July 02, 2014

Bethancourt Might Be Better than his Stats

The Braves called up top catching prospect Christian Bethancourt last Saturday and have given him regular playing time since, with Evan Gattis on the DL.  Bethancourt is known for a great arm, solid defensive tools, good raw power and good …

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June 22, 2014

Braves Rest-of-Season Beat the Projection Contest

There has been a lot of talk about projections in the sabermetric internet world recently.  Russell Carlton of Baseball Prospectus wrote an excellent article about trusting projections, with links to the other recent articles that set up this discussion, if …

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June 17, 2014

2014 Braves Wax Packs – Series 2

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June 17, 2014

Cool Hand Chris

Almost a month has passed since Chris Johnson got benched for throwing a tantrum in the tunnel leading to the Braves’ clubhouse. He apologized after the game, said that he respected and agreed with Fredi’s decision, and vowed to keep …

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June 11, 2014

Braves 2014 Draft in Review

Here is a look at the Braves’ top 7 picks in this year’s first-year player draft.  They drafted a power-hitting outfielder/firstbaseman who can also hit for average with their first-round pick, followed by three giant right-handed pitchers.

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