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TalkingChop Feb 13, 2018
Atlanta Braves Spring Training Preview: Infielders

Atlanta Braves Spring Training Preview: Infielders

There is a question mark at third base but otherwise the Braves infield looks to be in good shape. The Atlanta Braves infield situation seems to be in good shape except for a lingering question at third base. Johan Camargo appears to be the top candidate but the possibility remains that the Braves will look outside the organization for an answer. Freddie Freeman is back at first while Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson begin their first full season in the major leagues together up the middle. Even with the question mark at third base, there is a lot to like about Atlanta’s infield...
TalkingChop Feb 5, 2018
Braves land 7 prospects in Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101 list

Braves land 7 prospects in Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101 list

Another day, another top prospects list that is loaded with Braves While this offseason has been unbelievably slow, there have been plenty of strong reviews of the Braves’ farm system. Before today, Keith Law of ESPN, MLB Pipeline, and Baseball America all released their prospect rankings and, unsurprisingly, those lists have heavily featured Braves players with many (most?) throughout the industry considering the Braves to have the best farm system and Ronald Acuna the best prospect in baseball. While there are very reasonable arguments for some other systems or players at the top of the...
TalkingChop Jan 30, 2018
Braves News: More accolades on the farm

Braves News: More accolades on the farm

The Braves have been given quite a bit of praise during prospect season, and garnered yet another prestigious ranking on Monday. BRAVES NEWS Baseball America names Braves’ farm system the best in baseball again For the second consecutive year the Braves were named the top farm system by Baseball America. The loss of multiple top international prospects this offseason was no doubt a blow to the organization, but with countless intriguing arms and the top prospect in baseball in Ronald Acuna, the Braves are still loaded. Keith Law calls Braves ‘stacked’ in NL East prospect roundup See,...
TalkingChop Jan 27, 2018
Atlanta Braves News: Prospects, Spring Training invites, Chop Fest and much more

Atlanta Braves News: Prospects, Spring Training invites, Chop Fest and much more

BRAVES NEWS Keith Law ranks Braves’ farm system No. 1 in baseball The Atlanta Braves have the best farm system in all of baseball for the second straight year according to ESPN.com’s Keith Law. Law ranked 10 Braves prospects in his Top 100 with four in the Top 50 including No. 1 overall prospect Ronald Acuna. Keith Law explains more on Kolby Allard, Kyle Wright Law held a conference call with media members on Thursday to discuss his 2018 Top 100 prospects. Here he explained the thought process on Kolby Allard being omitted from the list. Ronald Acuna, Mike Soroka headline Braves...
TalkingChop Jan 23, 2018
Braves News: Braves farm system receiving rave reviews

Braves News: Braves farm system receiving rave reviews

With the release of two prospect lists on Monday, the strength of the Braves’ farm system was on full display, headlined by Ronald Acuna. BRAVES NEWS Baseball America names 8 Braves prospects to their top 100 prospect list Beginning with the more complete list, we go to Baseball America and their top 100 prospects, which includes eight Braves. For the first time since Jason Heyward earned the distinction in 2010, the Braves have the number one prospect in all of baseball in Ronald Acuna. Beyond Acuna, there were multiple prospects who made big leaps in the rankings, with Luiz Gohara and...
TalkingChop Jan 22, 2018
Baseball America names 8 Braves prospects to their top 100 prospect list

Baseball America names 8 Braves prospects to their top 100 prospect list

The Braves’ farm system certainly took a hit this offseason, but it is still loaded as they have eight players in the top 100 prospects in baseball We are all fully aware of the hit that came to the Braves’ farm system this offseason and for many, that pain is still far too real. However, that does not mean that the Braves are, for now at least, bereft of talent in the minor leagues. Quite on the contrary actually as the team still has loads of talent, especially in terms of pitching side, and a large portion of that talent will be at Double-A or Triple-A next season. This was...

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