Author: Ben Duronio

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FanGraphs Positional Rankings Recap

The guys over at FanGraphs have projected and ranked each team’s expected performance at each position. The rankings are not only about just the starter, as they factor in the replacements if a starte…

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Twitter Mailbag Q&A

During the offseason, the Braves stated a multitude of times that they would like to go with a four man bench. I am still somewhat skeptical of them actually going forward with that for the majori…

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Braves Trade for Brandon Phillips

Earlier today, the Braves completed a trade for Brandon Phillips. All they gave up was Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo, two relievers who were not expected to contribute to the club. The Reds ar…

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Ender Inciarte’s 2016 Hitting Review

Ender Inciarte had a quality first year with the Braves that has now resulted in a nice five year $30.5m contract for the Venezuelan centerfielder. Thanks to Jason Hanselman (@sandykazmir on twitter) …

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The Case for Brian Dozier

The Dodgers were initially in the midst of heavy trade negotiations with the Twins regarding second baseman Brian Dozier. Dozier hit 40 home runs, stole 18 bases, and had a 5.9 win season in his break…