1. Atlanta Braves Front Office Fails To Address Offseason Needs

    The Atlanta Braves have added two significant arms—Billy Wagner and Takashi Saito—to a bullpen that was solid last season but was losing two of its top three pitchers. However, they have failed to address their most glaring issue: offense..

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about over 4 years ago 1,060 reads 27 comments

  2. Even If Bobby Bowden Is Out, Why Is Jimbo Fisher In At Florida State?

    Whether or not Bobby Bowden should or will step down after the current season is almost a secondary point. The argument can certainly be made that Bowden should call it a career, that the game has passed him by...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about almost 5 years ago 994 reads 26 comments

  3. Bob and Leave: Will Bobby Cox's Legacy Center Around Consistency or Complaints?

    Bobby Cox announced on Wednesday that he would step down as Manager of the Atlanta Braves after the 2010 season. The first -and really only- question that must be asked is about Cox's legacy...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about almost 5 years ago 238 reads 2 comments

  4. John Smoltz Should Be Signed by Braves for One Last Start

    John Smoltz was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Friday following another poor outing. The future Hall of Famer has been anything but this season. He has posted an earned run average of 8...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about almost 5 years ago 345 reads 2 comments

  5. Should The Braves Call Up Top Prospect Jason Heyward?

    The Atlanta Braves enter action Sunday night against the Dodgers at 53-51, a mere 4.5 games out of the Wild Card in the National League. Atlanta has managed to stay in the NL Wild Card race despite scoring the 10th most runs in the NL...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about almost 5 years ago 566 reads 11 comments

  6. Five Defining Deadline Deals By The Braves

    John Smoltz from the Detroit Tigers for Doyle Alexander, August 12, 1987 Every Braves fan knows the story. The Braves got a 20-year-old Smoltz from the Tigers for the 36-year-old Alexander. Alexander went on to help Detroit win their division...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about 5 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  7. Three MLB Trades I Would Make Before the Deadline

    Atlanta Braves and Oakland Athletics Braves send Jeff Francoeur, Kris Medlen, Jo-Jo Reyes, and Kelly Johnson to the Athletics for Matt Holliday and Adam Kennedy The A’s and Braves have made trades before...

    Brian Chmielewski Written by Brian Chmielewski about 5 years ago 464 reads 11 comments