Mark Melancon

Atlanta Braves #36 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 03/28/85
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Starting Nine: Bold predictions for Braves at spring training


The Braves will add a new starting third baseman, Bryse Wilson leaves camp with a rotation spot and Ender Inciarte’s run comes to an end 

Now what? Rounding out the Braves’ 2021 roster


With Ozuna re-entering the fold, the Braves can now focus on the fringes of their roster

No one should be happier about Marcell Ozuna’s return than Freddie Freeman


With the four-year deal to lock up Ozuna, attention now turns to reaching an extension with the reigning NL MVP

Starting Nine: As it stands, the NL East’s best at each position


Report date closing is in and the Braves are heading toward spring training with an incomplete roster, but as it stands, this is the division’s top team at each position 

The Purple Row staff reflects on some of our favorite Nolan Arenado memories


There are many memories from the eight years of No. 28

If the Rockies are selling, the Braves should target Trevor Story


If the Colorado Rockies are in full sale mode, could Trevor Story be a sensible target for Atlanta?

J.T. Realmuto doesn’t make the Phillies contenders, but it gets them closer


Work remains to compete in the ultra tough NL East.

MLB Roundup 1/25: Yankees trade for Jameson Taillon


And one of the top relievers comes off the board.

Braves keeping tabs on closer’s market, per report


As the Braves continue to find ways to improve, it seems an area of focus once again is the bullpen.

Learning to love life in a buyer’s market


The Phillies will eventually do something...probably

Are we being too hard on the Phillies?


They’re losing ground in the NL East, but there’s still lots of talent available.