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#CoppyGate

The biggest scandal to befall the Atlanta Braves broke mid-day on Monday, and the potential fallout could be huge. I will update this post with the relevant articles and threads of investigation and rule breaking so that we can keep … Continue reading

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Braves 2017 Mid-Season Top 30 Prospects

Mid-season Atlanta Braves prospect list time! The pre-season list can be found here, along with explanations of how I rank and grade. I am getting a bit more cautious by dropping some ranks lower, but overall the system is still … Continue reading

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Braves 2017 Top 30 Prospects

The Atlanta Braves minor league system is ABSOLUTELY LOADED right now. There are perhaps more premium prospects on this list than have ever existed at one time in the Braves system. The majority of those premium prospects are below double-A, … Continue reading

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Braves trade prospects! Oh my!

The Atlanta Braves spent the last two years stockpiling prospects, and now they’ve decided to start trading some of them away. The team swung two deals this week, each with a different purpose in mind. On Thursday Atlanta acquired left-handed … Continue reading

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Braves Need for Starting Pitching Gets A Big Old Check Mark

As has been the modus operandi of Atlanta Braves General Manager John Coppolella the past two offseasons, the team once again struck quickly this offseason to address their stated goals. At the top of their offseason shopping list was the … Continue reading

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Braves acquire Kemp from Padres for Olivera

The Atlanta Braves pulled off another unusual and possibly unbalanced trade in their favor on Saturday when they acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from the San Diego Padres in exchange for disgraced outfielder Hector Olivera. The genesis of the trade is … Continue reading

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Braves trade for power-hitting prospect Demeritte

The Atlanta Braves made another seemingly unbalanced trade in their favor last week when they acquired power-hitting outfield prospect Travis Demeritte from the Texas Rangers in exchange for starting pitcher Lucas Harrell and lefty reliever Dario Alvarez. These two pitchers … Continue reading

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Braves 2016 Mid-Season Top-35 Prospects

The Atlanta Braves minor league system is more loaded with prospects right now that at any other time since the early 1990s. While there have been times since then when the system had a better top echelon of prospects close … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Draft, Rounds 11-20

Day three of the 2016 MLB Draft sees the Atlanta Braves selecting several players that they will sign to over-slot bonuses. While the team’s primary strategy on day one was to spread┬áthe money for the top three selections of the … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Draft, Rounds 3-10

The main action for the Atlanta Braves was on day one of the 2016 MLB Draft, but day two offered a few interesting picks early, but eventually devolved into a money-saving affair halfway through. This wasn’t money savings for the … Continue reading

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