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Talking Chop Podcast

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Welcome to the Talking Chop Podcast, where we try to break down the Atlanta Braves and not bore you at the same time.

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Episodes

Episode 195: Rotation review and more

Nov 11, 2019 4760

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to break down the latest news and review the 2019 starting rotation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 194: The November news barrage

Nov 5, 2019 3305

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss Atlanta's decisions with contract options and the other news of the day in early November. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 193: Bullpen review and more

Oct 28, 2019 4228

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to break down the latest news and review the 2019 bullpen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 192: Welcome to the off-season

Oct 21, 2019 4252

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to kick off the off-season in style. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 191: Reacting to a full-fledged disaster

Oct 10, 2019 3875

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss the horror that was Game 5 of the NLDS.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 190: NLDS Game 4 Recap

Oct 8, 2019 4153

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to break down Game 4 and look ahead to an elimination game on Wednesday.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episode 189: NLDS Game 3 Recap

Oct 7, 2019 4004

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman and Eric Cole to break down Game 3 of the NLDS.

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Episode 188: NLDS Game 2 Recap

Oct 5, 2019 3259

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to break down Game 2 of the NLDS between the Braves and Cardinals. 

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Episode 187: NLDS Game 1 Recap

Oct 4, 2019 4145

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to react to Thursday's frustrating Game 1 in Atlanta. 

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Episode 186: NLDS Preview and more

Sep 30, 2019 4688

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman AND Eric Cole to preview the NLDS and much more. 

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Episode 185: Waving the NL East flag with Scott Coleman

Sep 23, 2019 3358

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss the NL East title, Freddie Freeman's injury, Mike Foltynewicz's rebound and much more. 

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Episode 184: Two weeks left with Eric Cole

Sep 16, 2019 3884

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss injuries to Charlie Culberson and Johan Camargo, the return of Nick Markakis, Max Fried's recent struggles and much more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 21 - Wrapping up the 2019 Braves minor league season

Sep 13, 2019 3617

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In this week’s episode, with Gaurav and Garrett unavailable, Matt and Eric have to go it alone to mourn the end of the minor league season together. It wasn’t all bad feelings though as we discussed the Stripers’ playoff run, September callups (or lack thereof), and what we are looking forward to with the upcoming AFL season since it is starting quite soon. After that, we took listener questions about minor league contraction, Touki Toussaint, and the state of the Braves minor league system in our minds versus previous years. Enjoy!

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Episode 183: Making a September run with Scott Coleman

Sep 9, 2019 3311

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss the expanded roster and reflect on an important (and successful) week in September. 

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Episode 182: Labor Day optimism with Eric Cole

Sep 2, 2019 3721

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to kick off September with general optimism about the Atlanta Braves. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 20 - Talking Arizona Fall League rosters and listener mailbag questions

Aug 30, 2019 4137

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, Garrett and Eric first talk about their recent visits to Rome and which prospects impressed them the most. Spoilers: Michael Harris, Greg Cullen, and Bryce Ball featured prominently in that discussion. After that, everyone talked about their initial impressions of the Braves' representatives in the Arizona Fall League coming up this fall which includes some outfield prospects we are continually intrigued by. After that, we take lots of listener questions from topics such as the future of right field in Atlanta, Nolan Kingham's ceiling, and how the performance of some of the guys in the lower levels of the minors effects the tradeability of guys like Drew Waters and Cristian Pache (it doesn't). Enjoy!

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Episode 181: Catching up with Zach Dillard

Aug 27, 2019 2652

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Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of FOX Sports South to discuss Atlanta's winning streak, injury updates, the bullpen and what the roster might look like in October.

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Episode 180: Series wins, injuries and a high-profile removal

Aug 19, 2019 3773

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss Atlanta’s injury issues, bullpen encouragement, Ronald Acuña, Brian Snitker, beating the Dodgers and much more.

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 19 - Talking Bryce Ball and other Braves prospects and answering listener mailbag questions

Aug 16, 2019 3675

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we start off by welcoming Gaurav back into the fold (fear not, Garrett will be back soon as well) and first talk about the recent promotions of Bryce Ball and Michael Harris to Rome. In short, Ball's promotion was overdue and Harris' promotion was a pleasant surprise although we aren't expecting huge things this year (his time will come). After that, Matt talks about his recent trips to see Gwinnett in action to see how Ian Anderson, Tucker Davidson, Cristian Pache, and Drew Waters are looking in Triple-A. We then answered listener questions about the Braves' current shortstop problem, the depth of the minor league system in the coming years, Freddy Tarnok's development, and what we expect for the Braves' outfield in the near future. Enjoy!

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Episode 179: Solid results, woeful bullpen

Aug 12, 2019 3260

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the disastrous bullpen, Atlanta's solid overall results, Dallas Keuchel, Austin Riley, Dansby Swanson, Ronald Acuña and more.

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 18 - Promotions, promotions everywhere plus the return of Garrett

Aug 9, 2019 1896

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we had a shorter episode than usual as we had Matt on location watching a minor league game and we didn't want to tempt the audio/connection gods too much (apologies in advance if the audio isn't quite as good as usual). First things first, our own Garrett Spain re-joined the podcast to give us a hand (he is going to be back on frequently in the future) to talk some prospects. The big news of the week we discussed was the promotions of several of the Braves' top prospects including Cristian Pache, Drew Waters, Ian Anderson, and Tucker Davidson. After that, we talked a bit about some of the Braves minor leaguers who have been among the top performers recently. Enjoy! We promise next week will be a longer episode.

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Episode 178: Clearing the post-deadline smoke

Aug 5, 2019 2956

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to put a cap on the busy week, including on-field results, starting pitching questions, bullpen debuts, Dansby Swanson, Tyler Flowers and much more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 17 - Braves trade deadline post mortem and listener mailbag

Aug 2, 2019 4100

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After being off a week, this week's episode focuses on reflecting on the prospects that were sent elsewhere including talk about Joey Wentz, Travis Demeritte, and Kolby Allard. After that, we talk about what we are expecting through the end of the season for guys like Drew Waters, Cristian Pache, Ian Anderson, and the like. Eric rants a bit about Luiz Gohara and people being designated for assignment as though it was this shocking thing. Finally, we take listener questions about the most difficult promotions for pitchers to adjust to, Greyson Jenista's recent hot streak, and much more. Enjoy!

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Episode 177: Wrapping up a busy trade deadline

Aug 1, 2019 4184

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman in pseudo-emergency fashion to break down a busy, bullpen-heavy trade deadline for the Atlanta Braves.

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Episode 176: Injury fallout and deadline look-ahead

Jul 29, 2019 3445

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the fallout from recent injuries, look ahead to the trade deadline and much more. 

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Episode 175: The deadline is coming

Jul 23, 2019 3522

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the upcoming trade deadline, the return of Ender Inciarte and much more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 16 - Talking Bryce Ball, Joey Wentz, Alex Jackson, plus more mailbag questions!

Jul 19, 2019 3521

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In this week's episode, we first tackled a few guys who have looked really strong of late including Bryce Ball's torrid run down in rookie ball, Tristan Beck's strong return from injury, Joey Wentz ratcheting up his strikeout numbers, and Alex Jackson tearing the cover off the ball. We are more excited about some of those performances than others. After that, we took a bunch of listener questions and answered them including discussion of Ian Anderson, the Braves' proficiency in developing hitters, as well as our favorite MiLB parks. We hope you enjoy this one.

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Episode 174: Breaking out the brooms in San Diego

Jul 15, 2019 2950

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss MLB All-Star festivities, Atlanta's sweep in San Diego, Dallas Keuchel, Josh Donaldson, Marcus Stroman, Matthew Boyd, prospects and more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 15 - Recapping the Talking Chop Top 30 Braves Prospects List

Jul 13, 2019 3744

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In this week's episode, we focused solely on the prospect rankings we rolled out this past week over on Talking Chop. From discussing our unanimous top prospect Cristian Pache and how he had separated himself from the pack to discussing why some guys (looking at you, Luiz Gohara) didn't make the list at all, Matt and Eric go in depth into how the list was formulated, some of the harder calls that had to be made, and whether or not there were any surprises once we actually got the list finalized. We also took a few questions from folks over on Twitter to answer to make sure we didn't forget anything super important. Thanks again to everyone for reading the site this week and enjoy!

