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America’s Greatest Pastime – The Blame Game

Tony Clark (MLBPA) and Rob Manfred (MLB) have set the stage for a contentious labor battle over the next 2 years. We all want baseball back. Owners do. Players do. Fans especially do. In theory, baseball should be back in the first week of July, but it's looking increasingly unlikely that will be the case. … Continue reading America’s Greatest Pastime – The Blame Game

The Braves May Have A “DH-elimma”

Everyone knows that if you want to start a fight in a sports bar all you have to do is mention one of these two topics: Pete Rose should (or should not) be in the Hall of Fame, or the National League should (or should not) adopt the Designated Hitter. For the record, I am … Continue reading The Braves May Have A “DH-elimma”

Why Franchise Tagging Derrick Henry Was The Right Move

This article is presented by: Jon Robinson just made the smartest decision possible with the Henry situation. Yes, as all know and it's been documented on numerous occasions, "Jon Robinson doesn't over pay for players." Tagging Derrick Henry today, after signing Ryan Tannehill yesterday to a team friendly deal yesterday, gives the team the most … Continue reading Why Franchise Tagging Derrick Henry Was The Right Move

No Room in the Pen

Projected Bullpen for 2020 - Mark Melancon (closer), Will Smith, Shane Greene, Chris Martin, Darren O'Day, Luke Jackson, Josh Tomlin, Grant Dayton Spring Training stats don't matter, except when they do. Here are two stat lines to consider as we sit halfway through the Spring Training slate of games: 4 games, 0-2 9.64 ERA 5 … Continue reading No Room in the Pen

Spring Training Update – March 6th

First cuts of Spring Training announced today Big names struggle early, new names impress, and first cuts of spring training are announced As the Braves wrap up their second full week of Grapefruit League action, starting pitchers are going longer, roster regulars are getting more AB's, and the Spring Training roster gets thinned out a … Continue reading Spring Training Update – March 6th

We Can’t Have Nice Things, Can We?

I was just sitting down to my first cup of morning coffee at my desk this morning, eagerly anticipating the first Spring Training game of the 2020 season that had Marcell Ozuna batting in the cleanup spot, when the Atlanta Braves official twitter feed dropped a bomb on us all:https://twitter.com/Braves/status/1232314521726996481?s=20 Ok, take a deep breath, … Continue reading We Can’t Have Nice Things, Can We?

The Loss the Vols Couldn’t Afford

Unless you are a part of either the Tennessee Volunteer or South Carolina Gamecock fan base, Saturday’s matchup was a TOUGH game to watch. For these 2 teams, this game was an absolute must win, if they even want to be considered on Selection Sunday.It will be especially brutal for Tennessee fans when they go … Continue reading The Loss the Vols Couldn’t Afford