It was a busy week for the Atlanta Braves who finally sacked manager Fredi Gonzalez replacing him with Gwinnett manager Brian Snitker. If you missed any of the reaction, get caught up in this week's podcast roundup.
Talking Chop Podcast
Sunday, May 15 - Episode 13: Matt Wisler and Mike Foltynewicz find success
Carlos and Brad come back after a week off to discuss the recent success of Matt Wisler and Mike Foltynewicz. The two touch on a multitude of other topics including Julio Teheran, Mallex Smith, Freddie Freeman, the outfield alignment in general and also answer a few of your questions from Twitter.
Around the Big Leagues with Grant McAuley
Sunday, May 15
Grant McAuley and Brian Jordan break down the week that was for the Braves and MLB, including the fight between the Rangers and Blue Jays as well as the suspension of Jose Reyes. Bill Rohland of 106.7 The Fan in Washington joins the show to discuss the busy week for the Nationals.
Tuesday, May 17 - Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez
Grant McAuley is joined by Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South to discuss the firing of Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, the promotion of Triple-A manager Brian Snitker as interim skipper, the coaching changes and what all of this means for the future of the club.
Atlanta Baseball Talk
Sunday, May 15 - Show #333: A Week of Amazing Pitching
A bright week of pitching. Will the Braves lose 100? Is Teheran part of the plan?
The Jonah Keri Podcast
Monday, May 16 - #22 - John Coppolella
Jonah Keri goes deep with Atlanta Braves General Manager John Coppolella about choosing a career in baseball operations over more lucrative options; the skills needed for those aspiring to careers in sports operations; making his way up through the Angels, Yankees, and Braves front offices; learning analytics; drafting; the ups and downs of the Braves; leading a losing team; managers; behind-the-scenes insight into the Jason Hayward-Shelby Miller trade; trying to time it so that your team is good in time for a new stadium; the future of the Braves; and Coppy’s Life Tip.
Fox Sports South Chopcast
Monday, May 16 - Ep. 249: Braves rotation turning promise into production
The Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation owns the third-best ERA in the month of May after a strong performance against the defending World Series champions. Our writers discuss Matt Wisler, Mike Foltynewicz, the outfield’s athleticism and more.
Tuesday, May 17 - Ep. 250: Gonzalez's legacy in Atlanta; Braves turn to Snitker
The Braves have fired Fredi Gonzalez after six seasons. FOXSportsSouth.com's Zach Dillard and Cory McCartney discuss Gonzale'z ousting, his legacy and the move to promote Triple-A manager Brian Snitker.
MLB.com Extras - Atlanta Braves
Tuesday, May 17
The Braves relieved Fredi Gonzalez of his managing duties as they search for more success during their rebuilding phase. MLB.com's Tim McMaster caught up with Braves reporter Mark Bowman to explain what led the Braves to this decision, what Brian Snitker can bring to the table as interim manager and why the club should be launching more home runs.