I’ve noticed several words that repeatedly turn up on this blog this year. We’ve described the 2021 Braves as disheartening, dispiriting, soul-crushing. You’ll note that these aren’t just words of disappointment; these are words that pertain to the spirit. This … Finish Reading
As the inimitable Alex R concluded yesterday:
“Games like this make it easy to believe that the Braves are just a winning streak away from being right back where they want to be. Now, they just have to figure out … Finish Reading
I wasn’t able to see much of tonight’s game. I did see Tuesday’s game. Turns out they were the same game, making the recap simple:
The Braves starter struggled, allowing the Red Sox an early big lead. But the Braves … Finish Reading
We have a saying in the law: res ipsa loquitor (the thing speaks for itself). I’ve been insisting to all the doubters and naysayers that of course the Braves are better than a .500 team. Until a few minutes ago, … Finish Reading
A few weeks ago I was gloating about how the Braves’ Wednesday record was much better than the other days of the week. But then Drew Smyly started each of the last two Wednesdays. No more gloating from me. This … Finish Reading
I’ve really enjoyed Alan’s weekend recaps, especially his cataloging of the positives and negatives. I’ll try that format, with my own modification.*
Negative: The Braves lost 9-5 to the BoSox after jumping out to a 3-0 lead.
“There must be some way out of here,” said the joker to the thief,
What a frustrating team these Braves have been to watch! We are all looking for a way out of the malaise that is the 2021 season … Finish Reading
There are plenty of culprits arguably responsible for the Braves’ lackluster start to 2021. Is the problem more the offense or the pitching? Lack of depth in the bullpen? Key injuries? Unexpectedly weak starts by most of the hitters?
The … Finish Reading
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