Atlanta Braves Halloween: 3 scary realistic scenarios for Braves in 2024

We like to stay optimistic. However, we also recognize the fact that failure and let downs are always a possibility. On Halloween, we take a look at the three biggest nightmares the Braves could face in 2024.
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Starting Pitching Could Collapse 

Bryce Elder
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We probably sound like a broken record at this point but the Atlanta Braves pitching staff is their biggest question mark. With the inconsistency between starters and relievers to end the 2023 season, we have no idea what to expect for 2024. 

What we do know is that Kyle Wright will miss all of the 2024 season due to shoulder issues. Charlie Morton very well could announce his retirement this off-season. Bryce Elder is not the quality starter he was in the first half of 2023. With all of this considered, starting pitching could be the downfall for the Braves next season. 

Alex Anthopoulos could consider signing frontline starting pitching but AA has not exactly been known to spend a lot of money on free agents. He could also contemplate trades but who would he have to give up to get the help the Braves need and would it truly be worth it?