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Predicting the Braves' Starting Lineup Halfway Through Spring Training

By Daniel Kock (Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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    The Braves' Secret Weapon

    by Gavin Andrews

    The Atlanta Braves boast the best bench in baseball. That's Atlanta's secret weapon? The short answer, quite simply, is yes. But for the purposes of this article, let's go with the longer answer... Read More »

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    Reds Will Never Miss Juan Francisco

    by Tyler Duma

    A lot has been made about the lack of a left-handed power bat on the Cincinnati Reds bench. The absence became even more noticeable because, prior to the beginning of the 2012 season, ... Read More »

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    Grading the Debuts of the Braves' Late Additions

    by Matt Powers

    After the Braves were unusually quiet for the whole winter following their epic collapse last season, fans expected to see basically the same roster at the start of the season... Read More »

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    Should Reds Pursue Martin Prado?

    by Cliff Eastham

    The Cincinnati Reds are still supposedly in the hunt for a decent left fielder. The Atlanta Braves have shown interest in using All-Star infielder/left fielder Martin Prado as trade material ... Read More »

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    Time for Reds to Call Up Francisco?

    by Diamond Notes

    On July 31, 2009, the Cincinnati Reds acquired Scott Rolen for Edwin Encarnacion and a minor league player. Rolen has performed well for the Reds, leading them to a division title in 2010... Read More »

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Cincinnati Reds: What to Make of Third Baseman Juan Francisco?

by Tyler Duma

Juan Francisco will turn 25 years old in 2012 and one has to believe that he's next in line for the starting job at third base when Scott Rolen's contract runs out...