The Braves are now worth $1.15 billion, up 58 percent in just one year and two-and-a-half times what the club was worth when Liberty Media acquired it in 2007. Hooray, … Continue Reading Liberty’s #Braves investment skyrockets in value
“In the 1980s, the home team could have imported Mike Schmidt and Terry Forster would’ve fallen on him and broken his leg.” –CD, summing up a decade filled with woe … Continue Reading The 1980s All-Uggla team
There’s a definite buzz about this team. More than 120,000 turned out for the Cubs series — and not many of them seemed to be rooting for the Little Bears. … Continue Reading Week 1 autopsy
It appears Gattis (.438-2 HR 10 RBI) is a decent bet to make the 25-man roster. If so, don’t be surprised if the right-handed slugger starts at catcher Opening Night vs. … Continue Reading Evan Gattis could get Opening Day start
Safe to assume he’s won the fifth starter’s job. For the spring Teheran has allowed two runs and four hits in 14 IP with 18 K’s and 4 BB. Meanwhile, … Continue Reading Five no-hit innings for Teheran today
For the first time since I became a fan, there will be no Braves games on a Turner station. The 45 Braves games that have been televised locally on Turner … Continue Reading Turner’s loss is the Braves’ gain
Do the intangibles matter? Do strikeouts not? Depends on your school of thought. I think they can both be true. Having a player who serves as an example for others … Continue Reading Head, heart divided on Prado deal
Finally, a comprehensive article on the worst TV contract in baseball. The good news? The Braves deal expires in 14 years, much sooner than we were previously led to believe. … Continue Reading Details of Braves horrible TV contract finally emerge
My dream: Elton John teams up with a rich Atlantan (say Sara Blakely, the billionaire who founded Spanx) and buys the Bravos. He’s no superficial fan. In this series of clips, … Continue Reading Elton John, the Lemmer, Knucksie and JS talk Bravos
The Braves traded a future Hall of Famer to acquire Denny McLain halfway through the 1972 season. Granted, Orlando Cepeda was nearing the end of his career, though he’d have … Continue Reading The 20 worst A-Braves pitchers: #20 Denny McLain
Three years before coming to Atlanta, Deron Johnson slugged 32 homers and drove in 130 for the Reds. Three years after leaving the ATL, Johnson, then with the Phils, clubbed 34 … Continue Reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #2 Deron Johnson
Rob Belloir was acquired from Cleveland in 1975, a bad sign, as the Indians were the AL version of the Braves. He was the PTBNL in a deal that brought … 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, let alone two.” I’ll spare us all. Morrison, a veteran … 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 Francisco’s development, but there’s nothing to suggest he won’t add … Continue Reading Are the Braves resigned to their small-market fate?
Watch before Bud’s stooges pull it. I miss David Justice.
Homering in your first MLB AB has guaranteed one thing: You won’t make the Hall of Fame (hopefully Jay Hey changes that). Jermaine Dye and Will Clark are probably the … Continue Reading The 20 worst A-Braves players: #7 Jordan Schafer
Three under-the-radar suggestions for the LF/3B void. None are ideal, as Plan B’s are wont to be. Jed Lowrie: It’s hard to get a read on the former Red Sox … Continue Reading Plan B
Even if the season were to begin Friday, manager Fredi Gonzalez insists the Braves would be OK despite making no deal for a new left fielder during the Winter Meetings. … Continue Reading Cease with the spin
Braves general manager Frank Wren has been evaluating his internal options in the event that he does not land another outfielder before the start of next season. But as we … Continue Reading Who are these internal options we’re hearing about?
We’ve discussed Coco coming to the Braves on several occasions, and now may be the time. Oakland has a crowded outfield, with newly acquired Chris Young, Yoenis Cespedes and Josh … Continue Reading The annual Coco Crisp rumor