2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Dallas Keuchel

Dallas Keuchel and the 2019 Atlanta Braves seemed like they would be good dancin’ partners early in free agency. The team was looking for a of quality starter to help a potential playoff team, while also not committing loads of money to someone who would overshadow the farm depth in future seasons. The player wanted … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Dallas Keuchel”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ronald Acuna, Jr.

We all love Ozzie Albies, right? I like to think of Ronald Acuna Jr. as a younger, better, Ozzie Albies. The 21 year old Acuna followed up his 2018 Rookie of the Year campaign with an All-Star game start, 41 homers, and a league leading 127 runs scored. He finished with a .280/.365/.518 batting average/on … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ronald Acuna, Jr.”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Rafael Ortega

I love stories like this. Rafael Ortega was signed by the Braves to an MiLB contract in mid-November of 2018, yet large outlets didn’t even think it was worth reporting until 2 months later. Very similar to Michael Reed’s 2018, Ortega had a breakout season at Gwinnett at the ripe old age of 28 (Reed … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Rafael Ortega”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Max Fried

I feel like we’ve been waiting a long time to see the unleashed Max Fried. He’s a first round pick in 2012, we picked him up in the beginning of The Great Rebuild in the Justin Upton trade, and we sit here in 2019 waiting for him to have the training wheels taken off at … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Max Fried”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ozzie Albies

Ozzie Albies is 22 years old, hit 24 home runs for the 2nd year in a row, raised his batting average to .295, led the National League in fielding % as a 2nd baseman at .994, was 3rd in range factor per 9 innings, and is signed through age 30*. Feel better yet? There were … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ozzie Albies”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Julio Teheran

2019 Statline 10-11, 3.81 ERA, 33 games started, 174.2 innings pitched, 4.3 BB/9, 8.3 K/9, bWAR: 2.4 & fWAR: 1.5 For years, I’ve been down on Julio. The thing that I’ve overlooked in his time with Atlanta is likely the sole reason why Julio is still in a Braves uniform and that is this: Every … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Julio Teheran”