Posts for : 2015

Reviewing Hart’s Trades: KJ and Uribe for Gant and Whalen

The Braves have been active in John Hart‘s first season at the helm to the tune of SIXTEEN TRADES! Sixteen deals involving major league talent going one direction or in both. Sixteen deals that include over 50 different players, a few draft picks, lots of cash, and two Uptons. It’s been friggin unreal to see what the Braves have done. With the season in our rear view, it’s time to start reviewing each one of…

Early Rule 5 Thoughts

We are still over a month away from the Rule 5 draft, but that won’t stop us from taking a quick look. The basics of the Rule 5 draft are that any player who is not on the 40-man and fulfill one of the two criteria are eligible to be draft. 1) The player was 19 or older when he signed at least four years ago or 2) the player was 18 or younger when…

Reviewing Hart’s Trades: Gosselin for Touki

The Braves have been active in John Hart‘s first season at the helm to the tune of SIXTEEN TRADES! Sixteen deals involving major league talent going one direction or in both. Sixteen deals that include over 50 different players, a few draft picks, lots of cash, and two Uptons. It’s been friggin unreal to see what the Braves have done. With the season in our rear view, it’s time to start reviewing each one of…

Reviewing Hart’s Trades: Callaspo for Uribe

The Braves have been active in John Hart‘s first season at the helm to the tune of SIXTEEN TRADES! Sixteen deals involving major league talent going one direction or in both. Sixteen deals that include over 50 different players, a few draft picks, lots of cash, and two Uptons. It’s been friggin unreal to see what the Braves have done. With the season in our rear view, it’s time to start reviewing each one of…

Random Former Prospect Sunday – Gorkys Hernandez

During the season, Sundays are set aside to take a look at a prospect at random, but with the minor league season over, I wasn’t sure what to do for my Sunday article until this nugget of an idea came my way. How about we look at players who ranked in Baseball America’s Top 100 while part of the Braves’ organization, yet never appeared for the Braves? Over the next few months, I’ll take a…

This Week at AtlantaBraves.About.com!

Been falling behind on my schedule, but here’s four articles I posted this week at my other blog. I’ve also posted two recent posts here at this blog. Previewing Some Braves’ Targets for Free Agent Relievers The Braves have said they want to go shopping for relief help to supplement Arodys Vizcaino, Jason Grilli, and others. Who should they target? My thinking is that they don’t get too much into the big priced free agents…

Reviewing Hart’s Trades: The Craig Kimbrel Deal

The Braves have been active in John Hart‘s first season at the helm to the tune of SIXTEEN TRADES! Sixteen deals involving major league talent going one direction or in both. Sixteen deals that include over 50 different players, a few draft picks, lots of cash, and two Uptons. It’s been friggin unreal to see what the Braves have done. With most of the season in our rear view, it’s time to start reviewing each…