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Daily Hammer Podcast: Awards Season has Arrived

Thursday confirmed that the Braves will be well represented during the MLB awards season.

MLB: OCT 14 NLDS Braves at Phillies Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

As the 2022 World Series begins on Friday, this week as been exciting for many MLB teams and players off the field as the finalists for many MLB awards have been announced. And, as expected, the Braves are well represented, especially when it comes to position players. On Thursday, Spencer Strider, Austin Riley, and several others learned they could earn some fun hardware in the coming weeks, including awards that are voted on by their peers. It is a well-deserved outcome after another outstanding year for several Braves.

Shawn Coleman looks at several Braves Topics for Friday:

  • Spencer Strider named Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year
  • Austin Riley, Ronald Acuna Jr. among Braves nominated in MLBPA Player’s Choice Awards
  • Riley and several Braves were also announced as finalists for the NL Silver Slugger Awards
  • Could Dansby Swanson’s pricetag not be as high as many project?
  • The Braves have already explored a few creative ideas to move on from Marcell Ozuna.

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