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, #10-6

In case you missed the first 5 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 Braves Journal’s Top 30 Prospects, 20-16 Braves Journal’s Top 30 Prospects, 15-11 A reminder that this is … Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Top Prospects by Braves Journal, #10-6”

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”

Thoughts on the Future of the Atlanta Braves 40-Man Roster

Many roster moves will have to be made fairly quickly after the World Series is over. Within 10 days into the offseason, the Braves will have a new look to their 40-man roster and spots will be precious. In this piece, I’m going to try to cover all avenues of additions and subtractions on the … Continue reading “Thoughts on the Future of the Atlanta Braves 40-Man Roster”

Left-handed Bullpen Candidates Battle it out for Gwinnett

The Braves made a few moves on September 1st, the first day of roster expansion, to give boost to the bullpen, catching, and bench. Brian McCann was activated from the 10-day IL and Johan Camargo, Jeremy Walker, and Chad Sobotka were brought up from Gwinnett. In all likelihood, that will be all we will see … Continue reading “Left-handed Bullpen Candidates Battle it out for Gwinnett”

Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $, Part 2

Intro of the series can be found here. Part 1 of the series can be found here. After a short series where the boys get swept by one of the worst teams in MLB, it’s easy to get discouraged but let me get a little bit cliche real quick: If someone were to have told … Continue reading “Braves Trade Ideas: Less Prospects, Bigger Bags of $, Part 2”

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”