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Braves 2016 International Bonanza

In the middle of a season of maximum struggle it can be hard for many fans to see any light at the end of the tunnel… especially if that light is four or five years away. But the Atlanta Braves … Continue reading

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Braves trade for pick #76 in 2016 draft

I’m really glad that baseball began allowing the trading of some draft picks. And so are the Braves. Atlanta used the acquisition of additional draft picks to their advantage last year by trading for two additional selections, one as a … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Draft Board

Who will the Atlanta Braves pick in the upcoming 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft on June 9? With the third overall pick, Atlanta has a chance to add significant talent to their already strong stable of prospects. In preparation for … Continue reading

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A silver lining to today’s roster moves

The Atlanta Braves shook up their roster today, DFAing Drew Stubbs and demoting Jace Peterson, John Gant and Chris Withrow. Technically Withrow got demoted yesterday and was supposed to be replaced with Emilio Bonifacio, but arcane baseball rules intervened. In … Continue reading

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The 2016 Atlanta Braves: A Team Built for the Trade Deadline

By now it should be no secret: the 2016 Atlanta Braves are not built to be a contending team. A team that expects to compete against the strong and deep rotations of the Mets and Nats doesn’t take a week … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Making the Team Meter: Final Week

The Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter (MTM) is nearing the end of spring, and there are still many unknowns surrounding the remaining position battles and opening day roster construction. This week I’ll take a look at each area of the … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Making the Team Meter: Week 3

The Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter (MTM) continues as your one-stop shop for all the team’s spring training roster battles. The roster got trimmed a couple of times this week, and the Braves are not wasting any time on pitchers who aren’t … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Making the Team Meter: Pitchers, Week 2

The Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter (MTM) continues as your one-stop shop* for all the team’s spring training roster battles (*initially divided up between pitchers and hitters). The roster is getting trimmed quickly this year, as the team has already … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Making the Team Meter: Hitters, Week 1

Week 1 of the Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter (MTM) continues with a look at the hitters in camp. While there is a slew of competition and uncertainty about who will ultimately make up the pitching staff, there only seems … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves 2016 Making the Team Meter: Pitchers, Week 1

The Atlanta Braves Making the Team Meter (MTM) returns for its 11th season as your one-stop shop* for all the team’s spring training roster battles (*initially divided up between pitchers and hitters). With so much turnover this offseason, much like the last … Continue reading

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