Monthly Archives: June 2014

Danville Braves game report from 6/21/14

I made my (now annual) pilgrimage to see the Danville Braves towards the beginning of their season. It’s an opportunity to see a lot of the new players in the Braves system who have just been drafted or promoted from … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Friday

Evan Gatts, May 24th (Atlanta): That date, May 24th, was the last time Evan Gattis played a game and didn’t have a hit. He’s currently riding an 18-game hitting streak, putting up this slash line: .392/.444/.757. Eight of his team-high 16 … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2014 Draft Picks 21-40

Here is the last group of 2014 Atlanta Braves draft picks. Among these final 20 picks are a ton of high school players that will more than likely decline to sign with the team, therefore they are not listed here nor reviewed. If … Continue reading

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Ignore Lefty-Righty When Making Braves Lineup

There has been quite a bit of consternation over the Atlanta Braves lineup recently. ESPN’s Buster Olney wrote that there was no perfect lineup for the team. A week ago AJC columnist Mark Bradley suggested a similar lineup makeover. One of … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2014 Draft Picks 11-20

The Braves drafted several nationally unknown players among this group. Some of these guys come from the small colleges around the country that the Braves routinely pluck talented players out of. To read reviews of the Braves previous 10 picks, click … Continue reading

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Braves Lines from the Weekend 6/9/14

A few highlights (and lowlights) from this past weekend from throughout the system. Also check out my weekly prospect stock watch, posted today over at Bleacher Report. Aaron Harang (Atlanta): 6IP, 4H, 3R, 6BB, 4K || Some folks would have called this … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2014 Draft Picks 3-10

Day two of the 2014 draft finds the Atlanta Braves continuing to exclusively draft players from southern states. Atlanta started out by focusing on really tall pitchers, then added some grinders, and finally a couple of power bats. All of … Continue reading

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Braves Top Two 2014 Draft Picks Meet for the First Time

The Braves top two draft picks this year, first-rounder Braxton Davidson and second-rounder Garrett Fulenchek, have now met for the first time… of course, that meeting was virtual thanks to Twitter: @GarrettWayne007 hey bro! Congrats on everything! Can't wait to … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2014 Draft Picks 1-2

It was an exciting time last night for baseball nerds. The 2014 First Year Player Draft got under way with the first two rounds of the 40-round draft. The Braves lost their first round pick (24) after signing Ervin Santana, … Continue reading

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Braves Lines for Thursday 6/5/14

Jason Heyward (Atlanta): 2-for-4 || J-Hey hit safely for the 9th-straight game yesterday, and is 13-for-39 (.333) over that stretch. His current .254 batting average is the highest it has been all season, and matches last year’s season batting average. … Continue reading

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