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R.A. Dickey would be a perfect fit on the Oakland A’s

The A’s need to do an A’s thing. Jharel Cotton was sent back to the Bay Area for an MRI on a sore elbow and we’re all left to assume the worst. We know arm injuries frequently occur during Spring Training, we know elbow injuries often portend to Tommy John surgery, and we know that as A’s fans we can’t have nice things. The jury is out on Cotton’s status. He’s had elbow issues before...
Via Athletics Nation
3 days ago

The 'It's all about the Yu' quiz

Happy Monday, everyone. Hope you had a good weekend, but even if you did, it surely wasn't as prosperous as the weekend Yu Darvish just had. On Saturday, the Cubs signed Darvish to six-year, $126M deal that, with incentives, could top out at over the $150M mark. The move takes the best starting pitcher off the market and, depending how you feel about J.D. Martinez, takes the best...
February 11, 2018  |  Discuss

Maket notes: Orioles-Lance Lynn talks; R.A. Dickey rumors

The Orioles have recently begun talks with free agent righty Lance Lynn, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription link), though the report also suggests that there’s no particular momentum toward an agreement. It’s still anyone’s guess how the Baltimore rotation will be filled out. Despite entering the winter with three open starting jobs, the O’s only 40-man rotation...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Alex Anthopoulos to be hired as Braves GM

Alex Anthopoulos will be calling the shots for an MLB team once again.Anthopoulos is set to be hired by the Atlanta Braves for their GM job, the New York Post’s Joel Sherman reported on Sunday evening.Anthopoulos, 40, served as GM of the Toronto Blue Jays from the 2010 season through the 2015 season. He ultimately declined a five-year contract extension with the team and was later...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Snitker on Dickey's outing, Viz's bounce-back and eighth-inning confusion in Nationals-Brafves

Brian Snitker on R.A. Dickey’s outing, Arodys Vizcaino’s bounce-back … and that eighth-inning confusion in Braves’ win over Nationals.
Via FOX Sports South
September 22, 2017  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey was dominant and Viz rebounded in a big way as Braves edged Nationals

R.A. Dickey was dominant and Viz rebounded in a big way. Chip Caray and Joe Simpson wrap up Braves’ win in final meeting with Nationals.
Via FOX Sports South
September 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Three-HR sixth costs R.A. Dickey, Braves vs. Reds

“A tale of two games for R.A. Dickey.” Three-HR sixth costs R.A. Dickey, Braves vs. Reds. Chip Caray, Joe Simpson wrap up Atlanta's loss.
Via FOX Sports South
August 18, 2017  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey was dominant and the Braves offense came alive to end Cardinals' streak

R.A. Dickey was dominant and the Braves offense came alive to end Cardinals' streak. Chip Caray and Joe Simpson discuss.
Via FOX Sports South
August 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Which 2016 cellar dwellers have a chance to crash the playoff party?

Everyone loves an underdog story, and few underdog stories in baseball top the one of going from worst to first. This can happen for any number of reasons: big offseason acquisitions, career years from multiple players, a call-up that takes off, a managerial change, maybe even key injuries to division foes, or a combination of any or all of those.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable...
Via Yardbarker
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves can be NL contenders in 2017

There is no down time around SunTrust Park. It’s crunch time. The soon-to-be new home to the Atlanta Braves is less than 50 days away from opening its doors.Inside the park, signage is being added to the stadium sections. And the dirt below the infield and outfield grass is awaiting the laying of the natural turf. Despite holding less people than their former home, Turner Field,...
Via The Sports Post
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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