Tagged: ‘Freddie Freeman’

Atlanta Braves Have Phillips, But Bench Questions Remain
February 17th, 2017 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves recovered very nicely to the loss of Sean Rodriguez in getting Brandon Phillips from the Reds.  But that likely won't be the end of that chapter as the Braves continue to sort out the fallout. Sean Rodriguez was definitely going to be interesting to watch in 2017 to...

Atlanta Braves Policy: No Trade or Not No Trade?
February 12th, 2017 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's a subtlety in the Brandon Phillips deal that could use some further explanation: the no-trade provision. The Cincinnati Reds have been trying for multiple years to get Brandon Phillips removed from their payroll.  But on every occasion tried, Phillips blocked trades.  So how did the Atlanta Braves manage to do...

Atlanta Braves Crystal Ball: Projections Schmojections … Bah Humbug!
February 8th, 2017 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves have a legitimate chance to be a Wild Card contender in 2017, at least, I think they do. PECOTA's projections, merited as they may be, are only projections, after all. Anyone who has played fantasy baseball or football can tell you projections mean nothing. As such, the same...

PECOTA’s Prediction of the Atlanta Braves 2017 Season
February 7th, 2017 at 10:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** How Will The Braves Do In 2017?  PECOTA Predicts Season Baseball Prospectus released their 2017 MLB season predictions on Tuesday and it's not exactly what us Atlanta Braves fans wanted to see. PECOTA â?? Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm â?? was created by Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus back in...

Atlanta Braves, Matt Kemp Unveil the New Spring Training Caps
February 3rd, 2017 at 2:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves unveiled the new hat the team will wear for 2017 Spring Training. It's new, it's fresh, and it's flying off the virtual shelves. The Atlanta Braves announced they will be wearing a new hat this year in Florida for Spring Training. The unveiling went out on all their...