Postseason open thread 10/8: AL Division Series
The 2015 MLB Postseason continues on. This afternoon, the Toronto Blue Jays host the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Later tonight the Kansas City Royals will host the Houston Astros in Game 1 of their series. continues! The
Braves season in review: Solid foundation for the starting rotation
In today's installment of our season review and preview series, we take a look at the 2015 starting rotation and also who could make up the rotation for the 2016 season. Unlike our previous positional review (shortstop), there are a ton of moving pieces when we get into the
Postseason open thread 10/7: Wild Card Madness Part 2
The 2015 MLB Postseason continues on. Tonight, the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs in the NL Wild Card. Baseball Thunderdome continues! After an interesting night in the Bronx that saw the Astros roll into ...
A quantification of Fredi Gonzalez
No, we're not calculating how many wins he cost the team... A few days ago, Ben Lindbergh of Grantland put together a stellar piece, a 2015 version of his
Atlanta Braves news and links: Olivera will be off to Puerto Rico this winter
Hector Olivera's had a weird 2015. His baseball will continue into the winter as he'll be playing winter ball in Puerto Rico. BRAVES NEWS
Braves Season in Review: Shortstops
Christian Bethancourt has arthroscopic knee surgery
Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt had a procedure to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee We reviewed the catcher position for the Braves earlier this week, but today brought news that could make the Braves' decisions at catcher just a little bit more difficult.
Braves Season in Review: Andrelton Simmons is good
We continue to look back at 2015 at each position and in this installment we get to talk about Andrelton Simmons and smile For some of our positional reviews, there will be a lot of uncertainty. There are several positions (catcher, left field, third base, second base, back of the rotation, etc) th...
Postseason Open Thread 10/6: Wild Card Madness Part 1
The 2015 MLB Postseason officially kicks off tonight with the Astros taking on the Yankees in the AL Wild Card. We've reached the most wonderful time of the year when it comes to baseball: The Postseason. While it might be hard to accept the fact that our
Talking Chop's Community Prospect List Recap, No. 1-10
A look back at the first ten rounds of voting for our community prospect list. As the season wound down, rlwhite took it upon himself to initiate the Talking Chop Community Prospect list endeavor, which is currently ongoing in the fanposts section of Talking Chop....
Atlanta Braves news and links: It's .500 or bust for the Braves in 2016
Obviously, the Braves are planning to improve in 2016 after an abysmal 2015 campaign. As a matter of fact, John Hart is hoping for a 15-20 win improvement in 2016, which means .500 is the mark that the Braves could be shooting for next season. BRAVES NEWS
Braves season in review: Another good year from Freddie Freeman
Injuries slowed Freeman down at times, but he continued to mash at first base. Freddie Freeman was his usual self in 2015. It's to the point where he's consistently good enough that