1. MLB Predictions: Who Will Start for the Kansas City Royals in 2014?

    The Kansas City Royals aren't going anywhere this year, but the future is still bright for the team. Young players have been coming up through the farm system in the last year, and there is more talent on the way to Kansas City...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 2,063 reads 1 comments

  2. Atlanta Braves: Starting Pitchers the Braves Should Be Targeting

    With less than 72 hours remaining before the trade deadline, the Atlanta Braves are not having much luck when it comes to adding a starter to their rotation. They thought they landed Ryan Dempster from the Cubs, but Dempster was able to veto that deal...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 5,742 reads 6 comments

  3. Why Josh Johnson Is a Better Atlanta Braves Trade Option Than Zack Greinke

    With just a few days remaining until the trading deadline, it has become obvious that the Atlanta Braves are going to make every attempt to add a starting pitcher...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 5,634 reads 8 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves: 5 Signs Freddie Freeman Will Have a Monster 2nd Half

    In order for the Atlanta Braves to reach their full potential in 2012, they will need their key hitters to be more consistent in the second half of the year...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 1,686 reads 0 comments

  5. Should the Braves Go After Justin Upton?

    According to ESPN's Buster Olney the Braves are a potential fit for Justin Upton . The Diamondbacks seem to be more than willing to move the talented young outfielder, but ...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 3,199 reads 43 comments

  6. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Reasons Atlanta Braves Must Trade for Zack Greinke

    After sweeping the Philadelphia Phillies on the road the Atlanta Braves are heading into the All-Star Game on a four-game winning streak. That has helped to put the Braves in second in the NL East, four games behind the Washington Nationals ...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 7,213 reads 27 comments

  7. 2012 Home Run Derby Live Blog: Instant Event Reaction, Coverage and Analysis

    Prince Fielder won his second MLB All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player to ever win it on behalf of both the National and American leagues. Fielder defeated Jose Bautista in the finals...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 25,183 reads 87 comments

  8. Bryce Harper: Why Harper's NL All-Star Addition Is a Total Farce

    Almost immediately after news broke that Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton will miss the All-Star Game due to a knee surgery (h/t Joe Frisaro, MLB...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 4,589 reads 65 comments

  9. Grading the Atlanta Braves Hitters at the Halfway Point

    The 2012 season is exactly halfway over for the Atlanta Braves . The up-and-down season has the Braves at a fairly disappointing 42-39 record; however the team does have the potential to put everything together and make a run deep into the playoffs...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 2,751 reads 12 comments

  10. 10 Relievers the Atlanta Braves Could Target Via Trade

    With the Fourth of July in the books, it means that we are less than four weeks away from the 2012 trading deadline. For a club like the Atlanta Braves there are holes that must be filled to compete for a playoff spot this season...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 3,137 reads 0 comments

  11. Kansas City Royals: Eric Hosmer's Resurgence and Why Royals Will Improve in 2013

    If you weren't paying attention, you might not realize that the Kansas City Royals aren't many games out of first place in the AL Central. The young Royals are six games under .500, but as of July 1st, they are just six games out of first...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 2,856 reads 6 comments

  12. Pitt Football: 3 Recruits the Panthers Must Get

    For Paul Chryst to take the Panthers to the next level he will need to recruit well, especially with the Panthers moving to the more competitive ACC in the near future...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 1,846 reads 0 comments

  13. Pitt Football: 3 Recruits Who Must Step Up This Year

    With yet another coaching change for Pitt, it means a little more rebuilding is on the way. The new coaching staff is likely to try some of their recruits as they try to convert to a much different system than a year ago...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 796 reads 0 comments

  14. Pitt Football: Taking a Look at the 2012 Schedule

    With the 2012 season approaching, now is as good of a time as any to take a closer look at the schedule for Pitt. The Panthers will be breaking in a new coaching staff again this season, which means that the systems will be changing again as well...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 540 reads 0 comments

  15. Pitt Football: Top Quarterback from Ohio Commits to Panthers

    The Pitt football program just picked up a major commitment on the recruiting trail this week for the 2013 class as Tra'von Chapman has committed to the Panthers ( per Paul Zeise of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette )...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 813 reads 0 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Football: Why Paul Chryst Is the Right Fit for the Panthers

    After being hired as the head football coach in January, Paul Chryst was greeted with a mixed reaction from Pitt fans. Some were hoping for someone else, others were indifferent and the rest liked what Chryst brings to the table...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 754 reads 0 comments

  17. Atlanta Braves: Top 10 Prospects at Midseason

    As we sit in late-June the Braves are just a few games away from reaching the halfway point in the season. Call-ups and injuries as well as the draft have changed the Braves' top 10 prospect list from what it looked like heading into the year...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 164 reads 20 comments

  18. Why Kris Medlen Would Be the Perfect Replacement for Brandon Beachy

    Just over a week ago the Braves rotation was being led by Brandon Beachy, who was one of the best stories in all of baseball. Beachy signed with the Braves as an undrafted free agent and quickly worked his way up to the big league club...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 1,580 reads 0 comments

  19. 5 Things Each NL East Team Needs to Win the Title

    The NL East has quickly become one of the toughest divisions in all of baseball, with all five teams having a real shot at winning the division crown this season. In fact, just eight games separate the division leader from the team in the cellar...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 554 reads 1 comments

  20. Braves Trade Scenarios: 10 Moves Atlanta Must Make Before All-Star Break

    With the Braves looking very solid since the addition of shortstop Andrelton Simmons, there are only a few holes left to fill...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 8,848 reads 72 comments

  21. The Best of the Atlanta Braves' 2012 Draft

    With the 2012 MLB Draft now officially in the books, it is time to take a look at some of the highlights of the draft for the Braves ...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 3,123 reads 2 comments

  22. MLB Draft 2012: Scouting Atlanta Braves' Top Pick Lucas Sims

    When the Atlanta Braves went on the clock with the 21st pick in the 2012 MLB draft they had plenty of options...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 3,775 reads 0 comments

  23. Ranking the 'Danger Level" of Each of the Braves' NL East Challengers

    While the Atlanta Braves have one of the most talented teams in all of baseball, they happen to play in arguably the toughest division in all of baseball...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 940 reads 5 comments

  24. How the Atlanta Braves Will Outlast the Washington Nationals for NL East Title

    In order to win the NL East title in 2012 the Atlanta Braves will need to beat out a division of strong teams, however one team looks like it is ahead of the rest of the competition...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 2,397 reads 5 comments

  25. Atlanta Braves: 4 Players the Braves Should Target in the MLB Draft

    With the 2012 MLB draft fast approaching, now is a good time to take a look at some of the talented prospects available this year. While the draft may not be as strong as the 2011 draft, there is certainly talent to be had with the 21st pick...

    Matt Powers Written by Matt Powers about 2 years ago 3,694 reads 7 comments