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Braves face Dodgers with old and new

The Braves have a strange little team. They are kind of in a rebuild but in an effort to bring fans to their new park they added a slew of veterans who might or might not be around by August 1st. Bartolo Colon is gone, and strange enough the Dodgers will face him Monday Night …

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Ryan Zimmerman owns April

Last year Ryan Zimmerman looked like a 1st baseman who needed to find a bench. He was the weakest link on the Nationals but his manager continued to bat him 4th or 5th in the lineup. Does that sound familiar? Fast forward to May 1st, 2017, and you will find that Ryan Zimmerman just had …

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MLB Network Top 100 show

You can make light of how MLB Network comes up with their top 100, but it is still a fun show to watch. With the Red/Angel game blacked out for us in Los Angeles they showed the 2017 Top 100 countdown. Kershaw came in 2nd, and Mike Trout won for the fourth year in a …

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Joey Votto – best player on a bad team in the NL?

Joey Votto has been one of the best hitters in baseball for almost a decade but in those ten years, his team has had limited success. ¬†Only three times have they won at least 81 games and most of the time are out of the pennant race by August 19th, just as they are this …

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Atlanta Braves series preview – Hot, muggy, and buggy

The Braves are currently 60 – 57, flaying around for a post season spot. They entered August and promptly lost their first five games, before righting the ship and taking two of three from the Nationals.¬† Since their hot 17 – 8 April start, the Braves are just 43 – 49, hardly the stuff of …

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