ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Reds at Braves – 05/28/2003 Now, that was fun. The Braves’ first three hitters (Furcal, DeRosa, Sheffield) of the game all homered — only the second time in major league history a team has done that — and Javy homered later in the first to knock out Reds starter … Continue reading “Atlanta 15, Cincinnati 3”
Baseball Prospectus – Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil Rays Summary: Braves on pace for a rare offensive improvement; Javy looks like a new man, and chunky catchers should pay attention; do the Braves’ draft people actually know what they’re doing?
ESPN.com: MLB – No mention of Ryan brings plenty of disbelief This has nothing to do with the Braves (except for the ignoramus who couldn’t imagine that Greg Maddux was one of the five best pitchers since WWII), but Rob Neyer is being besieged by idiots.
Baseball Musings: Win Shares I know Bill James has said that win shares are supposed to be applied retrospectively, but anyway… Gary Sheffield ranks second in the majors, first in the NL, with 12 WS so far. Rafael Furcal ranks fourth and third with 11.7. And John Smoltz ranks sixth and fourth, and as the … Continue reading “Braves Shares”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Reds at Braves – 05/27/2003 Where would the Braves be without Chris Reitsma? Reitsma, who allowed three runs in the eighth Monday to let the Braves tie the game, hung a changeup to Chipper leading off the tenth last night. Chipper deposited it in the right field seats to … Continue reading “Atlanta 3, Cincinnati 2”