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Series Preview: Marlins, August 31 – September 2

I’m not going to sit here and recap the Yankees series. You were there. You saw it. It was nothing short of horrendous. Let’s just move on. With our wounds still fresh, the Braves are now set to again face

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Series Preview: Yankees, August 28-30

After being swept by the Padres and the Cubs, then losing 2 of 3 to the Rockies, Braves fans needed yesterday’s one-day reprieve from baseball. Over the last ten games we’ve managed to score only 2.8 runs per game while

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Series Preview: Padres, August 17-19

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As I was beginning to write this, Cameron Maybin delivered a tenth-inning walkoff home run to give the Braves a 2 to 1 win in both the game and the series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The walkoff came after a

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Series Preview: D’backs, August 14 – 16

After riding high from a series win against the Marlins, the Braves got a stern reminder from the Tampa Bay Rays that they are not actually a very good team of baseballers. The first game Atlanta showed off their potent

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Series Preview: Phillies, July 30 – August 2

We’re through the first 100 games of the season and things aren’t looking too great for our Braves. Over the first 50 games the Braves played .500 baseball thanks to an offense that was scoring just over 4 runs per

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Series Preview: Rockies, July 9-12

Your author is currently out in the mountains of Colorado for work, and today the Braves baseball team will be joining me to do some work themselves. This series against the Rockies will complete a 10 game stretch in which

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Series Preview: vs Nationals, June 23-25

The last time the Braves faced the Nationals, the Braves had a .500 record that defied expectations and the Nationals were a game under .500 with a record that also defied expectations. About a month later, the Nats have finally

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Series Preview: Diamondbacks, June 1-3

Hello friends. This is my first Series Preview™ since we started adding header images, and let me just tell you this blogger is quite excited. We now feature a pretty header image at the top and a fancy infographic at

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Series Preview: Brewers, May 21-24

As I’m writing this the Braves are wrapping up their series against the Rays, during which they lost to a guy in the bottom 15  in ERA but won against a guy in the top 15. Williams Perez managed to strike

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Batted Balls and Better Data Part II

Imagine a batter hits a long fly ball that’s destined for the right field seats only for the outfielder on the other team to clear the wall and rob him of his home run. In traditional stat sheets, this is

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