Posts for : June 2017

Walk-Off Talk 1.2: Checking In With the Top 50 – Part 1

In this new series, Ryan Cothran and I have a back-and-forth as we discuss a subject. It’s informal and we hope you guys get something out of it. This week, we’ll look at rising and falling prospects using the Walk-Off Walk Top 50 preseason list as a guide (link takes you to posts about the Top 50). At times, we’ll agree. Other times, we’ll disagree. Join the conversation and tell us where we are misguided…

Monday Roundup: Krolling, Demeritte Rolling, Flowers Needs Extolling

Welcome to June and this week’s Monday Roundup. We start with three out west to finish a six-game California swing and end with a trio of games in Cincinnati. Jeff Morris. Follow him on Twitter @AtlBravesJeff May 29, 6-3 WIN @ Angels The Braves scored all of their runs in the third with help from a pair of two-run doubles off the bats of the recently acquired Matt Adams and Danny Santana. Tyler Flowers, who had…

Random Prospect Sunday – Randy Ventura

By Jeff Morris. Follow him on Twitter @AtlBravesJeff There’s speed and then there’s Randy Ventura speed. The hyper-quick 19-year-old has some attractive skills – some of which made Jose Peraza and Mallex Smith intriguing to Braves’ fans over the last few seasons. Will Ventura follow their path to the majors? Hard to bet against him at this point. Born July 11, 1997, Ventura has the rare honor of being born on the same day as…

Walk Off Talk 1.1: Can the Braves Rotation Improve?

In this new series, Ryan Cothran and I have a back-and-forth as we discuss a subject. It’s informal and we hope you guys get something out of it. This week, we’ll look at the starting pitching staff. At times, we’ll agree. Other times, we’ll disagree. Join the conversation and tell us where we are misguided in the comment section.  Ryan, By Arturo Pardavila III [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Thank God for the Reds.…