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Throw Out Pitchers Win-Loss Record; Baseball Offers Better Numbers
May 10th, 2017 at 4:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Times are changing. Just 15 years ago, text messaging was phasing out the need for a beeper. Ten years ago, the first iPhone was released. Even just five years ago, a pitcher's win-loss record mattered. Today, not so much. Putting my late 90s references aside, I think it's time to...

If Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Aren’t Elected to Hall of Fame, Something is Wrong
December 1st, 2013 at 6:51 PM
It's totally understandable that no one got in the Hall of Fame last year. It was the first year anyone from the steroid era was eligible, and the writers had their say that they weren't getting in. But if former Atlanta Braves Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine aren't elected this...

Baseball Hall of Fame Adds New Eras for Ford C. Frick Award
September 6th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that it has restructured its voting process for the Ford C. Frick Award. They will, at least for the next three years, vote upon three new eras and who made the biggest impact in each of them, so says baseballhall.org. The Hall has already...

Former Atlanta Brave Phil Niekro Helping Baltimore Orioles Minor Leaguers Develop Knuckleball
August 12th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Phil Niekro is still busy at the age of 74. The ageless knuckleballer has found a home with the Baltimore Orioles in helping develop pitchers who utilize the pitch that made his career. Niekro is helping turn Orioles minor leaguers Zach Clark, Zach Staniewicz and Eddie Gamboa into full-time knuckleball...

Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves Key to Successful Season
August 11th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
The Atlanta Braves began their busy offseason on November 1, 2012 when former Brave, Jordan Schafer, returned to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Houston Astros. Later that month, David Ross’ departure led to the signing of backup catcher Gerald Laird and the Braves also bolstered their...