John Scheurholz should be fired. It’s that simple.
Today, he acquired shortstop Rey Sanchez from the Royals for two fairly marginal prospects, 2B Aleyjandro Machado and RP Brad Voyles. Who he gave up is not really that important. The odds … Finish Reading
The Braves took three of four from Montreal while the Phillies split four with the Mets and the Marlins lost three of four to Cincinnati. The Braves now lead the East by three games, their largest lead of the season, … Finish Reading
The Braves managed to lose two of three to the Reds, after winning all three games the teams played in Cincinnati (the season opener and two games last week). That’s not all that surprising, since the Reds are OK on … Finish Reading
The Braves took two of three from the Expos, the stars being Brian Jordan (who homered in each win) and Mark DeRosa (who went 2-4 in each win, including a game-winning home run in the tenth Saturday). The Phillies have … Finish Reading
7/20/2001: The Braves are in first place by two games, easily their best showing of the year. They swept a two-game series with the Reds in Cincinnati on the strength of pitching — holding the Reds to only one run … Finish Reading
The Braves actually lost two of three to the woeful Devil Rays, largely on the strength of Fred “Chicago is not my kind of town” McGriff, who hit three homers in the series. Greg Maddux bailed them out with a … Finish Reading
The Braves took two of three from the Orioles while the Phillies lost two of three with the Blue Jays, so the teams are now tied for first place. It’s actually kind of disappointing; the Braves won the first two … Finish Reading
Actual games that count in the standings start tonight, with Greg Maddux going against the Orioles in Atlanta. Nothing yet on the trade front; Fred McGriff was going to Chicago but that appears to have fallen through, and he might … Finish Reading
7/8/2001: The Braves won two of three from the Red Sox, but they may have lost Rafael Furcal. Furcal’s left shoulder, which has been a problem for a couple of years, apparently totally separated on a slide Friday night. He … Finish Reading
Another great day!
After losing last night 3-1, the Braves came back today and won 9-5. Greg Maddux got win #10 of the season and #250 of his career. He wasn’t too sharp by his own standards — six innings, … Finish Reading