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The streakiest Braves team

June 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

The 2013 Braves are a much more talented version of the ’80 squad, the streakiest Braves team of them all. Despite coming off yet another last-place finish, there was reason for optimism entering the season, Bobby’s third as Braves manager.¬†Oft-maligned GM John Mullen had pulled off [...]

Nine who got away: #6, Duane Ward

February 28, 2013 // 3 Comments

Duane Ward was exactly what the Braves needed in 1992 and ’93. Had he been in the ‘pen Atlanta would’ve likely won the World Series each year. Then again, those Braves teams would’ve probably not reached the postseason if not for John Smoltz, acquired from Detroit for the [...]

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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