The Cardinal Way 4, the “used to be Brave”s 3 (by Cliff)

When I took on this task, it was only over the weekend. As the losses continued to mount, I felt a great burden to provide the push to get this team back to the winning column. But, fortunately for me, the losing streak isn’t my fault. But, the loss is, nonetheless. My wife does not … Continue reading “The Cardinal Way 4, the “used to be Brave”s 3 (by Cliff)”

Giants 2, Braves 1 (recapped by seat painter)

I have a confession to make. I came to Braves fandom late, after cable came to my North Carolina mill town in 1981. I had been a Pirates fan before falling under the sway of Horner, Knucksie, and the Murph. And maybe Skip, Pete, and Ernie had something to do with it as well. Anyway, … Continue reading “Giants 2, Braves 1 (recapped by seat painter)”

Marlins 5, Braves 4

Well, the Braves got swept. I think there’s basically three reasons why: • Every single member of our starting rotation was pitching above his head — some way above their heads, like Aaron Harang (killed in Game 1), some somewhat above their heads, like Alex Wood and Ervin Santana (destroyed in Game 2 and decent … Continue reading “Marlins 5, Braves 4”

Happy International Worker’s Day! Game Thread

The International Workers of the World — the Wobblies — want you to remember who this day is really all about. Without getting into politics, I think that we can all agree that there is one common enemy here, and that enemy is the FLORIDA MARLINS WHO PLAY IN MIAMI. Now is the time for all good … Continue reading “Happy International Worker’s Day! Game Thread”