About Brent Blackwell
Brent Blackwell also writes for College Football By The Numbers at www.cfbtn.com.

The Best Brave to Wear #68

January 20, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #68 is Ryan Weber, who made 5 starts for the 2015 Braves while wearing #68. The only other Brave to wear #68 was Shae…

The Best Brave to Wear #70

January 18, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. Our first uniform number that requires a choice is indeed a tough one. Here are our choices: Pitcher A: 1 game, 2 2/3 innings, 4 hits, 2 walks, 2…

The Best Brave to Wear #72

January 16, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The greatest Brave to wear #72 is... the only Brave to wear #72, 2016 reliever Jed Bradley. After a stellar college career at Georgia Tech, Milwaukee drafted Bradley 15th…

The Best Brave to Wear #74

January 14, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The greatest Brave to wear #74 is the only Brave to wear #74, a member of the 2016 Braves thanks to September roster expansion, catcher Blake Lalli. The only…

The Best Brave to Wear #77

January 11, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn.  We resume our countdown with the best Brave to ever wear #77, Rico Carty. We skipped #78, which was apparently issued to reliever Blaine Boyer at some point during…

The Best Brave to Wear #96

December 23, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018's opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that's been worn. We start with the highest # ever worn by a Brave, #96. It's 96 days to opening day, and the greatest Brave to wear the number 96 is, well,…

A Look Back at the Adrian Gonzalez Era

December 19, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

As I'm sure you heard, yesterday the Braves formally released Adrian Gonzalez. It was a shot to the gut of Braves fans, as it seems like Gonzalez was barely on the roster a day. I guess that's how time goes. You don't really appreciate things until they're gone, and that's likely how it will be…

Kurt Suzuki is Historically Unique

September 26, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Atlanta re-signed C Kurt Suzuki to a one year, $3.5M extension over the weekend. It will keep the backup catcher in uniform for the 2018 season, providing the team with some positional certainty while giving Suzuki a $2M raise. After picking up Tyler Flowers' option in the offseason, Atlanta won't have to worry about the…

Braves Transactions: 8/8/17 – 8/9/17

August 10, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Placed AA Mississippi 2B Travis Demeritte on the 7-day DL. (8/8) Demoted LHP Tayler Hyssong from A- Rome to R- Danville. (8/8) Promoted LHP Tucker Davidson from R- Danville to A- Rome. (8/8) Promoted LHP Troy Conyers from R- Danville to A- Rome. (8/8) Demoted RHP Walter Borkovich from A- Rome to R- Danville. (8/8)…

Braves Transactions: 8/4/17-8/7/17 – A Two-Trade Weekend

August 8, 2017 Brent Blackwell 1

Placed LHP Ian Krol on the 10-day DL with a strained left oblique. (8/4) Activated RHP Jason Motte from the 10-day DL. (8/4) Traded OF Randy Ventura to the Cincinnati Reds for $1,250,000 in international pool money. (8/4) Signed FA RHP Manny Bareda to a minor league contract; Assigned Bareda to AAA Gwinnett. (8/4) Optioned…

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