Photo via YouTube/Major League Baseball On Monday night against the Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres' infielder Fernando Tatis Jr. made headlines, but not for the reason some would expect. With San Diego leading 10-3, Tatis smacked his first career grand slam. The blast came on a 3-0 count off Texas' Juan Nicasio. After the game, Rangers’ manager Chris Woodward was upset with … [Read more...] about Column: Tatis and Baseball Deserve Better
Photo via YouTube/Fox Sports South During Monday night's series finale against the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves' starting pitcher Mike Soroka tore his Achilles’ tendon coming off the mound to cover first base on a grounder. In slow motion, one could visibly see his right leg “vibrate”. Soroka was unable to put any weight on the leg, and had to be carried off the field by the … [Read more...] about Who Takes Soroka’s Spot in Braves’ Rotation?
Photo via YouTube Andruw Jones was born on April 23, 1977, in the capital city of Willemstad on the Caribbean island nation of Curacao. Curaçao is an island located in the Caribbean; it’s 171 square miles in size, with a population of approximately 150,000. With six current Major League Baseball players who call the island home, that’s one Major Leaguer for every 25,000 … [Read more...] about How Andruw Jones Transformed the Nation of Curacao
Photo via YouTube/Fox Sports South After Mike Foltynewicz’s first and only start in 2020, he was designated for assignment (DFA) by the Atlanta Braves. What that means is he is no longer on the Braves' 40-man roster. Players with more than three years of Major League service time or who have been previously outrighted may reject the outright assignment in favor of free … [Read more...] about What it Means: Mike Foltynewicz Clears Waivers
Photo via YouTube/Fox Sports South Atlanta Braves' infielder Dansby Swanson is currently signed through the 2020 season for $3.15 million. The former Vanderbilt star and No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, Swanson is the latest in the Atlanta’s long line of defensive wizards at shortstop. But what he brings to the lineup from the shortstop position … [Read more...] about Why Dansby Swanson Needs to Stay in Atlanta