Braves Prospects Breakdown No. 1-5

Author: Mark Atkins Photo courtesy of Sports Logos News Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves This is Mark’s first article published on The Daily Braves. He’s a prospect evaluator & you can expect articles from Mark moving forward as a staff writer. Hello Daily Braves family. I am a lifelong Braves fan that loves prospects … Continue reading Braves Prospects Breakdown No. 1-5

Our Hopes Hinge Upon It…

Photo courtesy of Talking Chop Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves So, Atlanta’s one acquisition prior to the trade deadline was Tommy Milone from the Orioles. That’s it. And truth be told, that’s fine. It really is, there’s no sarcasm there. BUT, in order for that to be fine, in my opinion, these things have … Continue reading Our Hopes Hinge Upon It…

People Are Talking, Talking Bout People

Photo courtesy of Talking Chop Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves Welcome! To the hottest time of year for trade rumors, sudden insiders, & arguments over trades & moves that haven’t even happened yet or won’t even happen at all. Usually what happens in these fake trades is the person will outline a trade package … Continue reading People Are Talking, Talking Bout People

Over The Line: The Rule & The Reality

Photo courtesy of The Tennessean Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves First, the rule straight from MLB’s Official Baseball Rules, 2019 Edition... Rule 6.01(h)(2) Comment: Under Rule 6.01(h)(2), when the ball is not dead on obstruction and an obstructed runner advances beyond the base which, in the umpire’s judgment, he would have been awarded because … Continue reading Over The Line: The Rule & The Reality

Preview: Series Finale Versus Philly

Photo courtesy of Tomahawk Take Follow us on Twitter & Facebook at @thedailybraves Get your brooms out, Braves Nation. The Bravos go for the series sweep tonight at Truist Park against the division cellar-dweller Phillies. We have our favorite dip-spitting-pitch-slinging Tomlin starting out on the bump, looking for his second win of the season. Also … Continue reading Preview: Series Finale Versus Philly

Touki looks to get in the Win Column

Photo courtesy of http://www.si.com Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves Toussaint gets the nod for Game 1 versus last year’s World Series Champions (that was DISGUSTING to type). Touki’s only had one decision this season, it was a loss to the Yankees in the Bronx. A game in which he threw 4 innings and surrendered … Continue reading Touki looks to get in the Win Column

Preview: Braves at Marlins, Kyle Wright

Photo courtesy of Tomahawk Take Subscribe by hitting the “follow” button for daily Braves content & follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves The Atlanta Braves take on the Miami Marlins tonight for Miami’s 2020 home opener. The Marlins have been the feel-good underdog story so far in this wild Major League Baseball season, but the … Continue reading Preview: Braves at Marlins, Kyle Wright

Series Finale: Hot Kakes!

Photo courtesy of Reuters The Braves improved their 2020 “series record” to 2-0-1 last night on the backs of Touki Toussaint’s tremendous outing & the long ball. Toussaint turned in a 6.2 inning performance, surrendering only 4 hits & 3 earned runs. He also logged 9, count em, NINE strikeouts. He was exactly the confidence … Continue reading Series Finale: Hot Kakes!

Preview: Ace vs Ace & State of the Mets

Photo courtesy of NBC News Tonight is the rematch of Opening Day, a game that ended in 1-0 win for the Mets. Both starting pitchers surrendered zero runs. Atlanta reliever, Shane Greene gave up the go-ahead solo homerun to Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes was a no-show to yesterday’s Braves vs Mets game. He also didn’t notify … Continue reading Preview: Ace vs Ace & State of the Mets

Preview: Game 3, Kyle Wright vs David Peterson

Photo courtesy of Talking Chop Atlanta looks to go for the series clinching win this afternoon against the visiting Mets. The man that Snitker has tasked with getting us underway is career 0-4, Kyle Wright. Wright enters the game with an 0-1 record & a 16.88 ERA over 2.2 innings. Wright is the #4 prospect … Continue reading Preview: Game 3, Kyle Wright vs David Peterson

Preview: Game 2, Touki Toussaint vs Michael Wacha

Photo courtesy of Baseball America The back end of the Braves starting rotation is officially a mystery in terms of consistency moving forward. Hamels still isn’t back healthy. Folty isn’t on the 40-Man. And Felix Hernandez opted out of 2020. Touki is the most recent attempt at filling that void. Touki’s been up & down … Continue reading Preview: Game 2, Touki Toussaint vs Michael Wacha

Folty Still in Braves Organization

Photo courtesy of MSN.com After Mike Foltynewicz’s first & only start in 2020, he was designated for assignment (DFA) by the Atlanta Braves. What that means is he is no longer on the Braves 40-man roster, and players with more than three years of Major League service time or who have been previously outrighted may … Continue reading Folty Still in Braves Organization

Dansby Is Our Franchise SS: Why & How We Can Lock Him Up

Photo courtesy of Bleacher Report Dansby is currently signed through the 2020 season for $3.15 million. The former Vanderbilt star & No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft, Dansby is the latest in the Atlanta’s long line of defensive wizards at shortstop. But what he brings to the lineup from the SS position … Continue reading Dansby Is Our Franchise SS: Why & How We Can Lock Him Up

Markakis Opts Back In

Photo courtesy of SportsTalkATL.com Early Wednesday afternoon it was announced that Nick Markakis had opted back into the 2020 MLB season. Prior to Opening Day, the 14 year veteran of baseball’s highest level opted out of the 2020 season, forfeiting his paycheck for the year. Markakis isn’t going to dominate opposing pitchers, he’s not going … Continue reading Markakis Opts Back In

Preview: Braves at Rays, Game 2

Kyle Wright. Photo courtesy of The Athletic Kyle Wright takes the mound for the Braves in tonight’s game in St. Petersburg. It’s Wright’s first start of the young 2020 season. He’ll be trying to prevent a series loss to the AL East’s Rays. His supporting cast will be looking to improve on their 19 strikeout … Continue reading Preview: Braves at Rays, Game 2