June 25, 2021

Atlanta Braves News: Bullpen additions, Rule 5 fallout and more (Talking Chop)


The Atlanta Braves struck early this offseason with the goal of turning what was largely a suspect bullpen in 2019 into a strength for the 2020 season. Despite those additions, there is still plenty of work to do with the remainder of the roster. The team will need to address the third base position where Josh Donaldson is a free agent. Atlanta will also be looking for another catcher to pair with Tyler Flowers and like most teams around the league, seems to always be on the hunt for a top of the rotation arm to supplement a young rotation.

If you are looking for confidence that the team is ready to push some its chips to the middle of the table then look no further than the comments made by longtime Braves executive Mike Plant who spoke today at an investors conference which was held by Liberty Media in New York on Thursday.

“We’re set up to win, and we’re going to go after it,” longtime Braves executive Mike Plant, now president and CEO of Braves Development Company, told the attendees. “I can assure you that one of these years I’m going to stand up here and have a World Series trophy with me.”

Plant added that the team’s strategy is to complement their…

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