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Fangraphs article on the Pitcher's duel

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Interesting piece, which among other things, says that this was a 1-of-a-kind start (other than the 0:28 BB:K ratio). No mention of the series K totals though

Braves sweep Nats, drop behind them in ESPN rankings

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As if ESPN, or Power Rankings, weren't dumb enough, they just hit a new low. The Braves dropped three spots from 4th to 7th in ESPN's week 4 Power Rankings. They are currently the 5th highest NL team, trailing #1 Dodgers, #2 Brewers, #5 Cardinals, #6 Nationals.

Stark: MLB's Qualifying offer system is a mess. Can the system be fixed?

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Really good article from Stark about the qualifying offer system. We all know it's borked, but it was interesting and somewhat surprising to see what is thought about it around the league.

Jeff Francoeur tricked into thinking one of his teammates is deaf

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Our old friend Frenchy, now playing for San Diego's AAA affiliate, is pranked by his teammates into believing (for a month!) that pitcher Jorge Reyes is deaf. They made a video about it. All I can say is that this should surprise no one.

Atlanta Burbs

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Saw this shirt on a dude Opening Weekend and thought it was pretty funny...thought I'd share. Go Burbs!

Baseball, Anyone?

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These pics make me sad. I wish I lived closer to a ballpark.

Anyone seen this yet?

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2014 Braves Song-Chop Arm Strong

Tommy John Surgery: Are pitchers a ticking time bomb? | Baseball Rebellion

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Brandon Beachy should've listened to this guy.. FO: HIRE HIM NOW!!

Craig Kimbrel's Mechanics: Dominant, Disastrous, or Both? | Baseball Rebellion

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Former MLB pitcher J. Orenduff analyzes Kimbrel's mechanics & breaks it all down to what his future could hold...

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