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: Mike Soroka

Maple Maddux aka M-m-m-Mike Soroka, as my daughter affectionately calls him, was the Atlanta Braves ace of the 2019 season. Pitching to a 4 or 5.6 WAR, depending on your choice between B-ref or Fangraph’s evaluations, the 22 year old is the subject of today’s piece, Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Mike Soroka. Mike Soroka’s Background … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Extension Candidate: Mike Soroka”

2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Mike Soroka

Who Is He? It was in August 2016 that I settled into my seat behind the visitor’s dugout in Asheville to watch a game with the Rome 9. Patrick Weigel talked to us fans before the game as he was wont to do and told us we were in for a treat tonight, but don’t … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Mike Soroka”

Last Update: Odds on Braves Postseason Roster

This list is assuming Ender Inciarte is healthy enough to swing a bat as the Braves, at the least, really need another LH bat off the bench. This list is also assuming that Johan Camargo will not be ready for the 1st round of the playoffs. I make a few assumptions that seem logical to … Continue reading “Last Update: Odds on Braves Postseason Roster”

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”