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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August 03, 2013

This is How a Playoff Team Plays

I’ll admit it: coming into the Cardinals series, I was less than confident in the Braves. St. Louis has one of, if not the, best team in baseball this year. We’re an injury-plagued team swinging rubber bats. I would …

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July 28, 2013

Braves can Absorb the Hudson Loss Even Without a Trade

It’s hard to believe this is Tim Hudson’s 9th season with the Braves.  He is the veteran leader of the Braves’ staff, if not the entire team following the retirement of Chipper Jones.  With Hudson’s season-ending ankle injury, how much …

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