Archive for March, 2014


March 21, 2014

Why Braves Pitchers Might Be More Prone to Tommy John Surgeries

In this SB Nation Beyond the Boxscore article from November 2012, we get that the Braves had more Tommy John surgeries, up to that point, than any franchise in the majors.  The data in the article accounts for the …

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March 16, 2014

Show #253: The Braves New Look Starting Rotation

Life without Medlen and Beachy.  The Ervin Santana acquistion. And checking in on BJ and Uggla’s ST stats.



March 12, 2014

Ervin Santana Worth the Potential Price

Dan Szymborski, the fine baseball analyst of ZiPS projection system fame, wrote a nice article for claiming that Ervin Santana’s one-year, $14.1 million signing could cost the Braves $33 million in value, when you consider what the Braves are …

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March 07, 2014

Braves Top Prospects For 2014

Below is the ranking of Braves’ prospects based on the average rankings from the following sites/publications:  Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, ESPN/Keith Law, SB Nation Minor League Ball, FanGraphs and  Although some of these sites ranked more than 10 prospects, …

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March 02, 2014

Show #252: Catching Up With Kris Medlen

The infield fly.  The need for an ace.  The extensions.  And his great work with the Rally Foundation.