Answers On The Fly: Making It Rain! Edition

December 7, 2015 Chris Jervis 0

  Answers On The Fly: A Reader Mailbag Answers On The Fly is our weekly reader mailbag that features questions from you, the reader. These questions can be about the Atlanta Braves, the Georgia Bulldogs, bad movies, good beer, or (nearly) any other topic of your choice. Your questions will be answered by our crack…

Atlanta Braves Non-Tender Three and Keep a Hall of Famer

December 4, 2015 Dan Horton 0

Braves Non-Tender Minor, Ciriaco, and Perez This week, the Atlanta Braves non-tendered three players, essentially granting them free agency. Mike Minor and Pedro Ciriaco were no surprise. However, Eury Perez was. Braves beat writer, Mark Bowman, feels that the Braves could still re-sign Minor. I for one, hope that isn't the case. https://twitter.com/mlbbowman/status/672405809469521922 Minor as…

Meet Erick Aybar!

November 30, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

OFR's Newest Player Page - Erick Aybar Remember to stay tuned to our player pages. The latest is new SS Erick Aybar, acquired from Los Angeles in the Andrelton Simmons trade. Having played his entire career in the Angels system, Braves fans may not know much about Aybar. That no longer needs to be the…

Answers On The Fly: We’re All Over The Place Today

November 30, 2015 Chris Jervis 0

Answers On The Fly: A Reader Mailbag Welcome to another installment of Answers On The Fly.  Answers On The Fly runs on Mondays, and is your chance to get your Atlanta Braves questions answered by guys who had entirely too much to eat this Thanksgiving, and as a result, are pretty lazy today. Feel free to add…

If the Atlanta Braves Sign Ben Zobrist, Watch the Dominoes Fall

November 29, 2015 Dan Horton 1

Hello folks, my name is Dan, and I LOVE the Atlanta Braves (AA style reciprocal greeting ensues). I know a lot of you all do, as well.. However, this extreme admiration shouldn't prohibit a common sense, unbiased approach. That being said, allow me to offer you a glimpse into my way of thinking. As you…

Answers On The Fly: Another One Bites The Dust

November 23, 2015 Chris Jervis 0

  Welcome to another installment of Answers On The Fly.  Answers On The Fly runs on Mondays, and is your chance to get your Atlanta Braves questions answered by people you've never met and likely have never heard of. Feel free to add your questions to the mailbag. Questions can be submitted the following ways: Email…

AJ Pierzynski re-signed

November 22, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

11/11/15 - Atlanta signs free agent C A.J. Pierzynski to a 1 year, $2,000,000 deal, plus a $1,000,000 signing bonus, plus incentives. Hey look, a move we all kind of saw coming! https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/664616546401169408 The incentives are pretty significant, so let's sum them up with this - while it's a gradual buildup to this number, if…

Braves Sign David Carpenter v1.0

November 21, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

11/21/15 - Atlanta signed free agent RHP David Carpenter to a minor league contract for the 2016 season. All your David Carpenters are belong to us. Atlanta extended an invite to spring training to David Carpenter v1.0, the David Carpenter who was exceptionally useful for the Braves in 2013 and 2014 before being traded away…

Braves trade Cameron Maybin to Detroit

November 21, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

11/20/15: Atlanta trades OF Cameron Maybin and cash to Detroit for LHP Ian Krol and LHP Gabe Speier Atlanta picks up around $6.5M in salary relief in this deal, and considering Maybin was owed $8M with a $1M buyout for 2017, it seems reasonable to assume Atlanta is sending $2.5M to Detroit. I'm sure some…

Andrelton Simmons and the Difficulty of Selling High

November 16, 2015 Brent Blackwell 3

11/12/15 - Atlanta traded SS Andrelton Simmons & C Jose Briceno to the Los Angeles Angels for SS Erick Aybar, SP Sean Newcomb, SP Chris Ellis, and $2,500,000. Buy low, sell high. We've heard it. We understand the logic behind it. It's obvious. Hell, it's math. It is a very easy concept. That's the rub,…

1 19 20 21 22 23 30
[sc name="HeaderGoogleAnlytics"]