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Atlanta Braves News and Links: Braves taking their talents to South Beach
April 11th, 2017 at 8:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports BRAVES NEWS Braves vs Marlins schedule & probable pitchers With a quick two-game series in Miami, the Braves will turn to Bartolo Colon and Jaime Garcia to right the ship before the team heads home. Colon pitched well in his Braves debut...

The Mystery Of The Atlanta Braves Left-Handed Pitcher Eric O’Flaherty
March 26th, 2017 at 5:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Can O'Flaherty Regain His Success Or Is It Smoke And Mirrors For Atlanta Again? In December, the Atlanta Braves re-signed Eric O'Flaherty to a minor league contract with a spring training invite. Now they are cutting the roster down in time for Opening Day and it is seems very likely that...

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...