The Atlanta Braves 2nd Half Flowering Stars: Position Players

In 71 games of the 2nd half, the Braves went 43-28 and continued their dominant run that started in June and ran strong through mid-September to secure back-to-back NL East titles. It takes a team to win the division, but … Finish Reading

A Reflection on Last Night’s Game

Hey Braves Journal friends. We have been hard at work loading up some good writers for the offseason and beyond. It’s our focus to stay true to the Braves Journal model by focusing more on building quality writing while maintaining … Finish Reading

Last Update: Odds on Braves Postseason Roster

This list is assuming Ender Inciarte is healthy enough to swing a bat as the Braves, at the least, really need another LH bat off the bench. This list is also assuming that Johan Camargo will not be ready for … Finish Reading

AA Was Right and I Was Wrong: The Division-Winning 2019 Braves

(Ed. note: yesterday was dumb and there’s your recap.)

I’ve been cranky almost all of 2019.

I was ecstatic when Alex Anthopoulos was hired and excited when he brought in Josh Donaldson on a one-year … Finish Reading

Updated Odds on the Braves Postseason 25 Man

I think my previous pieces have become largely irrelevant with the injuries to both Charlie Culberson and Johan Camargo. Adding news today of the Braves purchasing the contract of catcher John Ryan Murphy, and the heart of the bench I … Finish Reading

Odds on the Braves Postseason 25-man: Pitching

“I’m not a smart man. But I do know what love is…” ~Gump

I just needed to get that out of the way as this might be a guess, but it’s an educated one based on studying patterns these past … Finish Reading

Left-handed Bullpen Candidates Battle it out for Gwinnett

The Braves made a few moves on September 1st, the first day of roster expansion, to give boost to the bullpen, catching, and bench. Brian McCann was activated from the 10-day IL and Johan Camargo, Jeremy Walker, and … Finish Reading

Why I’m Reading More into Braves Signing Tyler Matzek than Anyone on the Internet

In a move that won’t make headlines, but could have an impact on roster construction in September, and maybe beyond, the Braves purchased the contract of Tyler Matzek out of an Independent League on August 16. Matzek was drafted 11th … Finish Reading