Garrett Jones A Solid Option For Atlanta Braves
From 2009 through 2012, left-handed slugger Garrett Jones averaged 21 homers per season while batting .261 and slugging a solid .472 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the 2013 regular season, as the Buccos made their first run into the MLB [...]
MLB Rumors: Atlanta Braves Close to Acquiring Justin Upton?
Justin Upton might be on the move, again. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Atlanta Braves are discussing a deal with each other that could be finalized as early as Wednesday. Right now it appears as if the Diamondbacks are trying [...]
What Team Actually Needs Michael Bourn?
It’s January 21, 2013 and Michael Bourn still doesn’t have a place to call home. Most baseball fans knew the open market for Bourn would be a slow-moving one, seeing as Scott Boras was his agent. But no one could have predicted it being [...]
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Martin Prado Stubborn to Turn Down Offer From Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves have made avoiding arbitration into an art-form. This year was no different. Jason Heyward, Eric O’Flaherty, Kris Medlen, Jonny Venters and Cristhian Martinez all signed one year deals with the Braves Friday. This move will help them [...]
Washington Nationals Represent Philadelphia Phillies’ Biggest Problem
For many seasons the Philadelphia Phillies long-time nemesis was the Atlanta Braves. While Fredi Gonzalez’ team remains a worthwhile adversary, the Washington Nationals clearly became the boss of the National League East last season. Heading into 2013, the “Nats” are [...]
One Major Change Remains for the Atlanta Braves
The last time the Atlanta Braves won the NL East was 2005, which concluded their run of 14 straight division championships. Since then, the Braves have only managed to make the postseason twice, both times as wild card teams [...]
Atlanta Braves Prospect Juan Francisco Still Tearing Up Winter League
I am always the first to be skeptical of Winter League numbers and how they transfer to numbers in the bigs during the summer. So many times the pitchers are working on problems as well and it just doesn’t necessarily [...]
Has Scott Boras Represented Michael Bourn Out of a Job?
There is no doubt that Michael Bourn is a quality player. If you don’t believe how good he is, just ask his agent Scott Boras. Boras would no doubt let you know how great Bourn is and how much your [...]
Craig Kimbrel Brings Stability to Atlanta Braves Ninth Inning
For as long as I can remember there was stress going into the ninth inning for the Atlanta Braves. No matter how large the lead was, most of the time the closer spot wasn’t a constant place for confidence over [...]
New Atlanta Braves Batting Practice Cap Not Racist
As a cool little tidbit to the upcoming 2013 MLB season, all thirty teams are getting a new batting practice cap. As usual with any uniform change of any kind, opinions are all over the map. That’s great because opinions [...]