For those of you who don’t know, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft was none other than Stephen Strasburg. However, for this article we are going to assume that the Washington Nationals selected Mike Trout over Stephen Strasburg.
Bud Selig steps to the podium.
With the first selection,
It’s only a month into the season, and sample sizes are still too small to make definitive conclusions about how the league will look come October. It’s never too early for some harmless prognosticating though, so let’s take a look at one player from each division who could change teams
After a quick first month into the 2017 campaign, we have our updated Braves’ prospect rankings:
Ozzie Albies, 2B/SS (Age 20) – Going into his third season with the Braves, Albies has moved up the ladder and has finally taken over the top spot with Dansby Swanson finding his home
Another series, another sweep. After a five-game winning streak for the Braves capped earlier this week, it has been quite the rocky road since. Dropping the series finale today in Philadelphia to the Phillies, the Braves’ current losing streak stretched to 6 games. While staying competitive in almost every game,
After a 2-6 start to the 2017 campaign, the Braves welcomed SunTrust Park with a four-game sweep of the San Diego Padres. They looked the part, offensively and defensively, that many Braves fans hoped they would going into the season. And with that showing, they picked themselves back up to
Freddie Freeman went 0 for 4 last night with one strikeout. With the way Freeman has been playing lately, 0 for 4 feels like more of a shock than 3 for 4 with a home run. This rarity of a game for Freeman sent his batting average down to .407. No,
Examining the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Braves’ opening series loss to the Mets
Opening Day started off well for the Braves, who hope to avoid another 90-loss season in 2017. Atlanta ace Julio Teheran matched the Mets’ Noah Syndegaard pitch for pitch through the sixth inning, with both throwing shutout ball that confounded hitters on both sides. One of the most glaring weaknesses
Dansby Swanson has been hyped up since he was leading Vanderbilt to a National Championship as a sophomore. He was drafted first overall by the Arizona Diamondback in 2015 and traded to the Atlanta Braves less than a year later as part of the blockbuster Shelby Miller trade that also
The Atlanta Braves’ minor league system has been lauded by several sources as the best farm in the majors this offseason. Notable among the commentary is the high praise for the plethora of young arms scattered throughout Atlanta’s minor league affiliates. While the most high profile prospects such as Kolby