Open thread, 8/29, Braves vs. Miguel Dilones

August 29, 2013 // 4 Comments

The Braves go for the sweep, which is mostly a good thing but not entirely. Because the Braves have the best record in baseball they’re unlikely to acquire the extra bat or starting pitcher they appear to need, as every other team in baseball gets a chance to claim players off waivers before [...]

Nine who got away: #8, Brook Jacoby

February 23, 2013 // 3 Comments

He’s the other guy in one of the worst trades in Braves history. Brett Butler, who won’t be included on this list because he no longer qualified as a rookie when he left Atlanta, gets all the attention, but Brook Jacoby was a solid third sacker with the Indians ¬†for much of the 1980s, [...]

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