About Matt Chrietzberg
Matt Chrietzberg pronounces his last name like Pittsburgh. The crafty journeyman left-hander can be found ruminating about the Atlanta Braves on Twitter (@BravesMattC). #ChopOn

Where Have You Gone, Marvin Miller?

February 9, 2018 Matt Chrietzberg 9

Legendary Hall of Fame broadcaster Red Barber was once asked about whom he considered the most important figures in baseball history, and he responded: "Marvin Miller, along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, is one of the two or three most important men in baseball history." Babe Ruth?  That's easy, he was the best player…

A Major Dispute Over Minor League Matters

January 30, 2018 Matt Chrietzberg 4

An interesting tweet made its way into my timeline recently: https://twitter.com/K_Earls32/status/955645803334438913 Kaleb Earls has a point. $3712.05 for a season's worth of work, even in the independent Frontier League, doesn't sound like much money, does it?  To put that in perspective, that comes out to 512 hours of work at the national minimum wage of…

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