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Old 05-28-2014, 02:42 PM   #421
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Braves call up 2B Tommy La Stella
Did they announce a corresponding move to free up the roster space for La Stella? Really hope it isn't Andrelton to the DL.

Pressure is on La Stella now, with so many people wanting him too play instead of Uggla. Hope he does well.
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I saw no move on twitter. One speculation was to dfa Uggla.
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The Atlanta Braves promoted their second base prospect from Triple-A Gwinnett to the major league club on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to shore up a position of need for the team this season. La Stella is expected to join the club in Boston. A corresponding move was not announced.
http://msn.foxsports.com/south/story...-majors-052814
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Go on a cruise. Come back to see the braves got swept by a team that lost 10 straight. Wtf
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Purchased the contract of Shae Simmons from Mississippi. Optioned Ian Thomas to Gwinnett.

I have read some reports about Simmons that describe him as a poor man's Craig Kimbrel. They seemed to imply that he could develop into a good closer, should Kimbrel become too expensive or get traded.
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At home too none the less.
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Haven't posted much but TLS is the man.
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Congrats to Craig Kimbrel today for tying the franchise record for saves with John Smoltz
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Gattis with an absolute bomb today.

Nice to sweep the Marlins.
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Old 06-01-2014, 04:50 PM   #433
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Baseball is a weird game. Swept (and blown out in Miami) about a month ago. Swept in four by Boston this week. Sweep the same Marlins team this weekend in Miami.
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Vavaro, Hale, Simmons, Avilan, Carpenter, Walden, and Kimbrel. That bullpen throws some absolute gas.
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Smoak coming to town tomorrow
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Old 06-02-2014, 09:23 PM   #436
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he's been looking a little better recently. I still don't think the M's have any business winning more than a game vs the bravies.
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he's been looking a little better recently. I still don't think the M's have any business winning more than a game vs the bravies.
Definitely glad we miss Hernandez in the short series. He has pitched really well lately (including that gem yesterday) and is their only starter I absolutely don't want to face.

That said, we'll probably drop both with Derfi deciding to start Schafer, BJ, Pena, Uggla, and Doumit both games.
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The jinx was on. Dropped both to the M's.
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Amazing. At 26 yo, Craig Kimbrel is the new Career Saves Leader for the Braves.
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Amazing. At 26 yo, Craig Kimbrel is the new Career Saves Leader for the Braves.
Extremely impressive at such a young age. However, don't forget that we haven't had a long-term & consistent closer in a very long time. Guy has a chance to be the next Hoffman/Rivera/Wagner if he stays consistent in future seasons... and we field teams that can put him in opportunities to save games.
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