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MLB All-Star Game snubs upset first-place Braves; change voting process?

Meme showing how arbitrary the MLB All-Star Game voting process is for fans.

  This is how 90 percent of all voters make their picks. I love baseball and breathe it in every day. But I intentionally missed the MLB All-Star Game selection progam. I already knew who the All-Stars were going to be. Every year, the players selected are players you see promoted every day on ESPN, MLB, FOX Sports, etc., and stats don’t More...

by Jamie Shoemaker | Published 5 years ago

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By Jamie Shoemaker On Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Atlanta Braves preview: What can the Uptons do for you?

Big question for the Atlanta Braves: Are the Uptons here to play? With Chipper Jones riding off into the sunset, the Atlanta Braves have to find a way to replace his veteran leadership and the 2012 team-best OPS+. More...

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By Jamie Shoemaker On Friday, February 1st, 2013

Reaction to Justin Upton, Chris Johnson and Martin Prado trade

The Braves will miss Martin Prado’s gritty style of play. Last week, the Atlanta Braves landed Justin Upton, a former number-one draft pick (2005), to play along side newly signed B.J. Upton and Gold Glove-winner More...

By Jamie Shoemaker On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Even with Brandon Beachy out, Jair Jurrjens stint is still a tryout

Brandon Beachy has a long road ahead ... and the Braves will be waiting. Atlanta Braves fans received terrible news last night on Brandon Beachy, the one pitcher who had been consistent, and was leading the majors More...

By Jamie Shoemaker On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Chipper Jones: Tribute, stats, Hall of Fame credentials, and farewell

Chipper Jones' decision to walk away from the game has left an empty feeling inside many fans. Posts like these are tough to write, folks. Just tough. Chipper Jones was and has been my favorite player since More...

By Jamie Shoemaker On Monday, April 9th, 2012

Braves, Red Sox, Yankees, Twins, Giants winless — are fans overreacting?

Many Braves fans are getting ready to bend over and give up. (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) The Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and San Francisco Giants are all winless. That’s More...

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