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March 26, 2014

Fourteen Bold Predictions for 2014

Is it just me, or does the 2014 season feel like the dawn of a new era for the MLB? New rules are in place to deter collisions at home plate, instant replay has been expanded, Cox, Torre, and La …

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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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September 05, 2013

A Case for Wood as Fourth Playoff Starter

Experience is vital in the playoffs, and it’s doubly important for starting pitchers. When a single run can make the difference between advancing to the next round and ending the season in disappointment, you don’t want your starter to feel …

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August 03, 2013

This is How a Playoff Team Plays

I’ll admit it: coming into the Cardinals series, I was less than confident in the Braves. St. Louis has one of, if not the, best team in baseball this year. We’re an injury-plagued team swinging rubber bats. I would …

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July 12, 2013

The Art of Quitting

Admit it: you’ve reached for a second helping when you already had enough to eat. You’ve had one too many drinks at a family barbecue. You’ve pushed a joke a bit too far and hurt a friend’s feelings. We’ve all …

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