Category Archives: General Bloginess

Grit

From yesterday’s presser to announce John Hart as the new not-GM, but GM-like person in charge of GM-like things, we learned that part of The Braves Way apparently involves players with grit. What is “grit,” you may ask. That’s a … Continue reading

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The Braves Way bus keeps backing over Frank Wren

The Atlanta Braves are announcing their new President of Baseball Operations John Hart today. It’s not really news, as this has been rumored or implied for the past three weeks. The subtext of today’s press conference was still thick with … Continue reading

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John Hart turns down offer to be Braves’ GM… again

John Hart has turned down the latest offer to be the Atlanta Braves general manager, according to the latest reporter to report this, Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan. This sounds mighty familiar, like it’s happened before, a couple of times. Since … Continue reading

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Should Next Braves GM Tweak or Rebuild

The Atlanta Braves next General Manager will face an interesting choice of whether to make small changes to the team, or to radically rebuild the roster. The team is certainly aiming for 2017 as the year they would like to … Continue reading

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The Barves Way

Quite a day for the Braves. Less than 24 hours after getting eliminated from a postseason spot they bring the ax down on GM Frank Wren. This was one of the expected outcomes, but not the one I was hoping … Continue reading

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Who Should the Braves Keep and Who Should they Fire

It’s hard to wrap one’s head around the problems with this 2014 Atlanta Braves team. The problems center around the team’s awful hitting, and blame for that has been assigned by fans and writers to the hitting coaches, the manager … Continue reading

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Dan Uggla Released… FINALLY!

Our long Atlanta Braves nightmare is over, Dan Uggla has finally been released by the team. The Braves acquired Uggla after a 4.3 rWAR season with the Marlins. He was one of the best power-hitting second baseman in the game, … Continue reading

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A very bobble-headed weekend for Braves fans

This weekend will be quite the bobblehead boon for Atlanta Braves fans. Beginning on Friday night, the Lynchburg Hillcats will be giving away an Even “El Oso Blanco” Gattis bobblehead. This one is quite unique, as it has Gattis in … Continue reading

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M-Braves lefty reliever Chasen Shreve rediscovers his velocity

Mississippi Braves reliever Chasen Shreve was a mostly-forgotten 11th round draft pick in 2010, out of the College of Southern Nevada. That school may sound familiar to some, as it gained a bit of fame as the school Bryce Harper … 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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