Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review

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Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review “Wait ‘til next year.” These four words are very familiar to baseball fans from the 1950s. It was the rallying cry for the Brooklyn Dodgers. From 1947 to 1955, they went to the World Series five times. The first four times were defeats, and thus the saying began. “Wait […] READ MORE


Braves Slug Past Marlins in Game One of NLDS

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Braves 9, Marlins 5 The Atlanta Braves slugged three homers and scored nine runs in their victory against the Miami Marlins in Game One of the NLDS. These divisional foes entered the best-of-five series with plenty of experience against each other. In the regular season, they faced off ten times, with the Braves winning six […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Season Preview 2020

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this 2020 MLB season will be unlike any other. The shortened 60-game season will consist of new rule changes and safety protocols. The most notable rule changes are the adoption of the universal designated hitter and placement of a runner on second base to start every half-inning in extras. Also, […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Ink Travis d’Arnaud

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Atlanta Braves Ink Travis d’Arnaud Following the signing of Yasmani Grandal to the Chicago White Sox there were plenty of question marks surrounding teams who needed a catcher. Among the many teams left with questions after failing to snag Grandal was the Atlanta Braves. That is until recently when the Braves inked a two-year $16 […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Rays Potential Catcher Targets

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.Tampa Bay Rays Potential Catcher Targets As is seemingly the case just about every offseason, the Tampa Bay Rays are in the market for a catcher. They wasted little time addressing their need at the position last offseason, making a deal with the Seattle Mariners in early November to acquire Mike Zunino. At least, they […] READ MORE


It’s Not the End, but Just the Beginning for the Tampa Bay Rays

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It’s Not the End, but Just the Beginning for the Tampa Bay Rays The Tampa Bay Rays season has come to a close after being ousted by the Houston Astros in game five of the ALDS. However, Rays fans should not be disappointed. Not only did they take one of the best teams in baseball to five […] READ MORE


Fantasy Baseball Waiver Targets: July 20th, 2019

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Welcome to a brand new series of fantasy baseball coverage here at Last Word On Baseball. To start, we are taking a look at the top fantasy baseball waiver targets to help boost your team down the homestretch. For the sake of continuity, ESPN leagues are the baseline, and for a player to make this […] READ MORE


The New and Improved Travis d’Arnaud, Tampa Bay Rays Catcher

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The New and Improved Travis d’Arnaud After Tampa Bay Rays catcher Travis d’Arnaud put on a show against the New York Yankees Monday night, going three for three with three home runs, it has many talking about him. D’Arnaud has never been a star player, but his play as of late has turned some heads. Let’s […] READ MORE


Travis d’Arnaud Opts for Tommy John Surgery

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We’ve had a couple surprise teams come out of the gates hot in the early stages of the 2018 season, and the New York Mets are one of them. With the New York Yankees commanding all the attention, as they usually do, the Mets quietly sit atop the NL East with a 10-1 record, and […] READ MORE