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Atlanta Braves News: Third base, starting rotation and more

Third base is still a problem, who will be in the starting rotation and the Marlins are listening on offers for two young stars.

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Third base remains problem for Braves despite impressive legacy

Chipper Jones retired in 2012 and the Braves still haven’t found a good replacement for him at third base.

What will the Atlanta Braves’ rotation look like on opening day?

Our roundtable series continues with a closer look at the rotation and who might be in line to be part of it on opening day. If you missed our other roundtable posts you can find those here and here.

Bowman Inbox: Who will Braves target next offseason?

Despite an abundance of arms advancing towards the majors,’s Mark Bowman writes that there is still reason to believe that the Braves will pursue a top-of-the-rotation arm before the start of the 2019 season.


Rockies sign Wade Davis to 3-year deal

The Colorado Rockies continue to strengthen their bullpen with the addition of former Cubs closer Wade Davis. The deal is reportedly three years and $52 million. That gives Davis the highest average annual value for a reliever ever at $17.33 million. The deal also includes a $15 million vesting option for 2020.

Marlins laying groundwork for Yelich and Realmuto trades

FanRag’s Jon Heyman reports that the Marlins have begun “laying the groundwork” for possible trades involving outfielder Christian Yelich and catcher J.T. Realmuto. While they are listening to offers, the asking price remains extremely high as Joe Frisaro puts it, the Marlins are looking for a “huge overpay.”

Grant Brisbee presents Grant Brisbee’s 10 favorite Grant Brisbee articles from 2017

If you enjoy Grant’s writing like me, then here is best work from 2017.

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