Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, March 26

March 26, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Atlanta Braves and the rest of Major League Baseball enter the final week of spring training  and the Braves roster looks just about set. However, manager Brian Snitker warned that last minute changes are still possible. “Anything can happen in the next few days, too, as guys [from other teams] start doing the same thing.…

Spring Training Update: Are We There Yet? Edition

March 22, 2017 Andy Harris 0

It's two weeks until the start of the regular season, and the excitement and anticipation of the start of camp as given way to most fans, and no doubt the players, to the drudgery of meaningless games. In fact, this is the part of spring training where it seems like the best you can hope…

Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, March 12

March 12, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Braves played six games this week with 2 wins, 3 losses, and 1 tie in 10 innings against St. Louis on Sunday.  The Braves made their first cuts of the spring, and some Braves players made their way to the World Baseball Classic for some actual competition. But first, a look at the bullpen and…

Spring Training Update: Braves 4th Outfielder Options

March 10, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Earlier this week it was reported by San Francisco Giants beat writer Henry Schulman that the Braves have extended a minor league contract offer to veteran outfielder Angel Pagan, but that Pagan was still looking for a major league deal. Yesterday, Jon Heyman of Fanragsports.com  reported that the Braves were actively searching for a "right-handed hitting backup…

Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, March 5

March 5, 2017 Andy Harris 2

The Braves played eight games in seven days of real Grapefruit League action. Their record is 2-7, but most fans realize the record is much less important than how individuals are doing, especially those fighting for roster spots. So let's take a look. Bullpen Locks: RH Jim Johnson, RH Arodys Vizcaino, RH Mauricio Cabrera Likely: RH Jose…

Spring Training: Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, February 26

February 26, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Braves Opens Grapefruit League Schedule with a "W" Saturday marked the start of the Grapefruit League spring training game schedule for Atlanta, and the Braves got off on a good foot with a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The Braves started the game with what could very much be the Opening Day line-up (minus…

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