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Welcome to The 6-4-3! 6-4-3 is a podcast by and for Braves fans. Just another fan obsessed with the best team in the league, determined to combine the numbers you need to know with a refreshing, relaxed atmosphere of a simple fan talking to other fans. A show for every type of Braves fan. 

The 6-4-3 Podcast

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    S1E51: Don't Call It A Comeback

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 32:01

    Your Atlanta Braves, defending World Series Champions, are now in sole possession of 1st place and a single solitary win away from clinching the division for the 5th straight year, after crushing the soul of the New York Mets over the weekend. With 2 more games to play, the magic number is 1. The Braves turn to Jake Odorizzi in game 2 tonight, looking to seal the division and secure the 1st round bye.See for privacy information.

    S1E50: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 27:52

    The Braves offense disappeared last night as the Braves dropped game 3 to the Nationals, as well as their share of the NL East lead. For those who wanted meaningful games at the end of September, buckle up. This is it. The series that will decide the winner of the NL East. Get out there to the ballpark and make sure you've got your popcorn ready Braves fansSee for privacy information.

    S1E49: The Final Stretch

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 27:29

    Bryce Elder spins a gem, the offense brought their bats, and the Braves took advantage of the Mets off day to claw back within a game of the National League East. Now in the final stretch, we'll see if the defending champs can rip the division lead away from the Mets.See for privacy information.

    S1E48: Back To Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 28:13

    I'm back from vacation and I brought the Braves back with me! Fresh off a sweep of the Phillies, the reigning champs are sitting 1 game back in the NL East, with a division deciding series looming on the horizon, the month of September promises to be a memorable oneSee for privacy information.

    S1E47: Down To The Wire

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 35:54

    After some great work by the Braves (and some hilarious blunders by the Mets), Atlanta finds themselves 1 game back of the NL East lead and preparing to play a 2 game set against the hapless Oakland A's. The NL East crown is up for grabs, and that battle continues tonight.See for privacy information.

    S1E46: Turn The Page

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 33:06

    The Braves look to right the ship after giving away 2 games against the voodoo magic Cardinals and take some frustration out on the hapless Rockies. Take Bob Seger to heart and let's break out the brooms at Truist!See for privacy information.

    S1E45: Flexing Their Muscle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 43:43

    It was a big homestand for the defending champs, taking down both the Mets and the Astros in a World Series rematch/potential preview. Vaughn Grissom keeps hitting, and the Braves are flexing on the rest of the league, all while potentially preparing to bring back Mike Soroka within the next couple of weeks. Strap in everyone, things are about to get even crazier around here.See for privacy information.

    S1E44: He Did It Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 30:56

    The Braves may have lost game 3, but that can't dampen my spirits after AA locked up Michael Harris for the next 8-10 years and we got to see a return to the mound for one Michael Soroka. Max Fried comes off the concussion IL and we get the premier pitching matchup in baseball tonight as the Braves look to win the series against the Mets and cut the division lead to 3.5 games.See for privacy information.

    S1E43: Sending A Message

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 33:15

    Nothing sends a message quite like a blowout, and the Braves certainly delivered on that front last night. Every hitter who came to the plate got a hit and the Braves blasted the Mets in Game 1.See for privacy information.

    S1E42: That's How You Debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 29:05

    It's a Vaughn Grissom show today as the Braves newest callup announced his presence with style, becoming the youngest player in the Modern Era to hit a homer and steal a base in his debut. What should you expect from Vaughn? If you've been following me all season then you already know. If not, don't worry, I've got you covered with today's 643!See for privacy information.

    S1E41: That Could've Gone Better

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 27:29

    The Braves get trounced in NY and look to get right against Boston and Miami before a rematch on our turf. Am I worried? No, and I'll tell you why.See for privacy information.

    S1E40: Showdown in the Little Apple

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 36:03

    The Braves drop the day game finale against the Phillies to the surprise of absolutely no one, and now turn their collective attention to a 5 game in 4 days showdown with the division leading (gross) Mets. It's a series that features 2 marquee matchups that has the opportunity to really establish who the top dog is in the NL East, and it gets started tonight at 7:10.See for privacy information.

    S1E39: Trade Deadline Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 37:18

    It's Trade Deadline Day in Major League Baseball and boy this season did NOT disappoint. Trades are flying everywhere, and while other teams were looking to add star pieces, the Braves Alex Anthopoulos was busy stealth bombing the league with a major extension for July's player of the month Austin Riley. Get ready for a fast paced, crazy episode.See for privacy information.

