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Starting pitching woes, explosive offense highlight Braves’ first half

Starting pitching woes, explosive offense highlight Braves’ first half

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor

September 11, 2020

As the Atlanta Braves progress past the halfway point of the current MLB season, the postseason playing field looks as interesting as ever. However, the Braves have some adjustments to make.

Third base, pitching rotation are the biggest question marks for Braves during spring training

Third base, pitching rotation are the biggest question marks for Braves during spring training

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

After an eventful but arguably lackluster offseason, Atlanta is left with a serious hole to fill at third base. This is a result of the Braves failing to sign All-Star caliber third baseman Josh Donaldson to an extension, which allowed him to receive offers from other clubs.

Braves enter final stretch: all you need to know

Braves enter final stretch: all you need to know

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer

August 13, 2019

While the Braves have been one of the stronger teams in baseball over the course of the season, a playoff berth is far from guaranteed. To understand why the Braves should be cautiously optimistic, the weights of the team’s strengths and weaknesses have to be assessed.

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