The National League East: A Slumbering Giant

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Before this season began, many in the baseball world had high hopes for the National League East. It was considered to be one of the most competitive divisions in the game. One part of that remains true, as the division is only separated by a game and a half. However, those high hopes have quickly […] READ MORE


2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Wks. 3 & 4

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves have had a complex season so far. A stumble out of the gate and a weak series with the Miami Marlins placed them in a corner. Looking back over the past couple of weeks, there are still things to be excited about. The Braves accomplished their first successful road trip. Some […] READ MORE


2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Week Two

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves found a groove through the second week of the season. Unfortunately, certain factors have thrown a wrench in the machinery. From controversial calls to bullpen implosions, the team has had it rough recently. The good news for Braves fans everywhere is that baseball is a marathon. The rough sprints, while frustrating, […] READ MORE


2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Week 1

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves got off to a rocky start, losing their first four contests. However, baseball is not judged by small sample sizes. The game plays out as a chess contest over many weeks and months. Currently, the National League East has the Braves in check. It’s early in the season, and there are […] READ MORE


100-Win Seasons: A Momentum Theory, Part One

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One of the truly great marks in the game of baseball is the 100-win milestone. If in a single season, one team manages to emerge victorious 100 times, it’s something that is truly outstanding…yet also something that is somewhat trivial. A team makes the playoffs and that seems to be the end. They celebrate, pouring […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Atlanta Braves

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves exist as something of an anomaly. On the one hand, their depth and power should make them feared. On the other, as of this writing, they still have a few questions. The offseason left many fans scratching their heads. The signings of some veterans right out of the gate was intriguing. […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 2010s Atlanta Braves, Part Two

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While the 2010s rolled merrily along, the Atlanta Braves searched for a new spark. A disappointing 2014 campaign showed that new blood was needed. General Manager Frank Wren was fired in September of that year. His replacement, John Hart, immediately set about on a rebuild. The farm system was a shambles and needed life pumped […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 2010s Atlanta Braves, Part 1

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The 2010s. An era that was supposed to bring endless amounts of human progression and detailed technology. Whether humanity succeeded in that department is one’s own opinion. However, what is true is that baseball continued to survive and thrive. Millions of people attended games and fans watched from all over the world. MLB.TV helped to […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves by Decade: 2000s, Part Two

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While the 2000s rolled merrily along, Major League Baseball continued to search for a dominant franchise. The New York Yankees were suddenly challenged. Their archrivals, the Boston Red Sox, won the 2004 World Series. It was their first title since 1918. Other teams like the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers rose to […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves by Decade: 2000s, Part One

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The new millennium came crashing into the world’s history as people felt both a sense of hope and a sense of fear. In the political world, George W. Bush and Barack Obama found The White House. In the music world, boy bands like NSYNC ruled the radio charts. Meanwhile, groups like Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, […] READ MORE