Monthly Archives: February 2014

Braves Lines for Friday

The Braves lost again (5-to-2) in a spring romp to those pesky Tigers. Luckily we don’t play those yahoos for two more days. Astros tonight, 6:05pm, Beachy on the hill. Meds = ace: Kris Medlen pitched well in his first … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Thursday

The Braves were declared the 6-5 loser in yesterday’s rain-shortened contest with the Tigers at Disney. It’s the first game of spring, so don’t try to read too much into it. The important part is that there is Braves baseball … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for the First Game of Spring

At long last the first Spring Training game is today at 1:05pm for the Atlanta Braves. Freddie Garcia gets the start for Atlanta. The original Braves lineup is one that Fredi Gonzalez would probably “like” to use on opening day… … Continue reading

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Braves Making the Team Meter: Week 1

The Making the Team Meter returns for its ninth season as your one-stop-shop for all the Atlanta Braves spring training roster battles. I’ve settled on a new format this season which I hope will better illustrate the battles in each … Continue reading

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Braves Lines from the Weekend

Spring games start this Wednesday… hard to believe. Extensions talk, and that’s it: So much of the news the past week has been about the Braves extensions. It seems like every baseball writer has chimed in with some version of … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves Extensions Courtesy of Coca-Cola Field Built by Home Depot…

…delivered by Delta and UPS, and powered by The Southern Company. Where is the $280-plus million dollars worth of extension money the Atlanta Braves have handed out in the past month coming from? I suspect that a large chunk of … Continue reading

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Braves Sign Andrelton Simmons to Long Term Contract

The Atlanta Braves announced that they have signed shortstop Andrelton Simmons to a seven-year contract that runs through 2020. This continues the amazing streak the Braves have been on the past few weeks of locking up the young core of … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Thursday

A quick set of lines today… The Tools of Terdo: Outfielder Joey Terdoslavich will apparently spend some time at catcher this spring to add to his versatility. He had a good winter ball campaign, and seems to be in line … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Wednesday

News and noteworthy stories pertaining to the Atlanta Braves from the past few days: Kimmie for a bargain: MLB Trade Rumors has a must read article breaking down the projections of what Craig Kimbrel might have gotten in arbitration, and … Continue reading

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Braves Sign Craig Kimbrel to Long Term Contract

A new day and it’s a new long term extension for one of the Atlanta Braves home grown players. Closer Craig Kimbrel has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth a reported $42 million, with a $13 million fifth-year option. … Continue reading

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