My All-Time Favorite Minor League Teams: 1981 Richmond Braves

The damndest thing happened in the summer of 1981 — baseball went on strike. No superstation! No internet! What was a fan to do? In response, newly rechristened SuperStation WTBS (formerly WTCG-17 Atlanta) decided to bring their MLB broadcast crew of Skip, Pete and Ernie to AAA to cover the Braves AAA affiliate in Richmond, … Continue reading “My All-Time Favorite Minor League Teams: 1981 Richmond Braves”

Atlanta Braves News: Martin Prado Retires and We Remember

After a 14 year career that began with 7 years in a Braves uniform, Martin Prado, at 36 years old, has decided to hang up the cleats. Prado spent his first 7 with the Braves then was traded to the Diamondbacks in the Justin Upton deal. He was immediately extended by the Diamondbacks for 4/40MM … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves News: Martin Prado Retires and We Remember”

Atlanta Braves Bench: Best of the 10 for 10’s

The 10 for 10’s series finale is going to look at some of the most heroic players from the 2010’s in one of the least appreciated positions in the sport. The Atlanta Braves Bench has had some heroics in the past, but the following players gave us a large enough sample size to deem them … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Bench: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves Starting Pitching: Best of the 10 for 10’s

In our previous Atlanta Braves 10 for 10’s installments, the knaves and fools, best of the infield, outfield, and relief pitching , we went through and looked at the many “Whipping Boys” and heroes of the Braves over the past decade. Today we will look at the best Atlanta Braves starting pitchers of the decade. … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Starting Pitching: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves Relief Pitchers: Best of the 10 for 10’s

Thus far in the Atlanta Braves 10 for 10’s player series, we have covered the infield, the outfield, and the best of the worst. Today, we look at the 2010’s best of the Atlanta Braves Relief Pitchers. 10 for 10’s Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher, Craig Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel was the dominant Atlanta Braves relief pitcher … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Relief Pitchers: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

10 for 10’s: Atlanta Braves Knaves and Fools

Today’s entry focuses on players who were left out of the All-2010’s team but were memorable nonetheless, mainly because of our mockery: the Atlanta Braves Knaves and Fools. The Beginning of the Braves Journal Whipping Boy If memory serves me, Mac coined the term “Whipping Boy” to describe a player doing his best to bring … Continue reading “10 for 10’s: Atlanta Braves Knaves and Fools”

Atlanta Braves Outfield: Best of the 10 for 10’s

In our initial segment on Best of the 10 for 10’s, we looked at the best of the Atlana Braves Infield. Today, we take a gander at the best of the Atlanta Braves Outfield of the 2010’s. Just a reminder that in determining who’s the best, we followed a simple criteria. If there was one … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Outfield: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

Atlanta Braves Infield: Best of the 10 for 10’s

I bet you thought that the 10 for 10’s series was over, eh? Like Jose Constanza stealing at-bats from Jason Heyward, we are going to steal your attention for 5 more segments. In the next week (or so), we will be covering the best of the 10’s at each position. The pieces will be split … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Infield: Best of the 10 for 10’s”

10 For 10’s: The 2019 Atlanta Braves Season

The rebuild was over! Coming off a successful 2018 season in which the Braves reached the playoffs a bit unexpectedly, there was a bright light at the end of the tunnel. For the 2019 Atlanta Braves, it was expected to be a huge battle with a four-horse race in the NL East, but it turned … Continue reading “10 For 10’s: The 2019 Atlanta Braves Season”