    S1E38: "Something That Bears Watching"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 34:14

    The Braves drop one of the weirdest and unluckiest games you'll see, receive some bad news in regards to a starting player, and approach the deadline in a much different situation than they thought they would be even a week ago. I'll discuss all of that, plus get a few things off my chest as the Braves look to even up the series against Aaron Nola tonight in game 2.See for privacy information.

    S1E37: "1st Half In Review"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 35:07

    The Braves drop game 3 and the series to the Mets as they get ready to wrap up the first half with a 4 game set against the Washington Nationals. I'll give my takeaways from the first half of the 2022 season as I get ready for a week off of my own as we head into the All Star Break. See for privacy information.

    S1E36: "Can't Win Them All"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 34:55

    Max Fried was uncharacteristically wild and the Braves offense hit into some bad luck in Game 1, giving the Mets the early lead in the series. I'll tell you why the performance wasn't quite as bad as it seemed, before we take a look at the All-Star festivities and some prospects earning a couple well deserved promotions. See for privacy information.

    S1E35: “Braves Keep Rolling“

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 34:56

    The Braves just keep winning, as they now own the best record in baseball over the last month, and it's starting to look more and more like another division crown is just a formality at this point. The Braves turn to Spencer Strider tonight looking for a 4 game sweep of the Cardinals before starting a 10 game NL East showdown before the All Star Break   See for privacy information.

    E34: "Gues(t) Who's Back?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 47:52

    It's a very special episode of 6-4-3 this week as I'm joined by my long time partner in crime, and former cohost of the Platinum Sombrero, Adam "Doc" Herbert! In our first episode back together since retiring the TPS podcast, we'll tackle everything going on with the Braves, including why it doesn't matter how good the Mets play, they're destined to be a footnote in the East for years to come. See for privacy information.

    E33: "Second Fiddle"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 26:01

    The Braves took 4 out of 7 against the Giants and the Dodgers, but the story is all about Freddie's return to Atlanta. In a saga that somehow just keeps getting more and more heartbreaking, some breaking news today and a piece by Buster Olney has to have the Dodgers feeling some things they've never felt before. See for privacy information.

    S1E32: "Marquee Max"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 30:06

    The Braves take Game 1 from the Giants in an exceptional matchup of starting pitchers, as Max Fried out-dueled Logan Webb and Orlando Arcia walked us off. The defending champs will look to secure the series split tonight behind mustachioed maven Spencer Strider, as he looks to build on the best start of his career last time out against the Washington Nationals. Oh, and 21 year old wunderkind Michael Harris II had yet another 3 hit night for the Braves. It's good to be a Braves fan, folks See for privacy information.

    S1E31: "Fortnite Fun"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 34:16

    I'm running out of witty puns for these titles as the Braves just continue to put up video game numbers. Spencer Strider went out and shoved, the offense put up 8 runs on 14 hits, and Michael Harris just keeps getting better and better. It's good to be a Braves fan, folks! See for privacy information.

    S1E30: "Cheaper By The Dozen"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 33:21

    The Braves just cannot be stopped as they push their winning streak to an even dozen games. The offense was exceptional, the homers are falling left and right, and (almost) everything is coming up Braves. Now with Ozzie on the shelf for a while with a fractured foot, the Braves look to keep the run going behind Max Fried as they continue their march towards 1st place See for privacy information.

    S1E29: "The Streak Continues"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 34:17

    The Braves take game 3 behind Austin Riley and William Contreras, and keep the streak of not winning or losing 3 games in a row alive. Riley hit another home run as he looks to go nuclear, and Contreras showed yet again why he deserves to be in the lineup every day. See for privacy information.

    S1E28: "Making Strides"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 28:05

    The Braves may have dropped game 1, but the story is Spencer Strider. Finally given his long overdue shot to start, the young flamethrower did not disappoint. Now that the Braves may have finally solidified that 5th spot in the rotation, they turn to vet Charlie Morton to even up the series tonight against rookie starter Humberto Castellanos. See for privacy information.

    S1E27: "That's More Like It"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 31:40

    The Braves offense keeps rolling, posting double digit hits for the 3rd straight game, and the Braves take Game 3 against Philadelphia 8-4. William Contreras continues his power surge, and the Braves as a whole are starting to play like the team we thought we would see when the season started. Kyle Wright looks to keep his electric season going and secure another series victory as he takes the hill opposite familar foe Aaron Nola. See for privacy information.

