Lebowski

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  • joined Apr 10, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
  • posts 27
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Zips Projections

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They're pretty bullish on Chipper, but I can see how he's a lot like good old Pinky Higgins.

MLB blackout policy under attack

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http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/mlb-blackout-policy-under-attack-in-the-courts/ Fangraphs article about the MLB blackout policy. Being from Iowa, which is blacked out to 6 teams, this blackout crap drives me bonkers. I hope some changes are made.

Atlanta Braves Top 15 Prospects (2012-13)

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FanGraphs top 15 Braves Prospects http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/atlanta-braves-top-15-prospects-2012-13/

Q & A with KJ from fangraphs

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The $ quote- DL: You were originally with the Atlanta Braves. Coming up through their system, was a specific hitting philosophy espoused, or did they mostly let guys be themselves? KJ: There was no philosophy, that I [saw]. I felt like it was more, for them, either you can do it or you can’t Sounds like a great approach by TP. http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/qa-kelly-johnson-sabermetrically-savvy-fa/

Nate had surgery out 6 weeks

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ajcbraves David O'Brien #Braves McLouth underwent sports hernia surgery yesterday in Philly. expected recovery time is six weeks. Not ruling out return this season. I didn't know it was bad enough for surgery. I do know that hernias can be tough to recover from though.

Fangraphs follow up on Venters

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He is good at pitching baseballs.

How Talking Chop ranks in the Baseball Blog world

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I saw this over at a great blog called Black Heart Gold Pants, Looks like Talking Chop is #10 in ALL baseball related blogs. We're behind 3 team blogs. 2 are from New York and I've never heard of them, but the 3rd team is the Twins. We are the only team to have 2 showings in the top ten as DOB is only one spot right above us... I'm calling it now, Gondeee is taking his job next season.

Fangraphs on Kimbrel and Venters

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Watching the exploits of Atlanta’s dynamic duo – Jonny Venters and Craig Kimbrel – reminds me of another former 1-2 punch that was dominating during its time. Duane Ward and Tom Henke ruled high-leverage situations for the Toronto Blue Jays, and it was their success that helped the club win back-to-back World Series championships in 1992 and 1993. Just forecasting dominance...not a big deal. h/t www.fangraphs.com

Yahoo on GSP and his weight cut

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Should get up to 192 on fight night.

RSF in scouting the sally

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I was a little surprised that Mike called RSF a poor athlete. But, I've never seen the kid so what do I know. Anyways, looking forward to more insight from Mike Newman over the course of the season, thanks Mike! Also, am I the only one that thinks Right Said Fred when they see RSF in print?

Looks like Teheran will be okey-dokey

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Some of us were freaked out by reports of an injury to our stud ace. DOB says he's going to live and that he's ready to see some action. H/T Dave O'Brien

Heyward, Stanton, and 20 year-old studs

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If you're like me, you'll read just about anything Braves related in the off season. h/t www.fangraphs.com

Small Piece on Freddie Freeman From FanGraphs

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Not much to it, but in the off season I'll read about anything Braves related.

Our Amatuer Signing Bonuses

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This was on mlbtraderumors.com, we're dead last in mlb. Does that mean we're spending our money wisely on more proven talent?

We're going streaking!

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Big League Stew article on our ROY.

We moved up to #7 in the Power Rankings

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7. Atlanta Braves SBN Blog: Talking Chop 2010 record: 7-5 Last week's rank: 8 He's clutch too! After the Braves were no-hit by Ubaldo Jimenez, Jason Heyward lifted fans spirits the following night with a walk-off single. No word on whether he'll also be replacing the injured Jo-Jo Reyes in the bullpen.

DOB Tweet

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The window didn't break after a Heyward bomb? So... I'm guessing the ball broke like an egg then?

Andruw Jones to the White Sox

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I wish him the best of luck, enjoyed him as a Brave.

Everything you ever wanted to know about OPS+

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Don't know if anyone cares, but it's kind of interesting and explained well. !GO BRAVES! http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Everything-you-always-wanted-to-know-about-OPS-?urn=mlb,204667

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