Same Old Braves So Far

It’s only one game and only one series, but the Braves showed us something against the Brewers in Milwaukee. Atlanta won in typical Braves fashion, with pitching and defense and after the losses in the starting rotation, that is huge for team and fan confidence. Aaron Harang just shut up all the naysayers who questioned […]

The Atlanta Braves 2014 Leading Men

Trying to guess what the Atlanta Braves batting order will be in 2014 is like trying to guess who will win all the brackets in the NCAA basketball tournament.  For instance, who would have thought at this time last year that Jason Heyward would ignite the Braves from the lead-off spot? I’m not going to […]

Jordan Schafer Has Taken Over

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer has taken over in the Braves starting outfield.  He can no longer be cast aside ’cause other players are making big money.  In reality, Schafer is the one playing like a big-time free agent. Wednesday night Schafer went 3 for 4, with two RBIs, a run scored, a walk and […]

Questioning Fredi Gonzalez?

Despite all the injuries the Atlanta Braves have endured this season, manager Fredi Gonzalez has the Braves not only leading the NL East by15.5 games, but also with the best record in baseball.  Here it is the 19th of August and the Braves magic number to clinch the NL East is only 24. With the […]

Jordan Schafer Expected Back Saturday Night

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer will be activated before Saturday night’s game, according to Dave O’Brien of the AJC. Schafer, who has been out with a stress fracture in his right ankle, has been rehabbing at Triple-A Gwinnett.  Schafer was only 2 of 32 in 8 rehab games at Gwinnett, so his timing still has […]

Could Braves Terdoslavich Be Trade Bait?

Following Jordan Schafer’s placement on the disalbled list, the Atlanta Braves’ rookie power-hitter, Joey Terdoslavich, was granted his freedom from the confines of AAA on July 4th.    With injuries shortening the depth of the 25-man roster, the Braves found themselves in dire need of a utility man off the bench.  Experience at both corner […]

Evan Gattis and Jordan Schafer Close to Returning

The Atlanta Braves should have two big pieces returning to their roster right after the All-Star break.  Rookie power-hitter Evan Gattis and speedy outfielder Jordan Schafer are expected to return for games immediately after the mid-season exhibition game. Gattis traveled with the Braves to Philadelphia and Miami and has done light workouts.  Those include soft-toss […]

Braves Disable Schafer Call Up Terdoslavich

The Atlanta Braves have placed outfielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list and called up outfielder Joey Terdoslavich from Triple-A Gwinnett. Schafer fouled a ball off his foot against Kansas City on June 29 and it has not responded to treatment.  Schafer says that he can walk and jog okay but is unable to […]

Heyward Leads Braves Past Royals

The Braves came out with a win in their first ever game at Kansas City’s, Kauffman Stadium.  The bats showed up again and led the Braves to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night. The Royals wasted no time getting the scoring started.  Billy Butler, the Royals designated hitter, singled in the bottom of the 1st […]

Can Fredi Gonzalez Deny Jordan Schafer Much Longer?

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer is having an outstanding 2013 season.  Schafer has arguably been the most consistent Braves  position player, hitting .346 in April, .293 in May and .323 in June. In his quest to become a starter, Schafer nailed his resume to Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez‘s forehead Sunday afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers, […]