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Episode 173 - Recapping the Braves' first half and other fun with Eric Cole and Scott Coleman

Jul 7, 2019 3989

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In this week's episode of the Talking Chop podcast, you will notice a decided lack of Ozzie Albies trade proposals and references to Michigan sports and the curse of Atlanta sports. That is because Brad is on location in Vegas covering the NBA Summer League. As a result, you are stuck with Eric handling main host duties. My condolences. Fortunately, Scott was able to join me to cover a whole lot of ground in Brad's absence.

Enclosed in said podcast you will find topics covered including:

- Recapping the Braves' awesome first half of the season

- Our MVPs and LVPs for the Braves from the first half of the season

- Discussing the injured and rehabbing Braves including Anthony Swarzak, Dansby Swanson, and Ender Inciarte

- Looking back at the games from the last week or so

- Recovering from a crazy 9th inning in Sunday's game versus the Marlins

- An early look at trade deadline targets

- Much, much more

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 14 - Futures Game, Injury Updates, and Teasing our Top 30 prospects list

Jul 6, 2019 2877

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we first look at the Futures Game selections for the Braves. The virtues of Ian Anderson and Cristian Pache are talked about quite a bit as well as cases made for Drew Waters and Kyle Muller because, well, we are greedy and would have loved to see some more Braves. Then, we talk about the status of some injured prospects including Freddy Tarnok, Tristan Beck, Corbin Clouse, CJ Alexander, and Victor Vodnik while mourning the retirement of all-around good dude Derian Cruz. After all of that, each of us talk about a couple of guys that are trending up on our personal rankings as well as some that are trending downward as a little bit of a teaser for our Top 30 Braves Prospects List that will be rolling out on Talking Chop during the All-Star break. Enjoy!

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Episode 172: Welcome to July

Jul 1, 2019 2611

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss All-Star selections, strong bullpen performance (before Sunday), the rest conundrum and much more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 13 - Early impressions of the 2019 Braves draft class and discussing our biggest prospect misses

Jun 28, 2019 3652

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In this weeks episode of Road to Atlanta, Matt and Eric first do a quick recap of how some of the guys are doing down in short season ball and as well as how some of the higher draft picks for the Braves are doing including Shea Langeliers and Braden Shewmake. We then discuss the draft signings overall as well as the guys who have not signed yet before we get into the meat of the episode which was discussing the guys we have missed the most on. From old favorites like Tommy La Stella and Jordan Schaefer to more recent misses, we talk about the guys that exceeded our expectations and guys that broke our hearts. Enjoy!

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Episode 171: Things are going well in Atlanta

Jun 24, 2019 3017

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Brad is joined by TC managing editor Kris Willis to discuss another productive, the greatness of Freddie Freeman, Mike Foltynewicz's struggles and much more. 

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Road to Atlanta - Episode 12 - Listener mailbag with lots of Braves rookie/short-season ball talk

Jun 21, 2019 4350

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we take a step back and take some listener questions as we wait for short-season ball to get fully underway. We discussed plenty of the Braves top prospects including what the near-term futures are for Drew Waters and Cristian Pache, how the 2018 draft class is doing, updating our outlook on Kolby Allard, and discussing some guys whose outlook has diminished this season (if only temporarily). 

After that, there were a LOT of questions pertaining to the 2019 draft class and the short-season ball rosters including guys we have our eyes on, who we think could have the longest MLB career, and lots of stuff in-between. Enjoy!

Episode 170: Stay hot, Braves

Jun 17, 2019 3367

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss an awesome week for the Atlanta Braves, including high-powered offense and memorable moments against Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 11 - 2019 Braves Organizational All-Stars with Matt, Gaurav, and Eric

Jun 13, 2019 3086

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we take a step back from all of the draft talk (we did that a lot in recent weeks and it is a sore subject for some of us....*cough* *cough* Matt *cough) and instead dive back into creating our midseason Braves' minor league All-Star rosters. This thought exercise helps us get a good handle on the top prospects in the system before we start incorporating the 2019 draftees into the mix ahead of our Top 30 Braves prospects list which will be coming out during the MLB All-Star break. It also highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the system....plus it is just fun to talk about prospects and making Dream Teams with them. Enjoy! 

Episode 169: A streaky stretch, Julio Teheran and more

Jun 10, 2019 2824

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to catch up on the latest with the Atlanta Braves, from Dallas Keuchel to Nick Markakis, Julio Teheran and a sweep over the Miami Marlins. 

Episode 168: Welcome, Dallas Keuchel

Jun 7, 2019 1417

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman in emergency fashion to break down the signing of Dallas Keuchel. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 10 - Complete 2019 Braves Draft Review with Eric, Matt, and Gaurav

Jun 6, 2019 3082

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In this week's episode, we touch quickly on the recent promotions of William Contreras and Greyson Jenista to Double-A which look a bit puzzling on the face of it but make a certain amount of sense in others. After that, it is all draft talk as we talk first in generalities about what we thought about the draft which wasn't exactly a glowing endorsement, but we at least understood the strategy (we think) and there are some definite benefits. After that, we look at the picks themselves from the high profile ones in Shea Langeliers and Braden Shewmake as well as the day two and three picks that could really make some noise for the Braves in the future. Enjoy!

Road to Atlanta - Episode 9 - Highlighting Braves MiLB top performers and last minute MLB draft thoughts

May 31, 2019 3826

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, Matt and Eric first take a look at some of the top performers in the Braves' farm system including the usual names like Trey Harris and Cristian Pache as well as giving some deserved air time to guys like Tucker Davidson who have been playing well and who might not see the limelight as much as they should.

After that and some injury updates, we take our final dive before the draft where we talk about the most likely candidates to be taken with the 9th overall pick (well, the most likely at THIS moment in time anyways), who we like and don't like, and then we talk about some names for later on in the draft. Enjoy!

Episode 167: Memorial Day extravaganza with Eric Cole

May 27, 2019 4179

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the week that was, Austin Riley's early success, the upcoming MLB Draft and much more. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 8 - 2019 MLB Draft Preview with Baseball America's Carlos Collazo

May 24, 2019 2982

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, it is all draft talk as Talking Chop alum and Baseball America's current draft guru Carlos Collazo comes on the show. We explore the currently thinking about the draft including the Braves' options with the 9th overall pick to start the show. After that we talk about specific guys who are trending up and down including Hunter Bishop, Josh Jung, Daniel Espino, and others as we all try to make sense of what is going to go down in a couple of weeks.

As an added bonus, Matt shows his love for Daniel Espino in his feud with Carlos while Gaurav and Carlos feud over characterizations from The Office....so basically it was just like old times. Enjoy!

Episode 166: Successful homestand, Riley’s debut and more

May 19, 2019 3180

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss Austin Riley's debut, Freddie Freeman's brilliance, Atlanta's recent performance and much more. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 7 - Braves prospect mailbag extravaganza with the fellas

May 17, 2019 4439

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we take a week off from having guests on the show (fear not, Baseball America's Carlos Collazo will be on next week to talk draft stuffs) and took a bunch of questions from listeners on a wide array of topics. We discuss Austin Riley's call-up, several different angles on Drew Waters/Cristian Pache, the command issues we are seeing out of Kyle Wright and Ian Anderson, and a whole lot more. Plus, Matt has us revisit the offseason to talk about the "almost trade" for J.T. Realmuto because Matt is a sadist that enjoys pain and suffering. Enjoy!

