Like every other Braves fan, I was thrilled when John Hart unloaded Melvin Jr. in the Craig Kimbrel deal with … Continue reading Re-examining the rebuild: #Braves whiffed on Kimbrel trade
Snakebit? More like devoured by a nest of vipers. Actually, most of what has befallen our hometown nine isn’t really … Continue reading Open Thread, 4/13, #Braves vs. a nest of vipers
No question, John Schuerholz was the best GM in Braves history. But as a president, his record was poor. He’s … Continue reading Schuerholz ends forgettable reign as #Braves president
One great trade, and there’s no debating Coppy pulled off a beaut yesterday, does not repair the strained relationship between … Continue reading One great trade won’t redeem embattled #Braves hierarchy
You might be asking yourself, “Self, where’s Duane been? We ain’t heard from that smart, handsome fucker in a long … Continue reading Duane checks in from the Mouse/Open Thread Aug. 14, #Braves vs. Serpents
Russ Nixon was one of the unluckiest managers in baseball history. In 1982, he replaced John McNamara as manager of … Continue reading Twenty five years ago today, the Nixon Administration ended
By Tim Howell A wise man — or let’s say person, for you gals out there! — once told me … Continue reading Enough with all this Gloomy Gus Business!
Two weeks after the Braves re-commit to Fredi Haas, the manager considered by many to be the best in baseball … Continue reading If only #Braves had a managerial opening …
Frank Wren is going to lose his job because of a lousy personality, although he should be losing it for … Continue reading Dayton Moore is Frank Wren lite
He signed Jeff Francoeur to a two-year contract. He hired Ned Yost, who makes Fredi look like Earl Weaver. Replacing … Continue reading Top 2 reasons why Dayton Moore would be terrible choice as #Braves GM
Via Mark Bowman: Now that the Braves have been essentially eliminated from the playoffs, they might not wait until the … Continue reading Frank Wren all but out as #Braves GM
The Braves’ CEO, a corporate lackey right out of central casting, is about to make the biggest decision of his … Continue reading All eyes on Terry McGuirk
*One run in three games merits a repost. There was a lot of blowback when CD gave FW a C- … Continue reading Why Frank Wren must go
Mike Trout was drafted with the compensation pick received when the Angels didn’t resign Mark Teixeira. That pick would’ve belonged … Continue reading The case against Frank Wren, cont’d
B.J. Upton is like Zaxby’s: Indescribably bad. And he’s getting worse. The highest-paid Brave is batting .171 in June with … Continue reading Stubbornness breeds stupidity and #Braves are paying for it
First the bad news. In the realm of team-crippling contracts, right now Frank Wren appears to be leading the Majors. … Continue reading Wren’s tenure a C-. A lot of good, but the bad is REAL BAD
It’s been little noted in the coverage of the Braves’ flurry of contract extensions, but it would be fascinating to … Continue reading How much Hart in these extensions?
Fredi is not the only member of the Braves’ hierarchy working on the final year of his contract. FW’s contract … Continue reading FW enters his walk year
Doug Fister, two years removed from free agency, is a workhorse who eats innings without eating up much payroll. The … Continue reading Why weren’t the Braves in on Fister?
In no particular order: Signing Brady Anderson. It was the year after the Kenny Lofton trade, and when it became clear … Continue reading Top 9 moves the Braves didn’t make