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David O'Brien and former Braves reliever Eric O'Flaherty both work from the stretch. One stretches words into stories about the Braves; the other pitched from the stretch as part of the famed O'Ventbrel Atlanta bullpen trio. Now they bring you inside the clubhouse with the latest Braves news

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    Marcell Ozuna arrested, Braves top Mets in series win & Michael Harris II signs $72 million extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 34:27

    Marcell Ozuna was arrested on a DUI charge. David and Eric react to the news and discuss Ozuna's future with the Atlanta Braves. Plus, a recap of the Mets series, Michael Harris II's big contract extension, Mike Soroka's rehab start, and the Astros series. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ir2RFzt_Lng Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves top Mets, 13-1, Spencer Strider deals & a Swanson, Grissom tandem in 2023?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 46:28

    Atlanta delivered a thrashing to New York in their series opener against a divisional opponent. David and Eric recap the Braves' 13-1 win, including the man who backed up his words, Spencer Strider. Vaughn Grissom continues to impress. Could he and Dansby Swanson play alongside each other in 2023? Plus, Michael Harris is flirting with stardom, Mike Soroka will make his first rehab start, and Freddy Tarnok makes his debut. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3BE4ht2Cq2Q Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vaughn Grissom debuts for Braves, Kirby Yates returns & sweeping Red Sox

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 50:48

    Vaughn Grissom exploded onto the scene in his MLB debut for the Braves. Atlanta's top prospect wowed David and Eric, as the duo dissect Grissom's performance. The guys also chat about what his addition could mean for Dansby Swanson, Ozzie Albies, and more. Kirby Yates made his team debut, too, and Ronald Acuna Jr. is starting to get hot. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/x2KAit0BxT4 Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets sink Braves with strikeouts, Ian Anderson optioned & early Wild Card forecast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 54:26

    Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer, and the Mets' pitching staff retired Atlanta's batters and chances of winning in an NL East throwdown. DOB and EOF chat about New York's talented hurlers and Atlanta's high volume of strikeouts, the series as a whole, Ian Anderson addressing his game in AAA, and the Braves postseason outlook if the season ended today. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/-_exuF3MrS4 Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves trade deadline recap: Jake Odorizzi, Raisel Iglesias impact, Austin Riley's team-friendly deal & bullpen dynamic

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 42:46

    What roles will Jake Odorizzi and Rasiel Iglesias assume as members of the Braves? Where does Austin Riley's contract rank among other third basemen? What outcomes are likely with Dansby Swanson and the SS position? David and Eric answer those questions, and more, in today's 755 Is Real live room. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves sign Austin Riley to historic 10 year, $212 million deal + trade deadline questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 25:43

    David and Eric react to Austin Riley's 10-year contract extension with the Braves in a 755 Is Real live room on The Athletic app. The pair are also asked how Riley's deal affects Swanson, Fried, etc. Plus, Will Smith is traded for Jake Odorizzi towards the end of the show. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Acuna's slump, Braves' series-finale woes & Snitker's 500th win

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 78:21

    DOB and EOF kibbitz about the Braves' series-finale hiccups in lieu of a series-closing loss to Philadelphia. The guys also discuss Kyle Muller's injury, trade deadline topics, Ronald Acuna Jr.'s cold spell, day games trend, Austin Riley, and Brian Snitker's 500th career win. Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/A7nHHBYE3m8 Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves lose Adam Duvall in Angels series, trade deadline needs & Ian Anderson's struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 59:25

    Though Atlanta claimed a series win against the Angels, it was not without loss. Adam Duvall suffered a season-ending injury, which presents a big question for the Braves and Alex Anthopoulos as to how to manage left field. David and Eric discuss Duvall's clubhouse presence and on-field play. Which current Brave can handle LF duties? Will the club be forced to platoon? Could the team target a left fielder at the trade deadline? Also, which other positions are on the Braves' wishlist as the deadline approaches? Plus, Ian Anderson's struggles, Kyle Muller's possible shot, and more. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GUjbw7XhU3E Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves Collin McHugh joins to chat Spencer Strider, Michael Harris, 2022 season & spin on a baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 66:55

