Ervin Santana. Before the recent series against the Royals Fredi talked about how the Braves had previously tried to trade for the Kansas City right-handers, who's been quite good in 2012. Santana is available but the price will be steep, say insiders. With Huddy done for the year, it's a price the Braves may be... Continue Reading →
It's sure to be an emotional homecoming tonight as the Braves welcome back legends Ned Yost, Bruce Chen and a certain RF whose name rhymes with manure. Jeremy Guthrie toes the slab for K.C, who've won seven of nine on the backs of their pitching. The Royals have been limp offensively, managing just 4 HR... Continue Reading →
Dayton Moore never disappoints, signing yet another discarded Brave on Thursday. Blaine Boyer will presumably compete with Anthony Lerew, Bruce Chen, Kyle Davies, Horacio Ramirez, Juan Cruz and Roman Colon for a spot in the Omaha Storm Chasers bullpen.
According to the Boston Herald's Michael Silverman, the Royals may be willing to deal prized prospect Wil Myers, a right-handed hitter with immense potential. It would take a lot to get him, perhaps even Julio Teheran AND Randall Delgado. So be it. The Braves have pitching to spare and Myers would be a perfect fit... Continue Reading →
Actually, that's not fair to Assenmacher, who was better than Al Hrabosky, at least as a Brave. And he was more affordable than the Mad Hungarian, signed to a ridiculous (at its time) 5-year, $2.2 million contract prior to the 1980 season. Geno flopped as the Braves closer in '79, but Hrabosky wasn't much better... Continue Reading →