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Melky Cabrera

This is the Melky we remember

May 4, 2013 // 6 Comments

Toronto made some big moves this offseason, all of which have failed miserably. Besides the trades for R.A. Dickey, Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson, there was the signing of Melky Cabrera to a two-year, $16 million contract. Cabrera is hitting .236 with a .280 OBP and .276 slugging percentage after [...]

The 20 worst A-Braves players: #4 Melky Cabrera

December 13, 2012 // 5 Comments

I’m not going to try and convince you that Melky Cabrera was worse than, say, Sugar Bear Blanks. But there were few Braves as lazy and ineffectual as Wide Leche. When the Braves acquired Cabrera I was under the delusion that he was one of those players you appreciate the more you saw play, a [...]

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 20 worst A-Braves (non-pitcher edition)

November 13, 2012 // 12 Comments

Best/worst lists are not beneath the Office. We’ve plumbed these depths many times before. Surprisingly, we’ve never counted down the all-time worst Braves. Here’s a partial list of contenders (non-pitchers only). I’ve left out too many to count, so your nominations are [...]
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