When the Atlanta Braves traded Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Novemeber, they were met with disgruntled Braves fans. They traded a defensive whiz, who was under contract for more pitching. Braves fans argued that Simmons was one of the faces of the franchise and was a controlled player for the next, several years. Not only that, but why trade him for more pitching? John Coppolella argued during Braves FanFest that more pitching was a necessity for the Braves franchise. He stated that with the cost of pitching getting higher, they would need to find ways … Continue reading Braves Prospect Sean Newcomb
Pitchers and Catchers report for Spring Training this Friday for the Atlanta Braves, with the full squad reporting to camp on February 23rd. The Braves use Champions Stadium for their spring training at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL if … Continue reading What to Watch for during the Braves Spring Training
Teams can begin to negotiate with upcoming free agents on March 7th, with new contracts officially being allowed to be finalized on March 9th. The Atlanta Falcons of course have some serious needs that need to be taken care of. They … Continue reading Early Predictions on Falcons Free-Agency
Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, and of course one of the teams playing is division rival Carolina Panthers, and they will be facing off against the Denver Broncos, so the decision should be easy right? Well maybe not… We Hate the … Continue reading So Who Should Falcon Fans Cheer for in the Super Bowl?
The Braves will have their highest pick in 25 years in this year’s draft, in which they pick third overall. Big Time Atlanta Sports was able to catch up with Braves GM John Coppolella at Braves FanFest last Saturday and raised the question about Coppolella’s draft strategy. He said they would take the best player available, but did say that they had a plan. “All things being equal we went with four high school kids last year,” said Coppolella. “I think we’d like to go college and we’d like to get a bat just because we are so pitching heavy. … Continue reading Coppolella On 2016 Draft
This past Thursday the Atlanta Falcons had their first press conference of the off-season. General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and Dan Quinn covered lots of topics, so let’s get started. The Upcoming Schedule Over the next 100 days the Falcons’ scouts will be … Continue reading What We Learned from the Falcons Press Conference from 1/28
“It’s all on me now. I need to go out and prove that I’m capable to last a full season up here.” Those were some impactful words from Atlanta Braves starter Matt Wisler, who made his big league debut in … Continue reading Wisler Primed For 2016