions going, and 86 wins was the average of the (realistic) win predictions. High total: 93 wins (Snowshine Low total: 77 (Dusty) Pitcher wins were all over the place, rightfully so. Most votes: Folty, then Fried. Pitcher losses was overwhelming Julio, which makes sense … Continue reading “Game Thread & Continuation of Predictions”