Archive for July, 2013


July 28, 2013

Braves can Absorb the Hudson Loss Even Without a Trade

It’s hard to believe this is Tim Hudson’s 9th season with the Braves.  He is the veteran leader of the Braves’ staff, if not the entire team following the retirement of Chipper Jones.  With Hudson’s season-ending ankle injury, how much …

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July 28, 2013

Show #234: Great Weekend Follows Awful Hudson Injury

The Cardinal series.  The Hudson injury. And what to do at the deadline?



July 21, 2013

Freddie Freeman and Andrelton Simmons: Close in Value?

Baseball Reference had Andrelton Simmons at 3.1 Wins Above Replacement (WAR) and Freddie Freeman at 2.8 WAR at the All-Star break.

Fangraphs had Freeman at 2 WAR and Simmons at 1.7 WAR.

Baseball Prospectus had Freeman at 2.23 Wins Above …

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July 21, 2013

Show #233: A Series Loss for the Braves to Start the Second Half

The Chisox series. What will happen with the starting rotation? The trade deadline. And Mac in 2014.



July 14, 2013

Show #232: Our Interview with Kevin McAlpin

Kevin McAlpin of 680 the Fan.  Freeman’s All Star selection. The injuries. High lights and low lights from the first half. And second half predictions.