1. 4 Minor League Prospects the Atlanta Braves Must Call Up in 2012

    The Atlanta Braves have a fairly deep minor league system, at least pitching wise, but the pool of players for this article is actually pretty thin...

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  2. Brandon Beachy and the 5 Most Surprising Pitchers in the MLB so Far This Season

    While Brandon Beachy's start to the 2012 season may not be a total revelation (after all, he struck out 169 batters in just 141.2 IP last season), it was impossible to expect a 1.62 ERA through 39 IP so far this year...

    Foster Lander Written by Foster Lander about 2 years ago 1,710 reads 9 comments

  3. Jered Weaver No-Hitter: Where Does He Rank Among AL's Top Starters?

    Perusing FanGraphs.com's list of Wins Above Replacement (WAR) leaders among American League pitchers so far this season yields a who's-who of Small Sample Size All-Stars. Bartolo Colon—the fat guy? Jason Hammel—who? You get the point...

    Foster Lander Written by Foster Lander about 2 years ago 9,954 reads 74 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves: Is It Already Time to Cut Bait with Jair Jurrjens?

    I had an entire piece written about how the Atlanta Braves should give Jair Jurrjens a few extra starts to try to figure things out, and I thought it sounded pretty convincing...

    Foster Lander Written by Foster Lander about 2 years ago 1,693 reads 6 comments

  5. Jason Heyward: Just a Hot Streak, or Is the Phenom Officially Back?

    More often than not, young, elite prospects struggle to live up to ridiculous expectations upon reaching the big leagues...

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  6. Atlanta Braves: Do They Have Enough Depth to Compete in the NL East?

    I’ll be the first to admit that maintaining a level head as a fan, especially after a disheartening 0-4 start, is not always easy. It’s understandable that Atlanta Braves fans have found the nearest tall structure from which to jump...

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  7. 2012 Masters: A Spectator's Guide to Augusta National

    I could drone on in this space with some sappy, sentimental essay about Augusta National and The Masters, but I won't...

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  8. Dan Uggla: 4 Reasons Adding Even More Muscle Will Hurt Him in 2012

    If there was one thing Dan Uggla did best last season, it was toying with Atlanta Braves fans' hearts and minds. Entering play on July 5, Uggla's batting average sat at a lousy ...

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  9. Atlanta Braves and GM Frank Wren Will Need to Adjust in 2012 and Beyond

    In 1999, when the Atlanta Braves made the World Series (only to lose in six games to the New York Yankees ), they boasted the third-highest payroll in all of baseball, trailing only the Yankees and the Texas Rangers ...

    Foster Lander Written by Foster Lander about over 2 years ago 1,044 reads 9 comments

  10. Atlanta Braves: 5 Bold Predictions for the Braves 2012 Season

    Which Atlanta Braves team will show up in 2012? The team that started out 80-55, good for the fourth-best record in all of baseball? Or the group that blew an 8...

    Foster Lander Written by Foster Lander about over 2 years ago 1,251 reads 14 comments