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  • 2022 Braves position evaluations: Left field

    2022 Braves position evaluations: Left field

    I’ve completed the Braves infield, so now it’s time to look at the team’s group of outfielders, starting with left field. Be sure to check out where Atlanta’s left field stands among the rest of MLB, as FanGraphs put out its left field positional power rankings on Thursday. Also, in case you’ve missed this series […]

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  • 2022 Braves position evaluations: Shortstop

    2022 Braves position evaluations: Shortstop

    My positional evaluation series has now moved to perhaps the most important position in the infield, shortstop. Be sure to check out FanGraphs shortstop positional power rankings post from Wednesday. You can also take a gander at the positions I’ve covered so far… Catcher First base Second base Third base Shortstop Last season’s results Individually, […]

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  • 2022 Braves position evaluations: Third base

    2022 Braves position evaluations: Third base

    My Braves position evaluation series continues today with third base. Be sure to check out what has been covered thus far… Catcher First base Second base Third base Last season’s results After literally bringing up the rear during 2020’s shortened season in third base production (ranked 30th in 3B WAR with -0.6), the Braves finished […]

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  • 2022 Braves position evaluations: Second base

    2022 Braves position evaluations: Second base

    Tuesday, March 29, 2022 -Clint Manry The series continues as we move on to the Braves second base position. Here’s what has been covered so far… Catcher First base Second base Last season’s results Like the most-recent position covered in this series so far, first base, the Braves keystone spot last season was comprised of […]

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  • 2022 Braves position evaluations: First base

    2022 Braves position evaluations: First base

    Tuesday, March 29, 2022 -Clint Manry On Monday FanGraphs started its annual positional rankings series, beginning with catcher. Just hours later, here at Braves Farm, I did my own evaluation of the Braves catching situation. Today I’ll move on to first base. First base Last season’s results Thanks to 159 games from former franchise icon […]

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  • Braves are “mild” favorites according to FanGraphs’ ZiPS projections

    Braves are “mild” favorites according to FanGraphs’ ZiPS projections

    Thursday, February 3, 2022 -Clint Manry I’m a little late, but with essentially nothing going on in the world of baseball due to a lockout, there’s really no rush with these types of things. Back on Monday, FanGraphs’ Dan Szymborski started his annual release of the latest ZiPS standings projections, beginning with the National League. […]

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  • Last night was fun, but the Braves pitching must tighten up when it matters

    Last night was fun, but the Braves pitching must tighten up when it matters

    Thursday, August 12, 2021 -Clint Manry There’s no shame in wanting to simply hold on to Wednesday night’s exciting walk-off win over the Reds, in which the Braves jumped out to a strong lead early, lost said lead, and then proceeded to fight its way back in the 11th inning via a three-run homer off […]

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  • Braves make strides in post-deadline ZiPS playoff projections

    Braves make strides in post-deadline ZiPS playoff projections

    It may surprise you, but the Braves did really well during this year’s MLB trade deadline. According to ZiPS at FanGraphs, Atlanta experienced the second-largest bump in its overall playoff chances, going from 11.4% up to 18.1% immediately following the team’s many trades, a positive difference only bested by the Yankees who went from 36.4% […]

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