Alex Anthopolous’ Aggressive GM Style

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Atlanta Braves General Manager Alex Anthopolous is well known for his aggressiveness regarding trades. Even when he was an executive for the Toronto Blue Jays, he would often pull swaps out of a metaphorical hat. Considering that franchise’s luck over the entire decade of the 2000s, it was not out of bad reasoning nor desperate […] READ MORE


Braves Trade Deadline: Weaknesses to Improve On

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The Braves trade deadline this year shows they won’t need much outfield help. They will need assistance to get over the hump as April and May were months when the Atlanta Braves were stuck in their own mire. An inept offense and rotation problems were the main issue. It was a team bent on hitting […] 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


The 2021 Atlanta Braves: A Celebrated Anomaly

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves could be described in one simple word: anomaly. Defined by Merriam-Webster, an anomaly is simply “something different, abnormal, peculiar, or not easily classified.” However, the personal preference of this writer when speaking of the 2021 Atlanta Braves is the second definition: “deviation from the common rule.” This is simply the truth. […] READ MORE


The Atlanta Braves’ Victory Party

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The Atlanta Braves are World Champions. There’s something so surreal about those words. They haven’t left mouths across Braves Country for a week or more, depending upon when this is published. Baseball in the south is grand once more as Braves fans from all over celebrate this amazing accomplishment. First baseman Freddie Freeman, during his […] READ MORE


The Atlanta Braves’ Title: Sports Movie 101

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The Atlanta Braves are the 2021 World Series champions, defeating the Houston Astros in six games. As someone who has followed this team essentially since the day he could walk, this writer has waited so long to call them champions. This article is intensely personal, as the tears of joy flow in immense fountains. Fans […] READ MORE


Anderson, Braves Shut Down Diamondbacks

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Braves 9, Diamondbacks 2 PHOENIX, Sept. 22 — Atlanta Braves right-hander Ian Anderson — with seven extra-base hits from his offense giving him support — hurled seven innings of one-run, two-hit baseball to lead his team to a 9–2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday night. Braves Take Early Lead over Diamondbacks in Weird Inning […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Trade Review

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The Atlanta Braves, or more specifically general manager Alex Anthopolous, have been busy bees lately. The team itself alternated wins and losses in an odd pattern after the All-Star Game. This was halted in recent days as the team swept the St. Louis Cardinals. While this occurred, Anthopolous made many deals. He brought in a […] READ MORE


Braves Acquire Eddie Rosario, Adam Duvall

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The Atlanta Braves have acquired outfielder Adam Duvall from the Miami Marlins for minor league catcher Alex Jackson. They have also traded infielder Pablo Sandoval to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Eddie Rosario. #Braves trade for Duvall, Rosario pic.twitter.com/4X7gifcTPF — David O’Brien (@DOBrienATL) July 30, 2021 However, they will have to wait to activate […] READ MORE