Episode 165: The Austin Riley decision and more

May 13, 2019 3414

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Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to discuss Austin Riley's breakout, the house of horrors in Los Angeles, starting pitching and much more. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 6 - Talking Braves prospects and the 2019 Draft with MLB Pipeline's Jim Callis

May 10, 2019 4196

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we had a really special guest. First, the three of us give you the usual update as to what is going on in the farm system with some of the top performers from the last week or so. Brace yourselves...there is a good bit of Austin Riley in the first segment as well as tidbits on members of the Mississippi rotation, Drew Waters and Cristian Pache, and Trey Harris who has been absolutely raking for Rome.

After that, we were fortunate enough to be able to bring Jim Callis from MLB Pipeline on to the show despite his busy schedule (and my pestering him constantly....sorry Jim). Jim talks to us a bit about some of the big position player prospects in the Braves system, gives a ton of insight into the state of power numbers in the minors (in particular in Triple-A) due to the baseballs being used, and then takes a dive with us into what we can expect to see from the 2019 MLB Draft from the Braves at least as an early glance. Jim was an absolute joy to record with and gave us a ton of insight. Enjoy!

Episode 164: A timely sweep before a tough stretch

May 6, 2019 3092

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to discuss Atlanta's weekend sweep, an up-and-down series prior to that, the schedule in the near future and much more. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 5 - Quick Recap of the Braves MiLB action followed by a deep dive into the IFA market with Ben Badler

May 3, 2019 4224

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we first do a quick recap of what we have seen in the minor leagues over the last couple of weeks including some newsworthy promotions, injuries, and top performances including Austin Riley smashing baseballs into orbit, a dark horse pitching prospect playing out of his mind, and more.

After that, we were joined by Baseball America's Ben Badler to update us on the state of the Braves and the international free agent market. We get a lot of questions about the players the Braves lost, what the Braves are currently doing to rebuild their international operations, etc. Ben covers all of that in more in a deep dive of an interview that you won't want to miss. 

While you are at it, please make sure to subscribe to Baseball America. We love that whole team of folks over there and it is an incredible value for the service and information they provide. Supporting folks like them is important to us, you should do the same.

Anyways, enjoy the show!

Episode 163: Wild bookends and a mess in between

Apr 29, 2019 3540

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole of Talking Chop to discuss a wild and crazy week for the Braves, with big-time highs and maddening lows. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 4 - Discussing Braves MiLB Top Performers, Pitch Counts, and some predictions

Apr 22, 2019 3351

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, we cover an array of topics. First, we took at look at some of the top performers from down in the minor leagues including top prospects like Drew Waters and Cristian Pache as well as lesser known guys like Riley Delgado, Justin Dean, Trey Harris, and Rafael Ortega (with a minor tangent about the baseball being used in Triple-A). Then, we discuss how the Braves are currently managing pitchers' innings thus far in the 2019 season and we wrap things up with finishing up mailbag questions from last week and making some predictions for the weekend since we recorded this episode on Friday and needed to switch time slots with the Talking Chop podcast (which you should go listen to immediately if you have done so already. Enjoy!

Episode 162: An unsightly sweep and a Friday washout (with Scott Coleman)

Apr 20, 2019 2625

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to discuss a brutal week for the Braves, the fallout from the Arodys Vizcaino injury and much more.

Episode 161: Another extension and another winning week

Apr 15, 2019 3872

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole of Talking Chop to discuss the Ozzie Albies extension, a positive week, the ongoing Tiger Woods movement and much more.

Road to Atlanta - Episode 3 - Ozzie Albies' extension, top Braves MiLB performers so far, and mailbag time!

Apr 12, 2019 4240

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, Matt and I go it alone for this one as we talk about our thoughts on Ozzie Albies extension as well as what our expectations were of him before he reached the majors and what he could be going forward. Then we went over some of the guys that have really shown out in the early part of the minor league season for the Braves in 2019 which we will likely go back and laugh at at the end of the season. Finally, we answer some of your questions about Braves prospects (we promise, we saved the questions we didn't answer and will answer them in a different podcast). Enjoy!

Episode 160: That's more like it (with Scott Coleman)

Apr 8, 2019 2605

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to discuss an uptick from the Atlanta Braves and Tiger Woods madness. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 2 - Running down Braves Minor League Roster and our initial 2019 MLB Draft thoughts

Apr 5, 2019 3519

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In this week's episode of Road to Atlanta, Matt, Gaurav, and Eric talk a bit about the opening of the minor league season and the rosters that were released this week (spoilers: we were mostly correct last week) and the talk about the guys we like right now as draft prospects for the Braves with the 9th overall pick. It is likely we will look back on this and laugh at ourselves a lot, but this is where our current thinking lies. Enjoy!

Episode 159: Ronald Acuña signed an extension

Apr 3, 2019 2431

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop for an emergency reaction to the Ronald Acuña contract extension. 

Episode 158: An opening weekend to forget with Eric Cole

Apr 1, 2019 2608

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole of Talking Chop to recap the (disastrous) opening weekend, discuss the bullpen and much more. 

Road to Atlanta - Episode 1 (kinda) - Previewing the 2019 Braves MiLB Rosters....also, WE'RE BACK!

Mar 29, 2019 4829

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That's right everyone, Road to Atlanta makes it's triumphant return to the land of podcasting as Gaurav, Matt, and Eric run down their thoughts on what to expect from the Braves' minor league rosters to start the 2019 season. We are so happy to be back and look forward to sharing our thoughts and guests with you each week. Enjoy!

Episode 157: Season predictions and more with Eric Cole and Scott Coleman

Mar 27, 2019 5014

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole and Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to catch up on the latest roster news and offer "formal" predictions for the 2019 season. 

Episode 156: Rotation preview and more with Scott Coleman

Mar 18, 2019 5158

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to discuss an interesting lead-off option, the latest injury news and the 2019 starting rotation options for the Atlanta Braves. 

Episode 155: Position player preview and more with Eric Cole

Mar 13, 2019 5283

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole of Talking Chop to discuss Atlanta's Opening Day starter and closer by committee, before previewing the team's position players from top to bottom. 

Episode 154: Bullpen preview, Bryce Harper and more with Scott Coleman

Mar 8, 2019 2921

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman of Talking Chop to discuss Bryce Harper signing in Philly, an interesting roster projection, Spring Training injuries and Atlanta's 2019 bullpen. 

Episode 153: Hope Springs Eternal with Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South

Feb 27, 2019 3272

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Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South to discuss Atlanta's offense, tales from Spring Training, Johan Camargo's role, the NL East and more. 

Episode 152: Pitchers, catchers and front office interviews with Scott Coleman

Feb 15, 2019 3106

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman (@scottcoleman55) to celebrate the arrival of pitchers and catchers to Spring Training and break down the already infamous interview with Atlanta's front office. 

Episode 151: Prospect lists, Craig Kimbrel and more with Eric Cole

Feb 5, 2019 00:49:01

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss prospect lists, the potential of a Craig Kimbrel return and much more.

Episode 150: The Nick Markakis emergency extravaganza with Scott Coleman

Jan 23, 2019 00:49:29

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to react to the news of Nick Markakis re-signing with the Braves.

Episode 149: The mildly warm stove with Scott Coleman

Jan 17, 2019 00:57:30

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss AJ Pollock, Sonny Gray, scouting shake-ups, Vegas over/unders and much more.

Episode 148: Kicking off 2019 with Eric Cole

Jan 8, 2019 00:56:54

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss Adam Duvall scenarios, prospect lists and the latest "rumblings" as 2019 arrives.

Episode 147: Holiday mailbag with Scott Coleman

Dec 28, 2018 00:58:09

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to wrap up 2018 by opening the mailbag.

Episode 146: All Is Calm with Eric Cole

Dec 17, 2018 00:57:05

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to recap a quiet Winter Meetings, catch up on the latest with J.T. Realmuto, answer mailbag questions and much more.

