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 Top Prospects by Braves Journal, #20-16

In case you missed the first 4 installments of our Atlanta Braves Top Prospects, you can find them here: Braves Journal’s Top 30 Prospects: Just Missed Braves Journal’s Top 30 Prospect, 30-26 Braves Journal’s Top 30 Prospects, 25-21 A reminder that this is a cumulative list from 3 Minor League followers, Karl Ehrsam (snowshine), Matt … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Top Prospects by Braves Journal, #20-16”

Updated Atlanta Braves Payroll and Roster Needs

In what has been a stunning beginning to the 2019-20 offseason the Atlanta Braves have been the most active team on the market, signing: Tyler Flowers, 4MM for 2020 Nick Markakis, 4MM for 2020 Darren O’Day, 2.25 in 2020 and club option for 3.5 in 2021 Will Smith, 3/39MM with 2023 club option for 13MM … Continue reading “Updated Atlanta Braves Payroll and Roster Needs”

Ryan’s 2019 Braves Midseason Top 30 Prospects

We heard from Snowshine yesterday on his top-30 prospects in the Braves system and now it’s my turn. Our top-10 looks quite similar (with one exception) but ranking 11-30 is a guessing game of evaluating talent that isn’t fully developed yet and that’s what makes it so dadgum fun! Enough talk, let’s get to the … Continue reading “Ryan’s 2019 Braves Midseason Top 30 Prospects”

Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread

After last night’s loss to our’s truly, the Mets are 37-46 on the season, in 4th place of the NL East, and 6 games behind the 2nd Wild Card in the National League. While I don’t think they’re to the selling point that the aforementioned teams (Blue Jays, Orioles, Tigers, Royals, Mariners, Marlins, Giants, Reds) … Continue reading “Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread”