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2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Closer Jim Johnson
March 16th, 2017 at 3:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jim Johnson might not be the top closer in MLB, but at 33-years-old he's still incredibly effective and he had a lower ERA than some guy named Craig Kimbrel last year. Here's how good Jim Johnson is. Jim Johnson had a lower WHIP than the guy with the most saves last...

Atlanta Braves Crystal Ball: Projections Schmojections … Bah Humbug!
February 8th, 2017 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves have a legitimate chance to be a Wild Card contender in 2017, at least, I think they do. PECOTA's projections, merited as they may be, are only projections, after all. Anyone who has played fantasy baseball or football can tell you projections mean nothing. As such, the same...

Craig Kimbrel Wins Delivery Man of the Year Award
November 21st, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Craig Kimbrel added to his resume when MLB presented him with the Delivery Man of the Year award on Thursday. He's the first Atlanta Braves pitcher to win the award for the big leagues' best reliever. Kimbrel tied the Baltimore Orioles' Jim Johnson with 50 saves this season to lead the...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Finishes Fifth in NL MVP Voting
November 15th, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen may have won the National League MVP award on Thursday, but Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman placed fifth in the voting to cap off his own successful season. Freeman received votes on all 30 ballots, but he didn't get any top three votes. That doesn't diminish...

Atlanta Braves Likely to Have Quiet Offseason
November 1st, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Have landing B.J. Upton, Justin Upton and Chris Johnson in some huge moves, don't expect the Atlanta Braves to make any earth shattering moves this offseason. Yes, the Braves will look to land an ace for their starting rotation while also trying to find a taker for Dan Uggla. They also...