Tag: Continues

ATL News / Sports

Braves: Michael Harris continues to rake in Mississippi

The jump from High-A baseball to AA is significant — one that a lot of minor-league players tend to struggle with. But Michael Harris has proven throughout his brief professional career that he’s not your typical ballplayer. He’s one of the best rising prospects in the game, and he’s showcased it through the first three weeks of the season with Mississippi.

A true five-tool player, Harris is doing it all. He’s flashed with the glove defensively in centerfield, stolen eight bases in just 18 games, and is hitting .316 to go along with a couple of homers, two triples, and five doubles.

This was the season where I thought we would really find out just how legit Michael Harris is as a prospect, and he’s checking all of the boxes as loudly as possible.

So far, throughout his minor-league career, the Braves have taken things slowly with him. Even after starting last season blazing hot in High-A, they kept Harris in Rome for the entire season. I imagine they take a similar path with him in 2022; however, if Harris continues to improve at this rate over the next couple of months, I’m not sure how they don’t promote him to Gwinnett.

For those wondering, I still think it’s extremely unlikely that Harris will make his major-league debut this season. With the emergence of Travis Demeritte and the return of Acuña, the Braves outfield is full, especially once Eddie Rosario returns. Additionally, Drew Waters is on his way back, and he will most likely get a crack in Atlanta before Harris does. What Harris has done so far is nothing short of amazing, but he’s still just a freshly turned 21-year-old with minimal minor-league experience. The Braves are going to let him continue to pad his confidence this season, but at some point in 2023, I expect to see him debut in Atlanta.

Photo: David J. Griffin/Icon Sportswire

Comments

comments



Source link

25Mar
ATL News / Sports

The Chicago pipeline to Atlanta continues, Falcons host another Bears free agent

The Falcons clearly trust the people inside the building. Arthur Smith hired Dave Ragone and Charles London to his staff last offseason, which resulted in multiple free agent signings due to their...

21Mar
Hip-Hop Now

The Source |50 Cent Continues to Send Shots At Starz Over ‘Power Book IV: Force’

Earlier this month, TV mogul Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson seemed very incensed with his situation with the STARZ network and threatened to pull his top-rated Power Universe series from the network if they...

06Mar
Hip-Hop Now

Bodega Bamz Continues To Cook For His Culture On “Vivir…”

2022 is shaping up to be an excellent year in the pseudo-underground Hip Hop community. Rap from every corner of the globe has been flourishing, with East Coast Hip Hop entering a renaissance era,...

02Mar
ATL News / Sports

Braves: First two series against the Marlins and Mets cancelled as the lockout continues

Today was a dark day for Braves and baseball fans everywhere, as Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that the opening two series of the 2022 MLB season have been cancelled. The Braves will lose “at...

11Feb
Other News

Trump ate (and flushed) documents; Trump allies’ coverup of Jan. 6 evidence continues

Peter Navarro joins fascist omnigrifter Steve Bannon in refusing to testify about the ex-administration’s plans to erase an American election. In the news today: Yet more revelations about Donald...

09Feb
Other News

Supreme Court continues purge of precedents; Trump made off with boxes of documents

Hey, remember when Brett Kavanaugh suggested to the U.S. Senate that there might be future consequences for those who brought up sexual assault allegations against him? And then when confirmed he went on...

07Feb
Entertainment

Bill Murray Downs Fan’s Tequila Shot At Golf Pro-Am, Continues Amazing Tradition

Bill Murray‘s at it again … just two years after he ripped a fan’s tequila shot at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am — he repeated the feat at the same place this weekend!!! The hilarious...

26Jan
ATL News / Sports

Braves: Andruw Jones continues to make progress in Hall of Fame voting

On the heels of a year of baseball that is too much to explain, we find ourselves once again knocking on the door to Cooperstown. The Hall of Fame vote serves to many fans as a reminder that baseball is a...

25Jan
Other News

Good money after bad, the U.S. continues investing in failed ‘carbon capture’ technology

Despite carbon capture and storage’s diminishing returns, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law devoted $12 billion to the technology, building off of copious prior investments. Ivanova notes that $5...

19Jan
Other News

Omicron continues to batter schools, with staffing shortages forcing many to close

Wichita isn’t unique in Kansas: Schools in Olathe, Kansas City, Eudora, Desoto, Manhattan-Ogden, Bonner Springs, and El Dorado have also had recent closures because of high COVID-19 rates. In Alabama,...

13Jan
ATL News / Sports

Braves: Marcell Ozuna continues to rake in the Dominican Winter League

When the lockout ends, perhaps Marcell Ozuna finds a new home. I’m not sure how the Braves view him following his domestic violence incident from last May, but for now, he’s a Brave and is eligible to...

11Jan
Other News

Jim Jordan continues his record of hiding crimes; new fake COVID cure is weirdest yet

The only way to get Jim Jordan to shut up? Ask him about any of the potential crimes he’s been implicated in. In the news today: House Republican Rep. Jim Jordan was once eager to mention that...

03Jan
Other News

Navy pushes back against cleanup timeline, emptying fuel tanks as Honolulu water crisis continues

Also on Wednesday, the Navy filed paperwork against the Hawaii Department of Health’s Environmental Health Division, which issued the order on Dec. 6. The Navy has consistently opposed the plan, which...

28Dec
Other News

CDC relaxes some COVID guidelines; Trump continues to lose, and lose, and lose

In the news today: What the heck is up with Rep. Madison Cawthorn? Seriously, Cawthorn’s story about how he met his soon-to-be-ex-wife is so bizarre that it defies description. Cawthorn’s...

15Dec
ATL News / Sports

Falcons: There continues to be no answers regarding Calvin Ridley

Another impactful player that has been missing for quite some time is Calvin Ridley after he was placed on the non-football injury list by the Falcons at the beginning of November. Ridley missed the Jets...

12Dec
Hip-Hop Now

50 Cent Continues to Troll Madonna After She Calls Him Out for ‘Fake Apology’

50 Cent and Madonna continue to spar on social media. Last month, 50 mocked the pop icon by blasting a risqué photo that showed her ass and legs sticking out from under a bed. “yo this is the funniest...

12Dec
Hip-Hop Now

50 Cent Continues Trolling Madonna Despite Apologizing

50 Cent continued to troll Madonna on Instagram, Saturday night. 50 Cent trolled Madonna on Instagram, Saturday night, after the legendary singer refused to accept 50’s apology for previously...

05Dec
Entertainment

George Lopez Continues Comedy Show Amid Health Emergency in Crowd

Play video content TMZ.com The debate over an artist’s responsibility to stop their show amid an emergency in the crowd had landed at George Lopez‘s feet … although this one may not be...

23Nov
ATL News / Sports

Hawks: John Collins continues to live up to his $125 million contract extension

The Hawks are now winners of five straight after taking down the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night by a score of 113-101, bringing their record to .500 — 9-9. The Thunder were down their best player in...

20Nov
Entertainment

Young Dolph’s Charity Turkey Giveaway Continues Despite Murder

Young Dolph was brutally murdered, but his efforts to lift his community up are still going strong, including one act of kindness he was supposed to complete the day he was killed. Dolph was behind a...