Tampa Bay 9, Atlanta 7

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Devil Rays – 06/28/2003 “Hi, I’m Shane Reynolds, and I’m actually a deep-cover agent for the Phillies.” Bobby blew this game, leaving in Reynolds to allow eight runs in 3 1/3 innings. If you do your math, you’ll realize that the relievers — Hodges, Bong, and Gryboski … Continue reading “Tampa Bay 9, Atlanta 7”

Atlanta 8, Tampa Bay 2

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Braves at Devil Rays – 06/27/2003 Horacio Ramirez, stopper. Obviously, he got some support, but he gave the Braves their first good start since the last time he pitched, struck out eight, and won his sixth straight decision. After Ramirez went 6 2/3, the grizzled veterans Bobby trusts — … Continue reading “Atlanta 8, Tampa Bay 2”

Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 1

ESPN.com – MLB – Recap – Phillies at Braves – 06/25/2003 The Bad Greg Maddux made an appearance, not that the Braves gave him much run support, and the Phillies evened the series. I didn’t think Maddux was actually pitching that badly — lots of flares and other seeing-eye singles — but that’s what happens … Continue reading “Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 1”

Three Braves move into the lead in National League All-Star balloting

Major League Baseball News Actually, four Braves are in position to start; Gary Sheffield is third among outfielders behind Bonds and Sosa. Javy has a slim lead over Ivan Rodriguez at catcher; there’s really no doubt that he’s having the best year of an NL catcher and is likely to add to that lead. Marcus … Continue reading “Three Braves move into the lead in National League All-Star balloting”