Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ranking Braves offseason trades from best to worst

The Atlanta Braves 2014-15 offseason was a dizzying one. There was historical roster turnover thanks in large part to a dozen trades. It’s time to take a look at all of them, rank them, and assess the great ones through … Continue reading

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More Trades on the Horizon?

Several days ago Jeff Wren reported that the Yankees were sending a scout to Gwinnett to see the Braves top position player prospect, Jose Peraza. #Yankees redirect scout to Gwinnett to see #Braves Peraza. — Jeff Wren (@MLBGrapevine) April 14, … Continue reading

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Success Rate of Braves Drafts

There have been a few articles published by national and regional writers in the past week that seem to reignite the feud between the new Braves regime of Johns (Schuerholtz, Hart and Copollela) and the former regime of Frank Wren. … Continue reading

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Putting the Braves’ hot start in perspective

No one, not even John Hart, could have predicted that the Braves would win their first two series of the year, let alone sweep one of them. But here they are at 5-and-1, at the top of the NL East. Is … Continue reading

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Where Braves prospects are playing to start the season

With the minor league rosters getting announced today it’s time to look at where the Braves top-30 prospects will be playing. The players’ prospect rank is listed beside their name. Atlanta Braves (MLB) Christian Bethancourt, C (8) Jace Peterson, 2B (16) … Continue reading

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Braves keep adding prospects and draft picks

Yesterday I wrote about the reasons for the shocking trade of Craig Kimbrel from the Atlanta Braves to the San Diego Padres. Today I’ll take a more detailed look at the players the Braves received in return. I’ll also examine another … Continue reading

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Braves trade Craig Kimbrel to Padres

While many people, including me and my family, were sitting down to Easter dinner, the Atlanta Braves were busy trading away one of their most popular players, closer Craig Kimbrel. The shock from this trade was immediate. It was a … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Predictions

It’s that predicting time of year when everyone gets a bunch of darts and throws them at a board full of guesses. The below are my predictions for the coming season. They are correct, of course. Who will win the… … Continue reading

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Braves acquire pitcher Trevor Cahill

The Atlanta Braves have completed a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks, acquiring right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill in exchange for minor league outfielder Josh Elander. Cahill will likely enter into the rotation mix as the fourth starter, pushing either Wandy Rodriguez or … Continue reading

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Braves add LHP Andrew McKirahan

The Atlanta Braves have claimed left-handed reliever Andrew McKirahan from the Miami Marlins, as first reported by a Marlins beat writer. McKirahan was a Rule 5 pick this offseason by Miami from the Chicago Cubs. According to Baseball America, he has … Continue reading

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