Posts for : August 2015

Howdy, Edwin!

The surprising thing about the signing of Edwin Jackson isn’t that the rebuilding Braves picked him up. It’s that it took 13 years for it to happen. Maybe I’m alone in this, but it’s seemed like Jackson was due to be a Brave several times before, but it finally took a former Brave (Rafael Soriano) joining the Cubs to make it happen. Jon Durr | Getty Images Jackson broke into the majors as a top…

Once a Brave, Always a Brave – NL West

This week’s return to Once a Brave focuses on a division with a lot of ex-Braves. The Braves have completed two deals with the D’Backs since March, two with the Dodgers since May, one with the Rockies, and a pair of pretty big deals with the Padres. Therefore, we have a lot of NL West guys to check in on. As usual, this list is not exhaustive and if you catch a player I missed,…

Random Prospect Sunday – Fernando Miranda

It’s still kind of amazing that in today’s age of information that is so readily available to find out a professional player can largely fall through the cracks, but as I prepared for this week’s player, that is exactly what I got, With that in mind, I expect this to be pretty short. Also, it kind of sucks when players are known by both their first and middle names depending on the source. Consistency. That’s…