May 01, 2014

La Stella Time is Fast Approaching

Dan Uggla’s slash line through Wednesday night is .202/.258/.303.  Of his 18 hits (in 89 at-bats), two have been homeruns and three have been doubles.  He’s only walked five times while striking out 28 times.

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April 29, 2014

Feel the Power

On Sunday, Buster Olney tweeted his weekly power rankings, and you’ll never guess who nabbed the top spot. Here’s his top ten:

1) Atlanta Braves

2) Milwaukee Brewers

3) Oakland Athletics

4) San Fransisco Giants

5) Texas Rangers

6) Los …

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April 25, 2014

Chris Johnson Won’t Repeat 2013 But He’s Better Than This

Last week I wrote about three players–Jason Heyward, B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla–and which of those players we should and should not worry about, and to what degree.  One player I left out of the mix was Chris Johnson.

Johnson …

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April 23, 2014

Still Not Worried About Kimbrel

Monday night marked Craig Kimbrel’s first blown save of the year and his third poor outing of the 2014. He’s still 5 for 6 in save opportunities, but he’s posted some very un-Kimbrel-like numbers in April. In 7.1 innings pitched, …

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April 18, 2014

Heyward, B.J., Uggla: Which Slumping Player Causes Most and Least Concern?

Three Braves regulars haven’t done much to impress this season, at least from a result standpoint: Jason Heyward, B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla.  It’s still too early to judge.  Miguel Cabrera is slashing .250/.294/.396 so far, after all.  But let’s …

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