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TalkingChop Oct 13, 2018
Braves News: Nick Markakis qualifying offer, Ozzie Albies’ development and more

Braves News: Nick Markakis qualifying offer, Ozzie Albies’ development and more

Atlanta Braves News Braves not planning on extending qualifying offer to Nick Markakis, per report The offseason hasn’t really gotten in gear for the Atlanta Braves yet but a report suggests that the team is not planning on extending a qualifying offer to outfielder Nick Markakis. Braves confident in Ozzie Albies’ development Ozzie Albies slumped down the stretch but Brian Snitker and the Braves have complete confidence in his ability as a player. “I have every confidence, and I think everybody does, in him as a player,” Snitker said. “He’s got the skill set. It’s sometimes...

Braves confident in Ozzie Albies’ development

As the Braves surged in the second half, their second baseman was a borderline offensive liability.
For Braves, this winter is chance to join MLB’s upper class

For Braves, this winter is chance to join MLB’s upper class

Ronald Acuna and Ozzie Albies stood over the dugout railing at the conclusion of Game 4, watching the Dodgers celebrate on the SunTrust Park infield.
TalkingChop Oct 8, 2018
Ozzie Albies jumps up in the lineup for NLDS Game 4

Ozzie Albies jumps up in the lineup for NLDS Game 4

The diminutive dynamo finds himself back in the second slot, while Tyler Flowers will catch Folty. As far as intangibles go, the hardest part of any playoff series is to shift momentum in a meaningful way. Following last night’s nail-biting win over the Dodgers, we will have a chance to see if the momentum will enthusiastically swing in the Braves’ favor, or if last night was just a blip. Ronald Acuña and Freddie Freeman did their part to get Atlanta’s offense back on track last night, and they reside in their usual lineup spots for Game 4 of the NLDS. Here is how Snitker will fill...
TalkingChop Oct 8, 2018
Braves survive with 6-5 win over Dodgers

Braves survive with 6-5 win over Dodgers

Ronald Acuna and Freddie Freeman both homered to help the Braves to a 6-5 win over the Dodgers. The NLDS will continue on Monday after the Atlanta Braves delivered a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 to avoid elimination. Held scoreless for the first 19 innings of the series, the Braves finally broke through in the second against Walker Buehler. Nick Markakis worked a leadoff walk to get things started. That walk was the first by Atlanta hitter in the series. Buehler answered right back and struck out Johan Camargo and Kurt Suzuki. Ozzie Albies followed with a soft single to...
TalkingChop Oct 1, 2018
Braves’ bench decisions hinge on the health of Dansby Swanson

Braves’ bench decisions hinge on the health of Dansby Swanson

Swanson’s health will help determine the rest of the Braves’ bench composition for the playoffs. While the Braves have a number of question marks on the pitching side of their postseason roster, their lineup and bench is clearer. There are decisions to be made though and the biggest may have to do with who is available from a physical standpoint. Lineup Locks: (Tyler Flowers/Kurt Suzuki, Freddie Freeman, Ozzie Albies, Johan Camargo, Ronald Acuña Jr. Ender Inciarte, Nick Markakis) No surprises here as this has been the core of the team’s lineup for the better part of the season....
TalkingChop Sep 25, 2018
Atlanta Braves 2018 Minor League Review: Shortstop

Atlanta Braves 2018 Minor League Review: Shortstop

The shortstop position provides a lot of glove first players with solid contact abilities. There are a couple of standouts in Riley Delgado and AJ Graffanino. The Braves were flush with SS prospects not too long ago, but after Dansby Swanson and Ozzie Albies both graduated, the system was bound to take a hit. There isn’t a single SS in the Braves top 30, though there are 1 or 2 that could eventually make the list. Fortunately that doesn’t mean that there aren’t quality players in the system. While there might not be high end talent, there’s certainly some solid depth. Alex...
www.bostonherald.com Sep 22, 2018
LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for wins record

LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for wins record

A look at whats happening around the majors today:BRAVES BASH?The Atlanta Braves can clinch their first NL East title since 2013 by beating Philadelphia at SunTrust Park. Sparked by Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the Baby Braves moved closer to the division crown with a 6-5 win over the Phillies on Friday night.The Braves are skipping Sean Newcombs spot, moving up Mike Foltynewicz (11-10, 2.90 ERA) to face Jake Arrieta (10-9, 3.77 ERA). Newcomb has a 7.44 ERA over his last seven starts, endangering his place in the possible playoff rotation after he spent much of the season as one of...
www.bostonherald.com Sep 22, 2018
Braves move to brink of division title, beat Phillies 6-5

Braves move to brink of division title, beat Phillies 6-5

ATLANTA — The Baby Braves are all grown up.Its almost time to celebrate.With another gutty performance that pushed Atlanta to the brink of its first NL East title since 2013, the Braves bounced back from Ronald Acuna Jr.s defensive blunder with a five-run seventh inning that carried them past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Friday night.Ozzie Albies sparked the comeback with a two-run homer and Johan Camargo finished it off with a two-out, two-run single, giving the youthful Braves a chance to celebrate as soon as Saturday afternoon with one more victory over the second-place Phillies.Man,...

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