It’s not final, but this is likely to be the Braves’ rotation on Opening Day: Teheran, Wisler, Norris, Chacin, W. Perez Manny Banuelos couldn’t crack 90 MPH in his first … Continue Reading Reality check
If he makes the team, and I fear he will, Jeff Francoeur will likely be greeted with a bigger ovation than any of his Brave teammates. Are Braves fans really … Continue Reading #Braves, fans may have forgotten Francoeur’s entitlement act, but Rowland hasn’t
Via Thomas Boswell: On Friday, Papelbon apologized to planet earth, including his teammates and Nats fans for his infamous fight with Harper. “I was in the wrong,” said Papelbon who … Continue Reading Jonathan Papelbon, still a dick
One of baseball’s great minds, and a Braves legend, is now working for the Dodgers. It’s inexcusable that Greg Maddux isn’t working here. Hell, if I had my way he’d … Continue Reading Why is Mad Dog not with the #Braves?
Julio Teheran could return to pre-2015 form. Maybe Matt Wisler masters a change-up and wins 15. Bud Norris and Jhoulys Chacin were once adequate — perhaps they will be again. … Continue Reading Will this be worst #Braves rotation ever?
A recurring series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ’91 Braves Hard to believe it’s been a quarter century since the best Braves season most of us will ever experience. … Continue Reading The silver anniversary of #Braves nirvana: Expectations
Had the Braves not made the Olivera trade with the Dodgers, they’d have: A.) More money; B.) Room for another OF; C.) A better second baseman than Jace Peterson; D.) … Continue Reading Cespedes, Wood and Peraza for Olivera
The Braves signed Kyle Kendrick over the holidays for reasons I can’t fathom, unless they aimed to pair 2015’s worst NL pitcher with the AL’s worst (Bud Norris). At least … Continue Reading #Braves flotsam and jetsam
The 1973 Braves led the NL in runs and OPS, fitting since they played their home games in the Launching Pad. Unfortunately, opponents got to play there, too. And they … Continue Reading Flashback: The Bizarro #Braves
#Cubs are interested in Miller. But #Braves have Hector Olivera in LF and Nick Markakis in RF, so Jorge Soler may not fit. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) December 3, 2015 … Continue Reading What if the #Braves hadn’t traded for Olivera?
Acquiring the young, controllable bats so desperately needed won’t be easy. To quote Coppy, if the chance to get a potential impact player arises, the Braves must “take that plunge.” If … Continue Reading A trade the #Braves need to make
Plenty of buzz generated by this item in The Marietta Daily Journal: Recent back-fence talk describes the same scenario that circulated a couple years ago — current owner Liberty Media … Continue Reading Name that Cobb Internet mogul
“If we were trying to tank, we would have traded Maybin at the deadline last year, and we had plenty of offers.” Maybin was traded today for Ian Krol (think … Continue Reading According to Coppy, trading Maybin confirms #Braves tanking
The Braves have long had a tin ear when it comes to public relations. When they announced the move to Cobb County, they didn’t even acknowledge their 50 years in … Continue Reading Coppy needs a safe space
The Blue Jays, 37-15 in the second half, are not the team you want to play when you’re trying to avoid infamy. The Braves won two of three in Toronto … Continue Reading Open thread, 9/15, #Braves vs. the Boston Rustlers
First of all, can anyone explain this Honda commercial for the Little League World Series featuring Harold Reynolds coaching young players on how to conduct a boring, cliche-filled interview? Moving … Continue Reading Open thread, 8/15, #Braves vs. Evan Mechams
The Braves just can’t seem to break .500. But few, especially yours truly, thought they’d be anywhere near break-even at the break. Even without Freddie, the offense, save for one … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/9, #Braves vs. .500
I guess we’re in a pennant race, but I’m a little worried about Freddie, who’s got an appointment with a wrist specialist. The timing is not good, as the Braves … Continue Reading Open thread, 6/21, #Braves vs. Adam Sandlers
It’s Shelby Miller Day, which is becoming must-see viewing for Braves fans. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a true ace — Shelby could be the guy. At … Continue Reading Open thread, 5/17, #Braves vs. Lou Pearlmans
I’m not sure even Elias could come up with another city that’s had two pro sports teams lose to teams from the same city on walkoffs/buzzer beaters on the same … Continue Reading Open Thread, 5.10, #Braves vs. Regan MacNeils