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26 Mar

Other pitching possibilities redux

Okay, the Braves are going to carry seven relievers. (Why? Because, that’s why. But Bobby only really used four relievers last year anyway. Shut up!) Anyway, we know who five of them will be, barring injury: Wagner, Saito, Moylan, O’Flaherty, and Medlen. It sure looks like the secondary, or tertiary if you count Wagner, lefty […]

12 Feb

Rafael Soriano

My internal dialogue: Rafael Soriano? For Horacio Ramirez? Whoo-hoo! Soriano for Ramirez? The Mariners can’t be that crazy. Okay, what’s wrong with him? Soriano came into the Mariners system an outfielder. At 19, he was converted to the mound, and a sensational starting pitching prospect, blowing through system with a career 2.78 ERA and more […]

09 Nov

Red v. Blue: Furcal

Welcome to a new segment on Braves Journal, where I argue with myself. Lines in red are in favor of the Braves doing whatever it takes to re-sign Rafael Furcal. Lines in blue are in favor of moving on. This is just a conceit; the no-politics sign is still on. The Braves’ core of players […]

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