Episode 145: Visiting with JJ Cooper of Baseball America

Dec 5, 2018 01:16:04

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Special guest host Eric Cole is joined by Baseball America's JJ Cooper to discuss Atlanta's farm system, decisions for the future and much more.

Episode 144: Welcome to December with Scott Coleman

Dec 3, 2018 00:56:02

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the non-tender deadline, the shakeup in Atlanta's broadcast booth, players like Dallas Keuchel and Mitch Haniger, the future of Julio Teheran and more.

Episode 143: Hello, Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann

Nov 27, 2018 00:58:00

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Brad is joined (in emergency fashion!) by TC's Eric Cole and Scott Coleman to break down the additions of Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann.

Episode 142: Lineup review, biggest need and more with Joe Lucia

Nov 19, 2018 01:15:08

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Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to review the 2018 lineup, look ahead to 2019 through projections, check up on the news and much more.

Episode 141: GM Meetings, news roundup and more with Eric Cole

Nov 11, 2018 00:47:44

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Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the GM meetings, the latest news, awards and the hot stove.

Episode 140: Free agency opens, rotation review and more with Scott Coleman

Nov 4, 2018 01:10:33

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Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the 2018 rotation, recap the news and look ahead to the Hot Stove.

Episode 139: Gold glove nominees, bullpen review and more with Eric Cole

Oct 29, 2018 01:05:50

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the Gold Glove nominees, look back on the 2018 bullpen and peek into the future with regard to free agency and potential trades.

Episode 138: Untouchable prospects, potential targets and more with Scott Coleman

Oct 22, 2018 00:52:07

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the staff shake-up, two potential acquisition targets, the notion of untouchable prospects and much more.

Episode 137: Payroll projections, coaching limbo and more with Eric Cole

Oct 15, 2018 00:56:17

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss upcoming decisions on the coaching staff, projections for 2019 payroll, Anibal Sanchez, Nick Markakis, Kurt Suzuki and more.

Episode 136: Game 4 recap with Scott Coleman

Oct 9, 2018 00:47:55

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to break down Game 4, look back at the series and praise the Braves for a job well done.

Episode 135: Game 3 recap with Joe Lucia

Oct 8, 2018 00:56:18

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to dissect the Game 3 win, including heroics from Ronald Acuña and Freddie Freeman, interesting decisions and subtle optimism toward Game 4 on Monday.

Episode 134: Game 2 recap with Eric Cole

Oct 6, 2018 00:33:32

Description:

Brad is joined by TC’s Eric Cole to comb through the Game 2 loss to the Dodgers and look ahead to Sunday in Atlanta.

Episode 133: Game 1 recap with Scott Coleman

Oct 5, 2018 00:37:21

Description:

Brad is joined by TC’s Scott Coleman to break down what transpired during a Game 1 loss to the Dodgers.

Episode 132: Previewing the NLDS with Eric Cole and Scott Coleman

Oct 3, 2018 01:11:04

Description:

Brad is joined by TC’s Eric Cole and TC's Scott Coleman to preview the NLDS, with thoughts on the Dodgers, Atlanta's roster management, Vegas odds, predictions and much more.

Episode 131: Raising the NL East banner with Scott Coleman and Joe Lucia

Sep 24, 2018 01:37:57

Description:

Brad is joined by TC’s Scott Coleman and Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to celebrate the Braves clinching the NL East, dissect the upcoming playoff roster and much more.

Episode 130: Johan Camargo, building the bench and more with Zach Dillard

Sep 17, 2018 00:41:34

Description:

Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of FOX Sports South to discuss Johan Camargo's contributions, the stretch run, Ender Inciarte's resurgence, the potential playoff bench and much more.

Episode 129: Navigating the roller coaster with Eric Cole

Sep 10, 2018 00:58:23

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss weird results, Johan Camargo's surge, bizarre managing, the work of Mike Foltynewicz, Julio Teheran's return to relevance and much more.

Episode 128: Welcome to September with Eric Cole

Sep 3, 2018 00:59:51

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole on this Labor Day weekend show to discuss roster expansion, Sean Newcomb, Nick Markakis, Tyler Flowers and much more.

Episode 127: Kevin Gausman, roster expansion and more with Scott Coleman

Aug 26, 2018 00:54:37

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the Kevin Gausman experience, Ozzie Albies' struggles, potential roster expansion, a winning week and much more.

Episode 126: Ronald Acuña, a disastrous weekend and more with Eric Cole

Aug 20, 2018 00:59:46

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss an ugly weekend at SunTrust Park, the brilliance of Ronald Acuña, the playoff race, Kolby Allard, bullpen hypotheticals and much more.

Episode 125: Touki Toussaint, the catcher rotation and more with Gaurav Vedak

Aug 13, 2018 00:54:38

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Gaurav Vedak to discuss Touki Toussaint's upcoming debut, Dansby Swanson, the catching tandem, intriguing prospects, Ryan Flaherty and more.

Episode 124: An August hot streak, Julio Teheran and more with Eric Cole

Aug 6, 2018 01:09:46

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss Julio Teheran, a recent hot streak, evaluating players in a big-picture sense, prospect promotions and much more.

Episode 123: Kevin Gausman, Adam Duvall and a post-deadline extravaganza with Scott Coleman

Aug 1, 2018 00:51:03

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to break down the trade deadline from the perspective of the Atlanta Braves.

Episode 122: Catching up on a short week with Carlos Collazo

Jul 23, 2018 00:50:47

Description:

Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo of Baseball America to discuss a short week of results, Ozzie Albies, Dansby Swanson, trade winds, the concept of an "ace" and much more.

Episode 121: All-Star break, Ender Inciarte and more with Eric Cole

Jul 17, 2018 00:58:26

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss trade buzz, the lead-off spot, All-Star festivities, Carter Stewart, prospect lists and more.

Episode 120: The halfway point with Scott Coleman

Jul 1, 2018 00:53:04

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the first half of the 2018 season, Max Fried, Mike Soroka's injury, the bullpen, Ronald Acuna and much more.

Episode 119: Dansby Swanson, pitching injuries and more with Zach Dillard

Jun 25, 2018 01:08:14

Description:

Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of FOX Sports South to discuss Dansby Swanson, Ronald Acuna's timetable, Julio Teheran's weird season, Brian Snitker, Freddie Freeman and more.

Episode 118: SunTrust Park fun, Luiz Gohara and more with Eric Cole

Jun 18, 2018 01:08:02

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss Julio Teheran's Sunday masterpiece, Sean Newcomb, Brian Snitker's bullpen management, Ozzie Albies, young arms, All-Star considerations and much more.

Episode 117: Ender Inciarte, ‘financial flexibility’ and more with Scott Coleman

Jun 11, 2018 00:57:11

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss an unfortunate road trip, Atlanta's future schedule, the rest-of-season lineup, struggles of Ender Inciarte and Ozzie Albies, the uncertain rotation, time zones and much more.

Episode 116: Breaking down the 2018 MLB Draft with Eric Cole and Matt Powers

Jun 6, 2018 00:41:37

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole and Matt Powers to discuss the first two days of the 2018 MLB Draft from the perspective of the Atlanta Braves.

Episode 115: Mike Foltynewicz, early All-Star buzz and more with Joe Lucia

Jun 4, 2018 00:48:39

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to discuss a wild weekend, early All-Star thoughts, Freddie Freeman, Mike Foltynewicz, Dansby Swanson and much more.

Episode 114: Memorial Day check-in with Eric Cole

May 28, 2018 01:03:27

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the week's action, Ronald Acuna's scary injury, a potential pursuit of Mike Moustakas, the minor league system and much more.

Episode 113: A wild Sunday and more with Scott Coleman

May 20, 2018 00:46:21

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to navigate an insane Sunday afternoon, discuss the third base situation, evaluate Sean Newcomb and much more.

Episode 112: Sean Newcomb, Jose Bautista and more

May 13, 2018 00:35:44

Description:

Brad flies solo on Mother's Day with topics including Sean Newcomb's breakout, Nick Markakis impersonating Lou Gehrig, Austin Riley and much more.

