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Talking Chop Podcast Episode 32: John Coppolella, A.J. Pierzynski's ‘retirement’ and Matt Kemp

Carlos Collazo is back and we tackle a bunch of topics on this week’s show.

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MLB: Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

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?

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