Rowland bids adieu to the #Braves … sort of

The Office blogged daily for 11 years -- as long as Rowland lasted in the majors. So there's some symmetry, though, unlike our namesake, we're not done yet. Maybe this will be our only post of the year. We won't be posting daily. Weekly, perhaps. Certainly, my passion for the not-so-local anymore nine has waned,... Continue Reading →

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If Rowland was #Braves GM

Some ideas on what the Braves should do this offseason, in order of priority. Dump Fat Gimp. I suspect a team like the Royals would take him if the Braves paid most of his salary. If not, release the guy. I'd rather pay him not to be on the team than put up with another... Continue Reading →

Plenty of blame to spread around for Braves dysfunction

Someone hired Frank Wren. Someone else mentored and promoted Coppy. One drove the farm system into the ground. The other skirted the rules. Both were assholes. To quote obnoxious college football fans after their team loses, "Where's the accountability?" Answer: There is none. The team's owners look at the Braves like a mall developer looks... Continue Reading →

Open thread, 8/25-27, a different kind of #Braves prospects ranking

At some point, probably this offseason, the Braves will start dealing from their wealth of prospects. Who should be most untouchable? Rowland's Top 10: Ronald Acuna. By no means. Kyle Wright. Seems to have the most ace-like qualities of any of the team's pitching prospects. Luiz Gohara. See Wright. And he's left-handed. And he's produced.... Continue Reading →

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