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Friday, November 09, 2012

Braves Journal: Where Do We Go From Here? 2012.2 The Post-Chipper Offense

So, I wrote this thing for the guys over at Mac’s old Braves Journal haunts…

Rickey! the difference between kangaroos and Zoras Posted: November 09, 2012 at 10:25 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rickey! the difference between kangaroos and Zoras Posted: November 09, 2012 at 11:27 AM (#4298833)
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   2. DA Baracus, Braves Travel Agent Posted: November 09, 2012 at 11:55 AM (#4298862)
Your Prado/Fransisco/Gattis plan could work, but I'm not high on bouncing a player around the field like that. Players like consistency. However Prado is a player who could pull it off.

Prado to 3B full time.
Actual LF in LF. (As I've said before, I'd do Uggla for Soriano without hesitation.)
Uggla in a box on Memorial.
CF, I don't know. I'd like to re-sign Bourn but I don't see it happening. I will be stunned if they sign Hamilton, big free agents isn't Wren's way, even with a ton of money off the books. I'd rather they trade for someone young(ish). But who's available?
   3. aberg Posted: November 09, 2012 at 12:44 PM (#4298920)
Denard Span might be available for something like Delgado or Minor. Strength for Strength trade.
   4. Rickey! the difference between kangaroos and Zoras Posted: November 09, 2012 at 12:52 PM (#4298931)
Denard Span might be available for something like Delgado or Minor. Strength for Strength trade.


Span solves CF (and you'd have to chip in a minor prospect to get Minor or Delgado.) He doesn't solve the LF/3B tango. Now, if you wanted to make it bigger and send over Span & Willingham, that would get you your pick of Minor/Delgado and something else thrown in to even it out, I'm sure.)
   5. DA Baracus, Braves Travel Agent Posted: November 09, 2012 at 01:01 PM (#4298943)
I'd do Span for Delgado. A known nothing special for an unknown nothing special. Minor, I'd have to think about. I don't trust his 2nd half but if the changes in his game the broadcasters said he made are legit (I don't spend anytime thinking about Mike Minor so I don't know how legit their claims are), I think I would prefer to keep him.
   6. The Yankee Clapper Posted: November 09, 2012 at 01:58 PM (#4299029)
Still too much treacle, self-pity and sentiment. And hope.

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