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June 17, 2018

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Show #406: League Leading Winning

New Show! Best team in the NL and getting better! Amazing starting pitching, but troubled bullpen. Acuna re-rises. All Star Braves.New Show! Best team in the NL and getting better! Amazing starting pitching, but troubled bullpen. All Star Braves.

 


 

 

June 10, 2018

Braves’ Refreshing Embrace of Analytics

On a per plate appearance basis, Nick Markakis is having the best offensive season of his career in the early going of the 2018 season.  His high in homeruns in a season with the Braves is 13 in 158 games …

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May 02, 2018

Optimizing the Braves Batting Order

On Sunday, Brian Snitker utilized a unique batting order when he hit his pitcher (Brandon McCarthy) 8th, Ender Inciarte 9th, Ozzie Albies leadoff and Ronald Acuna 2nd. Research suggest that the advantage to having a decent hitter hitting 9th and …

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March 26, 2018

Is Johan Camargo a Candidate to Continue to Exceed Expectations?

Johan Camargo is penciled in as the Braves’ starting thirdbaseman in 2018, at least to start the season.  But most evaluators view his ultimate role as that of a utility infielder.  He’s played all over the infield and even got …

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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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