Episode 111: An up-and-down week, Nick Markakis and more with Gaurav Vedak

May 7, 2018 00:59:49

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Gaurav Vedak to discuss the highs and lows of the week, the renaissance of Nick Markakis, Austin Riley, Touki Toussaint and much more.

Episode 110: Acuna arrives, early storylines and more with Eric Cole and Grant McAuley

May 1, 2018 00:56:57

Description:

With Brad struggling in internet land, Eric Cole and Grant McCauley lead this week's show with topics including Ronald Acuna, Ozzie Albies, the Braves being tremendously fun and much more.

Episode 109: The 20-game mark with Zach Dillard

Apr 23, 2018 00:58:04

Description:

Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South to catch up on the Braves after 20 games, including discussion surrounding Kurt Suzuki, Jose Bautista, Freddie Freeman, Ronald Acuna and more.

Episode 108: The Ronald Acuna debate and more with Scott Coleman

Apr 17, 2018 01:00:58

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss Ronald Acuna's plight, Dansby Swanson's early success, recent results and much more.

Episode 107: Evaluating a hot start with Eric Cole

Apr 9, 2018 01:14:00

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to evaluate the early portion of the 2018 season, Preston Tucker's potential breakout, Ozzie Albies, the notion of Bryce Harper in Atlanta and (much) more.

Episode 106: Rotation preview, 2018 predictions and more with Scott Coleman

Mar 20, 2018 01:02:33

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to preview the rotation, make predictions about the 2018 season and discuss Ronald Acuña starting the season in Gwinnett.

Episode 105: Lineup preview, Luiz Gohara and more with Scott Coleman

Mar 12, 2018 01:16:05

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to preview the lineup, break down injuries and, of course, evaluate March Madness.

Episode 104: Bullpen preview and more with Eric Cole

Mar 5, 2018 00:57:03

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to preview the bullpen, project where prospects will begin 2018 and much more.

Episode 103: Breaking down the roster with Ben Duronio

Feb 26, 2018 01:02:58

Description:

Brad is joined by Ben Duronio (@bvduro) to discuss Ronald Acuna, the future of the middle infield, bullpen uncertainty and much more.

Episode 102: Hello, Orlando with Scott Coleman

Feb 16, 2018 00:47:57

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to kick off Spring Training, discuss Mike Moustakas and generally ramble about baseball.

Episode 101: February waiting game with Scott Coleman

Feb 4, 2018 00:49:06

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to catch up on the waiting game in free agency, preview the NL East and much more.

Episode 100: Chipper Jones, prospect lists and more with Carlos Collazo and Eric Cole

Jan 29, 2018 01:18:20

Description:

Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo of Baseball America and TC's Eric Cole to commemorate our 100th episode with a discussion that includes Chipper Jones, top-100 lists, Ronald Acuna and plenty of reflection on the podcast to this point.

Episode 99: Cutting through the silence with Joe Lucia

Jan 22, 2018 00:59:45

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to discuss the dead silence of winter, Christian Yelich, Austin Riley and much more.

Episode 98: Prospect rankings and more with Eric Cole

Jan 8, 2018 00:55:39

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to break down the site's prospect rankings, Christian Yelich and much more.

Episode 97: Slamming the door on 2017 with Scott Coleman

Jan 1, 2018 00:42:53

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to wrap up 2017 and look ahead to 2018.

Episode 96: Farewell, Matt Kemp with Eric Cole

Dec 18, 2017 01:02:24

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the Matt Kemp trade and all of the fallout.

Episode 95: Winter Meetings primer with Scott Coleman

Dec 11, 2017 00:42:24

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to preview the Winter Meetings, discuss Julio Teheran and much more.

Episode 94: Real, live baseball chatter with Scott Coleman

Dec 4, 2017 00:51:50

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss non-tenders, Atlanta's bullpen, the new regime, Chris Archer and much more.

Episode 93: Unwrapping the mess with Eric Cole

Nov 27, 2017 00:43:55

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to break down the MLB sanctions, Coppy's lifetime ban, 40-man decisions and much more.

Episode 92: Before the hammer drops with Scott Coleman

Nov 20, 2017 00:45:12

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the GM hire, wrap up the AFL and recklessly speculate about upcoming sanctions.

Episode 91: The Alex Anthopoulos Experience with Eric Cole

Nov 14, 2017 00:43:22

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole for an emergency podcast to discuss the hire of Alex Anthopoulos.

Episode 90: GM candidates, Ender Inciarte and more with Gaurav Vedak

Nov 13, 2017 00:39:10

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Gaurav Vedak to discuss GM candidates, the Arizona Fall League, Ender Inciarte and more.

Episode 89: Still waiting with Eric Cole

Nov 6, 2017 01:03:46

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss the front office waiting game, the future at third base, Arizona Fall League, free agent theories and much more.

Episode 88: News roundup, World Series and more with Scott Coleman

Oct 30, 2017 00:33:12

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss GM candidates, roster moves, the madness in the World Series and much more.

Episode 87: The Holding Pattern with Eric Cole

Oct 23, 2017 00:36:10

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss coaching changes, Arizona Fall League, Lane Adams and more.

Episode 86: Front office turmoil and more with Scott Coleman

Oct 9, 2017 00:44:26

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss the front office turmoil, John Hart's future, Brian Snitker's option and much more.

Episode 85: The John Coppolella bombshell with Eric Cole

Oct 3, 2017 00:29:05

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to break down the wild day in Braves Country and what happens next in the aftermath of the John Coppolella resignation.

Episode 84: 72 wins and a podcast with Scott Coleman

Oct 2, 2017 00:47:36

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to wrap up the final week of the 2017 season, discuss Brian Snitker, answer your questions and much more.

Episode 83: One week to go with Carlos Collazo

Sep 25, 2017 00:52:02

Description:

Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo of Baseball America to discuss Kurt Suzuki, Tyler Flowers, R.A. Dickey, Brian Snitker, Ozzie Albies and much more.

Episode 82: News, notes and a mid-September mailbag

Sep 18, 2017 00:21:35

Description:

Brad flies solo to discuss the managerial situation, the future of the outfield, a fake trade and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 81: Breaking down the rotation and more with Joe Lucia

Sep 11, 2017 00:55:50

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to discuss the 2018 rotation, Ozzie Albies, Dansby Swanson, the struggling bullpen and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 80: Freddie Freeman, Max Fried and more with Gaurav Vedak

Sep 4, 2017 00:52:33

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's own Gaurav Vedak to discuss Freddie Freeman's wrist, the (near) end of the Minor League season, Max Fried's first start and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 79: Leaning into September with Scott Coleman

Aug 28, 2017 00:40:02

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's own Scott Coleman to look ahead to September. Topics include Ronald Acuna, Freddie Freeman, Dansby Swanson, September call-ups and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 78: Fawning over Ronald Acuña and more with Eric Cole

Aug 21, 2017 01:03:41

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's own Eric Cole to shower love on Ronald Acuña while also discussing Tyler Flowers, Andrelton Simmons, Dansby Swanson and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 77: Brian Snitker, Ozzie Albies and more with Scott Coleman

Aug 7, 2017 00:44:13

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's own Scott Coleman to discuss Ozzie Albies' promotion, Brian Snitker's job status, the Sean Rodriguez trade and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 76: Jaime Garcia, Dansby Swanson and more with Zach Dillard

Aug 1, 2017 00:39:21

Description:

Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South to wrap up the trade deadline, talk about Dansby Swanson and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 75: Pre-deadline mailbag

Jul 24, 2017 00:26:43

Description:

Brad goes solo to discuss Jaime Garcia, Dansby Swanson, trade buzz, Jim Johnson and your listener questions. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 74: Prospect rankings, trade chatter and more with Eric Cole

Jul 17, 2017 00:47:23

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to break down our site's official prospect rankings, evaluate the trade winds and reflect positively on a weekend sweep. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 73: Taking stock at the All-Star break with Scott Coleman

Jul 10, 2017 00:41:52

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to break down the first "half" of the season and look ahead to the stretch run. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 72: Ender Inciarte, Freddie Freeman debate and more with Carlos Collazo

Jul 3, 2017 00:42:50

Description:

Brad is joined by Baseball America's Carlos Collazo to discuss Atlanta's hot streak, Ender Inciarte, Mike Foltynewicz and the great Freddie Freeman debate. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 71: The Freddie Freeman third base edition with Scott Coleman

Jun 26, 2017 00:39:29

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to break down Atlanta's strong play, Freddie Freeman playing third base, Johan Camargo and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 70: Brandon Phillips, Mike Soroka and more with Eric Cole

Jun 19, 2017 00:51:52

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Eric Cole to discuss a number of topics, including Brandon Phillips' strong play, the greatness of Mike Soroka, the 2017 MLB Draft and much more.

