1. Atlanta Braves and What We Have To Be Thankful For

    As a fan of the Atlanta Braves, we have had much to complain about for the past few years. However, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I believe we should also consider a few things that we can give thanks for as fans of this great franchise...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about almost 4 years ago 983 reads 2 comments

  2. Andruw Jones: Would Frank Wren Bring Atlanta Braves Fans' Old Friend Back?

    You know, it wasn't that long ago that Andruw Jones was ruling the NL East alongside his buddy Chipper Jones (no relation)...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about almost 4 years ago 3,468 reads 27 comments

  3. Atlanta Braves: Who Needs Starting Pitching? The Braves Sure Don't

    Rumors rumors everywhere. Where will Cliff Lee land? The Yankees, duh. It seems every off season that pitching is the biggest issue for those teams looking to make a big splash in free agency...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about almost 4 years ago 1,066 reads 13 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves: The Case for Signing Scott Podsednik for 2011

    The fact is that when the Braves signed Dan Uggla, Frank Wren no longer needed to look for a superstar like Carl Crawford to fill left field...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about almost 4 years ago 3,335 reads 14 comments

  5. Atlanta Braves Off on Thursday, Still Gain Half Game on Rockies

    This article has been published on the My Team Rival's Blog, "Tomahawk Talk." The Braves finished a sweep of the New York Mets Wednesday evening ending the night only four games behind the NL Wild-Card leader, Colorado Rockies...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  6. Atlanta Braves Were in the Wild Card Hunt, No Chance Now With Offense Misfiring

    This article has been published on the blog "Tomahawk Talk" and is available at: http://myteamrivals.typepad.com/atlantabraves/...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 373 reads 2 comments

  7. Atlanta Braves Can't Deny Ryan Howard Is a Slugger

    This article is featured by MyTeamRivals Media (MTRmedia.com) on the online blog, Tomahawk Talk @ http://myteamrivals.typepad.com/atlantabraves/. For the Atlanta Braves, the NL East title is becoming a long shot...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  8. Atlanta Braves Take Game Two In Must Win Series Against Phillies

    Omar Infante could indeed be the key to pushing the Braves over that extra hump to get to October. The Braves are playing great baseball, there is no doubts of that...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 199 reads 2 comments

  9. John Smoltz to Pitch Relief For Atlanta Braves?

    I must admit, I chuckled a little bit when I saw the headline "John Smoltz: DFA" on several sporting news websites over the past couple of days. It came no surprise to me. I've followed the Braves for years...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 1,017 reads 2 comments

  10. Andruw Jones and Atlanta Braves: What If?

    What are the facts? The Braves are a .500 baseball team with a 53-53 record. They are sitting in third place in the NL East behind the Philadelphia Phillies and the Florida Marlins...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 480 reads 3 comments

  11. Atlanta Braves Defeat Dodgers, Lowe Beats Former Teammates

    Derek Lowe did today, what he was signed this past offseason to do for the Atlanta Braves. Win the big games. Yes, this is a regular season game. However, the Dodgers are a good baseball team...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  12. Atlanta Braves: Frank Wren Makes Bold Move, Brings Back LaRoche

    No doubt, this is a head scratcher. I liked Casey Kotchman, but I didn't love him. He was a quiet contributor at first base. His hitting was about average hitting .266 in 130 games in an Atlanta uniform...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  13. Atlanta Braves: What Has Gone Right In 2009?

    No, I'm not dead. No, I haven't given up writing for the greatest professional sports franchise in the history of mankind. Life happens, and graduate school takes precedence over Bleacher Report...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about 5 years ago 224 reads 1 comments

  14. Atlanta Braves Make Big Moves and Bring Tommy Hanson to The Big Club

    June 3, 2009 was a day that I will always remember thinking, "I just love Atlanta Braves baseball!" Like every other Braves fan, I'm extremely happy about Nate McLouth coming over in a trade full of big prospects with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 134 reads 4 comments

  15. Frank Wren Sends Jordan Schafer Down, Gives Jeff Francoeur Reason To Play Better

    Gregor Blanco is up, and Jordan Schafer is down. I love Schafer. He's got a cannon for an arm, all the speed you can hope for, and will one day have the bat to match. Frank Wren has made the right call here, Braves fans...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 388 reads 0 comments

  16. Jeff Francoeur: Loyalty Doesn't Win Championships

    I consider myself a fairly faithful fan. I can stick with a player through both good and bad times. I've often told my wife that being a fan of any sports team...a REAL fan, is kind of like marriage...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 430 reads 29 comments

  17. Atlanta Braves Fans: Yunel Escobar Needs a Nickname

    Most great ball players have one thing in common: cool nicknames. Alex Rodriguez is constantly referred to now as "A-Rod". Chipper Jones is "Chip" or if you are from New York, "Larry". Ivan Rodriguez is "Pudge"...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 441 reads 11 comments

  18. Why the Omar Infante Injury Is a Major Blow to the Atlanta Braves

    If you are a Braves fan, you know how much Omar Infante means to the Braves' chances in the NL East race for 2009. I'm not talking about the Braves fan that occasionaly wears a t-shirt and knows who Chipper Jones is...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 409 reads 4 comments

  19. Atlanta Braves Go Crazy On The Road Going 6-2 On 8-Game Road Trip

    6-2... It's not a road trip that will set any records, but going into this eight-game road trip, the 11-and-15 Atlanta Braves didn't expect to come home to Atlanta with the record back to ...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  20. Braves-Marlins: Chipper Just Being Chipper

    Whenever Manny Ramirez does something spectacular or incredibly stupid, we just say "Hey, that's just Manny being Manny." After going two for three with two RBI and a pair of walks, we can say that "Chipper is just being Chipper...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 181 reads 3 comments

  21. Atlanta Braves Should Look to Bench for Everyday Players

    Loyalty has to take a backseat to winning. The Braves are one of the more storied franchises in all of baseball. Certainly, it is nice to see a guy like Chipper Jones set himself up to play his whole career as a Brave...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 298 reads 3 comments

  22. Tennessee Titans Need to Consider Percy Harvin

    The Tennessee Titans sit ready and waiting with the 30th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. The Titans most obvious need is WR, but the front office is notorious for avoiding this need with a first-round draft pick...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 539 reads 2 comments

  23. Atlanta Braves Searching for Answers After Loss to Nationals

    After starting the season 5-1, the Braves now sit at a below-average record of 6-7. Everything was going right. The pitching was there. The bullpen wasn't incredibly awful. The lineup was producing runs...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 329 reads 0 comments

  24. Braves-Pirates: Atlanta Ends Five-Game Skid with 11-1 Victory

    Jeff Francoeur kept hitting, and finally the rest of the Braves did too. After starting the season 5-1, the Braves went into Sunday's game against the Pirates having dropped five in a row to fall to 5-6...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  25. Atlanta Braves Swept By the Marlins While Jeff Francoeur Eclipses .300

    The Braves didn't envision their 5-1 start being downgraded so quickly with a sweep by the Florida Marlins this week. The pitching that was there in the first week of this season just wasn't there against the fish from Florida...

    Kevin Markum Written by Kevin Markum about over 5 years ago 222 reads 3 comments