    S1E26: "Please, Give Me SOMETHING To Cheer About"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 26:15

    The Braves continue their roller coaster season, dropping game 1 against the Phillies last night. The reigning champs turn to Max Fried to get them back on track tonight in Game 2.  See for privacy information.

    S1E25: "Deja Vu"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 29:06

    In a familiar refrain, the Braves drop game 3 in extra's, dropping the series against Milwaukee as a result. Now in the middle of May, the Braves are in an eerily similar situation to last season. Can you really count on the same type of run 2 seasons in a row? I'm not so sure. One thing I am sure of though: this is not the road I was looking to walk when this season started. See for privacy information.

    S1E24: "This Seems Familiar"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 32:26

    The Braves drop game 1 against the Brewers in one of their worst offensive showings of the season, and things are not going well for the defending world champs. They'll look to even up the series in game 2 tonight behind a returning Tucker Davidson as the Braves square off against Adrian Houser. See for privacy information.

    S1E23: "Splitting Hairs"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 31:47

    The Braves walk it off in game 2, salvaging at least a series split against Boston on Wednesday. Now, the Braves prepare to welcome San Diego to Truist Park in hopes of starting a run and turning this season around. See for privacy information.

    S1E22: "Getting Wright"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 34:03

    The Braves have started May off on the right foot and look to keep it going against a struggling Boston team. Kyle Wright goes in game 1, looking to continue his excellent work this season and guarantee at least a split in this 2 game series. See for privacy information.

    S1E21: "Putting Little Brother In Their Place"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 31:57

    The Braves went up to New York and reminded the Mets that the division runs through Atlanta with a 5-2 victory in game 1. Max Fried continued his stellar work this season, looking dominant against one of the best performing teams in baseball. See for privacy information.

    S1E20: "Return Of The King"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 27:09

    HE'S BACK FOLKS! Ronald Acuna jr makes his return to Major League baseball tonight as the Braves look to win their first series of the season. They'll get to square off against a familiar face in Drew Smyly, and as Braves fans know all too well, he knows a thing or 2 about giving up runs in Atlanta. Also, in our Prospect Spotlight segment, I'll be discussing a former 1st round pick that might just be figuring it out this season. See for privacy information.

    S1E19: "Weather The Storm"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 36:12

    The Braves are down another outfielder as Eddie Rosario will miss 8-12 weeks following eye surgery to correct blurriness and swelling in his right eye. All eyes are on Ronald Acuna Jr and all mouths are asking when he will be making his return to the big league team. In the meantime, the Braves prepare to welcome Seiya Suzuki and the Chicago Cubs to town as they look to win their first series of the season. See for privacy information.

    S1E18: "Time To Catch Your Breath"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 26:47

    The Braves head home after a 3-4 West Coast trip and finally get their first day off before welcoming the Miami Marlins to Atlanta. With Ronald Acuna looking good in his rehab, could we be close to seeing the season debut of an MVP frontrunner? Plus, it's Thursday! Which means it's time to get to know a prospect! Today's featured prospect is a young man who's name you're probably familiar with, but isn't discussed nearly as much as his talent would lead you to believe. I'll tell you why you should be learning his name today. See for privacy information.

    S1E17: "Starting Out On The Wrong Foot"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 32:33

    Freddie Freeman hits his first homer of the season in his first AB against the Braves, because of course he does, and the Braves fall in game 1 7-4. Atlanta turns to Max Fried tonight to right the series against Walker Buehler and set up a potential rubber match before finally getting a day off and coming back home to take on the Marlins, where a certain superstar may be ready to make his season debut See for privacy information.

    S1E16: Westbound and Down

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 34:51

    The Braves are on the move, heading out west to take on the Padres and the Dodgers after an opening homestand that left a lot to be desired. It's still too soon to panic, but nothing calms people down like winning. In other news, I take some time out of today's show to take a look at some early performers and get into the weeds regarding the early returns on the humidors installed in all 30 ballparks and why suppressing the flight of the ball may not be the best thing for MLB. See for privacy information.

    S1E15: "About Last Night..."

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 26:24

    We're 5 games into the season and things haven't exactly gone smoothly for the defending champs. Pitching has been unreliable, the offense has been struggling, and the team is clearly missing their superstar both in the lineup, and especially in the field. It's way too early to freak out, but today would be a great day for the Braves to play like the World Champions. See for privacy information.

    S1E13: "Training Time is (Almost) Over"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 29:40

    We've reached the final game of Spring Training for the reigning World Series Champs and not a moment too soon. With a roster filled with young, exceptional players, expectations are definitely high. Today I'll discuss these expectations, how the Braves fills the void caused by the Luke Jackson injury, and throw out some projections for the 2022 season See for privacy information.

