John Hart should deal both Uptons brothers, B.J. and Justin. (Curtis Compton/AJC)

Hart should deal both Uptons, Gattis

2:46 pm Nov. 10, 2014

Baseball’s general meetings opened today in Phoenix and already sparks are flying off Twitter feeds that the team is seeking to trade catcher Evan Gattis. That should come as no surprise to anybody in Atlanta

Mark Richt and Paul Johnson wish you a happy election day. (Jason Getz, AJC)

Election day: Vote to keep or fire coaches

8:52 am Nov. 4, 2014

Happy election day. Here’s your chance to vote.

I’ve lived in Atlanta for more than 25 years. As much as the professional and college sports scene can turn the area into an emotional train wreck, I

John Schuerholz got his man (John Hart), just not as GM. (Curtis Compton)

Will a fresh perspective elude Braves?

11:44 am Oct. 23, 2014

It was clear to anybody who spoke to John Hart on the day the Braves fired general manager Frank Wren that he did not want the job. When a baseball executive gets to be of

Fredi Gonzalez watched the Braves spiral down the stretch again. (Curtis Compton, AJC)

Braves’ new GM should’ve decided on Gonzalez

12:29 pm Oct. 3, 2014

There were reasonable arguments to keep Fredi Gonzalez as the Braves’ manager. There were reasonable arguments to fire Fredi Gonzalez as the Braves’ manager.

But there was no reasonable argument to do what the Braves did

Dayton Moore's Royals begin play in the American League division series tonight.
(John Sleezer/Kansas City Star)

Are Braves waiting for Dayton Moore?

10:50 am Oct. 2, 2014

If the Kansas City Royals had lost their wild card elimination game to Oakland, we might have a little more clarity about the Braves’ general manager’s opening today. Why? The Braves are believed to have

Braves interim GM John Hart acknowledged he's open to mentoring a young general manager. (AP photo)

Braves’ Hart is open to mentoring GM role

2:18 pm Sep. 25, 2014

Since the moment the Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, there has been speculation that the team would elevate senior adviser John Hart to the role, if not on a permanent basis then at least

Maybe Braves, with John Hart, Bobby Cox and John Schuerholz, need a fresh set of eyes in GM position. (Curtis Compton)

Should Braves avoid going ‘Braves Way’?

8:52 am Sep. 24, 2014

This isn’t meant as any disrespect to the candidates being circulated most in the rumor mill or to outright dismiss John Schuerholz’s belief that the Braves need to get back to the, “Braves Way” of