1. The Atlanta Braves and Their Andrelton Simmons Problem

    The Atlanta Braves have a problem this season that will not be solved with a trade before Thursday's non-waiver deadline. It is also not a problem that will be solved in August...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 5 months ago 7,416 reads 16 comments

  2. Atlanta Braves' Prospects All at GM Frank Wren's Disposal for Trade Deadline

    The idea of an untouchable prospect runs rampant throughout sports, baseball included. It is an utterly idiotic belief to succumb to...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 5 months ago 4,933 reads 22 comments

  3. Atlanta Braves Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Trade Chatter

    With the MLB trade deadline approaching and trade season in full swing , many fanbases find it hard to weed through all the rumors and determine what is real and what isn't...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 5 months ago 12,207 reads 9 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves' Trade Deadline Big Board: Ranking the Top Targets

    It is becoming harder and harder to differentiate between buyers and sellers at the trade deadline in Major League Baseball. Through early July, everyone assumed the likes of Boston and Tampa Bay would be ditching assets left and right...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 5 months ago 10,271 reads 16 comments

  5. Chances of Possible Atlanta Braves Trades Actually Happening

    Even with a disappointing showing on the National League All-Star Game roster, the Atlanta Braves are feeling good...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 5 months ago 7,272 reads 11 comments

  6. Ranking Atlanta Braves' Best 2014 All-Star Game Candidates

    Even as the Atlanta Braves currently reside in first place in the National League East, having won four consecutive ballgames, things are not ideal in A-Town. All five teams in the division are as close as any division in baseball...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 6 months ago 1,334 reads 0 comments

  7. Atlanta Braves' 2014 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    The Atlanta Braves currently find themselves staring up at the first-place, smooth-throwing Washington Nationals in the NL East...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 6 months ago 7,982 reads 11 comments

  8. Latest Projections on When Atlanta Braves' Top Prospects Will Be Called Up

    With the MLB Draft in the rear-view mirror, fans and organizations must focus solely on the 2014 season now. It pays to have a long-term outlook on your team, if only to keep things positive during down weeks...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 6 months ago 4,713 reads 4 comments

  9. Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects

    With the calendar having rolled over to June, two major things happened in the world of MLB prospects. The amateur player draft took place, adding a slew of talented youngsters to teams' lists of their top prospects...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 6 months ago 2,026 reads 0 comments

  10. Projecting Major League Arrival Dates for Atlanta Braves' 2014 Day 1 Draft Picks

    The first day of the 2014 Major League Baseball amateur player draft is in the books. While the very top went according to plan, the intrigue and excitement of the MLB draft is unlike the other major, American professional sports...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 6 months ago 1,911 reads 0 comments

  11. Fact or Fiction with Atlanta Braves' Early-Season Performances

    With two months of the season already in the books, we have a relatively strong sample size to determine what's real and what's not as far as statistics are concerned. Of course, some stats take an entire season or even multiple seasons to normalize...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 7 months ago 1,717 reads 0 comments

  12. Atlanta Braves: Latest News and Notes from Turner Field

    Just a week or so before Memorial Day and roughly two months into the 2014 Major League Baseball season, it is a perfect time to take stock and see how things are developing for the Atlanta Braves ...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 7 months ago 4,325 reads 0 comments

  13. Braves Baseball: 5 Trade Targets GM Frank Wren Should Pursue by the Deadline

    The Atlanta Braves currently sit in first place in the National League East with a record of 22-17. Their placement in the standings, though, is more thanks to a pedestrian beginning to the season for all members of the East division...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 7 months ago 4,117 reads 4 comments

  14. Braves Baseball: 6 Early-Season Braves Stats That Tell You All You Need to Know

    After losing Wednesday night to the St. Louis Cardinals , the Atlanta Braves find themselves at 18-15, good for third place in the National League East...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 7 months ago 2,998 reads 5 comments

  15. Braves Baseball: Early Grades for All of Atlanta's Offseason Acquisitions

    At the start of the season, I handed out some grades for the Atlanta Braves ' offseason acquisitions. Although the Braves were less active than many of their competitors, they made ...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 1,060 reads 3 comments

  16. Atlanta Braves Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

    Taking a careful eye to the Atlanta Braves' major league roster, there are just a few noticeable holes. The reason Atlanta is 14-7 and in first place in the National League East with ...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 1,447 reads 0 comments

  17. Braves Baseball: Atlanta's Biggest Early Season Surprises and Disappointments

    Just a few weeks into the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season, it is hard to get a grasp on which outcomes are real and which are sure to change. Batters are still well under 100 at-bats for the season...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 7,169 reads 19 comments

  18. Braves Baseball: Grading Atlanta's Offseason Acquisitions

    A week of play is in the books for the 2014 season, and the Atlanta Braves sit in the midst of a tight division race. Of course, not even midway through April, teams' records hardly matter...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 3,337 reads 2 comments

  19. 2014 NBA Draft: Where P.J. Hairston Fits Coming from the D-League

    P.J. Hairston 's stock for the upcoming 2014 NBA draft relies very heavily on a specific factor that is completely out of his control...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 8 months ago 3,980 reads 0 comments

  20. Braves Baseball: Breaking Down Atlanta's Top 10 Prospects to Start 2014 Season

    At the start of the 2014 MLB season, the Atlanta Braves have high expectations surrounding them. Despite a plethora of injuries to starting pitchers, Atlanta is one of the favorites to win the NL East and make the playoffs in the National League ...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 3,760 reads 1 comments

  21. Braves Baseball: 5 Things We Learned About Atlanta in Spring Training

    With spring training winding down and the first pitch of regular-season baseball on this continent on the horizon, it is as good a time as any to take stock in what we have learned this March...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 10,684 reads 8 comments

  22. UNC Basketball: Biggest Surprise of Tar Heels' 2014 NCAA Tournament

    During North Carolina's 2014 NCAA tournament run that fell short of expectations , there were many things that came as a surprise...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 4,898 reads 15 comments

  23. UNC Basketball: A Look Ahead to Possible Matchup with Iowa State Cyclones

    In a possible round-three matchup , the North Carolina Tar Heels could see themselves facing off against Big 12 champion Iowa State Cyclones in a sixth seed vs. third seed scenario...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 7,164 reads 0 comments

  24. UNC Basketball: East Region Questions Heading into the 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Upon release of the 2014 NCAA Tournament bracket, controversy began immediately. Fans and analysts griped about who was in and who was out. They wondered about seeding and rationale from the NCAA tournament committee...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 3,440 reads 2 comments

  25. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' 5 Keys to a Successful Postseason

    On the precipice of the North Carolina Tar Heels' first game in the ACC tournament and their seeding in the NCAA tournament, there are a number of factors at play that will determine just how far this team can go...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 months ago 2,792 reads 2 comments