Friday, June 5, 2020

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

Atlanta Braves Prospects: Ronald Acuna

In March, named the Braves farm system as the second best in baseball. The Braves have many well-known and documented prospects currently developing in their farm system. Atlanta’s minor league affiliates are littered with top prospects like Ozzie Albies, Dansby Swanson, and Sean Newcomb. While many Braves fans inevitably know all of these players, there is a certain outfielder...

Major League Baseball needs to do away with fan voting for the All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game
Fan voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been an off and on tradition since 1933. In the new age of baseball statistics and analytics, it is time that Major League Baseball moves on from a fan-selected starting lineup.

Expansion 42: The only way to fix the rivalries

It would require a lot of change, but expansion to 42 teams fixes everything.

Looking ahead: 2018 MLB rookies in fantasy baseball

Elijah Huebner looks forward to the best probable fantasy rookies in the 2018 MLB season.

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, Let’s Talk about Heartbreak

Instead of sulking in sports heartbreak this Valentine's Day, it might be best to start embracing the comedic tragedy of errors that are Atlanta sports.

Braves Spring Training start doesn’t deter potential

Lurking at the bottom of the standings isn't the start you would hope for a team with more potential. The Atlanta Braves haven't given much reason to believe they'll be better in 2017 than the way they finished in 2016 in Spring Training based on record alone. But here's why there's no reason to worry yet while exploring some...

Finishing Touches to the Braves Rebuild

The Braves are currently 12-34, and fans are questioning what the next step is. They are currently in the process of a massive rebuild, and they should be nearing the end. They currently have just two players on the current roster that were with the team in 2014 (Freddie Freeman and Julio Teheran), and you would think that they are done...
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