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November 17, 2015

The Questionable Trades of Gattis, Wood and Simmons

Braves fans seem to understand and accept the trades of Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, and Craig Kimbrel.  Heyward and Upton were a year from free agency and Kimbrel is an elite reliever, a luxury item better suited for a team …

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September 14, 2015

Sorry, Chip, Joe, and Glavine but Statistics Progress

During Thurday night/Friday early morning’s Braves-Mets game, Chip Carey, Joe Simpson, and Tom Glavine discussed pitcher wins, RBI, statistics, and sabermetrics.

Chip Carey started things off by bringing up Shelby Miller and pitcher wins, and bringing up the argument that …

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August 20, 2015

Wren’s Braves Were More Enjoyable Than 2015 Braves

There’s chatter in the social media universe about whether the 2015 Braves are more enjoyable to watch than the 2014 Braves or perhaps even the 2013 Braves.  From what I can gather, the complaint is that the Braves got less …

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August 03, 2015

Braves Wise to Trade Wood, Peraza for Olivera (and others)

Just before last week’s non-waiver trade deadline, the Braves made a fairly big three-team move in an attempt to shore up their offense for at least the next 5-6 seasons.

The Braves acquired Hector Olivera, who is older and has …

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July 28, 2015

Andruw Jones Deserves Enshrinement in the Hall of Fame

The Big Three of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and John Smoltz are now in the Hall of Fame and Chipper Jones is headed for induction in 2018.  One more player from the Braves’ dynasty who deserves enshrinement with Chipper Jones …

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