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  • One of the more interesting storylines coming out of the GM meetings in Arizona this week is the Atlanta Braves and the seemingly inevitable need to blow up everything the organization has built up in recent years. And while the possibility of a full-blown rebuild is daunting, and something the Braves haven’t truly taken on in a good 25 years (failure to compete in the lat... read more...
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  • We’ll get a full write-up on this deal up soon, but the Cardinals and Braves just made a fun trade, with the Braves shipping Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. A quick look at the particulars: Hewyard: $8.8M salary, final year of contract, Steamer projects for +4.8 […] read more...
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  • Jason Heyward is gone after today’s trade that sent him to the St. Louis Cardinals. The general consensus about why Heyward was traded is that he would be too expensive to sign long-term, and he’d leave as a free agent after the 2015 season. We don’t know that for sure, however. According to Heyward, who wanted to stay in Atlanta, the Braves didn’t even approach him with a... read more...
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  • The rumors about the Atlanta Braves trading outfielder Justin Upton have began to charge up. The Braves are shopping Upton at a steep price according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman. Sherman reported: “However, the interest in Upton is described by a person familiar with the talks as significant — the Astros, Rangers and others have inquired and an executive from anoth... read more...
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  • $13 millionThe wild and wacky Atlanta Braves offseason is taking another strange turn. In this excellent column by ESPN’s Jayson Stark, he reveals that the Braves have apparently told several teams interested in Justin Upton (Stark mentions the Padres, Reds, and Mariners as suitors) that they’ll need to also take Justin’s older brother B.J. (and presumably, the remaining t... read more...
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  • Ever since Evan Gattis has emerged onto the scene as a part time catcher for the Atlanta Braves in the National League East, we have viewed him as the National League equivalent of Mike Napoli, but with the Braves now entering a rebuilding mode, could Evan Gattis be on his way to the American League? It would be a move that would make too much sense not to happen if in fac... read more...
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  • Getty Images The chances of Justin Upton being with the Braves when the 2015 season begins seems to get slimmer by the day even with the trade of Jason Heyward. Set to become a free agent at the end of the 2015 season the Braves have been getting considerable interest from others for Upton. The Braves will be looking for a package that is even greater than the one they r... read more...
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  • The 2014 FanSided Faux Winter Meetings trade deadline passed but it wasn’t a quiet one.. 2014 FanSided Faux Winter Meetings Deadline It was extremely hectic here at 755 my Laptop Road in particular as my email and Internet started acting up about 10 minutes to deadline. We did get things done however; here’s todays final […] ... read more...
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  • The 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter Meetings continued Sunday with lots of moves finalized and a big trade.   Sunday at the 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter Meetings On Saturday I asked Andrew Snyder to act as assistant GM to keep me from going crazy trying to juggle all the options and possibilities. He’s helped me work through the […] ... read more...
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  • The (non-blogging) Baseball Writers’ Association of America has released the ballot of candidates for the Class of 2015.  The one name – in particular – that Braves’ fans are watching for in this group is the name that was missing from our distinguished group of inductees in 2014:  John Smoltz. Smoltz ended up taking the […] ... read more...
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  • Rumors are flying, and opinions are being shared, all throughout the baseball world about what the Atlanta Braves should do next. After trading Jason Heyward it appeared that John Hart would take the team into rebuilding mode. Then a Thursday meeting with top free agent starting pitcher Jon Lester and interest in Cuban free agent […] ... read more...
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  • According to David O’Brien, the Braves beat writer from the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Atlanta Braves are interested in bringing back old friend David Ross. #Braves are among teams that have expressed interest in veteran catcher David Ross. — David O’Brien (@DOBrienAJC) November 24, 2014 Ross played for the Braves from 2009 through 2012. His […] ... read more...
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  • MLB Trade Rumors Yasmany Tomas Rumors: Sunday Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note:  Changes…that is what John Hart and the Atlanta Braves front office are working on doing for the 2015 season.  Not even a month has past since the end of the 2014 season and the Braves look completely different heading into Spring Training…with more moves […] ... read more...
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  • The latest object of nearly every major league team’s desire is a Cuban baseball player—more specifically, a Cuban slugger. This craze was started by Yoenis Cespedes, then put into high gear by the “Wild Horse,” Yasiel Puig, and capped off by last season’s American League Roo... read more...
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  • To put a cap on your Sunday, this comes from Peter Gammons: Braves, Giants, Padres offered on Tomas, w/ Phil’s, DBacks, Seattle lurking — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) November 23, 2014 So what does this mean?   First, the Braves have entered the bidding for Yasmani Tomas, and apparently entered the bidding in a big way. […] ... read more...
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  • Five days into the 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter Meetings and after a slow day on Wednesday, we had a busy, productive  Thursday followed by a Friday that felt like I was running in place. (Day one update is here) (Day two dealing are here) Braves 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter Meetings If the object of the 2014 FanSided Faux-Winter […] ... read more...
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  • Well ladies and gentlemen, Freddie Freeman is…. Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get married. Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get married. – Crystals That’s right, as Alan talked about in the Saturday Morning Chop, Freddie is no longer a Free-Man!  He said “I do” to his beautiful new bride Chelsea Marie […]... read more...
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