About Andy Harris

Andy Harris has been a baseball fan since seeing the Big Red Machine in 1978 and hardcore baseball fan since reading Bill James’s Historical Baseball Abstract in 1990. Andy moved to the Atlanta area in 1991, which turned out to be a pretty good year for the local team.

Analysis: MLB Sanctions Braves

November 21, 2017 Andy Harris 1

Ever since the stunning announcement on October 2 of the forced resignations of general manager John Coppolella and director of international scouting Gordon Blakeley for "a breach of Major League Baseball rules regarding the international player market", Braves fans have been waiting for word for the exact infractions and what penalties MLB will impose on…

Atlanta Braves Hot Stove: McCreery, Sanchez Added to 40-Man Roster

November 20, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Sanchez, McCreery Added to 40-Man Roster, Dayton Claimed From Dodgers Today was the deadline for major league teams to add players eligible to be acquired in next month's Rule V draft to the 40-man roster to protect them from potentially being taken. With four open spots on the roster, the Braves elected to add two…

Fifty Prospects In Fifty Days: #24 Jacob Lindgren and Yunior Severino

November 16, 2017 Andy Harris 0

(Ed. note: the following write-up on Yunior Severino was completed prior to MLB sanctioning the Braves for violating international signing rules. Part of those sanctions was making Severino a free agent, and he is no longer part of the Braves organization. He originally was #26 on this list.) Yunior Severino, 2B Age: 18 | Bats:…

Atlanta Braves Hot Stove Special Edition: Alex Anthopoulos To Be GM

November 13, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Today is the start of the General Manager's Meetings in Orlando, and not a moment too soon as it appears that the Braves will have an actual general manager. https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/929931300999434240 Alex Anthopoulos is someone who seemingly checks several boxes for the Braves. Anthopoulos is an experienced general manager, having that role for the Toronto Blue…

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