Not only was that the kind of win that can provide ignition for your entire season, it was as close to a team win as I’ve ever seen in baseball. The Braves used 19 different players there, and all of … Finish Reading
Y’all are probably pretty sick of my byline here, huh? Let’s review the last five times I have recapped a game here on Braves Journal.
- Huascar Ynoa had his only bad start of the season in a 13-4 loss at
Normally I would start this out with a brief little intro and maybe a quip. I would move on to breaking down the positives and negatives of the game, talk about a former Brave who did something cool in another … Finish Reading
The only place to really start here is Drew Smyly.
He was very clearly a high priority for Alex Anthopolous. Not only did Anthopolous give him an $11 million deal off the back of a shortened season, he did it … Finish Reading
Oh, you want me to write something about that?
Huascar Ynoa really struggled. Trevor Williams did not. Willson Contreras hit two home runs, as did Kris Bryant. The Cubs as a team hit six home runs, and Chicago evened the … Finish Reading
This is just about survival right now.
The Braves beat the Cubs 5-2 at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon to climb to 6-8 on the season, but the injury bug kept gnawing away at Brian Snitker’s ballclub. Today the baseball … Finish Reading
Think about how much planning went into Joe Girardi’s night for the Phillies.
He made a change from his usual lineup by inserting backup catcher Andrew Knapp in for JT Realmuto; Knapp hit a home run off Ian Anderson last … Finish Reading
When did it first hit you that there were fans in the building?
During player introductions? The booing for Bryce Harper? The crowd pop when Ronald Acuña Jr. launched a ball into orbit that put the Braves up for good? … Finish Reading
Well, that one checked all of the boxes.
A top-tier Phillies pitcher dominating the Braves on the opening weekend of the season? Yup.
Said top-tier pitcher being an Atlanta area native, therefore giving him superpowers … Finish Reading
For the first time in almost two decades, the Atlanta Braves were facing a legitimate rebuild.
The 2008 squad finished the season 72-90, the first 90-loss season for the club since 1990. The optimism of the “Baby Braves” from 2005 … Finish Reading