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September 11, 2013

Rethink Your Approach to the Playoffs Before They Start

Over the past week or so we’ve seen a peek of what every Braves fan fears for the playoffs.  It’s not that the Braves’ offense has any more of a propensity to go cold than any other offense.  It’s that …

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September 01, 2013

Braves Are Constructed Just Fine for Postseason

The Braves aren’t a team built for the postseason, right?  Their hitters strikeout too much; their homerun-reliant offense will not be able to manufacture runs and win those close, low-scoring games; their offense is feast or famine; they don’t have …

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August 21, 2013

Braves Buzz Feels Like the Ted Turner Days

The Braves have a huge lead, reminding some of us of the 1990′s.  The promise of the current Braves team has given Atlanta baseball has led to energy not seen since the Ted Turner days.  If the Braves make a …

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August 12, 2013

The Braves-Nationals Non-Race

Most pundits picked the Washington Nationals to win the National League East if not the National League championship or World Series.  The Nationals are loaded with young, high-upside talent that have already shown what they can do at the big …

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August 05, 2013

Chris Johnson: Professional Hitter

Through Friday Chris Johnson has a ridiculously high .430 batting average on balls in play (BABIP) this season.  His BABIP is the highest in the majors among players who qualify for the rate-stat leaderboards.  This suggests that on batted balls, …

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