ajc.com | Business | Justin Timberlake to join Turner Sports Great, the tender nerves of the average viewer would be shattered by exposure to Pete Van Wieren or Skip Caray, but foisting this fourth-rate pop singer on those of us who might want to actually pay attention to the games is A-OK.
Turner Sells a Huge Block of AOL Stock Mr. Turner did not specify his plans for the cash he raised, but people close to him said that he did not intend to try to buy back any of his former businesses, like CNN or the Atlanta Braves baseball team, which he sold to Time Warner … Continue reading “Is Ted out?”
Colorado Rockies Baseball Coverage – The Denver Baseball Observer follows the Colorado Rockies with Stats, Quotes, and Game Notes If I remember to do this, in the future I’ll provide a link to the other team’s website. With the Rockies due up next, it’s the Denver Baseball Observer. I also thought I’d throw a link … Continue reading “Rockies link”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Diamondbacks – 05/04/2003 The extra-inning boys were at it again, the Braves scoring the winning run in the eleventh on, of all things, a foul pop-up behind first base by Rafael Furcal. With the bases loaded and one out, Darren Bragg scored on the sac-popout, and Vinny … Continue reading “Atlanta 7, Arizona 4 (11 innings)”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Diamondbacks – 05/03/2003 You can’t win them all, but losing like this… The Braves took a 6-3 lead into the bottom of the sixth, but Ray King allowed a two run homer, and then in the seventh the umpires took over the game. Kevin Gryboski had pitched … Continue reading “Arizona 7, Atlanta 6”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Diamondbacks – 05/02/2003 Now the games are getting really weird. John Smoltz blew his first save since August 6, but the Braves won anyway when Rafael Furcal hit a “414”-foot homer (it was at least thirty feet longer) and got an insurance run on a bases-loaded throwing … Continue reading “Atlanta 4, Arizona 2”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Astros – 05/01/2003 There has been a Mark DeRosa sighting! After “failing” to get a bunt down (for some reason, neither Russ Ortiz, Greg Maddux, nor Mike Hampton was available, thereby forcing the Braves to use a position player off their short bench to bunt) Mark had … Continue reading “Atlanta 8, Houston 7”
ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Astros – 04/30/2003 We own the Astros. Fulton County or the Ted, the Astrodome or that bandbox they’re pretending is a major league ballpark, the Braves have no problems. Mike Hampton was perfect for 3 1/3 before giving up a home run, and combined with Holmes and … Continue reading “Atlanta 11, Houston 1”