3 reasons why the Atlanta Braves will not make trades anytime soon

Once Atlanta Braves superstar Ronald Acuna Jr. went down with injury, the majority of the fan base wemt calling for Alex Anthopoulos to work his magic. Here is why it won't happen soon.
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After losing Spencer Strider and most recently Ronald Acuna Jr. for the season, the Atlanta Braves are going to look very different for the rest of 2024. Losing one superstar is difficult enough to recover from but losing two is tragic.

It is no secret that the Braves have high expectations for themselves, even after losing two of their best players to injury. Many people are calling for Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos to make a move to compensate for the loss of Acuna and Strider. While it is likely AA has something up his sleeve, there are three big reasons fans should not anticapte any blockbusters anytime soon.

It's still too early

As it stands right now, the Atlanta Braves are 31-23 and sit 6.5 games back in the NL East. To be less than 7 games behind the scorching hot Phillies feels like an accomplishment in itself right now with all the bad breaks the Braves are dealing with.

With 54 games down, this also means that there is 108 games left in the regular season and a little over two months until the trade deadline. A lot can happen in the MLB over that time span.

There are so many teams in the league right now that doesn't know if they will be buyers or sellers by the trade deadline. AA is likely holding out until there is at least a better idea of what high caliber players are avaliable and seems like the best fit in Atlanta. As difficult as it is to do, Anthopoulos should be trusted and fans should be patient.