Posted January 19, 2013 on
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This story has been covered on the interwebs on several occasions before this post — including a mention on Wikipedia, a source of 100% reliability — but it’s making the rounds again and given its whimsical nature and cultural and historical importance, it is certainly worth another visit. Old Hoss Radbourn was a pitcher for the 1886 Boston Beaneaters, an organization that...
The Braves have been quick to let us know which current Braves are playing for Team USA (Go Kimmie and Meds!) and about how Andrelton is playing on Team Great Smiles (...I mean, Netherlands). But what about everyone else (Marteen)? And what about former Braves or minor-league Braves? We care about those guys too!
Here's a breakdown. One asterisk indicates a minor-leaguer, two...
The Braves system is not as deep as it once was and the majority of the talent is found in the lower levels of the system. With that said, there are some intriguing pitching and up-the-middle infield prospects. The outfield depth is very thin.
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ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with five players Friday, including outfielder Jason Heyward, starting pitcher Kris Medlen and reliever Eric O'Flaherty.
Heyward agreed to a one-year deal worth 3.65 million in his first year of arbitration eligibility, a big increase from the 565,000 he made last season while batting .269 with 27 homers, 82 RBIs and 21 stolen...
Greatings once again everyone. It is I, Sky from Razzball fantasy football to try and mess up your 2013 fantasy baseball season before it even starts. Wait, I'm here to help...yeah, that's it. Before you scoff at seeing Dan Uggla, I would like to let you know I've come from the future and I've seen some amazing things. In this far off dystopian future, I see people...
The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with five players Friday, including outfielder Jason Heyward and starting pitcher Kris Medlen.
Heyward agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.65 million after batting .269 with 27 homers, 82 RBIs and 21 stolen bases last season. Medlen settled for a $2.6 million contract, coming off a season in which he became the team's most dominant starter...
Though they haven’t been among the team’s mentioned in the
Michael Bourn sweepstakes, Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe wonders if the
Toronto Blue Jays could be a fit for the free agent outfielder.
Cafardo says that the Washington Nationals signing of free
agent closer Rafael Soriano should remind everyone to never underestimate super-agent
Scott Boras’ ability...
The Braves system is one that has graduated some top talents with guys like Heyward, Delgado, Freeman and, in 2012, a major surprise in Simmons. The system has also had its share of players slide...
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says this morning that “the Mets are not out of the picture if the price and length of commitment come down” on free agent outfielder Michael Bourn.
As you can read below, I don’t see Bourn and the Mets as a match for the reasons I specified, chief among them being that it would cost the Mets their first round pick.
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Interesting articles for your Saturday reading...
MLB Players with College Degrees on FoxSports.com. No Braves in their slideshow, but I loved it anyway. Some of these guys have legit degrees.
Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson warns East Coweta students on the dangers of texting and driving on CowetaSchools.org. The bottom picture of Homer trying to pep up the high schoolers and none of...
The Tampa Bay Rays continue to look around for a center
fielder, according to Jayson Stark of ESPN, who adds there’s “not much out
there.” Stark continues on to speculate that the Rays could be an ultimate
landing spot for free agent center fielder Michael Bourn.
I hear #Rays still looking around for a CF but not much out there. I wonder if they could be a landing spot...