Monthly Archives: March 2014

Atlanta Braves 2014 Opening Day

It’s finally here… Atlanta Braves Opening Day. Real baseball. I’m excited. Help support Chop County (aka gondeee.com): While you’re getting excited for the start of another great season of Braves baseball, help support this site by visiting one of my … Continue reading

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Miguel Cabrera contract puts Braves extensions in perspective

In the weeks leading up to Spring Training the baseball world was treated to almost daily reports that the Braves had signed another one of their young home-grown players to a long-term contract extension. Each move was met with successive … Continue reading

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2014 MLB Predictions

I don’t usually do predictions, but I was asked to put some together for an ESPN thing so I figured I might as well post them here… mainly so we can all revel in how wrong they are at the … Continue reading

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Braves Lines from Veteran Starter Roulette

Please be aware that whatever is said here will change or be proven invalid by a Braves move almost immediately upon publishing. The Braves have been moving swiftly in the past 24 hours to once again reshape their roster. I … Continue reading

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Braves cut Garcia; will go with Schlosser in Opening Day rotation

In a move that surprised a lot of people, especially me, the Atlanta Braves have released veteran starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. With the number of injuries the Braves have had so far this spring, it was assumed that they would … Continue reading

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Braves Making the Team Meter: Final Week

As we head into the final week of Spring Training there are still several spot on the Braves roster that have not been settled yet. Let’t take a look at the candidates for each area of the team, and see … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Thursday

It’s a Santana Thursday: New Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana makes his spring debut today. According to reports his timetable is to be ready by April 12th, when the Braves need a fifth starter. I covered this in my post … Continue reading

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Braves Making the Team Meter: Week 4, Pitchers

I’m splitting up the Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter this week to better focus on the battles on each part of the team. Today I’ll focus on the pitching staff, including who will make up the rotation and who … Continue reading

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Braves Lines from the Weekend

Just Another Panic Monday: It wouldn’t be a weekend around Atlanta Braves spring training camp if there’s weren’t injuries. Doumit left in the second inning after taking a foul tip off his bare right hand. The club diagnosed Doumit with … Continue reading

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Braves Making the Team Meter: Week 3

Week 3 of spring training games, and week 3 of the Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter. You can find week 2 here. To say there have been some changes to the MTM this past week would be an understatement. … Continue reading

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