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Battery Power Emergency Podcast: Braves Extend Austin Riley for a Decade

All the perspectives after Austin Riley makes Atlanta his home for the next decade.

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In the midst of Trade Deadline season, the Atlanta Braves decided they would continue to make their future a bit more fun as Austin Riley agreed to a 10-year extension with the Braves.

Eric Cole, Stephen Tolbert, and Shawn Coleman took to the airwaves in a special “emergency podcast” edition of the Battery Power Podcast to discuss all the different perspectives of the extension.

  • Initial reactions to Riley signing the largest deal in franchise history.
  • Were there any expectations Riley would be this special this early in his career?
  • What has made him elite in such a short amount of time?
  • The Braves arguably now have the best offensive core in baseball for the foreseeable future
  • How much of a steal is the extension compared to Riley’s potential production?
  • Plus, who could be next in line for an extension.

Stephen and Eric also share there thoughts on re-acquiring Ehire Adrianza, and on what the Braves could do at the trade deadline on Tuesday. Hope you Enjoy!

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