10:37 AM EDT, Thu October 18, 2018
15 hours ago

Atlanta Braves 2018 top 125 prospects: 51-75

The Atlanta Braves put together an amazing 2018 season, but there is still plenty in the farm system. This is the top 125 prospects in a very deep, loaded system! In October of 2015, I put together my first Atlanta Braves top 100 prospect list. At the time, it was an incredibly challenging undertaking to […] Atlanta Braves 2018 top 125 prospects: 51-75 - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

Atlanta Braves Afternoon Chop: we embrace Jonny Hustle

So do the Braves want Manny Machado? After last night, their interest level could change. The Atlanta Braves don’t “need” a third baseman this off-season. They need a corner outfielder, a catcher, maybe a frontline pitcher and bullpen help. They can continue to work well enough with the pieces they already have assembled for the […] Atlanta Braves Afternoon Chop: we embrace Jonny Hustle - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2018

Atlanta Braves 2018 top 125 prospects: 76-100

The Atlanta Braves put together an amazing 2018 season, but there is still plenty in the farm system. This is the top 125 prospects in a very deep, loaded system! In October of 2015, I put together my first Atlanta Braves top 100 prospect list. At the time, it was an incredibly challenging undertaking to […] Atlanta Braves 2018 top 125 prospects: 76-100 - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2018

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: interpreting GM Speak

The announcement on Brian Snitker’s extension as Braves’ manager was the main topic of today’s presser.  It wasn’t the only topic. The Atlanta Braves held a rare news conference today to let everyone in on perhaps the worst-kept secret of the Alex Anthopoulos era:  that manager Brian Snitker would be retained and retained on a […] Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: interpreting GM Speak - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

Atlanta Braves 2018/2019 top 125 prospects: 101-125

The Atlanta Braves put together an amazing 2018 season, but there is still plenty in the farm system. This is the top 125 prospects in a very deep, loaded system! In October of 2015, I put together my first Atlanta Braves top 100 prospect list. At the time, it was an incredibly challenging undertaking to […] Atlanta Braves 2018/2019 top 125 prospects: 101-125 - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

Braves Extend Snitker

As expected, the Braves will continue to operate under the direction of Brian Snitker The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have extended Brian Snitker with a two year contract extension that includes a club option for the 2021 season. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Braves officially announced the Snit extension – Two years […] Braves Extend Snitker - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2018

Atlanta Braves Sunday Chop: awaiting staffing decisions

The first step in this off-season starts at the top.  And changes may indeed be coming shortly. In his first post-season discussion with the media about his future, Brian Snitker expressed confidence that the Atlanta Braves would most likely address his status by the end of the week. We’re there now… and accordingly, there is […] Atlanta Braves Sunday Chop: awaiting staffing decisions - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2018

Atlanta Braves: Is there an ace in cards?

Sure: the Braves are loaded with pitching.  Yet something still feels like it’s missing, even viewed from that vault. The focus throughout the Atlanta Braves’ painful rebuild was about pitching, because as the old adage goes “you can never have too much pitching.” While that certainly might be true, a team (most of the time) […] Atlanta Braves: Is there an ace in cards? - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2018

Atlanta Braves 2018 Season Review: July

With the completion of the 2018 Atlanta Braves season, we will look back at the ups and downs of the year. The 2018 season for the Atlanta Braves was more than any fan could have expected in spring training. Even as the season did not end with a World Series title, returning to the playoffs […] Atlanta Braves 2018 Season Review: July - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2018

Atlanta Braves organization receives 6 MILBY nominations

Each season, Minor League Baseball’s website has awards termed the MILBY’s. This year, the Atlanta Braves organization is up for six of the awards. The Atlanta Braves have built up an impressive farm system and received plenty of recognition for that. That includes the annual MILBY awards, which the Braves are nominated for six awards […] Atlanta Braves organization receives 6 MILBY nominations - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2018

The Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: budget estimates for 2019

The Braves have money to be spent in 2019.  We have been assured the payroll would be increased as the time became right to do so.  It’s time. The timing for the Atlanta Braves could only be better this off-season if they were also getting a new TV contract in place.  We’ll have to wait […] The Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: budget estimates for 2019 - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

Atlanta Braves: My week as Braves GM

For any Atlanta Braves fan, the moment would be incredible. The opportunity to take over the reigns of your favorite squad for just one day in the offseason. What if it happened? First off, this piece is fiction. Sort of. The players and moves mentioned are the moves I would love to see happen for […] Atlanta Braves: My week as Braves GM - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

Atlanta Braves are moving into a contending mode

How would you pursue off-season team-building?  How is this different when moving from ‘rebuilding’ mode to ‘contending’ mode? Yesterday, I was speculating on the idea of having the Atlanta Braves add Yasmani Grandal or Wilson Ramos as the frontline catcher to pair with Tyler Flowers. There’s more that will need to be done to lift […] Atlanta Braves are moving into a contending mode - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

Atlanta Braves 2018 season review: June

With the completion of the 2018 Atlanta Braves season, we will look back at the ups and downs of the year. The 2018 season for the Atlanta Braves was more than any fan could have expected in spring training. Even as the season did not end with a World Series title, returning to the playoffs […] Atlanta Braves 2018 season review: June - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 11, 2018

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: fetching more catching

Now that the reality has set in that the end of the 2018 season has happened, it really is time to start wondering about what the Braves are doing behind the plate. In 2017, Atlanta Braves‘ catchers led all of baseball in production with a fangraphs’ WAR of 4.9 and a runs-created score of 119 […] Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: fetching more catching - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More