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TalkingChop Oct 10, 2017
Atlanta Braves player review: Jaime Garcia, Bartolo Colon

Atlanta Braves player review: Jaime Garcia, Bartolo Colon

Jaime Garcia was solid, Bartolo Colon not so much. The Atlanta Braves spent a large chunk of the 2016 offseason trying to stabilize that starting rotation with a trio of veteran additions. We already touched on how well R.A. Dickey’s season went but the rest of the newcomers was a bit of a mixed bag. We will start with the good and Jaime Garcia. Atlanta acquired Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals on December 1 in exchange for infielder Luke Dykstra and pitchers Chris Ellis and John Gant. Garcia was coming off a relatively healthy 2016 campaign after battling through injuries for three...
Twinkie Town Oct 1, 2017
Twins 5, Tigers 1: Colon’s solid start leads to series win for the Twins

Twins 5, Tigers 1: Colon’s solid start leads to series win for the Twins

Twins finish the season strong, as they prepare for Tuesday in New York. Last game of the regular season, so let’s get right to the highlights. Joe Mauer got the scoring started in the 1st inning on an RBI double, scoring Brian Dozier. The only run Bartolo Colon gave up today came off a solo-HR by Alex Presley in the 3rd. His final line was: 6.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K. Jason Castro drove in a couple runs on a single in the 4th inning. Then, in the the 6th, he blasted his 10th HR on the year to make it 4-1, Twins. Chris Gimenez scored the final run for the Twins in the regular...
TalkingChop Sep 22, 2017
Frustrating season has Braves mulling Brian Snitker’s future, per report

Frustrating season has Braves mulling Brian Snitker’s future, per report

Tensions are running high as the Braves are mulling whether or not to retain Brian Snitker It is not secret that the Braves’ season this year has been a bit disappointing. The team explicitly expressed its goals of fielding a competitive team in 2017 and, towards that end, signed seemingly reliable veterans such as Bartolo Colon and RA Dickey towards that end in addition to trading for Brandon Phillips in the wake of Sean Rodriguez’s injury. To some extent, the Braves were successful in improving the team. The Braves have already matched their win total last season and, barring a...

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