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September 04, 2016

The Change that Sparked the Braves’ Offense: Inciarte Leading Off

On July 30th the Braves rid themselves of Hector Olivera and acquired Matt Kemp.  Kemp’s 2015 and 2016 seasons have been bad.  He’s been about a league-average hitter and a poor defender, and he looks out of shape.  But the …

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July 30, 2016

Trading or Holding on to Teheran is Risky

John Coppolella says the Braves aren’t trading Julio Teheran at the deadline.  It seems like the Braves could get a lot for Teheran. The Braves are loaded with young pitching.  Teheran’s ERA is as low as it’s ever been and …

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June 13, 2016

2016 Draft: Braves Opt for Pitching Early Over Risky and Limited-Upside Position Players

John Coppolella and the Braves’ front office sent signals leading up to the first-year player draft that they preferred to take a college bat with the #3 pick.  The organization has stockpiled arms throughout the rebuild and it seemed they …

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May 20, 2016

The New Braves Way

After a couple of weeks of rumors, the Braves finally fired Fredi Gonzalez (and bench coach Carlos Tosca) on Tuesday after a 9-28 start to the 2016 season.  Brian Snitker comes up from managing Triple-A Gwinnett to manage the big …

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May 02, 2016

Rooting for the Front Office Over Ownership

The Braves’ slow start makes it even more apparent and more likely that they’ll have their second consecutive terrible season.  It’s an understatement to say there’s just not much to root for at the major league level.  But help is …

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