A weekly podcast for all things Atlanta Braves

 

September 14, 2014

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Show #279: The Braves Fall Further Out of the WC Chase

The ugliest week of the season. Does Fredi survive? Can Frank bring most players back?

 

 

September 15, 2014

Braves Shouldn’t Try to Change Who Simmons Is Offensively

Andrelton Simmons is having an offensive season on par with B.J. Upton’s awful season.  Through Friday, Simmons has a 73 OPS+ while B.J. has a 72 OPS+.  Of course Simmons is an elite defender at shortstop, so his value is …

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September 08, 2014

B.J. Upton Signing Made Sense

Clearly B.J. Upton’s time in Atlanta has been an unmitigated disaster.  He’s slashed .197/.277/.311 during his time with the Braves, with an OPS+ of 64.  According to Baseball-Reference’s methodology, he’s been a -2.5 WAR player.  There is no doubt in …

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August 29, 2014

Reasons to Explore a Gattis Trade

There have been whispers that the Braves might explore an Evan Gattis trade.  At first glance, this seems unusual. Gattis is a power hitter in an age when power is viewed as a rare commodity.  He’s also cheap, under team …

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August 21, 2014

Potential Wildcard Matchups

Facing a seven-game deficit in the NL East with approximately six weeks remaining in the season, a league championship for the Braves is not entirely out of the question. We still have six games to play against the Nationals, as …

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August 15, 2014

Braves Issues Related to On-Base and Slugging, Not Strikeouts or Productive Outs

The Braves’ propensity to strikeout is something that has been discussed over and over since the preseason of 2013. We knew then the Braves would strikeout a lot but we also thought they would get on base, slug, play good …

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