July 24, 2018

Bullpen Options Should Come From Within

It’s no secret the Braves would like to add a reliever before the trade deadline.  They have the prospects to trade for any available reliever, most likely.  But, even if they trade for relief help, they should also consider taking …

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June 10, 2018

Braves’ Refreshing Embrace of Analytics

On a per plate appearance basis, Nick Markakis is having the best offensive season of his career in the early going of the 2018 season.  His high in homeruns in a season with the Braves is 13 in 158 games …

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May 02, 2018

Optimizing the Braves Batting Order

On Sunday, Brian Snitker utilized a unique batting order when he hit his pitcher (Brandon McCarthy) 8th, Ender Inciarte 9th, Ozzie Albies leadoff and Ronald Acuna 2nd. Research suggest that the advantage to having a decent hitter hitting 9th and …

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March 26, 2018

Is Johan Camargo a Candidate to Continue to Exceed Expectations?

Johan Camargo is penciled in as the Braves’ starting thirdbaseman in 2018, at least to start the season.  But most evaluators view his ultimate role as that of a utility infielder.  He’s played all over the infield and even got …

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December 09, 2017

Ohtani Deserves the #1 Prospect Ranking and Stanton to the Yankees Wasn’t a Jeter Conspiracy

There have been a couple of reactions on the baseball internet, to the top baseball stories of the day, that are frankly just incorrect, surprisingly enough.  In response to the Angels signing of Shohei Ohtani, some are upset that MLB.com …

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