1. Baseball Hall of Fame 2014: BBWAA Proves Le Batard's Point with Lifetime Ban

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America thought it was fixing a problem. Instead, with one swift, sweeping act of judgement it revealed its true nature—the BBWAA, at its core, is nothing more than a frightened dictator...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 8 months ago 1,756 reads 2 comments

  2. NFL Playoffs 2014: Panthers Still Not Getting Their Due Against 49ers

    You'd think that winning 11 of their last 12 games would earn the Carolina Panthers some more respect. You'd think that beating the likes of Drew Brees and Tom Brady would give the Panthers the kind of national notoriety the No...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 8 months ago 3,084 reads 49 comments

  3. 10 Realistic Moves Atlanta Braves Should Consider

    For a team that finished the 2013 campaign with 96 wins, the Atlanta Braves have an uncommonly busy offseason ahead of them...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 10 months ago 7,176 reads 40 comments

  4. 3 Second Basemen Atlanta Braves Should Pursue This Winter

    Second base was a black hole for the Atlanta Braves in 2013. While I may be a Braves' optimist, even I have to admit that it's time to move on from Dan Uggla. Poor defense and a ...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 10 months ago 10,432 reads 45 comments

  5. Power Ranking Atlanta Braves' Biggest Needs Heading into Free Agency

    With the Braves' 2013 season now in the rearview mirror, General Manager Frank Wren and the Atlanta Braves now have their sights set on the offseason. Atlanta's needs are few but significant...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 11 months ago 4,673 reads 52 comments

  6. How the Atlanta Braves Can Fix Each Major Weakness Before the 2014 Season

    A couple days removed from a heartbreaking loss in Game 4 to the Los Angeles Dodgers , one thing became painfully clear—2013 was not meant to be the Braves ' year...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 11 months ago 6,935 reads 36 comments

  7. NLDS 2013: Step-by-Step Guide for Atlanta Braves to Win the Series

    I won't sugarcoat it—the Atlanta Braves are heavy underdogs in their series against the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 11 months ago 7,173 reads 42 comments

  8. Predicting Atlanta Braves' Full 2013 Postseason Roster

    With the National League Division Series starting Thursday, October 3, Fredi Gonzalez's mind is likely occupied by one thought: his 25-man postseason roster...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 11 months ago 2,398 reads 22 comments

  9. Creating Atlanta Braves' Ideal Postseason Batting Order

    On April 1, 2013, the Atlanta Braves trotted out an Opening Day starting lineup that looked like this (via Baseball-Reference ): 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward , RF 3...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 12 months ago 5,601 reads 55 comments

  10. Atlanta Braves' 2013 All-Prospect Team

    With the minor league season coming to a close, it's time to take an extended look at Atlanta's farm system and assemble an All-Star team of prospects...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 12 months ago 3,405 reads 8 comments

  11. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

    A slumping Evan Gattis was recently demoted to Triple-A Gwinnett, raising questions as to whether or not the brutish fan favorite is ready to take over the starting catcher's role in 2014 should Brian McCann walk...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 4,072 reads 6 comments

  12. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 20

    Alex Wood's delivery makes me cringe. I won't lie. In fact, in spite of his success thus far this season, I would advocate that his best long-term role be as a filthy lights-out reliever in high leverage situations, a la Drew Smyly...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 5,570 reads 1 comments

  13. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 19

    After disappointing at the plate in 2012, Christian Bethancourt needed to make offensive strides in 2013...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 5,900 reads 5 comments

  14. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 18

    Don't look now, but Julio Teheran has arrived. In his first 16.0 innings of 2013, Teheran surrendered 13 earned runs. Since then, the Colombian dynamo and former Braves prospect has posted an ERA of 2...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 6,363 reads 10 comments

  15. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 17

    After prophesying that Todd Cunningham of the Atlanta Braves would be dealt at the deadline for either a utility infielder or reliever, Reed Johnson went down with an injury and Cunningham was called up to fill the void...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 6,364 reads 0 comments

  16. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 16

    Former Braves prospect Alex Wood made his second career start on July 25 against the New York Mets at Citi Field...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 3,355 reads 1 comments

  17. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 15

    There was a demotion in the Braves ' top 10 this week, with Alex Wood leaving the big league bullpen where he had been thriving, and making a start at Triple-A Gwinnett...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 3,504 reads 23 comments

  18. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 14

    After being declared the heir to the throne of Chipper Jones and promptly falling out of favor following a wretched season at the plate in 2012, Joey Terdoslavich has torn up Triple-A pitching this season, posting a ...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 4,921 reads 3 comments

  19. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 13

    On July 4, former Braves top prospect Julio Teheran tossed five innings of seven-strikeout baseball, walking only two in the process. Once considered a disappointment, Teheran has blossomed in the first half of 2013, posting an ERA of 3...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 4,133 reads 2 comments

  20. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 12

    With a recent offensive surge, Christian Bethancourt has begun to justify his lofty ranking atop the Atlanta Braves top prospects list...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 5,518 reads 0 comments

  21. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 11

    For those of you unaware, the half-smiling man with the slight cock to his head is center fielder Todd Cunningham, and he has been on an absolute tear for the past month...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 4,966 reads 7 comments

  22. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 11

    According to a twee t by Braves beat writer David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution , Atlanta prospect and current southpaw reliever Alex Wood will earn a spot start this week, after Brandon Beachy suffered a minor setback in his rehab...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 4,206 reads 17 comments

  23. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 10

    After 10 weeks of baseball, the Atlanta Braves have seemingly promoted two of their top-10 prospects into the major league ranks for good...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about 1 year ago 5,907 reads 0 comments

  24. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top Ten Prospects for Week 9

    As predicted last week, Atlanta reached down into its system for bullpen support and plucked the southpaw Alex Wood from Double-A Mississippi...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about over 1 year ago 4,065 reads 1 comments

  25. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 8

    As we check up on Atlanta 's top prospects through the first two months, it is clear that no future star has emerged. However, we could see some of these players in the big leagues rather soon...

    Gavin Andrews Written by Gavin Andrews about over 1 year ago 5,599 reads 7 comments