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Talking Chop Podcast Episode 293: ‘Okay, but not disastrous’

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After a weird six-game week that ended with a nationally televised seven-inning game, the Talking Chop Podcast returns to discuss the latest with the Atlanta Braves. In Episode 293, TC’s Brad Rowland and Scott Coleman touch on the following topics:

  • After an off day on Monday, pitching let the Braves down in back-to-back games, with Atlanta scoring 16 combined runs against Boston... and losing both contests
  • Charlie Morton was lights-out on Thursday and the Braves badly needed that performance from the veteran right-hander
  • Max Fried picked up where Morton left off with an excellent performance on Friday....
  • ... oh, and the Braves scored nine runs, pushing the team’s total to 29 runs in a four-game span
  • The rain came on Saturday, forcing Atlanta into a double-header on Sunday
  • Sunday’s first game wasn’t much fun, particularly with regard to the bullpen and the offense dealing with Adam Wainwright
  • Sunday’s nightcap was more fun, including strong work from Drew Smyly
  • Initial All-Star returns are in and the Braves are in line for a few representatives
  • The Athletic’s Jeff Schultz caught up with Alex Anthopoulos with some interesting revelations
  • Much, much more

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