    DOB and EOF catch up with Braves pitcher, Collin McHugh! The trio discusses Collin's college and pre-Atlanta career, the two rookies in Spencer Strider and Michael Harris II, Charlie Morton, the art of adding spin to a baseball, Brian McCann, Snitker, and more! Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4iYKxk70Y0g Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Follow Collin on Twitter: @Collin_McHugh Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves-Mets recap, free agency moves & Atlanta's draft approach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 47:05

    David and Eric answer your questions in a 755 Is Real live room! Is Kyle Muller a possible trade piece as the deadline inches closer? Eric talks about former teammates Tim Hudson and Kris Medlen before he and David recap the Mets series, and converse about a Twitter dispute regarding Ozzie Albies and Jeff McNeil. Also, free agency decision, could the rotation order change, and what is the Braves' draft approach? Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves host Mets in NL East battle, Robinson Canó's debut & Acuna, Swanson among Atlanta's MLB All-Stars

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 59:11

    Atlanta dropped their opening game against the Mets, but there's still a chance to win this crucial divisional series. David and Eric revisit the series premiere, including discussing Robinson Canó's debut, and what he brings to the Braves. The pair also touch on Max Fried and look ahead to the remaining pair of games in the three-game set. DOB and EOF also cover the trade that shipped Drew Waters to Kansas City, and converse about Braves players in the All-Star Game. Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8b8iM2gNWPU Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves Luke Jackson joins to talk rehab, Michael Harris II, Spencer Strider, Max Fried & Mike Soroka

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 57:13

    Braves pitcher Luke Jackson joins 755 is Real to catch up with David and Eric about his rehab, Spencer Strider's otherworldly stuff, Michael Harris II's confidence, Max Fried's consistency, Mike Soroka's repertoire, and more! Watch today's show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/aARffDAnE5M Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Follow Luke on Twitter: @YaBoy77 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    deGrom-Braves linked in rumors, how much could Fried cost & is there a successor to Snitker?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 33:24

    DOB and EOF answer listener question in a 755 Is Real live room on The Athletic app! How much water do the deGrom-Braves rumors hold? Is there a succession plan in place for Brian Snitker and company? How much could it cost to re-sign Max Fried, and more of your questions answered by the guys! Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Moving on from the Freddie Freeman saga & Braves trade deadline needs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 53:49

    David and Eric answer listener questions on The Athletic app in a new 755 Is Real live room! Should we be concerned about Ian Anderson? What positions will the Braves target at the trade deadline? Peter Moylan is a star, and let's close the book on the Freddie Freeman free agency saga. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kenley Jansen hits IL, who will close? Braves-Dodgers recap & Freddie's return to Atlanta + Phillies preview w/ Peter Moylan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 61:24

    The Crazy Aussie returns to 755 Is Real! David, Eric, and Peter Moylan get together to discuss Atlanta's season thus far, including its young studs', Spencer Strider and Michael Harris II, high upside, Dansby's stellar play, Freddie Freeman's return to Atlanta, and more. Plus, the trio reacts to Kenley Jansen landing on the IL. Who will handle closing duties in the interim? Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Wbte0Wdr0lM Check out Peter's podcast, "Farm to Fame", wherever you get your podcasts!: https://apple.co/3ynQIW3 Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Follow Peter on Twitter: @PeterMoylan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves welcome Freddie Freeman home vs. Dodgers, Dansby's greatness & Giants series recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 49:22

    Freddie Freeman returns to Atlanta. David and Eric discuss how they expect fans to react and revisit what went wrong over the winter that led to him leaving for L.A.. Then the guys dive deep into Dansby Swanson who is becoming a star this season, helping to fill the void left by Freeman. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G26b7sTNIaU Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Arcia lifts Braves over Giants on walk-off, Pederson gets World Series ring & MLB All-Star voting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 55:39

