Episode 55 - July 14, 2017
The Braves are, technically speaking, probably still in the playoff hunt. Yet as the All Star Break is ending, we decide that the Braves really are not good enough to actually contend. So we made this episode all about the 2018 Braves. Specifically, we think about who will be the cornerstones for that team, and who will be elsewhere for next season. This also makes us think about the timetable for the Braves' best prospects like Ozzie Albies and the recently promoted to AAA Ronald Acuna. While we don't know for sure whether we believe the 2018 Braves are going to be World Series contenders, we do feel like the 2019 and 2020 Braves should be. We might not be discussing a winner over the second half of the season, but if we do see the Braves trade some players, then we get to talk about the foundation of the next great Braves team.