Making Sense of the Atlanta Braves Trade Deadline Deals

July 30, 2015 Micah Smith 13

Braves Trade Young Talent for 30-year-old Hector Olivera, and It Makes Perfect Sense in Rebuilding Plan The world of Atlanta Braves fans is spinning backwards. Less than a week after trading beloved and productive veterans Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe for mid-level pitching prospects, the Braves were part of a blockbuster trade deadline deal that sent young…

The Jason Heyward Trade

November 21, 2014 Brent Blackwell 0

It usually takes me a few days to really process trades and major organizational moves. With the requisite waiting period over, I think I'm finally ready to talk about the Jason Heyward trade. The team acquired Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins and gave up Jordan Walden in addition to Heyward. I'll take a look at…

Falcons acquire QB TJ Yates

June 19, 2014 Brent Blackwell 0

  Today the Falcons traded LB Akeem Dent to Houston for QB TJ Yates and waived backup QB Dominique Davis. So much for my favorite trivia question: What Falcons QB led Boston College to their most recent ACC Championship Game appearance?  The answer, of course, is Davis, who became starter midway through the 2008 season,…

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