May 17, 2015

Releasing Wandy was a Defensible Move

The Braves signed Wandy Rodriguez to a minor league deal in January after he had agreed to a deal with the Phillies in January but failed their physical.  He would have made a $2 million base salary had he made …

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May 06, 2015

Cahill Trade Was the Right Move with Poor Results

Trevor Cahill is now 0-3 with a 9.00 ERA, and the Braves just removed him from the rotation.  His last outing was in long relief.  The Cahill trade looks like a deal that may turn out poorly for the Braves.…

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April 16, 2015

Is Improved Depth Enough?

The Braves got off to a hot start that not many of us saw coming, granted anything can happen over the course of 5-7 games.  The team is expected to have a poor 2015 season, thanks mostly to an offense …

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April 09, 2015

Defending Frank Wren

In the aftermath of Frank Wren’s firing, there certainly was a lot of talk about his deficiencies and what he did wrong.  (Never mind that the head honchos of The Braves’ Way, John Schuerholz and Bobby Cox, were there throughout …

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March 13, 2015

Braves Could Strikeout Less, Run More but Still Not Score

The Braves struck out too much narrative will not die.  Unfortunately, chances are this coming season we’re likely to see that striking out less does not necessarily equal an improved offense.  I wish it were true that improving the Braves …

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