Posts by: Ryan Cothran

All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, #6 & #5

Our series of  All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves continues today  with our 6th and 5th selections. If you’re new to the series, here is the post for #10 and #9  and here is the post for #8 and #7. Today, we move into our 6th then our 5th favorites.  Remember that the major component in selecting our favorites is that the player had(has) to be playing during each individuals time-frame of Braves fandom and has nothing to do…

All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, #8 & 7

Tommy, Brittni and I kicked off our piece on our All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves with our 9th and 10th selections here.  Today, we move into our 8th then our 7th favorites.  If you’re just tuning in on this series, remember that the major component in selecting our favorites is that the player had(has) to be playing during each individuals time-frame of Braves fandom. Play along with us in the comments section!  It’s a fun journey…

All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves, #10&9

Today, we at Walk Off Walk kick off a series of our All-Time Favorite Atlanta Braves. This isn’t about the best players, great ones before our time, or even cogs in the famous division title run that every 30-40 something year old Braves fan holds dear to his/her hearts.  This is about those players, performance be damned, that have fueled our fandom over the years and have kept the flame alive in our hearts. Criteria…

Will the 2017-18 Offseason be Known as the One that Got Away?

The 2018 Atlanta Braves Offseason has been fun, eh? Yes, the most important thing that needed to happen did happen: the riddance of Matt Kemp. But what else? Not much. The Braves are looking at testing their prospect depth to the fullest in 2018 and that is at least cheer-worthy. Projecting the 2018 Atlanta Braves Yeah, about that. Projecting wins for any team in any given year is educated guesswork based on formulas and trends.…

Braves 25-man and 40-man Roster Crunch

Optimism always reigns supreme in Spring Training and this year more so than in the past 3 years. Our beloved Braves’ farm system is set to ripen and 2018 will be a big year in transition as those prospects fill out the Atlanta Braves roster.  As new GM Alex Anthopoulos addressed with the media earlier, this year it’s about the product at Suntrust, not at Gwinnett, Pearl, and so forth.  This is encouraging news for…

Contest: Atlanta Braves Free Agent Signing(s)

As Stephen (@b_outliers) stated, it’s going to be an interesting week. Let me tell you a joke about some snails 3 snails crawl into a bar. 2 of the snails start conversing with each other. The 3rd snail, who was on the verge of buying a round of beers, gets upset about being left out of the conversation and signals to the bartender to bring him a beer…not beers. When the other 2 snails stop…

An Instilled Love for Braves Baseball

The Beginning of an Atlanta Braves Fan April, 1988, the birth of an Atlanta Braves fan.  A 10-year old little chubby boy (LCB) arrives home off the bus around 3:00 PM, rushes inside, grabs an Oatmeal Cream Pie, some lemon-lime Kool-aid with crushed ice, and starts pounding away at his homework. There’s a schedule to be kept here as “the gang” will also be finishing up their homework in about an hour and that’s when…