Archive for September, 2012

 

September 08, 2012

Benching Uggla Not the Way to Go

Dan Uggla clearly hasn’t been the player the Braves hoped for. We can argue about whether they should have seen this coming. Personally I think giving him a contract extension was a mistake but I can’t blame them for wanting

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September 06, 2012

Realistic Expectations for Simmons

Shortstop has been a revolving door for the Braves in 2012. Pastornicky left something to be desired on offense and (especially) defense. Veteran Jack Wilson fielded the position well, but simply can’t hit major-league pitching anymore. I was less than

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September 03, 2012

Show #199: Two Bright Spots for Braves in a Rough Week

Chipper’s homerun. Medlen’s continued dominance. The September collapse. Faith in Hanson?

 

 

September 03, 2012

Two Veterans to Shore Up the Bench

The Braves signed first baseman Lyle Overbay to a minor league deal on August 20th.  Friday night they traded for infielder Jeff Baker.  Both are solid veteran players acquired to shore up the bench, which hasn’t been great this season.  …

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