Soroka’s Down. What now?

Photo courtesy of Redleg Nation Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves On Monday during the series finale against the NY Mets, Mike Soroka tore his Achilles’ tendon coming off the mound to cover 1st base on a grounder. In slow motion you could visibly see his right leg “vibrate” and he couldn’t put any weight … Continue reading Soroka’s Down. What now?

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

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