Posts for : March 2018

WOW’s Book of the Month – Built to Win (4/4)

The biggest problem with “Built To Win” is that John Schuerholz struggles at staying with one point. He assumes you, the reader, can see his train of thought and will go down the tracks with him. In many cases, that simply does not happen. As such, reading each chapter is like a hodgepodge of information. The chapters themselves are too long, but even ignoring that, it reads more like an old LiveJournal than a book.…

The Atlanta Braves Sign Peter Bourjos and Ryan Flaherty

On Saturday evening, a storm rolled into the western and southern portions of Virginia. By the time the snow had stopped, there was half-a-foot of the white stuff on the ground outside my front door. Now, I know for you northern know-it-alls, that’s barely a dusting, but it can paralyze things in this area of the country. Case in point: by 9 AM, the power was out. It remained out for about nine hours. In…

All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, #4 & #3

As we race to the finish line that is the offseason, so does our All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves series. If you’re new to the series, here’s the previous pieces: All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, 10 &9 All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, 8 & 7 All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, 6 & 5 Hope you’ve been following along in the comments section, providing us with your favorites! If not, there’s always time.  4 & 3…here we go! Ryan Cothran’s…

Best C’s in Braves Franchise History

When you have operated a squad for nearly 150 years, you rack up a pretty expansive collection of players that have taken the field for you. In this series, we look at possibly the best possible lineup you could build that all share one thing in common – a last name that begins with the same letter. Team C Much like the team that preceded this squad – Team B – today’s team is big…

Transaction Tuesday: Kyle Kinman, Acuna Jr., Riley

Another week closer and…well, we got some moves to discuss in this week’s Transaction Tuesday. I know, I know, I’ll get to the huge Miguel Socolovich news shortly. As always, this is a weekly recap of all of the moves from the rookies to the majors. If the Braves did it, I’ll try to cover it. If you like this content and want to support both this blog and the wonderful guys at Outfield Fly…

Are Sanchez and Schimpf Worth Their Salt?

The city of Atlanta is hungry for another championship. The last time it happened was 1995 when the Braves won the World Series, but they won’t get back there if they keep signing mediocre players. Otherwise, the team is going to be mediocre. The Braves are supposed to be coming toward the end of their “rebuilding” mode and entering a time of success. Last year the Braves had a $126.1 million payroll and they didn’t…

Introducing the 2018 Atlanta Baseball Preview Book!

Some big, big news from Outfield Fly Rule and Walk-Off Walk. We teamed together to write a book and it’s called the 2018 Atlanta Baseball Preview. And this week, we have launched that book for the affordable price of $9.99. What can you expect from the 2018 Atlanta Baseball Preview? A review of the events leading up to this season? Yeah, you got it. Some beautiful pictures of Braves’ minor leaguers? Of course. Player recaps?…