This September ends on a high note.
The Braves took care of business this afternoon, beating the Mets and wild rookie Jenrry Mejia 6-2. In the process, they made Chipper Jones’s last regular season home game an emotional victory and … Finish Reading
For the Fredi Gonzalez-era Atlanta Braves, it has been a tale of two Septembers. In some respects, to be sure, not much has changed: the 2011 Braves scored 87 runs in 27 September games, while the 2012 Braves have … Finish Reading
Well, partings are ever going to be bittersweet.
And so begins the last voyage of Chipper Jones, pausing at the grey havens of Turner Field for a few final days before the uncertainties of the last chapter are written, basking … Finish Reading
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves – Box Score – September 28, 2012
Maybe if the Phillies hadn’t choked away the last two games while the Braves were beating up on the Marlins… Maybe … Finish Reading
In 1932, FDR gave a radio speech called “The Forgotten Man.” In it, he highlighted the suffering of those bearing the brunt of The Great Depression.
Fast-forward 80 years to BravesLand, and our “Forgotten Man” has become Tommy Hanson, … Finish Reading
These are the games that really show you how good Mac was at this.
For the second night in a row the Braves got the best of the Fish, but this one was a lot less dramatic.
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OK, I’m too happy to be snarky about a marketing campaign. Yup, the 2012 Atlanta Braves are returning to the post-season.
The Braves managed to shed those 2011 Blues with a thrilling, come-from-behind, … Finish Reading
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies – September 23, 2012 – Box Score
Tim Hudson pitched one of his best games of the year, O’Flambrel was perfect over 1 2/3 innings, and the Braves made single runs in the second and … Finish Reading
I have pointed this out before, but I still find it absolutely freaking mystifying.
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I will … Finish Reading
In 1993, Major League Baseball expanded by adding the Colorado Rockies and the Florida Marlins. On September 11 of the same year, Larry Wayne Jones made his major league debut.
Tonight, Chipper Jones has played his last game in Miami. … Finish Reading