    Orlando Arica delivered a walk-off knock to jump the Braves over the Giants in the series opener. David and Eric weigh Arcia's production since taking over for an injured Ozzie Albies. The pair also hit on Michael Harris II's continued growth, and how Ronald Acuna could be using Harris' brilliance as fuel. Joctober returned to Atlanta for his World Series ring, and Braves players are receiving All-Star votes. Watch today's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Jk4GRH7TPQI Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The win streak reaches 14, but are we surprised by it; Strider's workload & Braves' prospect depth

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 50:01

    David and Eric answer your Braves questions in real-time on The Athletic app in a new live room edition of the podcast! Are we surprised by the Braves' win streak? Can Atlanta retain its wealth of young talent, or will the price tag become too costly? How will Atlanta's brain trust handle Spencer Strider's workload? If Mike Soroka fails to come back from injury, would he be considered a bust, and what's the state of the Braves farm system? Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves keep win streak alive, but lose Ozzie Albies to foot fracture vs Nationals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 52:03

    Atlanta continues to glue together victories; however, they may have suffered a setback by losing Ozzie Albies to a foot fracture. David and Eric assess the Braves' situation at second base, and they discuss fill-in options at the shortstop's flank. The duo also converse about Atlanta's proficient offense, including the team's stats so far in June, Dansby's output at the plate, Acuna's baserunning, and more.  Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/tDUbDlNcZcQ Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves keep rolling & pull closer to Mets + Max Fried, bullpen are humming

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 52:57

    Atlanta continues to pile up wins and close the distance between themselves and the division-leading Mets. DOB and EOF converse about the catalysts for the win streak, including a team meeting, Brian Snitker, Adam Duvall, Max Fried, the bullpen, and more. Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WtDWMYgufIU Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Braves' team-meeting turnaround, Harris II or Rosario in CF & Strider or Soroka as 5th starter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 37:43

    The Braves' team meeting coincides with their recent winning ways, is this a classic case of "correlation is not causation" or was there value to the club's powwow? David and Eric answer that question, and more, in today's live room edition of the podcast. Plus, once Eddie Rosario returns, will he take Michael Harris II's spot; Spencer Strider, Mike Soroka and the fifth starter, and more. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves sweep Rockies with help from Matt Olson, Ronald Acuna Jr. & is Dansby a long-term option?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 56:04

    Atlanta keeps rattling off wins, their most recent four 'Ws' coming in the form of a sweep versus the Rockies. David and Eric discuss the Bravos' offense during their five-game win streak, Charlie Morton's arm, Matt Olson and Ronald Acuna Jr.'s bats, and Michael Harris II's continued excellence. Plus, will the Braves re-sign Dansby Swanson? Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2JIngs5Knjo Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Travis d'Arnaud crushes homers vs. Rockies & Michael Harris II continues to impress

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 63:37

    The Braves staved off a series sweep at the hands of Arizona and parlayed that series finale victory into a home run showcase versus the Rockies. David and Eric react to Travis d'Arnaud's humongous evening in Denver, William Contreras' bat, and Michael Harris II's continued excellence. Watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/vwGcFdBI9w8 Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Michael Harris II dazzles in debut, Spencer Strider stellar in first start & Braves lagging behind Mets

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 58:14

    David and Eric recap a frenetic Memorial Day weekend for the Braves. Spencer Strider earned his first career start versus the Diamondbacks, and though the numbers aren't impressive at a glance, Strider truly showed out. DOB and EOF cover some looming issues for Atlanta, including the Mets, who continue to tack on wins to build their lead in the division. Last, but not least, the long-awaited debut of Michael Harris II did not disappoint. Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/755IsReal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves Mike Soroka joins to talk rehab, return, Kyle Wright & Spencer Strider + the World Series

