Posts for : April 2017

Saturday Stats Pack: Flowers, Stolen Bases, Bullpen, Sims

Unlike last season where I posted two separate entries, I’m going to try to do one Saturday Stats Pack with both major league and minor league notable stats. So, without too much stalling, here is this week’s edition. Tyler Flowers (By Editosaurus (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons) .344 wOBA Over the last two seasons, only six catchers have stepped into the batter’s box at least 350 times and have a better weighted on-base average than…

TOT – Bo Porter Joins the Braves. In 2002.

Transaction of Today…April 26, 2002 – The Atlanta Braves signed Bo Porter as a free agent. Keith Allison (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr For ten seasons, outfielder Bo Porter kept hope alive that he could not just earn a trip to the majors, but actually stay in the bigs and carve out a career in the most competitive level of baseball. It would eventually happen, of course. All he needed to do was retire. Before…

Transaction Tuesday: Howard, Dirks, Sobotka, Roney

Articles in back-to-back days here as Walk-Off Walk as we work into the final week of April. If you’re new to the blog, Transaction Tuesday is a recap of the moves in the Braves organization from Atlanta all the way down to rookie ball. It’s a simple way to keep track of player movement. A note on this report – moves referenced today took place between April 18 and April 24. Taxi Squad refers to…

Monday Roundup: Losing Streak, Bench Issues, O’Flaherty’s Sinker

It’s been quite awhile since I last updated this blog. Life and all have played a factor as it tends to do. But let’s move on with this week’s recap and three things to keep in mind for this upcoming week of baseball. Arturo Pardavila III on Flickr (Original version) UCinternational (Crop) (CC 2.0) via Wikipedia Commons April 17, 5-4 WIN vs. Padres The week got off to a promising start as the Braves finished…