Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread

After last night’s loss to our’s truly, the Mets are 37-46 on the season, in 4th place of the NL East, and 6 games behind the 2nd Wild Card in the National League. While I don’t think they’re to the selling point that the aforementioned teams (Blue Jays, Orioles, Tigers, Royals, Mariners, Marlins, Giants, Reds) … Continue reading “Shopping in that Aisle, New York Mets Edition and Game Thread”

DWTG: Braves 7 – Cubs 9

So I didn’t watch the game (DWTG). That’s the consequence of the day game (the supposed “Business Man Special” I believe Chip is always yammering about), and so it goes that without having seen a single pitch of this one in conjunction with the score and the named perpetrators (Wilson, Tomlin) that I think we … Continue reading “DWTG: Braves 7 – Cubs 9”

Carl Sandburg Never Lived in Atlanta: Braves 5, Cubs 3

On Tuesday night, the Braves beat the Cubs 4-3 in a game in which they had 3 hits.  JamesD wants to know how rare that is.  As he points out there are games in which teams were no-hit and won: actually, there are five, the most recent being almost exactly 11 years ago, when the … Continue reading “Carl Sandburg Never Lived in Atlanta: Braves 5, Cubs 3”

Clutch – Braves 3 – Cubs 2

Champions are made from games like these.  The Braves made no mistakes, played superb defense, got clutch hits, and perfect bullpen support.  Everyone that contributed did so in clutch form.  The Braves got three hits – 2 homers and a single.  Fortunately the single came right before the 2nd homer.  And that was that for … Continue reading “Clutch – Braves 3 – Cubs 2”

Seein’ Julio Whooped Down in the Confines: Braves 3, Cubs 8

Wilson Contreras got his pajamas ruffled, and he called out the baseball lawman and ranted like an infestationThen Wilson kept on, he began to shout, and he started an instigation. He is against the law, the baseball law He is against the law, the baseball law w Then Tyler looked down and spit on the … Continue reading “Seein’ Julio Whooped Down in the Confines: Braves 3, Cubs 8”

Braves 13, Gnats 9 – What’s Happened to Folty?

Wow, so much to talk about. First off, the Braves’ offense successfully recovered from what was one of the lowest Game Scores of the season from its starting pitcher. When your SP gives up 8 ER in 4 innings (even if two of them were Grybo’ed), you expect to lose. But the reason the Gnats … Continue reading “Braves 13, Gnats 9 – What’s Happened to Folty?”