Marlins-Blue Jays Blockbuster Trade, Ten Years Later

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Remember that Marlins-Blue Jays trade from 2012? Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopoulos was looking to make a trade to turn Toronto into a playoff contender. Following a 73–89 record and finishing fourth in the AL East, the Blue Jays needed work. With budding stars like José Bautista and Edwin Encarnación, Anthopoulos sought complementary […] READ MORE


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


Atlanta Braves Core Is Built for Consistent Success

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The Atlanta Braves core is one of the many reasons they are back in postseason play this year. They have impacted the team in more ways than one already. General Manager Alex Anthopolous, no doubt focusing on this, has made waves by signing many to massive, long-term deals. These contracts are not only team friendly but fan friendly as […] READ MORE


Austin Riley Signs Contract Extension

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The Atlanta Braves have given third baseman Austin Riley a 10-year, $212 million contract extension, according to David O’Brien on Twitter. #Braves have signed Austin Riley to a 10-year, $212 million contract extension that is the largest contract in franchise history and also includes a $20 million club option for 2033. He’ll make $15 million […] 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


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