Things people said that look less smart in retrospect (and probably didn’t sound that smart at the time).
Ben and Sam break down the Braves’ signing of B.J. Upton and discuss the discrepancy between different appraisals of his value.
In 2012, Chipper Jones received an assortment of strange gifts from each opponent he played on his last trip around the league. In 2031, he will finally figure out what to do with them.
Chris Carpenter might be about to make one of the latest season debuts by a player who’ll appear on a playoff roster, but he has nothing on Steve Torrealba.
Ben and Sam consider whether the ballpark might be to blame for the Rockies’ lackluster first two decades, then discuss the annual phenomenon of attendance shaming.
Ben and Sam question the conclusions of an article in The Atlantic about racial bias in baseball broadcasting, then talk about whether Brian McCann’s best is behind him and whether his down year is the result of bad hitting hitting or bad luck.
Ben Sheets comes up with a new way to describe routine soreness.
Ben and Sam talk about the presents, futures, and contracts of two starters having interesting seasons: Cliff Lee and Ben Sheets.
Some teams that could be buyers could have a harder time landing certain targets because of problems on the farm.
Brian McCann’s hot streak has the Braves on a roll heading into the break
Is a team that takes a player to arbitration really running the risk of driving him toward another team down the road?
What do the Nationals, Braves, and Mets need heading into the deadline, and where might they find it?
Brandon Beachy’s impending Tommy John surgery is the latest reminder that a team can never have enough pitching.
Every bloop, bleeder, and swinging bunt that has contributed toward the Braves setup man’s .458 BABIP in 2012.