Archive for the 'Braves' Category

Aaron talks triplets, freedom, ‘Lil Joe, and the best pitching coach in baseball.

Aaron examines what is suddenly baseball’s strongest position.

Mike Cameron goes on the DL, Terry Francona is released from the hospital and the rest of the news around the majors.

We look into our crystal balls for what 2005 holds in store.

It’s been a long, long lonely winter.

JC previews the perennial NL East champions.

Aaron counts down the top 10 prospects in baseball.

The third of Aaron’s five-part series covering the year’s best prospects.

The second installment of Aaron’s third annual Top 50 Prospects series.

Aaron kicks off his third annual Top 50 Prospects series.

Ben finishes his series on each team’s offseason moves by ranking the teams that had the five best winters in baseball.

On August 12, 1987, Doyle Alexander was traded for minor leaguer John Smoltz. Fans of both teams have said they’re pretty happy with this trade. Should they be?

Aaron kicks off his review of last season’s top 50 prospects.

While the baseball world focused on Hudson, Mulder, and Johnson, the Brewers got busy.

Aaron breaks down the second wave of free agent signings, from Boomer Wells to Carl Pavano.

Aaron breaks down the first wave of free agent signings, from Troy Glaus to Elmer Dessens.

Aaron’s crystal ball was a little hazy this year.

Atlanta Braves (96-66, NL East champs) vs. Houston Astros (92-70, NL Wild Card)

From the hitter’s haven in Colorado to a couple of pitcher’s paradises on the West Coast, Aaron takes a look at how the ballparks around baseball have played this year.

While pitching depth might carry a team in the regular season, front-line talent is crucial in the playoffs. Aaron examines each contender’s postseason pitching staff for clues about who might be best suited for success in October.