Episode 69: Sean Newcomb, MLB Draft and more with Matt Powers

Jun 14, 2017 00:29:31

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Matt Powers to break down the MLB Draft to this point and additional topics include Sean Newcomb, Bartolo Colon, Matt Adams and more.

Episode 68: Julio Teheran, Adonis Garcia and more with Scott Coleman

Jun 5, 2017 00:47:44

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's Scott Coleman to discuss Julio Teheran's struggles, the Emilio Bonifacio era, Adonis Garcia's return and much more.

Episode 67: Pitching woes and more with Carlos Collazo

May 29, 2017 00:50:03

Description:

Brad is joined by old pal Carlos Collazo to discuss Matt Kemp, Atlanta's sudden cold streak, starting pitching issues, Jim Johnson and much more.

Episode 66: Freddie Freeman, Matt Adams and more with Gaurav Vedak

May 22, 2017 00:50:20

Description:

Brad is joined by Talking Chop's own Gaurav Vedak to discuss the Freddie Freeman injury, the Matt Adams trade, minor league story lines, Rio Ruiz and much more.

Episode 65: Tyler Flowers, bench bats and more with Joe Lucia

May 15, 2017 00:49:23

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing to discuss Atlanta's recent play, Tyler Flowers' strong performance, the absence of bench bats, pushing prospects quickly and (much) more.

Episode 64: Recent futility, pitching woes and more with Scott Coleman

May 8, 2017 00:39:48

Description:

Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss a brutal week of results, the woes of the pitching staff, Brian Snitker's public tactics and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 63: Matt Kemp, Dansby's struggles and more with Scott Coleman

May 1, 2017 00:44:06

Description:

Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss Atlanta's streaky nature, Dansby Swanson's struggles, Matt Kemp's hot bat and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 62: Major League struggles and Minor League hope with Eric Cole

Apr 24, 2017 00:49:36

Description:

Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss Atlanta's losing streak, Brian Snitker's managerial prowess, Freddie Freeman and a wide-ranging Minor League breakdown. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 61: SunTrust Park, Ender Inciarte and more with Scott Coleman

Apr 17, 2017 00:42:42

Description:

Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss the opening of SunTrust Park, a four-game winning streak, Ender Inciarte's sudden power surge and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 60: Early season reactions with Cory McCartney and Zach Dillard

Apr 12, 2017 00:22:58

Description:

Brad is joined by Cory McCartney and Zach Dillard of FOX Sports South to react to the first six games, take stock of where we are and discuss their new television venture, Chopcast Live. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 59: Six games in the books

Apr 10, 2017 00:22:56

Description:

Brad flies solo from an undisclosed location. Topics include the 1-5 start, Bartolo Colon, Matt Kemp's injury, the Ryan Howard signing and (much) more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 58: Opening Day roster, predictions and more

Apr 3, 2017 00:51:25

Description:

Brad is joined by old friend Carlos Collazo for a final podcast before Opening Day. Topics include the Opening Day roster, minor league rotations and comprehensive predictions in advance of the 2017 season. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 57: Rotation preview, position battles and more

Mar 27, 2017 00:56:32

Description:

Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to break down the 2017 starting rotation, position battles on the bench and in the bullpen, Rio Ruiz's arrival timeline and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 56: Rotation unveiling, mailbag and more

Mar 20, 2017 00:27:34

Description:

Brad goes solo to talk about the Braves unveiling the starting rotation, the return of Dansby Swanson and Julio Teheran and your mailbag questions. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 55: The Lineup Preview, NCAA Tournament talk and more

Mar 13, 2017 01:03:39

Description:

Brad and Carlos preview the 2017 Atlanta Braves lineup, which is a nice way of saying they pour cold water on all of your offensive expectations for the team this season. They offer up a few thoughts on the NCAA Tournament (having recorded on Selection Sunday) and also get into a few mailbag questions. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 54: Bullpen Preview, Ronald Acuna and more

Mar 6, 2017 00:44:58

Description:

Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to break down the 2017 bullpen options. Beyond that, topics include Dustin Peterson's injury, strong starts from Ronald Acuna and Max Fried, the potential platoon at third base and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 53: The Bench Preview

Feb 27, 2017 00:48:01

Description:

Brad and Carlos begin the 2017 preview series by taking a look at the Braves bench group. Warning: this is the scariest position group of the team by far. It's not pretty. We also touch on the Fangraphs prospect list, talk Spring Training and take listener questions. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 52 (1 Year!): Spring Training talk, Baseball Prospectus' top 100 and the Mailbag

Feb 20, 2017 00:44:01

Description:

It's one year of the Talking Chop Podcast! Brad and Carlos celebrate by doing the same thing they do every week: talk about the Braves. We touch on Sean Rodriguez' injury, Jim Johnson and Arodys Vizcaino in the bullpen, the backup first base spot, John Coppolella's Fox Sports South interview, take listener questions and more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 51: Breaking down the Brandon Phillips trade

Feb 13, 2017 00:37:02

Description:

Brad and Carlos spend a majority of the show breaking down the Braves trade for Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips. We give our thoughts on Phillips as a player at this point in his career, the outlook for 2B now without Sean Rodriguez for a while and some possible ramifications for Ozzie Albies. We also touch on Baseball America's Top 100 list, which features eight different Braves prospects. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 50: A Candid Braves Conversation, with Kevin McAlpin

Feb 6, 2017 00:33:02

Description:

Braves Radio Network and 680 The Fan reporter Kevin McAlpin joins the show! Kevin breaks down what it's like being a Braves reporter in the offseason, gives us his thoughts on the team's winter moves and talks about what he's looking forward to in Spring Training. Finally, there's talk of a tandem bike ride with Mark Bowman. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 49: Analyzing Top 100 prospect lists, with Scott Coleman

Jan 30, 2017 00:50:42

Description:

Brad and Carlos are joined by Talking Chop's longest-tenured writer, and smartest person, Scott Coleman. The three start the podcast off with some chat about Braves legends Jeff Francoeur and Kris Medlen before diving into the Top 100 prospect lists from ESPN's Keith Law and MLB Pipeline. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 48: Kurt Suzuki, the Mallex Smith trade and prospect talk with Gaurav Vedak

Jan 23, 2017 00:34:19

Description:

Brad and Carlos are joined by Gaurav Vedak, one of Talking Chop's own prospect savants. Topics include the Kurt Suzuki signing, Atlanta players in the World Baseball Classic and the Mallex Smith trade. Lastly we pester Gaurav about the Braves farm system and make him tell us who "his guy" is. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 47: Infield rumors, Freddie Freeman's status among first basemen and more

Jan 9, 2017 00:43:32

Description:

Brad and Carlos discuss Freddie Freeman's status among other MLB first baseman, talk a little bit about Matt Wisler and then jump into all the infield rumors that hit this week. To round out the show we take a few listener questions. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 46: Ender Inciarte's extension, the biggest stories of 2016 and more

Jan 2, 2017 00:44:28

Description:

Brad and Carlos get together on New Year's day to talk about Ender Inciarte's contract extension, the constant Matt Wieters rumors, Freddie Freeman and the biggest Braves stories of 2016. After all that we take a few listener questions.

