Atlanta Braves Starting Pitchers: A Bottlenecking Problem

During the rebuild, the Braves chose a path and stuck to their “guns”, as trade after trade, and draft pick after draft pick, starting pitchers with high ceilings were collected. For many Braves fans, it became comical the amount of gathered riches over a 3 year period, and some openly questioned the strategy as pitchers … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Starting Pitchers: A Bottlenecking Problem”

Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Max Fried

Firmly planted in the number 2 spot in the Braves 2019 rotation was today’s Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate Max Fried. I’m not sure anybody expected him to step into the role quite as seamlessly as he did, but it was no doubt a happy surprise. Max Fried’s Background The 7th overall pick in the 2012 … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Max Fried”

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”

Odds on the Braves Postseason 25-man: Pitching

“I’m not a smart man. But I do know what love is…” ~Gump I just needed to get that out of the way as this might be a guess, but it’s an educated one based on studying patterns these past few months. I love watching this team and in watching Alex Anthopoulos’s history in transactions, … Continue reading “Odds on the Braves Postseason 25-man: Pitching”