Episode 32 of the Talking Chop Podcast is upon us and old pal Carlos Collazo joins the proceedings. Atlanta Braves-centric topics include the following:
- The Rome Braves are champions. We break it down.
- Mallex Smith is back and Rio Ruiz (almost) made his debut
- A.J. Pierzynski’s bizarro “retirement”
- Braves GM John Coppolella did a Twitter Q&A and provided a bunch of interesting answers. We talked about a few.
- Freddie Freeman is a new father and an awesome baseball player
- Which off-the radar prospects could make MLB by the end of 2017?
- To platoon, or not to platoon with Rio Ruiz... that is the question
- Brian Snitker has the Braves playing good baseball. Is he a legitimate managerial candidate for 2017 and beyond?