Don’t worry–real baseball starts Thursday

I’ll take my lead from Seat Painter and JonathanF, which is always a good idea.  You don’t need to read a recap of Saturday’s game.  It doesn’t matter!  Instead, I’ll take the recapper’s prerogative and share my ruminations on the postseason. If you insist on a result, IWOTM 3, Braves 0, on a couple of … Continue reading “Don’t worry–real baseball starts Thursday”

Our Brave Guys 8, Not So Scary Giants 1

On Friday night the Atlanta Braves won a trip to October-Land.  It’s just the best place to be this time of year.  It’s where all ballplayers want to go. And how excited they all were! Some of them misbehaved a little; usually you’re not supposed to play in the fountain or spray wet stuff all … Continue reading “Our Brave Guys 8, Not So Scary Giants 1”

Braves 9, Metropolitans 5

Man is this team fun right now.  The Braves squandered a 4 run lead, but came on strong to come from behind and defeat the Mets 9-5.  Everyone contributed—homers by Albies, Donaldson (#30), and Freeman (#35, his career high), two hits by Ortega, Acuña with the go ahead RBI’s on an 8th inning hit, four … Continue reading “Braves 9, Metropolitans 5”

Oldest Continuously Operating Professional Sports Franchise in America 5, The One that Claims to be First but Isn’t, 4

We all know why Anthopolous worked so hard to add relievers at the deadline: so we would not have to watch Luke Jackson with the game on the line.  No such luck tonight. Shane Greene was given his first save opportunity as a Brave, entering the ninth with a 4-3 lead.  He now has his … Continue reading “Oldest Continuously Operating Professional Sports Franchise in America 5, The One that Claims to be First but Isn’t, 4”