Braves targeting B.J.

According to Bowman, they hoped to sign Justin’s older brother and Torii Hunter, who went to Detroit instead. B.J. Upton is still available and no free agent has more potential. He’s not quite as fast as Bourn, or as good defensively, but he’s above average. Offensively, he’s a mixed bag. His 28 HR in 2012…

Next year’s silver anniversary

In 2012 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of Sid’s slide, and the 30th anniversary of the ’82 NL West champs. Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the worst team Atlanta has ever seen, regardless of sport. Despite having 5 present, future or borderline Hall of Famers (Bruce Sutter, Glavine, Smoltz, Murph, Ted Simmons), the…

The 20 worst A-Braves, non-pitchers: #20 ‘Gainesville’s own’ Jody Davis

(in no particular order)¬† I attended high school in Gainesville, which has its charms, assuming you can get past the smell of dead chickens. There aren’t many famous people from there, save for Georgia’s current governor and Howard Stern’s favorite Klansman, Daniel Carver. So Jody Davis was a pretty big deal. The ginger-haired catcher¬†was the…