Clint Manry

Clint Manry

Resides near Huntsville, AL. Also writes about baseball stuff at Call to the Pen & Braves TomaBlog.
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Braves: Attendance for Spring Training will be limited to 1,800 fans

Spring Training is officially underway and the Braves first exhibition game is set to take place on Sunday, an exciting time for baseball fans, especially after a crazy 2020 season. However, according to Tim Tucker at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, actually watching live Braves Spring Training games may be nearly impossible. Braves’ spring training changes include

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Braves: Biggest regression candidates in 2021

The Braves are just days away from their Spring Training opener against the Rays, set for this Sunday (February 28th). And after a Tuesday waiver claim of outfielder Philip Ervin, the team’s major league 40-man roster is officially full. We here at SportsTalkATL have profiled, previewed, and projected numerous Braves players so far this offseason, including some

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Braves: Chances of Jake Lamb returning to his All-Star form

As’s Mark Bowman first reported, with details of the deal confirmed by The New York Post‘s Joel Sherman on Sunday, the Braves bolstered their bench for the 2021 season by signing lefty-hitting corner infielder Jake Lamb to a major league contract. Recently-claimed outfielder Travis Demeritte was outrighted to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room for the team’s latest addition.  With the

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Braves: Langeliers and Ball make FanGraphs’ Picks to Click list 

With seemingly everyone’s top 100 prospect rankings released over these last several weeks, for the fourth-straight year, FanGraphs wrapped up its prospect coverage with its annual Picks to Click column, highlighting the site’s list of current non-top 100 prospects expected to make next year’s Top 100.  Eric Logenhagen (prospect expert at FG) and former teammate Kiley McDaniel (now at ESPN)

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Braves: Is the bullpen really that big of a concern?

In the grand scheme of things, the Braves really didn’t suffer from very much turnover this offseason. And with the anticipated re-signing of Marcell Ozuna, practically the entire 2020 offense returns. Plus, two November signings has the Atlanta rotation looking much more formidable compared to last season. So all-in-all, on paper the Braves are essentially

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Braves: Five make ZiPS Top-100, Shuster in ESPN’s Top-10

Prospect rankings have been coming out all over the internet the last few weeks, and this week FanGraphs held its annual Prospect Week, meaning there’s a TON of prospect analysis to go around for any and all that enjoy keeping tabs on the sport’s next wave of talent. We here at SportsTalkATL have released our own

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Braves: Three prospects rank within FanGraphs 2021 Top 100 List

Because of some top-tier players graduating and a shortened 2020 MLB Draft that did very little in re-stocking the organization (though some of it has been expected), the Braves farm system has taken quite a step back in 2021. After ranking within the top-three this time last year, just days ago, ESPN’s prospect expert Kiley

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Braves: Bally’s to replace Fox Sports starting in 2021

Having owned at least partial television rights to the Braves for the last 12 seasons (initially under the “SportSouth” name) and its name overall in existence for the previous 30 years, Fox Sports is in the process of being rebranded by Bally’s Sports. The naming rights change was actually announced back on January 27th, though an actual

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Braves: The bench and bullpen will rely on quantity rather than quality

Sometimes quality isn’t better than quantity. And for the Braves, they’ll be choosing the latter this spring as the team brings in numerous players to help fill out a few positions of need. With starting pitchers Drew Smyly and Charlie Morton, to go along with slugging left fielder Marcell Ozuna as the only newly-added regulars with guaranteed roles from this

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