Monthly Archives: October 2013

Where can the 2014 Braves add more offense

I’ve already spoken about the need to jettison Dan Uggla from the 2014 roster, but besides that move can the Braves make any other moves in 2014 that would improve the starting offense? Short answer: not really. Or rather, it’s … Continue reading

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Improving the Braves bullpen is more important than adding an ace to the rotation

The Atlanta Braves had the best bullpen in baseball in 2013. It was even better than the really good bullpen they had in 2012. But only 6 of the 14 pitchers used as relievers in 2013 were carryovers from 2012, … Continue reading

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Does Braves GM Frank Wren have a Twitter account? Yes, he does.

Remember the days when everyone would get super excited because Chipper Jones was joining Twitter, or Kris Medlen and Peter Moylan were making fun of each other in the tweether. Those were the days when we wished that everyone would … Continue reading

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Braves mid-week lines: Snitker, Dascenzo, Hudson

Throughout the off-season I will occasionally post during the week as news piles up and I feel I have something to say about it. Hopefully it will also be a good place for you to catch up on Braves news … Continue reading

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Not-So-Dapper Dan

Dan Uggla. His 2013 season was bad. Really bad. Just how bad? Historically one of the worst as far as batting average… actually tied for historically the worst. Per SBN Baseball here are the lowest qualified batting averages since 1920: … Continue reading

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2014 Braves have to avoid 2013 Nationals

I have observed a week of silence since the Braves playoff exit, and am now ready to move forward… to talk about what should be done next. There’s been a lot of that going on already — at other blogs, … Continue reading

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Braves lines from NLDS Game 4

Welp, that’s all folks. A heart breaker of a loss, just a crushing heart breaker. Power outage: The Braves offense was built around power hitters, plain and simple. That’s why the Uptons were brought in, that’s why Dan Uggla was … Continue reading

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Braves lines from NLDS Game 3

Oh boy. That was a disappointing game last night. The Braves were lucky enough to run into a Dodgers starter that was having all sorts of problems, they took advantage of those problems, but Braves pitchers unfortunately found problems of … Continue reading

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Braves lines from NLDS Game 2

Braves WON! A super huge bounce back win for Atlanta. They had to get out of the ATL with at least one win. Now they head to Los Angeles needing to win at least one to bring the series back … Continue reading

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Braves lines from NLDS Game 1

It was not the Braves night, as they lost to the Dodgers 6-to-1. From Medtober to Meldown: Bad puns aside, the blood-letting happened quickly, amplified by some spotty defense. Kris Medlen came out strong in the first inning, striking out … Continue reading

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