A make or break year for a baseball player isn’t always one that sees them going into free agency. It’s also one that changes perceptions placed on a player after a couple of inconsistent or down years. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2015: Top-5 Players Facing A Make Or Break Season In 2015”
Wanna know how my day started? Here, I’ll show you: Continue reading “Atlanta Braves Change Course, Now What?”
The Atlanta Braves need to sweep (dream scenario) or win (ideal) this weekend’s series against the Washington Nationals if they expect to play in October. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014: The Atlanta Braves Playoff Hopes Hinge On This Weekend’s Series Against The Washington Nationals”
In the National League East things are getting tight in a hurry.
Last season, everyone (myself included) picked the Washington Nationals to run away with this division. Could you blame me? They had a bullpen, a deep lineup, a strong rotation, and the manager to lead them. They were also coming off a season in which they had already won the division, so forgive me for picking the favorites.
But boy did I struggle again this year. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014 Preview: National League East”
Yesterday I reviewed the teams that I thought could have done a little more this past hot stove season. Today I want to discuss the “winners” of the offseason. Lets get right to it. Continue reading “Ranking Major League Baseball’s Offseason Part, 2: The Winners”
Well the writers let their voices be heard regarding their choice for Rookie of the Year in the American and National League this 2012 Major League Baseball season.
In the National League they got it wrong. Continue reading “Major League Baseball Off-Season 2012: Arizona Diamondbacks Wade Miley Should Win The Rookie Of The Year Award, Not Nationals Bryce Harper (Updated)”
In 2010 the Atlanta Braves Jason Heyward and the San Francisco Giants Buster Posey were the headliners for that years rookie class. Continue reading “MLB Spring Training 2012: After Dismal Sophomore Season Is Jason Heyward Or Buster Posey Primed For The Bigger Comeback?”
Atlanta Braves RF, #22, Jason Heyward.
This season is important.
On the broad shoulders of 23-year old Jason Heyward are not just the hopes of an offense. He carries the hopes of a franchise, a city, and a race. He wowed in 2010 with a record setting rookie season. He stumbled a bit in 2011 with some “experts” going as far as saying the Braves may want to consider trading him should he fall flat again a la Jeff Francouer. Word to the wise: talent like this kid has is once in a generation, and this year he’s going to show the baseball world what they have to look forward to for years to come.
I for one can’t wait.