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,
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
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
With Dansby Swanson expected to play a full season and Brandon Phillips joining the team, the Braves are hoping they’ll be able to avoid another last-place finish in the NL East.
The Baltimore Orioles are in a precarious position heading into 2017 and beyond. They share a division with perennial heavyweights Boston and New York, both of which show no signs of weakening anytime soon. They have overachieved in the past few seasons, beating their pythagorean (expected) record by an average
After a surprisingly strong finish to the 2016 season, the Atlanta Braves quickly addressed the teams’ biggest weakness heading into 2017: the starting rotation. Atlanta’s pitching staff ranked near the bottom of the league in most statistical categories last season. The rotation was plagued by injuries throughout the year, forcing