Christian Bethancourt Questions

Christian Bethancourt is a real key this season if the Braves are going to have a good year. Despite his promise performance at the major league level last season, he is still a question mark. Bethancourt has been criticized in the past for not playing with full intensity, but his approach in Atlanta last season […]

Braves Offense Fast Food?

The past four seasons the Braves made the playoffs in 2013 and 2012, while they missed in 2014 and 2011. Atlanta is predicted to struggle in 2015, but perhaps the Braves can surprise people this year by improving one important offensive statistic. When you break down the Braves past four seasons, the one offensive statistic […]

Braves Strange Moves

With the smoke still clearing from the Braves off-season roster nuking, you still can’t help but shake your and wonder what happened and why.  A year ago this time, the Braves organization was puffing out its’ chest in pride over what it had built. The past couple seasons the Atlanta Braves were one of the youngest […]

Uggla Coming Back?

Fomer Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla is on the comeback trail. For the Atlanta Braves organization and fans, wouldn’t the ultimate kick in the gut be Dan Uggla getting his hitting stroke back as a Washington Nationals player? Well guess what?  Uggla is in the Nationals spring training camp as a non-roster invitee and well-known […]

Will Freddie Freeman Have Protection?

When you think of the term “having protection” it usually means carrying a handgun or in the case of a celebrity, having a bodyguard. Both are simple to obtain, all it takes is a phone call and a credit card. Freddie Freeman may have both, I have no idea, that is his business. But what […]

Upton Return Controversial?

Melvin Upton, Jr. (B.J. for those of you who haven’t heard about his name change) will undoubtedly cause controversy in Braves Country when he returns in May.  Until Upton returns there will be a replacement in center field, and as long as he can fog a mirror, he will put up better numbers than Upton did the […]

Braves Management Worse Case Scenario?

The Braves have been in full tear down mode all winter, trading off solid major league players for prospects. Casinos and experts have taken note, almost all predicting that the Braves will finish the 2015 season with  a low 70s win total , one of the worst in major league baseball. But what happens if […]

Braves Fantasy Analysis 2015

Going into the 2015 season, many fans of the Atlanta Braves have to be pretty disappointed. The perennial contenders in the National League East lost a lot of talent from a year ago, as guys such as Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and Ervin Santana all find themselves on different teams. They did go […]

New Atlanta Braves App for 2015

At Bat is the official app of Major League Baseball, and has seen unrivaled success in the app market over the last couple of years among other baseball-orientated apps.  But the best thing about it is that it also has offshoots for all the franchises in the MLB including our very own Atlanta Braves. At Bat […]

Braves Series Against Nationals Key?

The Braves play the Nationals today in a rare Friday afternoon game.  Unless my memory is starting to soften, I can’t ever remember the Braves playing a regularly scheduled tilt on a Friday afternoon.  Can you? Half the Braves fan base probably won’t realize the game was played in the afternoon until they sit down […]