While watching the MLB Network this morning, there was very little breaking news to report on Chris Sale. The one storyline that I rolled my eyes at was that now the Washington Nationals are rumored to also be interested in possibly trading for Sale. This is what the Washington Nationals organisation has done since they… Read More Update on Chris Sale.
http://wp.me/p7YnSw-V The Atlanta Braves are showing a lot of interest in possibly getting Chris Sales from the Chicago White Soxs. There is no deal as of 11am on Tuesday 11/15/2016. However trades usually happen with rumors. The Braves have already shown how aggressive they are this off season. The larger market teams in New York… Read More The Braves are very interested in Chris Sales.
The Atlanta Braves wanted to sign 3 starting pitchers in free agency, mission accomplished. The Braves also were looking for a catcher according to the reports I’ve heard on the MLB Network. The Braves already have Tyler Flowers and John Recker on their rooster. Both of these players showed their potential power bats in the… Read More Who should the Braves pursue next in free agency?
Well maybe I should of called this my perspective. I do not work for the Atlanta Braves, yet. My Facebook page might give the impression I do, but for now I’m just a lifelong Braves fan. Being a sportswriter, I try not to use key words like I, me, or my. This morning I am.… Read More 2016 off season, a Braves perspective.
John Coppolella, the General Manager (GM) of the Atlanta Braves, signed R.A. Dickey to a one year deal this morning at the G.M. meetings in Arizona. The deal has an option for 2018, pending a physical. Dickey is a veteran pitcher who joins the Braves and brings plenty of experience with him. He is 42… Read More The Braves sign R.A. Dickey to a 1 year deal.
The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration and signed Josh Collmenter to a 1 year $1.2 million dollar contract on November 9, 2016. Collmenter was signed by the Braves on September 13, 2016. He started for the Braves and in 3 starts allowed only 5 runs over 19 innings. The Braves were able to sign Collmenter from… Read More The Braves sign Josh Collmenter to a 1 year deal and avoid arbitration.
Last evening, November 8, 2016, MLB awarded the Gold Gloves to the outstanding defensive players. You might notice a trend when you read this list. Almost every player in the National and American League played in the post season. It’s true that offense scores the runs, but a good defense wins championships. Rather than going… Read More 2016 Golden Gloves are announced, you might recognize 2 of the names.