Braves Critics Experience Black Wednesday

Atlanta Braves critics experienced the worst day you could imagine.  Both general manager Frank Wren and manager Fredi Gonzalez were rewarded with contract extensions on the same day. A friend of mine who hosts a radio show in Jacksonville, FL is a huge Frank Wren critic.  Nearly every time the Braves would lose or B.J. […]

Will Braves Have Sense of Urgency in Playoffs?

The Atlanta Braves were known throughout their 14-year division championship run as going about their business on the field with a tight-lipped, button-down, corporate approach.  Rarely did Braves players show emotion, particularly by leaders of the team. John Smoltz, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Chipper Jones, Fred McGriff… those players went about their business like robots, […]

Fredi Gonzalez 2013: Need Consistently Outstanding

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez will be managing his seventh big league season in 2013.  He managed the Marlins from 2006-2009, and of course, the Braves in 2011 and 2012. The 2013 Atlanta Braves season will bring Gonzalez’s biggest expectations ever as a major league manager. Gonzalez has been good in his big league managing […]

Will Fredi Gonzalez Exceed Bobby Cox?

We’re only two years into Fredi Gonzalez‘s tenure, so we’re nowhere near the point where we can assess how he compares to Bobby Cox.  I’m sure the Braves organization, as well as Braves fans, are hoping that Gonzalez will ultimately be better than Cox. Just as good would be fine, too. If Gonzalez can prove […]