The most intriguing Atlanta Braves rumor of the last couple of years suddenly has fans rightly sitting up to take notice. It was just about two years ago now that the Miami Marlins finally pulled the trigger on a blockbuster trade deal, sending all-world catcher J.T.
At the time of writing this, it is January 20th and yet we still have no concrete answer as to whether or not the National League will carry on with the DH rule it used in the shortened 2020 season, and the same rule that most expect will be added to the upcoming bargaining agreement.
Plus, Braves trending toward another short-term lineup addition, whether they pounced too early in pitching market and a lingering bobblehead question Where the Braves are concerned, the hot stove has resembled something a little more lukewarm.
Braves fans have waited patiently for months, and we’ve finally got a juicy free agency rumor to report. Earlier today, Robert Murray leaked that Atlanta is ‘circling on’ Phillies All-Star catcher JT Realmuto.
I don’t really think Alex Anthopoulos lets a lot of stuff like this out, so while I’m skeptical and surprised, this is a signing I wouldn’t be mad about whatsoever: If Atlanta does complete a deal with JT Realmuto, they would certainly be out of the Marcell Ozuna sweepstakes.
The Philadelphia Phillies may have competition from a familiar foe in the J.T. Realmuto free-agent sweepstakes. Per Robert Murray of FanSided, the Atlanta Braves are "circling" the two-time All-Star catcher...
Signs of life! After weeks of inactivity, the MLB offseason is finally starting to show some life. The Atlanta Braves struck early this winter with the additions of Charlie Morton and Drew Smyly, but have essentially remained quiet since.
One aspect of baseball that makes the sport so interesting is its stats. Compared to the other major sports, baseball is certainly a numbers game, which’s even more evident during this time of the year.
Ian Anderson cracks the Top 5 while Cristian Pache, Drew Waters, Kyle Muller and Shea Langeliers also make the cut. It is officially prospect season as many outlets continue to roll out their preseason top prospect lists ahead of the start of spring training.
Our 2021 Prospect Profile series continues with a player that’s been part of Atlanta’s prospect system for several years now, catcher Alex Jackson. Check out the site’s updated Top 30 list, as well as my post on the organization’s potential under-the-radar prospects for 2021.
The lack of a minor league season last year sure didn’t hurt the Braves three most exciting prospects as outfielders Cristian Pache and Drew Waters, as well as right-handed pitcher Ian Anderson were listed inside the top 100 of Baseball America‘s preseason list.
George Springer is headed to Toronto while Michael Brantley will remain in Houston. While two big outfield targets came off the board over the past 24 hours, the Atlanta Braves remain in a holding pattern.
Free agency has been as slow as possible this offseason; however, we knew it had to speed up eventually, and it’s exploded over the last week or so. Relievers have been signing with new teams left and right, but most recently, two of the top free-agent outfielders — George Springer and Michael Brantley — found a new home in Toronto.
The Braves lost one of the voices that defined their coverage for the last several decades 2021 is not shaping up to be much better than 2020. Don Sutton ended his Hall of Fame playing career back in 1988, but his impact on the game of baseball went well beyond that.
Atlanta Braves RHP Ian Anderson was recently recognized by MLB.com as one of the top 10 RHP prospects in the game. The Atlanta Braves entered last season with plenty of questions surrounding their starting pitching staff.
Puig our friend? Okay, okay....please hold your rotten vegetables to the end. The Braves have a lineup and roster problem. The lineup problem isn’t really their fault as the league and players union can’t come together on whether or not there will be a designated hitter in the National League (there should be).