Archive for June, 2012


June 15, 2012

Adjusting the Save Rule to Make Baseball Better

With the close losses the Braves endured this week, partially due to a suddenly thin bullpen, many fans have appropriately started to question the use of Craig Kimbrel.  For the most part Kimbrel, as with all closers, is used exclusively …

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June 14, 2012

The Braves Could Compete in the AL East

Monday night, just before the start of our first game against the Yankees, I received a text message from a friend calling the series a rematch of the 1996 World Series. While this series obviously didn’t have the same magnitude …

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June 11, 2012

Show #187: Braves Put All Facets Together For A Five Win Week

5 of 6.  Jekyll and Hyde team.  Favorite Smoltz memories.  And what to do with JJ?



June 09, 2012

Simmons and Harper Projected to be Close in Value in 2012

It is very possible that Andrelton Simmons will be closer in value to Bryce Harper than you would have thought this season, when all is said and done.  Essentially these players are mirror images of each other, one excelling at …

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June 06, 2012

First Impressions

The construction of Marlin’s Park cost approximately 515 million dollars. To put that in perspective, it’s over six times the Braves 2012 total payroll. Miami certainly didn’t waste the money. The stadium is visually pleasing, and if it can draw …

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