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December 8, 2012

Plan B

December 8, 2012 // 3 Comments

Three under-the-radar suggestions for the LF/3B void. None are ideal, as Plan B’s are wont to be. Jed Lowrie: It’s hard to get a read on the former Red Sox prospect, who has struggled with injuries throughout his career. But when healthy he’s shown flashes of becoming a solid [...]

The Hammer never missed a nail

December 8, 2012 // 5 Comments

There was never a more consistent performer than Henry Aaron. He was the Bizarro Uggla. Hank hit .306 vs. left-handed starters, .305 vs right-handed starters, .303 at home and .306 on the road — with slugging percentages above .500 in each situation. For his career he never hit lower than [...]

The 20 worst A-Braves players: #8 Craig Robinson

December 8, 2012 // 2 Comments

The Braves of the 1970s had a peculiar habit of trading for players they once discarded. Pitcher Adrian Devine, for example, was traded to Texas in 1976 then reacquired the following winter. Two years later, he was traded back to Texas. Coming to Atlanta in that last deal were Doyle Alexander and [...]
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