A couple of things I have learned from a long dissolute life is that Hollywood loves sequels and that they are (nearly) always worse than the originals. Thus shall it always be: Douglas Fairbanks was better than Tyrone Power (and … Finish Reading
Month: December 2022
2022 Braves Player Review: Dylan Lee
Dylan Lee is a good middle reliever, and a great baseball story. He was “the first pitcher in history to make his first big league start in a World Series game,” though that’s not really fair, and it’s … Finish Reading
Braves Extend Sean Murphy and Wade into the Luxury Tax Waters
It’s the AA way! Sean Murphy became the latest Brave to ink a long-term contract, signing a 6/$73MM extension that includes a club option for $15MM. It’s the latest in a long line of extensions given out by Anthopoulos and, … Finish Reading
Burn, Carlos, Burn: A Mets Inferno
[On thinking about the Mets and re-reading Dante’s Inferno. Also, I’m not going to try to mimic Dante’s 11 syllable terza rima, which I’m sure will disappoint blazon, if he’s still reading, but I will go with a simple … Finish Reading
2022 Braves Player Review: Spencer Strider
This time last year, I don’t think even Spencer Strider would’ve believed you if you told him just how well 2022 would turn out for the hard-throwing righty.
It’s not that 2021 was a bad big-league debut for the Clemson … Finish Reading
Braves News: Breakdown of AA’s Interview with Jeff Schultz on Dansby Swanson
In an interview with Jeff Schultz in regards to losing Dansby Swanson to the Cubs in free agency, Alex Anthopoulos answered all the hard questions about losing a clubhouse leader for the 2nd year in a row. In today’s … Finish Reading
Bettering the Braves: Who’s Left?
We are getting to the point in the offseason where most of the big names have been scooped as Atlanta’s own, Dansby Swanson, was seemingly the last big name to fall and at a heavy price tag of $177MM … Finish Reading
2022 Season Review: Charlie Morton
It was the best of seasons, it was the worst of seasons.
I’m straining a literary allusion to make a point. Although last year was neither Charlie Morton’s best nor his worst, his 2022 really was a tale of two … Finish Reading
2022 Player Review: Ozzie Albies
Is there anybody who doesn’t love Ozhaino Jurdy Jiandro Albies? In an age where a lot of players are hard to like, Ozzie isn’t one of them. He has an obvious competitive fire; he’s a … Finish Reading
2022 Braves Player Review: Tyler Matzek
My last player review was about Ian Anderson, a guy that maybe fell victim to the massive first-time workload of carrying your team to a World Series win. Tacking on an extra month of high stress innings when you’re … Finish Reading