Before the injuries to Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, I thought the Braves had a good chance to repeat as National League Eastern division champions. With those injuries, my win projection on the Braves has changed.
The Braves won 96 games last season and looking at the roster and the competitive level in the National League, I was originally projecting 92 wins for the Braves this season before the injuries. I now see the Braves as an 88 win team. While this year’s edition won’t set any regular season win records, I think the excitement level will … Read the rest