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 [email protected]
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Braves: Tyler Matzek has quietly been very productive

Coming off one of the best postseason runs, as far as relievers are concerned, in Braves history, expectations were sky-high for Tyler Matzek entering 2022. Everybody expected him to return and be one of baseball’s most unhittable bullpen pieces. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case, especially early on. Through the first six weeks of the season,

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Braves Minter

Who has been the Braves best reliever in 2022?

This continues my series of awards for the Braves in 2022. If you missed any of the previous parts of this series, follow the links below: Most underrated Braves player of 2022 Most disappointing Braves player of 2022 Honorable Mention The answer to this question is clear as day to me, but I had to

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Will the Braves regret the Matt Olson trade?

This isn’t a conversation any Braves fan wants to have, but it’s also one that is impossible to avoid. This past offseason, Alex Anthopoulos pulled the trigger on a trade for Matt Olson, sending top prospects Cristian Pache, Shea Langeliers, and Ryan Cusick to Oakland. More importantly, it meant they were out of the Freddie

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The Athletic names the Braves player that needs to step up

The NL East has been the most competitive divisional race all season, as the Mets and Braves have been two of the best teams in baseball every step of the way… until now. Following their eight-game win streak, the Braves have lost four of their last six, dropping each of their last two series. The

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ESPN ranks the Braves pending free agents into tiers

The Braves are in a very fortuitous spot moving forward. Alex Anthopoulos has done most of the dirty work already, locking in his young core for the foreseeable future. Now, he just has to fill in the missing pieces around the talent he already has. The Braves have very few pending free agents, but there

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Vaughn Grissom call up

Braves: 2020 first-round pick is showing out on the farm

Many outlets want to rank the Braves farm system the worst in baseball, but the constant talent this system brings up to the majors every season would say otherwise. Spencer Strider, Michael Harris, and Vaughn Grissom have been vital to Atlanta’s success in 2022. Some would say that’s a reason the Braves farm system is

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The Braves will be even better in 2023

The Braves have followed up their miraculous World Series run with another unforgettable regular season. They are right on pace to win 100 games, which would be three more in a single season since they completed their rebuild in 2017. I’m on record saying this current group is the best team they’ve put together since

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Braves: Robbie Grossman has been another Alex Anthopoulos specialty

Like all general managers, Alex Anthopoulos hasn’t been perfect, especially with some of the more lucrative contracts he’s handed out in free agency — Will Smith and Marcell Ozuna, in particular. However, where AA has worked his magic over his tenure as the Braves general manager is with his under-the-radar acquisitions. There is a laundry

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Braves: Stop calling Dansby Swanson a one-hit wonder

The other day, I went to social media to ask fans what they would be willing to pay Dansby Swanson in unrestricted free agency. Thoughts on Dansby Swanson’s next contract? pic.twitter.com/h0cNjIolAm — SportsTalkATL.com (@SportsTalkATL) September 13, 2022 I’m on the record saying he will fetch close to $200 million on the open market, if not

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