    S1E12: "Fried Gets The Nod"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 29:42

    Brian Snitker announces Max Fried as his Opening Day starter, and it's a decision Braves fans should get used to hearing. I'll discuss why I'm so convinced in Fried's ability to lock in the top of the rotation as well as detailing why I'm so intrigued by the recent development strategy of William Contreras in today's Prospect Spotlight segment See for privacy information.

    S1E11: "Hitting Their Stride(r)"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 28:37

    We're 9 days away from Opening Day (In Atlanta no less!) and the Braves look more than ready to defend their World Series crown. Today I'll discuss a couple of players you should be paying very close attention to, including the player I think may be the lynchpin of the pitching unit, and a flame-throwing prospect with a mustache to match. See for privacy information.

    S1E10: "Ready For The Regular Season"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 27:01

    The Braves offense looks to be ready as the regular season is almost here. Throw in a top 5 bullpen and a 1-3 rotation that can hang with anyone in baseball and I'm ready too. I'll discuss the remaining roster battles, plus it's Thursday, which means it's time for another prospect spotlight!  See for privacy information.

    S1E9: "Getting Down To Business"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 36:36

    Braves Spring training is well under way now and we're already seeing a few youngsters taking full advantage of the opportunity in front of them. With the roster basically set, all that's left is solidifying the rotation, which I'll lay out in no uncertain terms today See for privacy information.

    S1E8: "Taking Shape"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 24:19

    Not content to rest on their laurels, Alex Anthopoulos and the Braves continued adding yesterday and now we see what the final product may look like. A playoff hero returns, and the Braves look ready to enter the season with an absolutely stacked roster. Not all is peaches and cream, however, as Freddie Freeman finally signs - with the evil blue empire no less.  See for privacy information.

    S1E7: "Change Is Inevitable"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 29:16

    The Freddie Freeman Era is over, but that doesn't mean the Braves are. It isn't easy to say, but with yesterday's trade and today's massive extension, the Braves are a better ballclub today than they were at the end of '21. It's never easy to lose a franchise icon, but sometimes in this sport you need to have the stones to do what's best for the team. With a few more roster holes that need to be filled, let's see what else Alex has up his sleeve. See for privacy information.

    S1BREAKING: Matt Olson is now a Brave!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 13:19

    It's a bittersweet day for Atlanta Braves fans as the Braves have acquired A's first baseman, Matt Olson, essentially ending the Freddie Freeman era in Atlanta.  See for privacy information.

    S1E6: "Welcome Back"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 22:46

    Baseball is back Ladies and Gentlemen, and not a moment too soon! Now we can turn our attention to what's really important: Braves re-signing Freddie Freeman and taking a deep dive on a prospect all of you should be as excited as I am about! The Road To Repeating starts now! See for privacy information.

    S1E5: Everyone Should Listen To ME

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 34:52

    I solve the CBA, the salary cap/floor, and tanking all in one fell swoop before turning my attention to discussing the starting shortstop for the World Champs. Someone get me a red line to Manfred immediately. - Braves See for privacy information.

    S1E4: A Punch To The Gut

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 34:52

    For the 2nd time in 3 years, Major League Baseball will be delayed. This time without the mitigating factor of COVID-19. How did we get to this point? I'll give my thoughts on that, as well as give my heartfelt Austin Riley apology before spotlighting one of my personal favorite Braves' prospects, a player I've planted my flag on multiple times. See for privacy information.

    S1E3: Let The Games Begin (Please)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 25:00

    The new CBA looks to be finalized any minute now thanks to an all night negotiation session that probably should've taken place well before the night of MLB's self imposed deadline, which means it's time to start mindlessly speculating on some possible FA targets! A little later we're going to marvel at the artist formerly known as Braves right-fielder,  Ronald Acuna Jr., and delve into just how talented this young man is, as well as throw a comp on him so lofty it might possibly be illegal. See for privacy information.

    S1E2: This Isn't A Video Game.

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 39:54

    Why replacing Freddie Freeman isn't as simple as saying "oh we'll just go trade for (insert player)". Also today it's time for our debut minor league spotlight segment, featuring perhaps the most controversial prospect in the Braves system.  See for privacy information.

    S1E1: Freddie...Will He Or Won't He?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 32:36

    In the premiere episode of The 6-4-3 Podcast, Dylan Short updates you with the latest on the MLB player lockout and does a deep dive on the return (or departure) of Freddie Freeman and what that means to the Braves. See for privacy information.

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