Matt Adams has Braves fans dreaming. The mid-season acquisition was just supposed to be a stopgap for the injured Freddie Freeman, but he quickly proved as more than that. Since his May 21 Braves debut, he’s posted a solid .299 … Continue reading Inside the numbers: Freddie Freeman to 3B will (probably) be a disaster
No. Because the Bartolo Colón experiment in Atlanta has been awful. Continue reading Should Colón Remain In Rotation?
Like the Max Fried article that was published Friday, it’s time to take a look at another young pitcher in the Braves organization who is struggling for his team when you glance at his ERA. The man I’m talking about … Continue reading Toussaint’s Star Fading?
Here was Max Fried’s line from his 2016 campaign at Low-A Rome. W L ERA GS IP H ER HR BB IBB SO HBP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W 8 7 3.93 20 103 87 45 10 47 0 … Continue reading What’s Bugging Max Fried?
With the announcement that Freddie Freeman plans to try out the position of third base to keep Matt Adams in the lineup when the All-Star returns from the disabled list, many raised an eyebrow and wondered if he could do … Continue reading Chipper Discusses Freeman’s Possible Move
How much trade value would a guy have who has been absolutely incredible for 28 games in Freddie Freeman’s absence? I’m talking about Matt Adams and I don’t quite know what the answer is. I know that for a guy … Continue reading Creating Package for Adams
Brandon Phillips had two walk-off hits for the Braves over the weekend. On the season, the veteran second baseman is slashing .304/.348/.43 on the season with four home runs, a .778 OPS, and a 104 OPS+. That means he’s been slightly … Continue reading Would Brandon Phillips Hold Trade Interest?
Ah, yes. Atlanta Braves fans across the globe learned last week that the Braves were making left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia available as the team gets closer to the trade deadline and further away from playoff contention. None of this can … Continue reading Identifying Garcia’s Market
Last season, it looked like Julio Teheran had finally turned the corner. The perpetual Braves top prospect had already put up one great season, posting a 2.89 ERA in 33 starts in 2014 but he took a big step back … Continue reading The Great Squeeze: Julio Teheran