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November 28, 2017

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Show #390: The Hammer Comes Down

The penalties. The lifetime ban. The uncertain future. But . . . Acuna!

 


 

 

December 09, 2017

Ohtani Deserves the #1 Prospect Ranking and Stanton to the Yankees Wasn’t a Jeter Conspiracy

There have been a couple of reactions on the baseball internet, to the top baseball stories of the day, that are frankly just incorrect, surprisingly enough.  In response to the Angels signing of Shohei Ohtani, some are upset that MLB.com …

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November 28, 2017

Braves Scandal: Neither MLB Nor Braves Come Out Looking Good

On Tuesday, MLB finally announced the Braves’ punishments for breaking rules regarding signing amateur players, mostly related to the signing of international players.  In his latest chat, Fangraphs’ Dave Cameron sums up the rule-breaking succinctly:

They signed an older

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November 19, 2017

Braves Finally Move on From Trying to Relive Glory Days

The Braves turn their organization over to a new general manager, Alex Anthopoulos, and finally turn from their past.  During Anthopoulos’ introductory press conference Monday afternoon at SunTrust Park, the only two Braves employees who spoke were Anthopoulos and CEO …

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October 08, 2017

Coppolella and the Dubious Tradition of “The Braves Way”

In 2010, a couple of weeks after Jason Heyward made his Major League debut, Sports Illustrated published a Tom Verducci article about Jason Heyward’s rise to the big leagues.  In it Verducci describes what he calls a “subterfuge campaign” by …

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September 10, 2017

Could Old Guard Versus New Cause Tension in the Braves Front Office?

Last Tuesday, Ken Rosenthal, now writing for The Athletic, wrote an article (subscription only) about internal strife within the Braves front office.  In the article, a club official is quoted asking the rhetorical question of whether John Schuerholz or John …

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