Episodes
It’s no longer a small sample size for Ronald Acuña Jr. this year and fans are still asking if we’re seeing the worst version of the MVP. Other questions surround the vacancy in the starting rotation and if the Atlanta Braves will look to fill it with a young prospect or through a trade for a veteran. We’ll also preview this weekend’s matchup against the Pirates, which should heavily favor the Braves.
Published 05/24/24
Six pitchers combined for yet another shutout as the Atlanta Braves blanked the Chicago Cubs by a 3-0 score on Thursday en route to a series victory at Wrigley Field.
Published 05/24/24
A night after having all kinds of trouble manufacturing runs, the Atlanta Braves hit three homers and even used a squeeze play to help support Max Fried's brilliant, complete game effort in a 9-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Published 05/23/24
On a good note, the Atlanta Braves are getting plenty of baserunners. But on a bad note, they aren’t able to bring them in. We take a look at everything happening around the league, including a couple of rising young, superstars in Bobby Witt Jr. and Gunner Henderson. Darius Vines is likely to get the ball on Thursday for the Braves in what could be an audition for more starts going forward.
Published 05/23/24
Alex Anthopoulos and the Atlanta Braves were looked at in a funny way when he made the trade for Chris Sale before the season. Sale is making Anthopoulos look like a genius given the high-level performance from Sale as of late...
Published 05/22/24
The Atlanta Braves made some costly mistakes and could not cash in on their chances with runners on base in a 4-3 extra-innings defeat at the hands of the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.
Published 05/22/24
It’s been a rough month for the Atlanta Braves offense, but signs are trending in the right direction for a breakout. The Braves split a double-header on Monday against the Padres, but it took an uncharacteristically bad outing from Joe Jiménez to cost them game one. However, the schedule is about to get easier and the Braves are hopefully going to get healthier real soon.
Published 05/21/24
The dominance of Chris Sale and some timely offense helped the Atlanta Braves avoid dropping both ends of a doubleheader and being swept in a four-game series by the San Diego Padres in the process.
Published 05/21/24
The Atlanta Braves had one of the roughest weekends in recent memory as the offense can’t seem to snap out of its funk. Better days are coming for this Braves team, but right now they’re becoming difficult to watch on a nightly basis with how they’re underperforming. Things look a lot better down on the farm where Ian Mejia continued his great start to 2024 by throwing a 7-inning no-hitter!
Published 05/20/24
The Atlanta Braves were unable to find the big hits they needed to support Max Fried in a 3-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Friday at Truist Park.
Published 05/18/24
While the Atlanta Braves are still searching for consistency at the plate, the San Diego Padres are looking for consistency with winning. Javier Reyes of Locked on Padres joins the show to break down everything happening between the Braves and Padres four-game series. We’ll discuss the pitching matchups and which team is heading in a better direction. Will the Padres be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline?
Published 05/17/24
We've seen the Atlanta Braves fall back in the NL East before, but can this team recover and win their 7th straight division title? Other questions in this mailbag podcast are about the struggles of the offense, Ian Anderson, and the impact of the new coaches.
Published 05/17/24
The Atlanta Braves have had their struggles to begin 2024, but they’ve still managed to rack up the wins. In the eyes of many around baseball though, the Braves have slipped from the pack of the elite teams at the top. We’ll also discuss the latest injury news for Austin Riley and set you up for the weekend series against the San Diego Padres.
Published 05/16/24
The Atlanta Braves have quietly won six of hteir last 7 games but first baseman Matt Olson was loud with a three-run home run in the Braves 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Tenitra Batiste, Grant McCauley, and Maria Martin break down if the Braves are back on track.
Published 05/15/24
Matt Olson homered and drove in four runs as the Atlanta Braves offense enjoyed one of its best days in recent memory and Chris Sale used that to his advantage in a 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday at Truist Park.
Published 05/15/24
The Atlanta Braves get the homestand off to a good start with a 2-0 win on Monday against the Chicago Cubs thanks to Reynaldo López and Zack Short. López has been one of the biggest and best surprises so far for the Braves in 2024, but who else has stepped up big in the early goings? Chris Sale is on that list of good surprises and he takes the mound in game two against the Cubs trying to help the Braves clinch another series win.
Published 05/14/24
It was another night in which the Atlanta Braves pitching staff flexed its collective muscle and made some timelyaCubs by a 2-0 score on Monday at Truist Park, thanks in part to an unlikely hero at the plate.
Published 05/14/24
An Atlanta Braves team that is loaded offensively suddenly looks like one of the best pitching staffs in all of baseball. Charlie Morton, Max Fried, and Bryce Elder were all great over the weekend in New York leading to a series win. On this Minor’s Monday we’ll talk about some of the great pitching performances at the minor league level as well.
Published 05/13/24
The Atlanta Braves showed flashes of the team everyone expected when the season began, slugging three home runs in a four-run third inning rally that propelled them to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets behind Charlie Morton on Friday at Citi Field.
Published 05/11/24
It's been an odd start to 2024 for Ronald Acuña Jr., but at what point should Atlanta Braves fans actually panic? Jake answers over 20 questions in this mailbag episode covering a wide range of topics such as Chris Sale's changes of winning a Cy Young and when we could see AJ Smith-Shawver in the bullpen. At the end od the episode, Jake also takes comments and questions for those able to join live.
Published 05/10/24
In the course of a year, Marcell Ozuna has gone from a player on the verge of getting let go to the best offensive player on the team. Ozuna’s two home runs and Chris Sale’s revenge performance against the Boston Red Sox lead the Braves to a 5-0 win. Now the Braves get set to hit the road to try to get their own revenge against the New York Mets who embarrassed them at home earlier this year.
Published 05/09/24
Marcell Ozuna continued his incredible start to 2024 with a multi-homer performance to back Chris Sale's strong start and the Atlanta Braves finished a two-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 5-0 win at Truist Park on Wednesday.
Published 05/09/24
It wasn’t the outburst offensively we’ve been looking for, but the Atlanta Braves did enough to win 4-2 on Monday night over the Boston Red Sox. Reynaldo López had to work out of a lot of jams but put together another nice outing with Aaron Bummer helping him escape trouble in the sixth. We’ll also take you around the league in this episode and preview Wednesday’s game where Chris Sale will face his old team.
Published 05/08/24
The Atlanta Braves defeated the Boston Red Sox last night 4-2. Jarred Kelenic was able to get his first home run in a Brave uniform. Reynaldo Lopez put together another solid outing...
Published 05/08/24