Archive for May, 2014

 

May 18, 2014

Show #262: Two Wins on a Rough Road Trip

A bad stretch or are there fundamental issues with the team? Was the Alex Wood decision the right one? Is the Pastornicky decision the right one?

 

 

May 18, 2014

Braves’ Wacky Batting Order Should Stay

Fredi Gonzalez and the Braves have been employing a non-traditional (some might say sabermetric) batting order as of late. When Gonzalez first moved Justin Upton into the #2 spot and started hitting the pitcher 8th, in a radio interview …

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May 13, 2014

Keep Batting the Pitcher 8th

In seven games with the pitcher batting eighth, the Braves have a 4-3 record. Three of those wins came against the Cubs, a non-contender in 2014. We’ve scored a lousy 2.5 runs per game, even lower than our season average …

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May 11, 2014

Show #261: The Ups and Downs Continue for the Braves

The offense labors on.  Gavin Floyd impresses.  Wood heads to the pen.  Uggla heads to the bench.

 

 

May 08, 2014

Still Too Soon To Worry About The Offense

The Braves are above .500 and are in a good spot through the first couple of months, but it’s thanks to their run prevention.  The offense has struggled, especially recently.  As I write this on Wednesday night, the Braves are …

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