FOX Sports South caught up with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to get his insight on the Braves.
FOX SPORTS SOUTH: The Braves bats primarily went flat in Pittsburgh and they had the one game against the Royals in which they were shut out. What do you think is going on with this team offensively?
CHIP CARAY: The offense we are seeing is the offense that was put together as advertised: theyre going to hit a lot of home runs and theyre going to strikeout a lot.
When the home runs are coming this is a very potent, dynamic and explosive offense 1-8 in the lineup. But when those home runs dont come, you have a lot of guys that are part of this era of Major League Baseball that sacrifice strikeouts for power.
Weve said it a couple of times on the broadcast, but one important stat to follow as this season goes along is how often the Braves are simply playing ABC baseball. Get a runner in from third with two out.
In my humble opinion, strikeouts are the only unproductive out there ar...