Happy Sunday, folks. With the Winter Meetings in the rearview mirror, all is quiet for the Atlanta Braves but the Talking Chop Podcast is back to talk about everything. TC’s Eric Cole joins us for Episode 146 and topics include the following:
- The great source-off is in full swing, and we discuss what the Braves might be doing with J.T. Realmuto and the Marlins
- It might be (very) quiet for Atlanta until the calendar flips to 2019
- Buzz exists that the Braves could be at least listening on Dansby Swanson in trade offers
- Tigers outfielder Nick Castellanos is an interesting name to ponder in the coming days
- News and notes on new pitching coach Rick Kranitz and the departure of Rio Ruiz
- Is there a log-jam in the farm system?
- What kind of impact could Bryce Harper’s signing have, especially if he lands in Los Angeles and theoretically frees up a certain free agent?
- Investing big free-agent money in relief pitching is a perilous exercise
- Much, much more