Don’t wake me up when September ends.
An absolutely dreamy regular season concluded anti-climactically 8 days after the National League East champions were crowned. We may suffer from a bit of Impostor Syndrome when we assess our playoff chances, so … Finish Reading
mea culpa…the days wither down to a precious few…eyes and thoughts are diverted to other games occurring simultaneously whose results may affect us…but Sunday morning still finds me in possession of memories from our game that are deeply etched so … Finish Reading
Things are becoming clearer with regard to playoff seedings as we enter the final weekend of this season. Mike Foltynewicz finished his final start with five innings of one run baseball, striking out nine Phillies to surpass 200 Ks on … Finish Reading
I had another commitment Thursday and didn’t watch the Braves. Judging from the traffic on this site yesterday, you probably didn’t see it either.
I assume y’all can find summaries of the action (or lack thereof) elsewhere on the interwebs. … Finish Reading
For my last regular season recap, I get Cy-Young-to-be Jacob deGrom against will-he-make-the-postseason-roster Sean Newcomb. Sean pitched well for 5 innings, but he is in a no win position. If he pitches well, IWOTM, and if he pitches poorly … Finish Reading
Don’t tell these guys we’ve clinched and have nothing to play for. With only 3 games separating the Braves and Cubs for best record coming into this game, the difference is now at 2. Our home record is not as … Finish Reading
There’s been speculation here at several points about whether the Braves 2018 edition is streaky. The main reason we might want an answer to that question is the supposition that a streaky team will have trouble when they get … Finish Reading
The National League East Champions started a Sunday lineup writ large, and why not, after clinching the division with a week to spare. Punctuating the suspense ending curb-stomping given to the Phillies in the first 3 games of the series, … Finish Reading
We’d been around too long with this bunch to know it couldn’t be this easy, right through to the end, surely? And it wasn’t, we went from laugher to white knuckle in a matter of minutes, late – just like … Finish Reading
When we look back at the 2018 season’s late inning weirdness, last night’s game will be, along with the 9th inning rally against the Fish, Example 1 (or maybe 1A) of why you don’t turn off a Braves game until … Finish Reading