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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Atlanta Braves

Dodgers Stole Andruw Jones

OK, maybe it wasn’t exactly a heist, but it was a great signing by the LA club. After watching the Angels drop $90 mil on Torii Hunter, the Dodgers spent about a third the price on Andruw Jones, who is a superior player. Just when I thought they would do something dumb like throw $60…Read More

Don’t Cry for me, John Schuerholz

Excuse me for a minute while I opine. I don’t like the Braves and similarly, I don’t much care for John Schuerholz. His ego got in the way a year or so ago after Billy Beane got all the attention from the best-seller, Moneyball, when he felt the need to write a book about all…Read More

Schuerholz Implies Andruw Is Gone

On the cusp of free agency to be followed by millions upon millions of dollars, Andruw Jones is struggling through a crappy season. No matter, Braves GM John Schuerholz is already preparing for life without Andruw. Asked if he could imagine the Braves without Jones robbing hitters in center field, Schuerholz offered the following on…Read More

Smoltz Wants Chipper to Sack Up

Nothing like one veteran team leader calling a fellow veteran team leader a pussy in so many words. That’s basically what’s going on in Atlanta, if you can read between the lines of John Smoltz’s recent remarks. The stud pitcher, for whom I’ve already proclaimed my affection, made some comments after Friday’s 5-0 loss to…Read More

John Smoltz Is One Tough Mo-Fo

Only 5 days prior to Saturday’s start, John Smoltz dislocated the pinky on his throwing hand while tagging out a runner. Yeah, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “come on, it’s just a pinky, what’s the big deal?” Not so easy The right pinky of Smoltz’s pitching hand was bent upward at a grotesque angle. The…Read More

Baseball Preview: Atlanta Braves

A spring training preview of the Atlanta Braves including a list of what fans should and shouldn’t be excited about, how the off-season went, and where the club will finish

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