Exactly the kind of game I thought we’d have a lot more of this year. Charlie Morton pitched like the guy who finished third in the Cy Young race two years ago, one-hitting the Mutts over seven innings with eleven … Finish Reading
By now, you know that Major League Baseball has announced a desire to crack down in earnest on all of the ways that pitchers have historically skirted the rules banning foreign substances on baseballs, and they are NOT HAPPY about … Finish Reading
Tonight was a game in which numerous unsurprising things coincided with a surprisingly happy result: Drew Smyly performed about as expected, Ronald Acuna performed about as expected, the Braves bullpen performed about as expected — with new addition Shane Greene … Finish Reading
This was the type of game that I typically thank my lucky stars that at least I don’t have to recap. Then I realized a few minutes after midnight that actually I was supposed to recap it, so the following … Finish Reading
I always enjoy beating the Red Sox. Partly because their fan base is insufferable, and partly because it feels like the rightful prerogative of primogeniture. We were there first, dammit! Tonight’s game was extra sweet because three of the Braves’ … Finish Reading
We’ve played them enough now that I don’t have to make any 1992 references. And we’ve often been better than they are: from 2017 to 2020, we played 15 games against them, and we went 10-5. This year, though, we’ve … Finish Reading
Things aren’t back to normal in this brave new world, and going to a ballgame is no exception. Scarcely 8,000 fans were on hand to watch the Braves beat the local ballclub, even though there are a ton of Braves … Finish Reading
What, us worry?
Hard to believe that just a couple of days ago, the Braves couldn’t hit water falling out of a boat; today, basically everyone just did the same boringly good job. Only two ohfers in the regular lineup, … Finish Reading
Charlie Morton is, at 37, the ace of the staff, and right now he feels like one of the only good players on the team who’s still healthy.
That’s unfair to Freddie, who is only hitting .233, but since he’s … Finish Reading
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He walked out of the hotel into the fog, fog that thickened as he wandered down towards the harbour: fog in his mind as he tried to interpret the strong and sometimes contradictory emotions that overlapped and mingled in his