The Braves traded a future Hall of Famer to acquire Denny McLain halfway through the 1972 season. Granted, Orlando Cepeda … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves pitchers: #20 Denny McLain
Familiar language from ESPN’s Christina Kahrl, who claims the HOF is already compromised by PEDs. I mean, c’mon, no Mike … Continue reading PED apologists violate their own liturgy
It was difficult omitting Corky Miller, who had 5 hits as B-Mac’s back-up in 2008 and batted .138 in 87 … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #1 Andres Thomas
Nice piece by baseball scribe Tyler Kepner on Murph’s last chance to be voted into Cooperstown before going to the … Continue reading NY Times makes the case for Murph
Via MLB Trade Rumors: Five Teams Interested In Derek Lowe Lowe sounds pretty delusional about his future. “I’ve heard the … Continue reading The year’s most head-scratching headline
Three years before coming to Atlanta, Deron Johnson slugged 32 homers and drove in 130 for the Reds. Three years after … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #2 Deron Johnson
According to ESPN’s David Schoenfield, “the Astros just signed a deal that brings them $80 million and the Padres signed … Continue reading Braves TV contract outrage du jour
Outside of Suzyn Waldman, that is. Otherwise, who’s going to make the trek to Cooperstown to see two unrepentant frauds … Continue reading Does anyone besides Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens want to see their HOF induction speech?
Luis Gomez was a poor man’s Rafael Belliard, at least at the plate. Like Raffy, Gomez was smooth, if unspectacular, … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #3 Luis Gomez
Terrific column by ESPN.com’s Howard Bryant — so good he almost makes up for Rick Reilly — on this year’s … Continue reading Tonight’s reading assignment
Mets fans should be thrilled by the proposed R.A. Dickey to Toronto trade. New York will reportedly receive two former … Continue reading Best winter in NL East? Could be the Mets
I’m thrilled that the last pitcher chosen in ESPN’s ranking of the 100 greatest players in MLB history is the perpetually … Continue reading Maddux slighted again, and was Smoltzie better than Glavine?
I’m not going to try and convince you that Melky Cabrera was worse than, say, Sugar Bear Blanks. But there … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #4 Melky Cabrera
Only four players to go in our countdown of the 20 worst players (non-pitchers) in A-Braves history. Two of the … Continue reading Who we missing?
Rob Belloir was acquired from Cleveland in 1975, a bad sign, as the Indians were the AL version of the … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #5 Rob Belloir
If I was a blowhard hack like Chris Berman I’d write something like, “Braves fans didn’t love Jim Morrison one time, … Continue reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #6 Jim Morrison
Increasingly we’re hearing management say it’s okay with internal LF/3B options, as if there are any. I’m encouraged by Juan … Continue reading Are the Braves resigned to their small-market fate?
Atlanta #Braves No. 1 prospect Julio Teheran fanned 8 batters over 6 1-hit innings tonight. That’s 0 runs and 2 … Continue reading Teheran returning to form
There was never much chance Myers would become a Brave. Source: #Rays will send James Shields and Wade Davis to … Continue reading Wil Myers traded … but not to Atlanta
Watch before Bud’s stooges pull it. I miss David Justice. Continue reading Revisiting 1993