Archive for August, 2014

 

August 29, 2014

Reasons to Explore a Gattis Trade

There have been whispers that the Braves might explore an Evan Gattis trade.  At first glance, this seems unusual. Gattis is a power hitter in an age when power is viewed as a rare commodity.  He’s also cheap, under team …

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August 24, 2014

Show #276: Braves Winning Week Ends with a Thud

Playoff hopes. Terry McGuirk and accountability. Heyward in the 1. Minor’s resurgence.

 

 

August 21, 2014

Potential Wildcard Matchups

Facing a seven-game deficit in the NL East with approximately six weeks remaining in the season, a league championship for the Braves is not entirely out of the question. We still have six games to play against the Nationals, as …

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August 17, 2014

Show #275: Braves Hang in the Wild Card Race

The Braves close out the week strong. Heyward back in the lead off spot. Will Kris Medlen be back in 2015?

 

 

August 15, 2014

Braves Issues Related to On-Base and Slugging, Not Strikeouts or Productive Outs

The Braves’ propensity to strikeout is something that has been discussed over and over since the preseason of 2013. We knew then the Braves would strikeout a lot but we also thought they would get on base, slug, play good …

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