Key X-Factors That Will Determine Atlanta Braves' Pennant Race Fate
The Atlanta Braves spent much of this season in first place in the NL East, but their struggles in the second half, combined with a surge from the Washington Nationals , has them hoping to stay competitive for a Wild Card spot.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 27 by Matt Sussman
Hit List updates are published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, starting April 2, 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Braves Daily News Digest: 8/20
Just a few weeks ago, some counted the Braves out of the playoffs, Suddenly, a five-game win streak has changed the tides in Atlanta and the Braves are making a run at the Wild Card.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Why does everybody think BJ Upton is good at defense?
I understand that defensive metrics are less than precise, but BJ has the worst Defensive Runs Saved and Ultimate Zone Rating on the team.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Miami Marlins aren't "Dunn" yet
On Thursday, Aug. 14, the Miami Marlins won their third game in their last four tries, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 in 10 innings.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Braves Daily News Digest: 8/14
For the first time since the 2013 NLDS, the Braves beat the Dodgers . It definitely wasn't easy, but they pulled it off.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Money for nothing: Pujols, Fielder top our list of MLB's worst contracts
The risk of signing superstars to long-term contracts is massively overpaying them in the final few seasons of their deal.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Moving BJ Upton - New Info and Analysis
August 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson pitches the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
An Uggly Idea: Braves Poor History Signing Outside Players
The release of Dan Uggla by the San Francisco Giants soon after giving him another chance after the Braves released him showed yet another chapter of the struggles the Braves have had in identifying and signing outside talent.
San Jose Mercury News
Monday s lineups, an Uggla update and a catcher headed for Fresno
He could use a few days of regular at-bats. On that note, let's just cut off the next discussion topic before we get there: The Giants will call up Sanchez at some point and send Andrew Susac back to Triple-A - and they should.
Atlanta Braves Should Option Mike Minor to Triple-A Gwinnett
Aug 1, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor sits in the dugout during the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
Dan Uggla rejects the Giants' assignment to Triple-A, becomes a free agent again
Dan Uggla has rejected a demotion to Triple-A after being designated for assignment by the Giants, so the former All-Star second baseman is once again a free agent.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Atlanta Braves' Roster Moves: Thoughts on "the Fix"
There were steps taken to improve the club with the acquisitions of James Russell and Emilio Bonifacio , but there are still gaping holes on this club that need to be addressed.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Cain's year likely over
Giants RHP Matt Cain needs surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow, which likely will end his season.
The Aiken Standard
Giants option North Augusta's Colvin to Triple-A
Although San Francisco didn't make any trades at Thursday's deadline the Giants did make a roster move, optioning outfielder and North Augusta product Tyler Colvin to Triple-A Fresno.
Grading the San Francisco Giants' Trade Deadline Performance
The 2014 non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the San Francisco Giants have only one major move to show for it.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Deal - Braves Trade Deadline 2014
Today the Cubs traded lefty relief pitcher James Russell to the Braves along with Emilio Bonifacio Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The trade deadline passed today almost exactly as I and most Braves watchers expected.
No deadline deals for Giants a " GM Brian...
"I've done this a long time, and I feel as good about not getting something done as any year we've done something," said Sabean, noting teams wanted more than he was willing to surrender.
Atlanta Braves Deepen Bench and Bullpen with Emilio Bonifacio Trade
With the big names that were flying around at the end of the MLB Trade Deadline, the move made by the Atlanta Braves could be easily missed.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Giants release second baseman Dan Uggla?
MLB.com's Chris Haft reports that San Francisco has released the veteran second baseman, who went 0-for-11 with a walk and six strikeouts in four games after being called up from Triple-A Fresno on July 25. He also made three errors in the field.