A weekly podcast for all things Atlanta Braves

 

September 18, 2017

Latest Show

Show #384: Vintage ABT with Javy Lopez

We revisit an ABT highlight – our extensive interview with Javy Lopez. Javy gives frank and insightful comments based on his career as a Brave and being a slugger in the 90’s.

All this plus Shots in the Dark and the Week Ahead.

 


 

 

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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August 27, 2017

Playing Veterans Is Part of the Rebuilding Plan

The Braves have been in a rebuild mode since after the 2014 season.  Yet, they haven’t gone with young players on the major league roster.  They’ve been losing on the cheap with rather old players.  Are they trying to be …

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August 20, 2017

Braves Front Office Wise To Remain Patient In Rebuild

Braves fans obviously hoped the rebuild would have turned a corner more so than it has and that the team would be very close to contention right now, at least on the outskirts of a wild card berth.  But it …

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August 13, 2017

Are the Braves Too Eager to Promote Prospects?

This season, the Braves have promoted second baseman Ozzie Albies (20) to the majors, outfielder Ronald Acuna (19) to Triple-A, third baseman Austin Riley (20) to Double-A, pitcher Mike Soroka (19) to Double-A and pitcher Kolby Allard (19) to Double-A.  …

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August 10, 2017

The Braves Should Consider Cashing in Inciarte

Ender Inciarte is the Braves’ second-best player after Freddie Freeman.  He won’t be 27 until October.  He’s under contract through 2021 with a team option for 2022, and he’s not due to make over $9 million in any of his …

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