Russell, Rob and Ben get together to review an entertaining set of wildcard and division series that threw up some upsets and extra-inning marathons. They end with a quick look ahead to the Championship Series and Great Britain’s confirmed WBCRead more
Tag: Atlanta Braves
2022 Playoffs – What if the season finished today?
With around 35 regular season games remaining, let’s look at the playoff situation. As you will recall, the 2022 postseason is a new 12-team format comprising the six division winners and the three wild-card teams for each league. Wild CardRead more
Epic Deadline Day with 29 of the 30 teams making trades. Guess the party pooper?
Here is your five-minute review of the breathless 2022 MLB trade deadline. There is only one place to start and as the great Tim Kurkjian said “you can make a case this is the biggest trade in baseball history.” TheRead more
Episode 281 – Cory Gearrin Joins the Show
Nine-year big leaguer across seven franchises, Cory Gearrin, joins John to talk about his storied career in the bigs and his re-birth as a baseball and mental health guru on Twitter. His path includes a journey through the minors withRead more
Episode 268 – 2022 NL East Preview
In the first of our 2022 season previews, we’re joined by: Ashland of the Mansplaining Baseball Everywhere podcast to chat Braves Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald on the Marlins Anthony DiComo of MLB.com on the Mets Ellen Adair onRead more
30 BOLDish predictions: One for each MLB team
AL WEST Houston Astros Jeremy Pena debuts for the Astros and creates an unstoppable middle-infield pairing with Jose Altuve. Both players hit over .300, and there’s not a single banged trashcan to be heard. Los Angeles Angels Injuries disrupt MikeRead more
After 12 years in Atlanta, is this the time for Freddie Freeman to move to a bigger franchise?
The former Braves first baseman seems like a genuinely nice guy. I tend to root for players rather than teams, and I was definitely pleased when Freddie Freeman got his World Series ring. The 6-foot-5 Adonis has accumulated around 43Read more
Episode 257 – Bye Bye Buster
Darius, Russell and Ben join forces for a post-World Series wrap (was it any good?), some Awards chat (DeGrom for Cy?!) and a brief tribute to Buster Posey (slam dunk Hall of Famer) Listen to “Episode 257 – Bye ByeRead more
It’s a wild, wild, Wild Card race
On Friday, 3 September, the Yankees were a game and a half ahead of the Red Sox in the Wild Card standings and seven games ahead of the Blue Jays, who, let’s be honest, looked out of it. We wereRead more
NL EAST: Early Spring Training Battles
Hot on the heels of the excellent Bat flips and Nerds podcast previewing the NL East, here are a few things we have picked up over the first week of spring training. Atlanta Braves: The fifth rotation spot is upRead more