Atlanta Braves

Fear and Loathing in Small Samples

by Bill M May 8, 2014
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Every year you have some guys that start out like a house of fire in the first month of the season.  Who can last and who will fade? Who the fuck knows, but at least I can give it a shot on a few guys… HOT-SO-HOT Charlie Blackmon (OF, COL) put up good minor league […]

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MLB Fantasy Breakdown: Atlanta Braves

by Bill M February 25, 2014
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NOTE: The MLB team write-ups are based on my preparation for my fantasy season rather than trying to breakdown teams with a focus on actual MLB.  The main fantasy format I play is Scoresheet baseball, which is a simulation service, so skills are more important that counting numbers for me.  But, a good player is […]

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MLB Predictions 2013

by Bill M April 2, 2013
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The last thing I want to do is emulate the ESPN Radio buffoons Mike & Mike, so I cannot call these “predictions sure to go wrong.”  I guess I’ll call them predictions that will piss me off in October. We can grind and grind on these things, but that’s probably the best thing about baseball, […]

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MLB Breakdown: Atlanta Braves

by Bill M February 23, 2013
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2013 begins a new era for the Atlanta Braves.  This is the first year since 1995 that Chipper Jones will not be penciled into the lineup card.  He came in as a cocky punk and left as the personification of the wily veteran.  But this is not the only shift in the Braves fortunes.  This […]

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Braves Big (Bad?) Week

by Bill M December 2, 2012

This has been a big week for the Braves…but was it good or bad?  I had two friends who aren’t even Braves fans ask me what they were thinking with the B.J. Upton contract (5-years, $75.25M), and then they traded one of my favorite young pitchers SP Tommy Hanson for struggling RP Jordan Walden in […]

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