Episode 45: Preseason Top-25 prospect list and more with Eric Cole

Dec 19, 2016 00:48:13

Description:

Brad is joined by prospect guru Eric Cole to discuss John Danks, Mike Foltynewicz, TC's top-25 prospect list and much more.

Episode 44: Bye Tyrell Jenkins, Nationals thoughts and prospect list observations

Dec 12, 2016 00:52:00

Description:

Brad and Carlos give their thoughts on the Braves trading away Tyrell Jenkins, the Williams Perez release, what the Nationals are doing and how that impacts Atlanta, and then wrap things up with a pretty long discussion about Baseball America's top 10 Braves list.

Episode 43: Jaime Garcia, Chris Archer, Alex Jackson and more

Dec 5, 2016 00:52:17

Description:

Brad and Carlos discuss the latest Atlanta Braves trades, revisit Chris Archer and Chris Sale rumors, talk about catching options and briefly touch on the new CBA. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 42: Sean Rodriguez, Ozzie Albies and more with Joe Lucia

Nov 28, 2016 00:50:51

Description:

Brad is joined by Joe Lucia (Awful Announcing, The Comeback) to discuss Sean Rodriguez, trade rumors, Ozzie Albies, CBA negotiations and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 41: Chris Sale, Fake Trades and more with Carlos Collazo

Nov 21, 2016 00:49:04

Description:

Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo to discuss trade rumors involving Chris Sale and Chris Archer, the pros and cons of Jason Castro, "untouchables" and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 40: The Bartolo Colon Show and more with Scott Coleman

Nov 14, 2016 00:39:12

Description:

Brad is joined by TC's own Scott Coleman to discuss the signings of Bartolo Colon and R.A Dickey, options at catcher and whether the Braves could still pull the trigger on a big trade. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 39: Cubs vs. Braves, Jason Hammel, Ryan Weber and more

Nov 7, 2016 00:31:34

Description:

Brad rolls solo to discuss the rebuild of the Cubs vs. the rebuild of the Braves, the free agent prospects of Jason Hammel, Ryan Weber's farewell, Kevin Maitan's near future and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 38: Gold Glove finalists, Arizona Fall League and more with Eric Cole

Oct 31, 2016 01:00:59

Description:

Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss Gold Glove finalists, Mallex Smith, Arizona Fall League, R.A. Dickey and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 37: Trade Candidates, "Off-Limits" Prospects and more with Carlos Collazo

Oct 24, 2016 00:54:48

Description:

Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo to create fake trade scenarios, evaluate "off-limits" prospects, talk about Brian McCann and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 36: Coaching Staff, 2017 Lineup and more

Oct 17, 2016 00:27:46

Description:

Brad flies solo (from an airport) and topics include Brian Snitker, Ron Washington, pitching trades, 2017 lineup and much, much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 35: 2016 Major League Recap with Scott Coleman

Oct 10, 2016 01:08:37

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to recap the entire 2016 Major League season, as well as to chat about the managerial situation. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 34: Turner Field send-off, Jim Johnson and more

Oct 3, 2016 00:30:42

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Brad rolls solo to discuss the end of the 2016 season and the farewell to Turner Field. In addition, Jim Johnson's contract extension and the managerial search are topics of conversation. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 33: 2016 Minor League Recap with Eric Cole

Sep 26, 2016 00:54:39

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to recap the entire 2016 season from a Minor League perspective, with other topics including the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 32: John Coppolella, A.J. Pierzynski's retirement and Matt Kemp with Carlos Collazo

Sep 19, 2016 00:59:07

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Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo to talk about #AskCoppy, A.J. Pierzynski's weird "retirement", Matt Kemp, Rio Ruiz and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 31: Ozzie Albies, Third Base and Ender Inciarte with Scott Coleman

Sep 12, 2016 00:41:57

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to talk about Ozzie Albies' injury, Dansby Swanson, the future at third base, Ender Inciarte and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 30: Tim Tebow and Labor Day mailbag

Sep 5, 2016 00:28:42

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Brad is on his own for Labor Day weekend and we dig deep into the mailbag. Oh, and Tim Tebow is a thing. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 29: Freddie Freeman, Jeff Francoeur and 2017 rotation with Joe Lucia

Aug 29, 2016 00:56:54

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Brad is joined by Joe Lucia (Awful Announcing, The Comeback) to talk about Freddie Freeman, the Jeff Francoeur trade, Aaron Blair's struggles, the 2017 starting rotation and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 28: Dansby Swanson, Evan Longoria and LaGuardia Airport

Aug 22, 2016 00:19:15

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Brad is stuck in LaGuardia Airport and rambling about the Atlanta Braves. Hide the women and children. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 27: Andruw Jones, John Schuerholz and Dansby Swanson with Carlos Collazo

Aug 18, 2016 00:41:04

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Brad is joined by Carlos Collazo of MLB.com to talk about the Braves Hall of Fame inductions of Andruw Jones and John Schuerholz, as well as the MLB debut of Dansby Swanson. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 26: Brian Snitker, 2017 position battles with Grant McAuley

Aug 14, 2016 00:48:32

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Brad is joined by Grant McAuley of 92.9 The Game to talk about Brian Snitker, options at catcher and third base, Freddie Freeman and much more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 25: Yasiel Puig, Prospect Rankings and Coppy's magic with Eric Cole

Aug 8, 2016 00:59:03

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to talk about Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, prospect rankings, Ender Inciarte and the magic of John Coppolella. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 24: Wrapping up the trade deadline with Scott Coleman

Aug 2, 2016 00:48:01

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to break down the Matt Kemp/Hector Olivera deal and everything from the 2016 MLB trade deadline. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 23: Chris Sale, Prospect Updates and more, with Carlos Collazo

Jul 25, 2016 00:49:22

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Brad welcomes Carlos back to the program with a grandiose episode. Topics include Chris Sale, Julio Teheran, prospect updates and the city of San Diego. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 22: Going solo to talk catchers, Hector Olivera and more

Jul 18, 2016 00:29:13

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Brad attempts to navigate a solo podcast for the first time. Topics include Hector Olivera, potential targets at catcher and September call-ups. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 21: 2016 First Half Review, with Scott Coleman

Jul 15, 2016 00:43:49

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Brad is joined by Talking Chop's Scott Coleman to review the first half of the 2016 season for the Atlanta Braves. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 20: Ft. Bragg, Bud Norris and the International Signing Period, with Eric Cole

Jul 4, 2016 00:51:09

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Brad is joined by Talking Chop's Eric Cole to talk about the International Signing Period (Kevin Maitan!), the Bud Norris trade, Dansby Swanson, Ozzie Albies and, of course, the Ft. Bragg game. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 19: Nick Markakis, Kevin Maitan and pitching galore, with Zach Dillard

Jun 27, 2016 01:05:08

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Brad is joined by Zach Dillard of Fox Sports South to discuss Nick Markakis, the start of International signing period (hello, Kevin Maitan) and just about every pitcher in the Atlanta Braves organization. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 18: The Braves are scorching hot, with Eric Cole

Jun 20, 2016 00:52:09

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Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss the recent winning binge and how the newest additions to the Atlanta Braves farm system stack up against the incumbent talent. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 17: Reviewing the MLB Draft and more, with Scott Coleman

Jun 13, 2016 01:05:25

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Brad is joined by Scott Coleman to discuss what the Braves chose to do in the 2016 MLB Draft and how the revolving door of Atlanta's middle infielders continues to churn. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 16: MLB Draft preview and more, with Eric Cole

