Yesterday, Alex Anthopolous made his first move of the offseason, signing Manny Piña, a backup catcher, to a 2 year $8MM deal with a $4MM club option for 2024. For most Braves fans, this doesn’t come as a surprise as the catching position was a bloody nightmare last year as Atlanta employed seven different catchers.
This post was originally published over at Braves Journal One of the key arms that helped make up a title-winning Braves club in 2021, A.J. Minter may have just completed his best season yet, which is saying something considering the lefty posted an 0.83 ERA during the shortened 2020 campaign and two seasons before that
Today’s piece, Braves holes to fill, is part 5 in a 5 part series that has covered all things regarding the Braves roster. Today is my least favorite part as we have to discuss players that aren’t currently Braves that we would like to be Braves. If you are late to the series, here are
Part 4 of a 5 part series, “Braves 40-Man Roster Additions,” will look at the Braves players who need to be added to the 40-man roster or risk being lost to the Rule 5 Draft. For those unaware, this happens every December, and its purpose is to give log-jammed Minor Leaguers opportunities with other clubs.
Today’s piece, “Braves Pre-Arb players likely to return” is the 3rd installment of four in a series that covers all things related to the Braves 2022 roster as it currently stands. Here’s where you can find the first two pieces: Braves Guaranteed Contracts for 2022 Braves Arb-Eligible Players For those unaware of what pre-arbitration means,
The 2nd post in a series of four will take a look at the Braves Arb-Eligible Players, their projections according to MLBTradeRumors, and make a prediction of who will stay and who will go. If you’re late to this series, here is part 1: A Look at Guaranteed Dollars for 2022 Braves Arb-Eligible Players Dansby
The Braves just won the dadgum World Series, and here I am talking about 2022! No, I’m not trying to fast-forward time, rather I’m already preparing for a repeat from the boys of summer. Today’s piece will take a look at the Braves guaranteed dollars on tap for 2022 by looking at free agents. Tomorrow,
Do you know how fun it was to type those first 4 words? Braves World Series Roster. Wow. It has been over two decades since the last time we’ve been presented that opportunity, and I’ll not let the chance go by without giving my hope that the Braves will be BOLD with their 26. First,
Alex Anthopoulos brought Braves fans their 4th straight NL East title with hopefully more to come as the Braves are currently up 3-1 on the Dodgers with their ace Max Fried toeing the rubber tonight. We all know the deadline story. Anthopoulos went out and bought a brand new outfield, acquiring Joc Pederson, Adam Duvall,
This piece is about Austin Riley’s defensive gains, but to gain a little clarity of the player he is, let’s take a look at the offensive adjustments Austin Riley has made over the course of his career.. Rookie Ball, 2015: 1st 7 games, .321 OPS *adjust*, last 52, 1.101 OPS Low-A, 2016: 1st 26 games,