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TalkingChop Jan 17, 2017
Braves news and links: Outfield, Kemp, Touki Toussaint

Braves news and links: Outfield, Kemp, Touki Toussaint

The Braves return an outfield that helped lead them to a winning record after the All-Star break a season ago. Could Kemp, Inciarte, and Markakis help fuel a full season of competitive baseball in 2017? BRAVES NEWS Which version of Matt Kemp will we get in 2017? Matt Kemp has regularly been a slow starter throughout his career, and for the past 4 years Kemp has been consistent in his ability to turn it around in the second half. Each of those seasons Kemp has played at an All-Star level down the stretch, which begs the question: Could the Atlanta left fielder put together a full season with...
TalkingChop Jan 16, 2017
A tale of two versions of Matt Kemp

A tale of two versions of Matt Kemp

When it comes to Matt Kemp, are we going to get the notorious slow-starter, or will the Braves get a full year of consistency? There’s no question about Matt Kemp’s role going into the 2017 season. He’s going to be the starting left fielder for the Braves this year, and he definitely earned that role after he helped spearhead an offensive resurgence for Atlanta in the second half of the 2016 season. Some may think it was coincidence and others may feel it’s legit, but the Braves’ offense hit another gear almost as soon as Kemp arrived to play for his childhood favorites. Scott...
ATL All Day Jan 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves: WAR Does Not Properly Measure Matt Kemp’s Value

The Atlanta Braves move to add Matt Kemp has brought a lot more to the team than can be measured simply by one stat. On August 1st, 2016 Atlanta Braves’ GM John Coppolella pulled a rabbit out of the hat and turned Hector Olivera and his albatross of a contract into Matt Kemp. Kemp is […] Atlanta Braves: WAR Does Not Properly Measure Matt Kemp’s Value - ATL All Day - ATL All Day - An Atlanta Sports Site - Falcons, Braves, Hawks, Dream, Georgia Bulldogs, Georgia State Panthers, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and More

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