Defending Champions and Cold Starts

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The life of defending champions, in any sport, is never easy. This is especially true at the beginning of the next season. Either one begins said campaign hotter than the surface of the sun or colder than the Arctic Ocean. There are very few middling or even mediocre starts to seasons right after winning major […] READ MORE


Trevor Bauer Suspended for 324 Games

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Los Angeles Dodgers starter Trevor Bauer has been suspended by Major League Baseball for a total of 324 games, according to Jeff Passan. This is due to an alleged violation of MLB’s domestic violence policy. It is the longest suspension in the policy’s existence. Per ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez, “Bauer…was accused of sexual assault by a […] READ MORE


Matt Olson Is Off To A Hot Start

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Matt Olson is terrific at baseball. General manager Alex Anthopolous needed to hit a home run of his own to replace someone as iconic as Freddie Freeman. Throughout the first ten games of the season, he’s done that and a lot more. Olson has been the offensive lifeblood of an Atlanta Braves team that has […] READ MORE


Braves First Week as Defending Champions

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Saying that the opening week of the 2022 Atlanta Braves season has been a roller coaster is like saying that the sky is blue. It’s simple fact. On the one hand, multiple offensive components have shredded opposing pitching. On the other, multiple holes have appeared within the Braves starting pitching. It would be foolhardy to […] READ MORE


2022 Atlanta Braves Season Preview

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2022 Atlanta Braves Preview Here is the much-awaited 2022 Atlanta Braves season preview. The 2022 Atlanta Braves come into the season with a burden that few previous franchise iterations have had. Namely, as the defending World Champions. Much as this makes the average player and fan smile, it also comes with a bullseye. Everyone in […] READ MORE


Sean Manaea Traded to Padres for Prospects

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Left handed starting pitcher Sean Manaea is being dealt to the San Diego Padres, per Mark Feinsand. Minor league relief pitcher Aaron Holiday will be heading there as well. In return, the Oakland Athletics are receiving minor leaguers Euribiel Angeles and Adrian Martinez. Manaea will become a free agent after this season, and is owed […] READ MORE


Projected Atlanta Braves Bullpen In 2022

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The Atlanta Braves have gone all in on their bullpen this year; or, at least, the offseason it seems. Massive additions have helped add to an already impressive list of names. The venerated Night Shift, from last year’s World Series Champions, will all be returning. General Manager Alex Anthopolous has made signings so far to […] READ MORE


Eddie Rosario Re-Signs with Atlanta Braves

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Free-agent outfielder Eddie Rosario has signed a new deal with the Atlanta Braves. #Braves Sign OF Eddie Rosario: pic.twitter.com/2JoKTeMcLU — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) March 16, 2022 The deal is good for two years and $18 million, with no buyout. There is an option attached for a potential third season. Rosario will also be donating 1% […] READ MORE


Collin McHugh Signs With Atlanta Braves

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Right-handed pitcher Collin McHugh has signed a deal with the Atlanta Braves. The deal is for two years and is worth $10 million. There is also a $6 million option for a third season to go along with a $1 million buyout. McHugh is no stranger to the Atlanta area, despite being born in Illinois. He […] READ MORE


Matt Olson Traded To Atlanta Braves

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All-Star first baseman Matt Olson has been traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves, per Jeff Passan. BREAKING: Atlanta and Oakland are in agreement on a trade that will send star first baseman Matt Olson to the Braves, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 14, 2022 In […] READ MORE