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July 22, 2014

Can’t Take Plays Off

Few things separate successful baseball clubs from unsuccessful ones. Money is a big one. Good scouting helps. A knowledgeable front office is key. A tremendous amount of work goes into building a team, and all the players are asked to …

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June 17, 2014

Cool Hand Chris

Almost a month has passed since Chris Johnson got benched for throwing a tantrum in the tunnel leading to the Braves’ clubhouse. He apologized after the game, said that he respected and agreed with Fredi’s decision, and vowed to keep …

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May 27, 2014

The Most Important Position in Baseball

Teheran’s recent dominance has many Braves faithful breathing a sigh of relief, and for good reason. Atlanta’s lack of a true ace in the rotation has been clear for many years now, and it’s prevented them from making the leap …

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May 20, 2014

Teheran Proving He’s a True #1

May 14th in San Francisco, Julio Teheran gave up 5 runs (4 earned) on 7 hits and 5 walks and completed just 3 1/3 innings. This wound up being a brutal loss in the middle of a brutal road trip. …

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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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