Ejection Inspection, Week 21: Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees Make Fools of Themselves

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Brett Gardner, New York Yankees Make Fools of Themselves Welcome to Week 21 of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an […] READ MORE


Alex Anthopoulos Deserves Credit for Atlanta Braves Success

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On November 13th, 2017, the Atlanta Braves announced that Alex Anthopoulos would become the teams next General Manager and executive vice president. This move came shortly after former Braves GM John Coppolella resigned after committing several infractions regarding the signings of international players. Coppolella was banned from Major League Baseball for life. Despite finishing the […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Option Mike Foltynewicz

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The Atlanta Braves have optioned starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz to their Triple-A affiliate, the Gwinnett Stripers. This demotion comes quickly for Foltynewicz after another tough start, allowing eight earned runs in four innings pitched against the Washington Nationals on Saturday. In a corresponding move, the Braves recalled relief-pitcher Chad Sobotka. Sobotka will be available for Sunday’s […] READ MORE






Atlanta Braves Position Preview: Coaching

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One lesson the game of baseball has reinforced time and again in its long, glorious history is that a team, no matter how talented, can prosper or perish at the hands of the manager. It’s an impossibly hard job to call the shots, and at the end of the season, you’re either a genius or […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves 2016 Season Recap

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The Atlanta Braves finished with the third-worst record in baseball for 2015. Plans were for the team to be worse in 2016. The season headed that way to start, as they began the season by losing their first nine games, and 29 of their first 39. However, the Braves turned the rest of the season into […] READ MORE