Tag Archives: Atlanta Braves

How does Dallas Keuchel lead pitchers in Defensive Runs Saved?

Keuchel has a history of outstanding defensive work and 2019 is no exception.

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What makes Mike Soroka and Max Fried so good?

The NL East-leading Braves have two guys with nasty pitches.

Turbulent Times for Atlanta’s “Every Fifth Day” Rotation

Spring Training hasn’t been good to the Braves. Doctors determined that both Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy would need to undergo their second Tommy John surgeries. While acting quickly to bring Ervin Santana into the fold will soften the blow considerably, these injuries have exposed a severe lack of depth in the team’s rotation. Those depth […]

Freddie Freeman Picking Up His Teammates

The Atlanta Braves have arguably the best defensive shortstop in all of baseball in Andrelton Simmons. The slick-fielding 23-year-old leads MLB in Defensive Runs Saved with 39 in 2013, more than double Pedro Florimon, who is second among shortstops with 18. However, Simmons is not the only 23-year-old in the Braves infield who is showing […]