Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $, Part 2

Intro of the series can be found here. Part 1 of the series can be found here. After a short series where the boys get swept by one of the worst teams in MLB, it’s easy to get discouraged but let me get a little bit cliche real quick: If someone were to have told … Continue reading “Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $, Part 2”

Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $

Yesterday, I scoured the fence-straddling teams for players that they might consider parting ways with in a “you help me, I help you” type of trade. Today, I’ll take a look at one of those teams and grab 2 guys that I think could really help out the Braves this year, and one, for next. … Continue reading “Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $”

Trade Targets from the Fence Straddlers

MLB is right at the 100 game mark and teams are gearing up for the trade deadline. With the lack of teams that are in full-on sell mode, and the new absolute trade deadline being July 31st, it’s bound to be a seller’s market and prices are likely to be high for contenders to make … Continue reading “Trade Targets from the Fence Straddlers”

Decisions that Could Influence Trade Deadline for Atlanta Braves

Trade season is upon us and the Braves are going to be in the thick of rumors, especially of the pitching variety. It’s been widely speculated that Anthopoulos will be in the hunt for both starting and relief pitching. In my opinion, that’s an accurate inference. I think they’ll acquire at least one of each … Continue reading “Decisions that Could Influence Trade Deadline for Atlanta Braves”

Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread

After last night’s loss to our’s truly, the Mets are 37-46 on the season, in 4th place of the NL East, and 6 games behind the 2nd Wild Card in the National League. While I don’t think they’re to the selling point that the aforementioned teams (Blue Jays, Orioles, Tigers, Royals, Mariners, Marlins, Giants, Reds) … Continue reading “Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread”

Shopping in THAT aisle, Part 3 and Dallas Keuchel Game Day Thread

I hope that you’re here because you want to be, not because you’ve stumbled on this site by typing in random letters and those letters just so happened to be bravesjournal.us! This is part 3 of a 3 part series and if you’d like to catch up on the series, here’s part 1 and part … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT aisle, Part 3 and Dallas Keuchel Game Day Thread”

Shopping in THAT Aisle, Part 2 and Game Thread

If you missed part 1 of the series, you can read here. It’s no secret that the Braves want a back-end bullpen piece for the stretch run. It’s also no secret that there are very few guaranteed stud relievers from year to year as the inning sample size in 1 individual year is so much … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT Aisle, Part 2 and Game Thread”

Shopping in THAT Aisle and Game Thread

Major League Baseball is filled with some bloody awful teams. As of Monday night, there are 5 teams that are on pace for 100 losses. The last time that happened in baseball was never. The split in the elite teams and the awful teams are getting bigger and if we’re being honest, it’s a real … Continue reading “Shopping in THAT Aisle and Game Thread”

Adding with an End(er) Goal in Mind

The Braves are 32-27, sitting pretty at 2nd in the NL East, 2nd in the Wild Card, and have already endured, and persevered through, the largest road trip of the year. The bullpen is taking shape and the lineup and bench, if used correctly, has the most depth it’s had since the days of Martin … Continue reading “Adding with an End(er) Goal in Mind”