The Phillies aren’t good. They’re 70-88 this year, and over the last five years — the five years since they traded for Cliff Lee and won 102 games in 2011 — they’re 360-467. They are bad. They’re ahead of us … Finish Reading
The boys are on a roll. The Phillies are no great shakes, but after a big comeback win, it’s really nice to beat the snot out of them. The Phillies are in a similar spot with us, and knocking around … Finish Reading
Julio Teheran just did not have it. Kicking off the final homestand at Turner Field against the Phillies, he surrendered a first inning grand slam to Ryan Howard (yes, he of the .192 batting average this year, who always finds … Finish Reading
To an Athlete Dying Young
By A. E. Housman
The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.
Today, the road all runners … Finish Reading
70 and 92 or Bust!
Do you think Snit has a life-sized picture of John Malone and takes off a piece of clothing for every win?
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After the start to a season that made 100 losses feel inevitable, some wins are more fun than others. This seemed like a loss before it started. Bartolo Colon for the Mets, but Ryan Weber for the Braves. Weber didn’t … Finish Reading
Julio Teheran did not have his best stuff, but he made what he did have count. An RBI double to Asdrubal Cabrera in the 3rd was all the damage the Mets could muster against him. He only recorded one strikeout … Finish Reading
[our movie reference is to a grisly murder mystery. The murders are based off of the 7 cardinal or deadly sins espoused by the medieval Roman Catholic Church. We won’t add in the two “lost sins,” or go deep into … Finish Reading
The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 6-2 on this soggy Sunday to win the final Turner Field Series against their hated rivals.
The Braves scored first in the second on an RBI single by Jace Peterson, then extended … Finish Reading
“Braves take rare victory over Nationals, 7-3,” went the AP headline. That’s a real blow, considering how we owned them in 2013-2014, say, with a 24-14 record and that satisfying consternation when a team knows that another team has … Finish Reading