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


Cardinals Outfield Is Healthy and Productive

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The St. Louis Cardinals are enduring a trying season. They are 51-51 with 60 games left to play. Injuries to the rotation have tested the team’s depth. The offense has been inconsistent. The bullpen has faltered, largely due to absorbing too many innings. Their playoff chances are low as they trail the Milwaukee Brewers by […] READ MORE


2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Wks. 3 & 4

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The 2021 Atlanta Braves have had a complex season so far. A stumble out of the gate and a weak series with the Miami Marlins placed them in a corner. Looking back over the past couple of weeks, there are still things to be excited about. The Braves accomplished their first successful road trip. Some […] READ MORE


New York Mets Center Field Options

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The New York Mets biggest need this offseason was at center field. George Springer was the marquee name available and the Mets have been linked to him since the 2020 season ended. After signing James McCann instead of the best catcher on the market in J.T. Realmuto this led many to believe the Mets were […] READ MORE


New York Mets 2020 Off-Season Preview

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The New York Mets enter the 2020-21 off-season so much new excitement with Steve Cohen as the new owner. These next few months should be very different as Cohen has been adamant about spending his money. Cohen has said he would not spend like a drunken sailor. Instead, he is more interested in putting the […] READ MORE


Boston Red Sox Wishlist this Holiday Season

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The Boston Red Sox debuted one of the worst pitching staffs in the Major Leagues in 2020. The lack of depth may be too big of a hurdle to overcome in just one offseason but pitching of any kind will certainly be at the top of Chaim Bloom’s wishlist this winter. Outside of starting and […] READ MORE


San Francisco Giants: Free Agent Outfielder Targets

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The San Francisco Giants need to target free-agent outfielders and sign one to add to their roster. They made only one very minor move for a relief pitcher at the recent trade deadline. However, this is still a rebuilding team and one glaring area to improve is in the outfield. Let’s take a look at […] READ MORE