Sean Newcomb was Sean Newcomb. As a big leaguer these past couple of months, he’s been the same pitcher he was in the minors after the Braves acquired him. He can look so sharp– but also so very frustrating. Uncle … Finish Reading
I have a confession to make. My emotional state is entirely too dependent about how and what the Braves are doing. On days after they win, I generally get a head start on a pretty good mood, while losses give … Finish Reading
Game 7 in Atlanta!
The excitement leading up to this game was so palpable and so intense that words cannot describe it. As Dusty put it in the last game thread, “tonight is Game 7 of our NLCS with the … Finish Reading
The Braves limped across the country to LA after losing three straight to the Cubs by a combined margin of 17-6. The Dodgers had won 11 in a row and 31 of their last 35. After the Cubs’ sweep, it … Finish Reading
This game will long be remembered as the no-rain delay game. As you have probably heard or read elsewhere, our friends the Nats held up the start of this game for over 3 hours because there was a threat of … Finish Reading
Against the Padres on Wednesday, the Braves started a pitcher whose ERA was over 7. By Thursday, his ERA was over 8 and he was released. Never has a Colonectomy been so welcome.
Thursday, the Padres started a pitcher I … Finish Reading
These Braves are entertaining. For good or bad, the games are often in doubt down to the last batter. For the past couple of weeks, that’s been mostly good. Last night, the Braves defeated the Brewers, for their sixth win … Finish Reading