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FineHamAbounds

  • joined May 27, 2008
  • last login Aug 16, 2014
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McCann and the "Qualifying Offer"

Saw this earlier today: https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/388700856473759744 tl;dr: The qualifying offer this year appears to be at or close to $14.1 million (seriously though, if a tweet...

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Fredi's Bullpen Flowchart

Not sure where this came from, but credit is due. I found it on Twitter a couple minutes ago. I think it goes a long way to explain how Fredi makes his in-game decisions, and why we're all so...

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Off topic, but a little on...

Not really Braves-related, but certainly as baseball-related as my signature. If you don't read XKCD and you're at least a little bit computer/pop culture/science/internet nerd, you should. Anyway,...

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Tommy Hanson switches agents to Scott Boras

Hanson's old agency had some personnel issues, so he went and found himself a new one. From mlbtraderumors: http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2010/07/tommy-hanson-switches-to-scott-boras.html Let me...

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Keith Law on Mike Minor

I actually got a question through in Keith Law's chat Wednesday, and got an encouraging answer. Hope this  trend continues and our often-panned 1st round pick of a "low ceiling guy" ends up better...

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David O'Brien just won't let it die...

  Per DOB via mlbtraderumors.com: Dave O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution passed along a text message (via Twitter) from Johnny Damon about the possibility of joining the Braves: "I hope....

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World Series

I find myself in the odd position of rooting for the Phillies. The only way that could have happened is if they were playing the Yankees, and lo and behold... That said, I hope they either sweep...

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Yankees/Twins and Chip Caray's man crush

Did anyone else watch this game? I dislike the Yanks as much as the next guy, but I have to take issue with Chip Caray's serious man-crush on Derek Jeter. Every other sentence out of his mouth made...

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New Helmets

OK, I'm sure they protect the ol' noggin a little better, but could you imagine someone like Chipper ever donning one of these? Or worse yet, a smaller guy like Kris Medlen?  Yikes. Sorry, but D...

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Something we've forgotten...

Last offseason, when we picked up Mark Kotsay, I seem to recall that there was an important discourse about the state of the team, the look of our roster, and the face the team puts forth to it' s...

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So, we need a LF, right?

I'm sure this has been beaten to death, but here's my take in order of preference, with a possible darkhorse thrown in for good measure. 1) Adam Dunn:  He'll hit 40 homers, and walk 115 times. ...

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