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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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October 23, 2018

Will the Braves Get Jacob deGrom?

It’s known the Braves have money to spend and are looking to make a big splash this offseason.  They hit well and pitched will in 2018 but are looking to take the next step and run with the big boys …

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September 26, 2018

Rebuild Mindset May Have Kept Talent in Braves’ Org

The Braves’ rebuild has been one of the most fascinating of all the recent rebuilds (Cubs, Astros).  For one thing, the Braves famously focused on pitching while the Cubs and the Astros focused on hitting.  For another, the Braves haven’t …

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September 10, 2018

Is Dansby Swanson a Clutch Player?

Over the course of his career, Dansby Swanson is a .247/.316/.376 hitter but is .341/.391/.508 in late and close situations (7th inning or later and the Braves are leading by a run, tied, or the tying run is at bat, …

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August 01, 2018

Be Optimistic About Kevin Gausman

When you first look at new Brave Kevin Gausman’s stats, the thing that stands out is only 2.32 BB/9 in 2018 and a 2.71 BB/9 for his career.  Aside from that and the impressive innings totals since the 2016 season, …

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