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The Braves Craze: An Atlanta Braves Podcast

The Braves Craze: An Atlanta Braves Podcast

By The Braves Doctor
An unofficial, weekly podcast about all to do with the Atlanta Braves. Topics include current, historical, and future content about mlb’s Atlanta Braves. This podcast is not affiliated with the Atlanta Baseball Club. The author and host is a lifelong fan. All podcast material is the opinion of the host and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of others. Twitter @DoctorBraves
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We took 2 of 3 from the Champs
We discuss Freddie's contract, Marcel Ozuna, the outfield, Ty Tice, and potential ways to fix the lineup. 
June 7, 2021
Nearly June, it’s time to fly!
Austin Riley, the offense, and the Pirates series.
May 24, 2021
What is this team’s Identity?
I discuss this team’s identity, Ynoa, Contreras, and Shane Greene.
May 10, 2021
Catching Problems, Drew Smylyl, and the Lineup.
I discuss the catching situation, the problems with pitching, and rant more about the batting order. 
May 4, 2021
Acuna and the Injury Bug
I discuss the NL Player of the Week, the Injury Bug, and the outlook in Center Field. 
April 20, 2021
Red Hot Ronald & Bullpen Issues
Discussing Ronald Acuna, the Bullpen, the Rotation, and Centerfield, among other items. 
April 14, 2021
It was a bad week for the Braves.
I discuss the bad 1st week for the Braves. 
April 5, 2021
Opening Day Roster?
Discussing the Opening Day Roster.
March 29, 2021
Spring Games Analyzed and Ehire Adrianza
The Braves look ready to go, so we analyze the last few spring games.  Who is this Adrianza guy anyway?
March 22, 2021
Spring Training Stats and The Bullpen
Going through spring stats of note, and discussion the bullpen.
March 15, 2021
First week of Spring Training
I discuss spring training arrivals, Chipper as a part-time coach, the lineup, and Centerfield. 
February 22, 2021
Ozuna is Back!
Marcel Ozuna is a Brave Again, along with spring training notes, arbitration news, and more. 
February 17, 2021
January in Review
I discuss January happenings such as Fried and Minter's contracts, NL East news, and "we still don't have a left fielder".
January 19, 2021
What to do with the outfield.
Discussion about the outfield and options that may be available.
December 23, 2020
Non Tender Nonsense
Discussion concerning the nontender deadline, and more on Smyly and Morton
December 3, 2020
MVFree, Smyly & Morton.
I discuss the NLCS, Drew Smyly, Charlie Morton, and MVFree.
November 30, 2020
The Marlins series and previewing the NLCS.
I analyze the Marlins series and preview the National League championship series.
October 12, 2020
Game 2 analysis
Braves defeat the Reds to sweep.
October 2, 2020
Playoff Game 1 Analysis
Analysis of game 1 as the Braves defeat the Reds one 1-0.
October 1, 2020
The Braves are the #2 seed in the National League.
I discuss the playoffs, the Panda, and the potential playoff rotation and roster.
September 28, 2020
The rotation and the minor league system.
I discuss the changing rotation, the depleted minor league system, and Freddie.
September 18, 2020
The curious bullpen....
I discuss the bullpen usage, the offense, and a re-evaluation of the trade deadline.
September 8, 2020
The trade deadline & the 1st Half.
I discuss the trade deadline and analyze the first half of the season.
September 1, 2020
The week in review, Pache, the rotation, and the injuries.
We talk about Christen Pache, the ever changing rotation, the injury report, and the limited trade market.
August 24, 2020
Reviewing the week, the injuries, the rotation and Tomlin.
I discuss the weeks games, the Overcrowded injury list, Josh Tomlin, The dumpster fire that is the rotation, and prospects.
August 17, 2020
Doubleheader sweep, Ronald and Freddie.
The brave step up and sweep the doubleheader from the Phillies. Ronald and Freddy heating up, Adam Duvall doing his thing.
August 10, 2020
Soroka, Acuna, and where to go from here.
I discuss the Soroka injury, the offense. Acuna’s hot, and the outlook .
August 5, 2020
5-2 week! The rotation, the outfield, and who’s hot.
I discuss the week’s games, the outfield, the rotation, who’s hot and who’s not, and the state of baseball.
August 3, 2020
Folty DFA’ed, rule changes, etc.
Discussions about Folty, the rule changes, the state of baseball, and Dansby.
July 28, 2020
Analysis of games & other news.
We analyze the first three games and discuss other Braves news for the week.
