Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Atlanta Braves
Bobby Cox's last season includes the parts to finish with a NL pennant
Insider's series on MLB teams that are out of the playoff race continues with the Atlanta Braves, who have one more season to get Bobby Cox that elusive second ring. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 87-75, second place
Current record: 86-73, second place
The Braves look ready to make another run.To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Braves and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap, and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
Kiss 'Em Goodbye on ESPN Insider
Insider and Baseball Prospectus now ask: What went wrong for each MLB team, and what may the future hold? We'll be covering the playoff teams as they're eliminated, and finish off with what the World Series champs need to do to improve (hey, there's always something).