Atlanta Braves Position Preview: Bullpen

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As the Cleveland Indians reminded us last year, a good bullpen is the foundation of a successful team. This season’s Atlanta Braves bullpen is hoping to be better.  The combination of young arms and seasoned vets foreshadows a good dynamic. In the spirit of March, we will look at the the bullpen’s make-up in NCAA […] READ MORE


Homer is a Fraud: A Look at Braves Alternative Mascot Ideas

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Homer the mascot is a fraud. No, the fun loving humanoid isn’t under investigation for any type of legal issues, but he is, in fact, a fraud. Many Atlanta Braves fans remember Chief Noc-A-Homa and his short time sidekick Princess Win-A-Lotta. Some may even be aware of the lesser known “Bleacher Creature.” As Atlanta moves to […] READ MORE


Why the Number of African American Baseball Players is Declining

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Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947. Many thought that would never happen, and many fought to keep it from happening. To share the same professional field with a white man was a pipe dream for many young blacks in America. Then came Jackie. Fast forward 69 years, and the number of […] READ MORE


Jimmy Rollins Signs with Giants

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Seventeen-year veteran Jimmy Rollins has reportedly signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants. Rollins last played for the Chicago White Sox in 2016, posting a slash line of .221/.295/.329. He tallied two home runs to go along with eight RBI. The deal was initially reported on twitter by Ken Rosenthal of FOX […] READ MORE


2017 Atlanta Braves: Are The Braves Going to be Good?

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Being an Atlanta Braves fan has been a struggle. Since John Hart took over on September 22, 2014, Atlanta has traded away or released many fan favorites: Jason Heyward, Kris Medlen, Justin Upton, Evan Gattis, Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton Jr., Andrelton Simmons, Shelby Miller, Jason Grilli, Kelly Johnson (twice), and Jeff Francoeur, just to name a few. […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Select Armando Rivero in Rule 5 Draft

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This season’s Winter Meetings are now over, and on the final day the MLB Rule 5 Draft was held. With the fifth pick, the Atlanta Braves selected RHP Armando Rivero from the Chicago Cubs. The 28-year-old Cuban native signed a contract with the Cubs in March of 2013, though he never made it above Triple-A […] READ MORE