July 27, 2020
COVID, Cole Hamels, Puig.
I discuss the Covid situation, the trouble surrounding Cole Hamels, and the signing of Yasiel Puig.
July 15, 2020
The DH and Braves Historical Moments
I discuss the universal DH, the newest proposal, and go over 2 of my favorite Braves historical moments.
June 2, 2020
Still No Baseball and Dale Murphy for the Hall.
A quick discussion on possible start dates and the re-airing of the Dale Murphy for Hall of Fame rant.
April 11, 2020
Spring Training Recap
Discussing who stood out in spring training and who should win the open positions.
March 25, 2020
Spring notes, and Freddie Freeman’s elbow.
Discussing Freddie’s elbow, the broadcast team, and other spring notes
February 28, 2020
Pitchers, Catchers, & Hamels.
Pitchers & Catchers report, the Cole Hamel situation, and other notes from Spring Training.
February 17, 2020
The Impact of Betts, Yonder Alonso, and our Crowded Outfield.
I discuss the fallout of the Betts trade, our crowded outfield, and what we need to do to take a step forward.
February 5, 2020
What about Marcel Ozuna?
I discuss the Marcel Ozuna deal, King Felix, & Non-Roster Invitees.
January 23, 2020
JD to the twins, free agents, and more.
The last time we discussed Josh Donaldson, possible free agents, the Astros situation, and updated minor-league rankings.
January 20, 2020
Happy New Year, Arbitration and Donaldson.
Arbitration, Donaldson, and Other News Items.
January 13, 2020
The MLB Hot Stove & the current State of the Braves.
A hot stove analysis for the week and more information about the current state of the Braves.
December 18, 2019
I discuss Cole Hamels, Josh Donaldson, Dale Murphy, etc.
Discussing the signing of Cole Hamels, the status of Josh Donaldson, the DFA of Charlie Culberson, and Dale Murphy.
December 9, 2019
Travis d’Arnaud and Rumors
Discussing the signing of Travis d’Arnaud as well as other Braves rumors.
November 25, 2019
Signing Will Smith, and the status of Josh Donaldson.
I discuss the Will Smith signing and talk about the status of Josh Donaldson, including fallback options.
November 18, 2019
Dale Murphy for Hall of Fame Episode!
I review the news for the week and rant about Dale Murphy’s rightful place in the Hall of Fame.
November 6, 2019
Reviewing Braves news and ranking favorite non-Braves historical players.
I discuss meaningful Braves news for the week and share my list of favorite non-Brave historical players.
October 28, 2019
Top three reasons we lost and assigning grades to each player.
I rant once again while discussing the top three reasons we lost to the Cardinals. In segment 2, I assign a letter grade to each of the Braves players for their regular season performance.
October 19, 2019
Ranting about the playoffs.
I discuss what is probably the hardest day to be a Braves fan in the last 20 years. Maybe rant is a better word than discuss.
October 10, 2019
Analysis of NLDS Game 3
I talk about the huge come from behind win versus St. Louis in game 3 of the NLDS.
October 7, 2019
Analysis of Game 1 vs STL
I give analysis of game one of the NLDS.
October 4, 2019
Preview of the Game 1 vs Cards
A discussion of last week and of game 1 versus the Cardinals
October 2, 2019
The Braves are NL East Champs Again!
The Braves win the East. Analysis is provided on the week’s performance, the playoff roster, and the Charlie Culbertson incident.
September 21, 2019
The week after owning the Nationals.
I talk about the victory over the Nationals, where the Braves stand for the postseason, and do another top 5 list of all time favorite Braves.
September 10, 2019
The Nationals series and the Offseason.
I talk about the week that was, preview the Nationals series as it begins, and take a way too early peek at the off-season.
September 6, 2019
The Replacement players and the week on the field.
I talk about all the replacement players and their value going forth, in addition to Discussing previous games.
August 29, 2019
We beat the Dodgers!
I discuss the week on the field, the Acuna benching, the lineup, and a report from AA.
August 21, 2019
The Bullpen, the Offense, the Rotation.
We discuss the problems in the bullpen, the offense, in particular Acuna and Albies, and the rotation.
August 12, 2019
Analyzing the Trades
An analysis of the trades - Who did we get, who did we lose? We discuss the roster make up, the starting rotation, and who needs to step up.
August 3, 2019
The Trade Deadline
As the trade deadline approaches, what are the best options for the Braves and what prospects could be involved?
July 26, 2019