Worse than Corky

Dan Uggla in his last 36 games: 10-for-101 (.099), 1 XBH, 4 RBI, 23 BB, 40 K, .287 OBP, .129 slugging Corky Miller, in 43 games as a Brave: 12-for-87 (.138), 4 XBH, 9 RBI, 6 BB, 20 K, .200 OPB, .230 slugging DOB says the decision to carry Uggla on the postseason roster has…

The 20 worst A-Braves players: #1 Andres Thomas

It was difficult omitting Corky Miller, who had 5 hits as B-Mac’s back-up in 2008 and batted .138 in 87 AB’s as a Brave.┬áBut how do you exclude Andres Thomas, the 7th SS to make our register? (Go here for the complete list.) Stat awareness works for and against Andres, a Brave from 1985-90. I…

The 20 worst A-Braves players: #14 Ernie Whitt

Guarantees always backfired when made by a member of the pre-’91 Braves. Chuck Tanner once promised a parade down Peachtree. When he was fired, maybe. After he was acquired from the Blue Jays for assorted flotsam, Ernie Whitt told the local organ that Toronto GM Pat Gillick would regret the trade. “They got caught up…

The 20 worst A-Braves (non-pitcher edition)

Best/worst lists are not beneath the Office. We’ve plumbed these depths many times before. Surprisingly, we’ve never counted down the all-time worst Braves. Here’s a partial list of contenders (non-pitchers only). I’ve left out too many to count, so your nominations are welcome. Damaso Garcia Corky Miller Ken Caminiti Greg Norton Pat Rockett Melky Cabrera…