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 61:14

    Braves pitcher, Mike Soroka, joins DOB and EOF to detail his rehab and eventual return to the Majors following back-to-back Achilles injuries. Mike opens up about his frame of mind during his recovery process. Atlanta's hurler then dives into the Braves' postseason run last year, and the mixed emotions he felt not being on the field. Mike sheds some light on when he expects to return before the trio converse about Kyle Wright and Spencer Strider's meteoric rise. Watch the full interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtlSxgTkS-k Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Follow Mike on Twitter: @Mike_Soroka28 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    William Contreras' future with Braves, Josh Donaldson's comments & outfield defense woes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 40:58

    David and Eric answer listener questions live on The Athletic app in the 755 Is Real live room! William Contreras' strong weekend may change the Braves' equation at catcher. Atlanta's outfield defense continues to sputter, when will it improve? DOB and EOF react to the Josh Donaldson situation and more. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Michael Harris & prospect expectations + Davidson, Ozuna impress for Braves

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 61:04

    Although Atlanta didn't overcome Milwaukee in the clubs' three-game series, there were sparkles from the Braves under the rubble of losses. Tucker Davidson, Marcell Ozuna, and Spencer Strider all balled out versus the BrewCrew, and though he didn't play, heck, he's not even in the Majors yet, Michael Harris infused DOB and EOF with optimism for the future. The gents chat prospect expectations, including those of Harris, and takeaways from the Brewers series. Plus, extra innings suck and the Marlins are on deck. Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves' defense, RISP woes, can Atlanta right the ship? + Acuna update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 61:19

    The Braves continue to seek consistent production on both ends of the ball. DOB and EOF plunge into the offensive numbers, particularly with RISP, and the defensive blunders. Can Atlanta weather their mistakes and come out on the other side a better squad? Plus, an update on Ronald Acuna's injury, Kyle Wright's bounce-back effort, and more! Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 19:11

    In episode two of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the team experience may change in the future: increased use of technology in gameplay, robotic umpires and the unique initiatives of a startup sports league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 22:28

    In episode one of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the fan experience may change: how going to games, watching games at home and how memorabilia is shifting from physical to digital. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Will Orlando Arcia's walk-off spark the Braves + Jackson Stephens' journey to Atlanta

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 65:28

    Is momentum finally swinging in the Bravos' direction? DOB and EOF chat about Orlando Arcia's nail in the coffin homer versus Boston, and how his walk-off may help Atlanta get their "mojo back". The pair also hit on Travis Demeritte's continued contributions, Ian Anderson's gutsy start, and the future at shortstop. Plus, David details Jackson Stephens' climb from a Mexican indy team to the Braves' bullpen. Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Snitker's patience amid adversity, Vaughn Grissom's upside & reliver usage sweet spot

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 56:39

    David and Eric field subscriber questions in The Athletic app in 755's latest Live Room. The duo answers a question about Brian Snitker's decision-making and patience and composure despite the team's turbulent start. David shares his thoughts on the prospect, Vaugh Grissom. Plus, is there a sweet spot for reliever usage? Check out 755 Is Real on Youtube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Acuna's 400-plus-ft homers highlight big series vs. Brewers + why is Matzek sputtering?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 61:18

    Ronald Acuna Jr. played a vital role in Atlanta's best-of-three showdown versus the Brewers. DOB and EOF react to Acuna's pair of miraculous home runs as well as his progression coming off his injury. Tyler Matzek was a stalwart in last year's WS run; however, his '22 campaign is off to an underwhelming start. The guys converse about Matzek's struggles and contemplate if he'll return to form. Plus, a look ahead to the Red Sox series, and a glance at Max Fried, Charlie Morton, and Spencer Strider's production. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves salvage series split in New York, what's wrong with Charlie Morton and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 59:09

    With a big inning, the Braves salvage a split agains the Mets to finish up a 3-4 roadtrip. David and Eric explain what the Mets series tell us about the NL East race the rest of the season. How has the deadened baseball impacted the sport through one month of games. The guys go on to discuss what's wrong with Charlie Morton, what's right with Kenley Jansen and much more. Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Could Michael Harris debut this season, Dansby Swanson's future & Braves' 6-man rotation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 47:06

