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  1. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    Re: Ho Hum!!!!

    Apparently others are of same impression about Blair and Wisler.

    David O'Brien
    @DOBrienAJC·8h





    Yes, it won't get any easier to make it with this team, for the reason you cited. Might...
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    Dansby to Gwinnett

    Finally!!!! It should have happened at least 2 weeks ago. It's the fair thing to do for him. Let him get his confidence back with every day playing time. Learn to hit slider or at least not swing at...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    There are many posters on other sites that are agreeable to trading Swanson in a package for Fulmer. They are considering the facts that Albies has performed better at all levels than Swanson.They...
  4. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    I saw damn little last year to impress me about Aaron Blair. In start vs Snakes, I saw nothing to change my mind. 3 IP, 5 ER, 5 hits, 5 BBs, 75 pitches .

    Of course he's not alone. Wisler is in...
  5. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    Some have said that the deal for Garcia was to gain $$$ for a Gray deal. I question that logic.

    My big question is why make this deal right away?? Why not wait for a few days and see what else is...
  6. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    Another POS trade for Coppy, Garcia and Recker + 100K for a MiLB pitcher rated to be at best a #4 MLB starter when he finally makes his way out of rookie ball at age 19.

    The Twins have acquired...
  7. Snickers adding to Swanson's problems

    along with FO Brass. He'll never work his way out of his hitting problems sitting on the bench while Camargo, Rodriquez and others provide a better option than 84 Ks and 14 errors with a .963 F%(only...
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    Sticky: Re: Random Thoughts with Evad...

    Appears Evad has forsaken our little board, even though the Braves are playing better than expectations.

    I think they a have a real shot at a wild card spot.
  9. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    How is Swanson looked at by opposing teams???

    Dodgers INT BB to Rodriquez(0-8 since being called up while hitting .067 during rehab) to load the bases to get to Swanson. He Ks again, 82 on season....
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    3:04pm: It is still possible that the Twins will acquire Garcia, though MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports that such a trade is “not probable.”
    2:35pm: Garcia will make his scheduled start for the Braves...
  11. Sticky: Re: Looking forward to 2017 season, trades, rumors, deals

    The Braves have released lefty Eric O’Flaherty, per a club announcement. He had been on the 10-day DL.
    A roster spot was needed so that catcher Anthony Recker could be brought up. Kurt Suzuki is on...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    9:32am: Teams besides the Twins are still talking to the Braves about Garcia, MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand reports (via Twitter). It isn’t known who the other clubs in the mix are, though earlier today,...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    Blair was scheduled to start at Gwinnett tonight but was scratched. Is he on the way to West coast to take the roster spot of Garcia?? Will he start tomorrow(Sat)????

    Still don't know who the...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    Garcia to Twinkies. Return ?????????


    8:24pm: Minnesota is “very likely” to take over all of Garcia’s remaining salary (about $4.7MM), per 1500 ESPN’s Darren Wolfson (via Twitter).
    7:42pm: For...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    Matt Adams to stay a Brave thru deadline. IMO, the Braves made a mistake sending Lane Adams down to clear a spot fot Vizcaino. Swanson would have been a better choice IMO.


    The Braves are...
  16. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

    by salmagundy
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    Re: Ho Hum!!!!

    Back to reality for Newcomb vs Cubs. Thru 4 IP, 4 ER, 2 BBs, 2 HRs, 5 hits, 4 Ks. Trails 4-1.
  17. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    From AJC article


    Dansby Swanson’s erratic first full season in the majors reached a new stage Monday when manager Brian Snitker said the high-profile rookie shortstop would not be in the...
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    Braves make 1st BIG deadline deal --- HaHa

    The Rays have struck a deal to acquire righty Chaz Roe from the Braves, per Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com (via Twitter). Cash considerations will go to...
  19. Thread: Ho Hum!!!!

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    Ho Hum!!!!

    Am I reading something into this?? Swanson on the bench again with Camargo at SS, Rodriquez at 3rd and Phillips at 2nd.

    I have long advocated the fact that Swanson is a poor hitter and always...
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    Help on the way!!!

    Game 1 vs Cubs will see Santana and Rodriquz activated from DL. Guesses as to who goes down --- Peterson and ???(my choice would be Swanson) but probably Lane Adams.. Viz the next day or so, Hursh...
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    WHY would the Braves be interested in Profar????

    The Braves are among teams with interest in Rangers infielder/outfielder Jurickson Profar, who is seemingly available, reports FanRag’s Jon Heyman....
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    Braves have scouts in Detriot Sat and Sun. Say it ain't so!!!! Scouting Verlander on Sat???? Fulmer on Sun makes more sense.

    Most trade have featured Albies as the main trade chip. With Swanson...
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    And on Phillips in a poor demand market for 2B.

    Rentals
    Brandon Phillips, Braves | $1MM in 2017 (Reds pay remainder of $14MM salary)
    Phillips could surely be had if there’s demand; while the...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    More on Vizcaino trade talk ---



    Braves righty Arodys Vizcaino could well factor in trade talks as well. He’s throwing off a mound today and seemingly won’t be far off from a return, per David...
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    Re: Dead line approaching

    With Swanson failing badly, both in the field and especially with the bat, WTF is going on with Coppy/Hart's thinking ---are they putting all their eggs in one basket?? Rodriques?? Camargo can't play...
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