Archive for February, 2014

 

February 23, 2014

Show #251: More Long Term Extensions for the Braves

Teheran, Kimbrel, and Simmons are the next three to get long term deals. We break down the deals and revisit our off-season grades.

 

 

February 22, 2014

No Big Free-Agent Signing, No Big Deal

Despite not signing or trading for a power-pitching ace, failing to dump Dan Uggla, and losing Tim Hudson and Brian McCann, the 2013/14 Braves offseason has been one of the best in years. It could hardly be more different than …

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February 18, 2014

Show #250: Our Interview with Chipper Jones

Chipper talks about the ’95 Series, the move to left field, the anti-Chipper sentiment and weighs in on the move to Cobb and the continued lack of a number 1.

 

 

February 18, 2014

Braves Paid For More Than Saves From Kimbrel

After the news of the Craig Kimbrel deal came down, Jeff Schultz of the AJC Tweeted the following:

Attn. Sabermetricians: Teams need a great closer and #Braves needed Kimbrel. He gets $42 million-plus.

Braves’ AJC beat writer David O’Brien Tweeted …

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February 08, 2014

Did the Braves Choose Freeman over Heyward?

In a recent online chat, a fan asked ESPN’s Keith Law the following question and he gave the following answer:

Andy (Madison, WI): The Braves essentially chose Freeman over Heyward. Assuming that Heyward would have cost a bit more,

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