Positional Case Study: Atlanta Braves Second Basemen, 1979-2019

If you’ve read my work at other sites, I’ve written periodic “positional case studies,” looking at how various clubs have staffed a particular position over multi-decade time spans, revealing interesting trends. Here are the ones I’ve done so far:

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Braves One-Year Wonder and Best Free Agent Signings: Chris Hammond

Who was he?
Braves One Year Wonder AND Best Free Agent signing, Chris Hammond was 6th round draft pick by Cincinnati in the 1986 draft. Nobody ever predicted he would make the majors, much less have a productive and lucrative … Finish Reading

Worst Trades in Braves History: Darrell Evans

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OK, it’s not the worst trade in Braves history. They didn’t give up the farm for a sore armed “ace” or for one year of a first sacker who is still-a-douche—and thereby greatly reduce the possibility of contention for several … Finish Reading