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”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Brian McCann

Brian McCann, 2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review Brian McCann suffered an injury-plagued and unproductive 2018 season for Houston, only appearing in 63 games with 189 AB while sinking to career lows in AVG, OBP, and SLG. As a result he did not hit the benchmarks for starts and plate appearances that would have guaranteed his … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Brian McCann”

Keltner List: Brian McCann

Once a year, Mac used to write up a Keltner List for a retired Brave, as a way of debating whether he deserved to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. It’s been several years since we’ve had one, but the recently retired Brian McCann deserves to have his candidacy seriously considered. Here’s Mac’s standard … Continue reading “Keltner List: Brian McCann”

Odds on the Braves Postseason 25-man: Hitters

This is the 2nd piece in this series as last week I looked at the pitching, both rotation and bullpen. If you missed that piece, find it here . I’m going to stay true to the original piece and assume that the Braves are going to carry 11 pitchers and 14 position players. The reasoning … Continue reading “Odds on the Braves Postseason 25-man: Hitters”

Will Braves put a little something in the Water(s) in September and Game Thread

2019 will be the last year that MLB teams can invite their entire 40-man roster when September 1st rolls around. In the new CBA that goes into effect in 2020, the active roster will increase from 25 to 26 for the full year and can increase up to, but no more than, 28 in September. … Continue reading “Will Braves put a little something in the Water(s) in September and Game Thread”