A Podcast To Be Named Later: Episode 24 – Down Goes Coppy

October 3, 2017 Chris Jervis 1

Welcome to the newest episode of A Podcast To Be Named Later! A Podcast To Be Named Later is a weekly podcast covering the Atlanta Braves and other baseball news from the authors at OutfieldFlyRule.com. If you haven’t checked it out before, listen to some of our previous podcasts here. Today, on Episode 24: Down Goes…

Answers From the Mailbag: Special #AskCoppy Edition, May 19

May 21, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Answers On The Fly: A Reader Mailbag Welcome to Answers On The Fly. Answers On The Fly is our reader mailbag feature in which our writers give insight into questions fans are asking. This week  the @Braves Twitter account held another #AskCoppy event, where fans can ask questions directly to Braves GM John "Coppy" Coppolella. This week, the…

Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, February 19

February 19, 2017 Andy Harris 3

Welcome to the first Spring Training Week-in-Review for 2017! Tuesday, February 14 was the mandatory reporting deadline for Braves pitchers and catchers, and Friday, February 17 was the reporting deadline for position players, though most had trickled in early over the course of the week. Here were the stories of the first week of camp…

Hot Stove: Atlanta Braves Week-In-Review, December 18

December 18, 2016 Andy Harris 0

It was a quiet week on the transaction front for the Braves, but GM John Coppollela took time out of packing his Turner Field office to interact with fans on Twitter, prospect Ronald Acuña got honored in Australia, and the Braves shook up their minor league coaching staffs. So here is your Sunday morning Braves…

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,…

ICYMI: The Braves recent activity….

November 9, 2014 Chris Jervis 0

With the wind down of the 2014 MLB season, and the increase in NCAAF games that matter, I have been a little slack in staying on top of the Atlanta Braves recent activity, especially in regards to off-season moves.  So, if you missed it, here is a recap of their recent moves.   October 25,…

Who is John Coppolella….

September 22, 2014 Chris Jervis 2

By now, you have probably heard that the Atlanta Braves fired General Manager Frank Wren Monday morning. Special Assistant to the GM John Hart was named interim General Manager.  Manager Fredi Gonzalez was retained, although that could change.  The general feeling seems to be that since Gonzalez had his one-year option exercised by the Braves,…

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