Another Wednesday, another Braves win. You’re welcome.
I don’t think the other six days of the week appreciate your old buddy Humpday. Our Braves are now 5-1 on Wednesdays, for a cool .833 winning percentage. The run differential on Wednesdays … Finish Reading
Over the past three Wednesdays, I’ve taken advantage of this platform to remind everyone that it’s a long season, that we shouldn’t draw conclusions based on anything that happens in April, and that we need to avoid moods that are … Finish Reading
That was a satisfying win. Behind an excellent start from Ian Anderson, the Braves defeated the Yankees 4-1. Aqualung went 6 2/3 scoreless innings, surrendering only four hits. He looked like the Ian Anderson of 2020; all three of his … Finish Reading
Another day, another frustrating loss.
In fact, this one was even more frustrating than the first two losses to the Marlins this week. After clawing back from a 5-0 deficit, the Braves tied it and took it to extra innings. … Finish Reading
Two wins, but two very different games. Game 2 was a classic pitchers’ duel. Strassburg held the Hammers to one hit and no runs through six. Fortunately, new Folk Hero Kung Fu Panda came through with his second pinch homer … Finish Reading
The first four games of this season force me to bring out the old Earl Weaver chestnut: “This ain’t a football game. We play every day.”
When you are a long time baseball fan, you … Finish Reading
Ho hum. Another postseason game, another Braves postseason victory. Up two-zip in the NLCS, and they have won all 7 of their postseason games.
But the Fox announcers after the game were talking about how the Dodgers have the momentum … Finish Reading
Man, we get no respect. I hate these noon and 2:00 starts, and obviously MLB hates the Braves to impose these on us. I was able to watch the beginning, and saw Ronald hit a majestic blast to right to … Finish Reading
Imagine that it’s the middle of February 2020. You are happily reading news of spring training, and you are optimistic about the Braves’ upcoming season. You’ve seen some news accounts about a new virus in Asia, but you see no … Finish Reading
I don’t need to tell you how bad the Braves’ starting rotation has been. Varsity Fried, the one consistently excellent starter over the course of this short season, is on the Injured List (they say he is healthy and ready … Finish Reading