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September 16, 2019

The Value of Markakis and Intangibles

The hot topic on Braves Twitter this week, with Nick Markakis’ return from injury, a topic that has seemingly reared its ugly head on and off since Markakis signed with the Braves, is Markakis’ value to the team.

On one …

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August 04, 2019

Liberty Media Could Have Done More for Braves at Deadline

Alex Anthopoulos and the Braves’ front office did well to remake and revamp the Braves bullpen for the stretch run and the playoffs. They acquired three very good major league relievers and an emergency catcher without giving up the prospects …

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July 28, 2019

Options for Outfield Help

Even before Nick Markakis went down, the Braves could have used another outfielder. After his hot start in the majors, Austin Riley has really struggled. The Braves haven’t gotten much from Ender Inciarte, even when healthy. Markakis has been a …

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July 24, 2019

Was Standing Pat with the Bullpen the Right Call This Offseason?

The Braves went into the offseason of 2018-2019 needing relief pitching. Everyone knew it. Yet, they did not add any significant pieces to the bullpen and their bullpen has had its struggles this season, particularly early on.

They did add …

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November 28, 2018

The Braves Improve Depth with Donaldson, McCann Signings

The Braves made a couple of moves on Monday, signing Brian McCann to a one-year, $2 million deal and Josh Donaldson to a one-year, $23 million deal.  McCann will share time with Tyler Flowers.  Josh Donaldson becomes the regular third …

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