MLB – Yankees get MLB – Yankees get OF help, deal for Jays’ Mondesi I don’t normally post about non-Braves matters here; I did it on my old site sporadically, but this is Braves Journal after all. I intend to eventually set up a subdomain for non-Braves writings but I haven’t. But I wanted to comment on the … Continue reading “ MLB – Yankees get” – MLB – Recap – MLB – Recap – Expos at Braves – 07/01/2002 By the third inning of last night’s game, the Braves trailed 4-1, Tom Glavine had had to leave the game after giving up those four runs because his blister was acting up, and normally you’d be thinking, “Well, let’s get them tomorrow.” But for … Continue reading “ – MLB – Recap” – MLB – Recap – MLB – Recap – Braves at Red Sox – 06/30/2002 I don’t believe in clutch hitters — that is, in players who consistently hit better in big situations. But sometimes players deliver big, unexpected hits, and you have to give them credit. Keith Lockhart doubled to drive in Darren Bragg, breaking a 3-3 … Continue reading “ – MLB – Recap” – Atlanta Braves – – Atlanta Braves – BatStatistics It’s time for another entry in our continuing series, “How do the Braves continue to win with these guys in the lineup?” Today, we take another look at the bottom of the lineup: Vinny Castilla, Javy Lopez, and Keith Lockhart. Vinny hasn’t drawn a walk in June, his slugging … Continue reading “ – Atlanta Braves –” – News Wire First, – News Wire First, the Braves have put Albie Lopez on the DL (they say his shoulder hurts, but who cares why as long as he’s gone?) and called up Tim Spooneybarger. I’m glad for Spooneybarger but the Braves still don’t need seven relievers and should have brought up a hitter. Second, I’ve added … Continue reading “ – News Wire First,”