Jun 6, 2016 00:57:10

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In the first episode without Carlos, Eric Cole joins Brad, and the 2016 MLB Draft is prominently featured. We preview the festivities in full, and elsewhere, we talk about a rough week for young pitchers in the Braves organization. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 15: Julio Teheran, Freddie Freeman, Statistics and a Podcast Update

Jun 1, 2016 01:15:05

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Carlos and Brad break all records for podcast longevity in what is Carlos' final show. Topics include Julio Teheran's trade value, Freddie Freeman's slump, Nick Markakis' general lack of power and a fairly detailed look at how the two go about evaluating and analyzing players. *Brad's story on Markakis: http://www.talkingchop.com/2016/5/31/11818154/nick-markakis-atlanta-braves-power-outage *Music: Arc North — Lux — Free Background Music https://soundcloud.com/freebmusic/arc-north-luxfree-background-music Free Background Music Website - www.freebackgroundmusic.co.uk YouTube - goo.gl/fFI0z8 SoundCloud - @freebmusic Facebook - goo.gl/2otgOU Twitter - twitter.com/FreeBMusic Google+ - goo.gl/TybZuK Arc North ► SoundCloud - @arcnorth ► Facebook - www.facebook.com/ArcNorth ► YouTube - www.youtube.com/channel/UCqawukswZ0GUo4efsX9kLGw ► Twitter - twitter.com/ArcNorth ► E-mail - arcnorthofficial@gmail.com

Episode 14: Fredi Gonzalez is gone, with Eric and Ivan

May 23, 2016 00:55:16

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Carlos is joined by Eric Cole and Ivan the Great to discuss the firing of Fredi Gonzalez, the upcoming draft, the offensive success we've seen in recent days and also tackle some of your questions on Twitter. *Music: Arc North — Oceanside — Free Background Music https://soundcloud.com/freebmusic/arc-north-oceanside-free-background-music Free Background Music: Website - www.freebackgroundmusic.co.uk YouTube - goo.gl/fFI0z8 SoundCloud - @freebmusic Facebook - goo.gl/2otgOU Twitter - twitter.com/FreeBMusic Google+ - goo.gl/TybZuK Arc North: ► SoundCloud - @arcnorth ► Facebook - www.facebook.com/ArcNorth ► YouTube - www.youtube.com/channel/UCqawukswZ0GUo4efsX9kLGw ► Twitter - twitter.com/ArcNorth ► E-mail - arcnorthofficial@gmail.com

Episode 13: Matt Wisler and Mike Foltynewicz find success

May 16, 2016 01:07:21

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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. *Brad's piece on Freddie Freeman: http://www.talkingchop.com/2016/5/13/11670460/freddie-freeman-atlanta-braves-slow-start-hot-streak *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 12: Promotions, demotions, the draft and minor league fun, with Eric Cole

May 3, 2016 01:00:09

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Carlos and Brad are joined by Eric Cole, who breaks down all the recent promotions and demotions we've had this week. We talk extensively about Jace Peterson before turning our eyes on the upcoming MLB Draft and then discuss the many different players off to a torrid start in the Atlanta farm system. *Be sure to follow Eric on twitter (@leprekhan)and check out his draft primer here: http://www.talkingchop.com/2016/5/2/11565164/primer-on-the-atlanta-braves-and-the-2016-mlb-draft-version-1-0 *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 11: Young pitchers on the horizon, with Grant McAuley

Apr 24, 2016 00:58:56

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Carlos and Brad are joined by 92.9 The Game Reporter Grant McAuley, who gives all sorts of insider information regarding the state of the Atlanta Braves. Big topics include Aaron Blair and Mike Foltynewicz — one of whom will be starting Sunday for the Braves — Bud Norris' struggles, the lack of power from the lineup and some of your questions from Twitter. *Be sure to check out Grant's weekly show, "Around the Big Leagues." You can find it on iTunes or visit his SoundCloud page here: https://soundcloud.com/gmcauley *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 10: The Braves may never lose again, with Scott Coleman

Apr 18, 2016 01:03:48

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Carlos and Brad are joined by Scott Coleman as the three break down Atlanta's series sweep of the Miami Marlins. The trio give their thoughts on Fredi Gonzalez, discuss the struggles of Eric Aybar, A.J. Pierzynski and Julio Teheran before answering your questions from Twitter. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 9: The regular season is here & the Braves may never win again

Apr 11, 2016 00:42:16

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Carlos and Brad talk about the first week of Major League play for the Braves... which wasn't that good. Among topics are the totally reliable statistics the team has compiled thus far, two players going down with injuries, and possibly the two only bright spots of the first week in Nick Markakis and Adonis Garcia. The good news is, we are finally talking about games that matter. Eventually, the Braves might also win one. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 8: Predicting Atlanta's finish in the NL East and bold player predictions

Mar 31, 2016 00:50:39

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Brad and Carlos reunite after a two week absence from doing the show together to talk about all the latest rumblings from Braves camp just ahead of Opening Day. With the start of the season so close, the two predict where the Braves finish (spoiler: they don't agree) and offer some bold predictions about individual player performances. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 7: Eric Cole and Garrett Spain break down Braves prospects in spring training

Mar 21, 2016 00:45:54

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Carlos is joined by Eric and Garrett to talk prospects, while Brad takes the week off. Topics include the Dansby Swanson and Ozhaino Albies situation, the John Gant bullpen rumors, Mallex Smith's offensive profile, Ronald Acuna and more. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 6: Roster cuts, Freddie Freeman, March Madness and Unwritten Rules, with Demetrius Bell

Mar 14, 2016 00:45:01

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Carlos and Brad are joined by Talking Chop manager Demetrius Bell for a plethora of topics including — but not limited to — the departure of Kyle Kendrick, Freddie Freeman's wrist, Hector Olivera's early (#SSS) success and Bryce Harper's comments about baseball's unwritten rules. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 5: Ozzie Albies, Mallex Smith and Lineup Construction, with Scott Coleman

Mar 7, 2016 00:56:37

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Carlos and Brad welcome Talking Chop veteran Scott Coleman to the podcast for the first time. The three discuss the first week of Spring Training, ponder the early efforts of Ozzie Albies and Mallex Smith, and debate the merits of lineup construction among many other things. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 4: The dangers of Kyle Kendrick and the allure of Jeff Francouer

Feb 29, 2016 00:51:20

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Carlos and Brad talk about the news coming out of Spring Training with Kris Willis. The conversation then steers towards Kyle Kendrick, the starting rotation and the return of Jeff Francoeur. We also try and answer questions from the Talking Chop community. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/ *Link to Brad's piece on Kyle Kendrick: http://www.talkingchop.com/2016/2/25/11112850/kyle-kendrick-atlanta-braves-rotation-manny-banuelos-tyrell-jenkins

Episode 3: Spring Training and the Farm System, with Eric Cole

Feb 22, 2016 00:54:08

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Carlos and Brad discuss the farm system with Talking Chop prospect expert Eric Cole. Eric breaks down how he got involved in prospects and the minor leagues in general, as well as how he looks at and analyzes players in the system. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/ *link to Carlos' post on Ender Inciarte's platoon splits: http://www.talkingchop.com/2016/1/3/10705848/looking-at-ender-inciartes-platoon-splits

Episode 2: Prospects and Sabermetrics, with Ivan the Great

Feb 15, 2016 00:53:30

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Carlos and Brad welcome Ivan the Great onto the podcast for the first time. After talking about how pointless the Hank Aaron statue controversy seems, the discussion moves to the prospect rankings that were released this week, as well as Ivan's thoughts on analyzing players and the outlook of this year's team. *Music by longzijun: longzijun.wordpress.com/music/

Episode 1: Welcome to the Talking Chop Podcast

Feb 6, 2016 00:28:51

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Carlos Collazo and Brad Rowland kick off the Talking Chop podcast for the 2016 season. They discuss the Braves' offseason so far, give their grades for it and then wonder who's going to be in Atlanta's starting rotation on Opening Day. *Music by longzijun: https://longzijun.wordpress.com/music/