Atlanta Braves

Braves vs Brewers GameDay Experience 3/31/14

The Atlanta Braves open the season against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee at 2:10 p.m. today. Atlanta will play Milwaukee seven times this season, three in Milwaukee during this opening series and four in Atlanta May 19-22. Miller Park has not been a safe haven for the Braves, they lost eight straight in the Brewers home park dating back to April, 2011, before winning the last g... »

Braves 2014 Player Performance Projections

Which Atlanta Braves players will tear it up this season and who are the ones that will disappoint? Projecting what major league baseball players will do in the regular season is one of the more intriguing crap shoots in sports.  There are hundreds if not thousands of websites out there that put out projections for fantasy league players and many pundits and “experts” who take their sh... »

Braves Opening Day: You Ready?

The Atlanta Braves will be kicking off the 2014 season in Milwaukee and the home opener is not far behind on April 8 against the New York Mets.  Tickets are going fast for the home opener, so if you haven’t bought yours yet, now is the time to make the purchase while the good deals are still there.  Our sponsor, Front Row Seats, has some great ticket options available, so check them out. Is ... »

Freeman Leads Braves Pre-Season Odds

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is ranked as having the sixth best chance of winning the 2014 National League MVP Award, by Bovada Sports Book. Bovada rates the Pirates Andrew McCutcheon as having the best chance to win the NL MVP at 6/1 odds, then the Reds Joey Votto at 7/1, the Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt at 9/1, the Cardinals Yadier Molina at 12/1 and the Giants Buster Posey at 1... »

Braves Fans College Football Mentality

A big challenge in covering the Atlanta Braves is having to deal with the “college football mentality.”  College7 football is king in the south, and fans take that mentality into the football season.  I think I wrote a similar article before last season and I feel compelled to do the same again as a reminder. As a recovering college football fanatic, I feel compelled to help others, so... »

Atlanta Braves Spring 2014 Broadcast Schedule

The Atlanta Braves spring 2014 broadcast schedule (shown below) provides great entertainment for Braves fans as their heroes get ready for the season. The Braves play the World Series champion Boston Red Sox twice, the AL Central division champion Detroit Tigers six times, NL East rival Washington Nationals four times, NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies three times, the NL Central division champi... »

Braves New Golden Boy

We continue analyzing the Atlanta Braves batting order with thoughts on the number three slot.  Chipper Jones was the Braves number three hitter for many years.  Jones was a prototypical number three, he could hit to all fields with power, had a high-on-base percentage, and above average speed.  He also was good at knocking in a runner from third with less than two outs. Braves first baseman Fredd... »

Does Freddie Freeman Deal Concern You?

Having become more fiscally conservative as I’ve gotten older, the Freddie Freeman long-term deal concerns me.  That isn’t a knock on Freeman, any big money contract over three years makes my toes curl. Freeman is an outstanding hitter, has power to all fields, and comes through in the clutch.  He also makes the other infielders look good with his quick glove and ability to snatch thro... »