john coppolella

Former Braves Solution Now Question Mark

Tyrell Jenkins was once considered a potential solution in the Atlanta Braves starting rotation.  Now Jenkins is on the street looking to find a job. The Texas Rangers DFA’d Jenkins, the former first round pick, to make make roster space for the newly acquired David Rollins. It wasn’t that long ago that the Braves acquired Jenkins, along with Shelby Miller, for Jason Heyward and Jordan... »

Assessing Freeman Trade Rumor

There are rumors exploding around the internet that the Braves are shopping everybody that is owed money.  That would include Nick Markakis, Julio Teheran, Cameron Maybin and yes, Freddie Freeman. If the Braves move any more of their core for prospects, then why did they acquire Hector Olivera?  By the time they turn this thing around, Olivera will be in his mid 30s and DHing in the American Leagu... »