    Braves' prospect extraordinaire Michael Harris is excelling in the Minor Leagues, but could we see him perform in the Majors sometime this season too? David and Eric answer that and more listener queries in the latest live room edition of 755 Is Real! Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dale Murphy on Ronald Acuna's return, Portland & potential future baseball cities + Braves start to '22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 70:46

    Though the law office of O'Brien, O'Flaherty, & Murphy is short a partner with Eric on the IL, DOB, and Braves legend Dale Murphy bring you gobs of fun conversation on today's show. If Dale were MLB commissioner for a day, what changes would he make? Should the League expand to Portland and other baseball-hungry cities? Ronald Acuna Jr. is back in a Braves uniform, and, oh, how fans missed him. Plus, David and Dale chat about Atlanta's start to the 2022 season, including Dansby's defense, Riley and Wright's emergence, and more! Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Dale on Twitter: @DaleMurphy3 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves left field options, Eddie Rosario's injury & Chris Bassitt's comments

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 32:35

    How will Atlanta address left field in lieu of Eddie Rosario's injury? DOB and EOF respond to listener questions in today's live room, including opining about the Braves' options in left field. David and Eric also share their thoughts on Chris Bassitt's comments regarding another case of more altered baseballs, how pitching coaches handle the psychological aspect of the game, and more. Check us out on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kyle Wright's emergence, Acuna nearing return & Albies is raking it

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 50:54

    Although Atlanta hasn't secured a series win this year, optimism remains high for the Bravos. DOB and EOF discuss the root of Atlanta's confidence, which can be traced back to Kyle Wright's transformation, Ronald Acuna Jr. nearing his big league return, and Ozzie Albies' scathing bat, among other things. Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Braves-Dodgers series takeaways, Matt Olson trade check-in & Jesse Chavez returns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 47:26

    Before jumping into their reaction from the Dodgers series, David and Eric share an update on Acuna's rehab stint. The pair also discuss Jesse Chavez's return to the Braves in a trade for Sean Newcomb, and the duo inspect how the prospects Atlanta traded for Matt Olson are performing. Despite the rugged start, Charlie Morton is still spinning the ball at a high level, what is our level of concern for Dansby, and more thoughts from last series. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why don't key relievers enter games earlier, is it time to panic yet & what went wrong in the Freddie Freeman negotiations

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 35:50

    Today's podcast is a recording from David and Eric's first-ever "live room" in The Athletic app. A live room allows for David and Eric to answer your questions in real-time. Our first foray into live rooms was enjoyable for both the guys and participants. The pair answered why did the Braves use Newcomb versus the Dodgers, when should Braves fans begin panicking, what went wrong in the negotiations with Freddie, and more! Make sure to join us in the future! Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Freddie Freeman vs. the Braves, May target return for Acuna & young pitchers turning heads

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 51:47

    The Braves continue to toe .500 on the season after splitting with the Padres. DOB and EOF shares their takeaways from the series in San Diego, including Spencer Strider and Bryce Elder's impressive outings, Marcell Ozuna and Adam Duvall's big bats, and Eddie Rosario's slump. The Braves clubhouse share their thoughts on squaring off against Freddie Freeman, and Ronald Acuna Jr. is set to begin his rehab assignment. Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Homestand Highlights: Bryce Elder's debut, Ozuna's bat & more + are the baseball different...again?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 55:47

    "Championship Week" is now in the books for the Braves as they look ahead towards games without the pomp and circumstance. DOB and EOF discuss Atlanta's scuttling start to the season but highlight promising developments from the club's homestand, including Bryce Elder's debut and Marcell Ozuna's bat. Also, did MLB change the baseballs again?! Check out 755 Is Real on YouTube: youtube.com/755isreal Follow David on Twitter: @DOBrienATL Follow Eric on Twitter: @EOF34 Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/755isreal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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