Chase Irle

Chase Irle

Founder and writer for SportsTalkATL.com. Graduate from LSU with an addiction to sports. If you are interested in writing, contributing in any way, or have any questions or comments email me at chase@wpideas.com
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Examining the Braves’ competition for the 5th starter’s spot

The Braves made a sneaky move earlier today, signing a longtime veteran and former Cy Young award winner, Felix Hernandez, to a minor-league contract. He will be brought in to compete for the 5th starter’s spot, but it won’t be an easy job to nail down. Atlanta has a boatload of young arms to choose

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Falcons’ biggest needs entering the offseason

The Falcons 7-9 record in 2018 was excused by a multitude of injuries to many of the team’s best players. Their 7-9 mark in 2019 was not so lucky. A mixture of porous defensive coaching and constant blown assignments led to an unimaginable 1-7 start, essentially eliminating the Falcons before Halloween. Thanks to a few

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Braves: Five trade candidates not named Arenado or Bryant

It wouldn’t be out of the realm of possibility for the Braves to pack things in for the offseason and start preparing for spring training. Their projected payroll is already as high as it’s ever been, they might expect a boost from their youth much like last season, and they happen to be run by

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It doesn’t look like the Braves made a competitive offer for Donaldson

The worst news of the offseason broke for Braves Country earlier this week, when Josh Donaldson signed a four-year deal with the Minnesota Twins that includes a fifth-year option, despite Atlanta being considered the favorites throughout the offseason. Immediately, the question was why? Then the figures were released, and Donaldson is only scheduled to make

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Jeff Teague could be more than a one-year fix for the Hawks

Yesterday, the Hawks made a long-awaited move by trading for a backup point guard and reuniting with Jeff Teague. Atlanta has been able to get little to nothing out of a second ball-handler all season, and Teague will be more than enough to fill that void. Brandon Goodwin should also continue to receive some minutes

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Hawks are done with Andre Drummond, but they aren’t done trading

The NBA trade season kicked off with the Hawks making a move to acquire Jeff Teague and Treveon Graham from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for the expiring contract of Allen Crabbe. While the trade is a bit head-scratching for Timberwolves at this moment, it’s a huge plus for Atlanta, who acquired the backup point guard

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Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria to one-year deal

The Braves made another small move today, bringing back veteran infielder Adeiny Hechavarria on a one-year contract worth $1 million, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Infielder Adeiny Hechavarria and the Atlanta Braves are in agreement on a one-year, $1 million contract, a source familiar with the deal tells ESPN. Good utility option who played second,

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Hawks: Trae Young extends his lead in All-Star voting

The most recent All-Star voting results have been released, and Trae Young has extended his lead over Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker as the top vote-getter in the Eastern Conference. Trae Young is still leading Eastern Conference guards in All-Star voting by fans 🌟 pic.twitter.com/FPALiviiud — Sarah K. Spencer (@sarah_k_spence) January 16, 2020 Young now

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