Behind a terrific performance by the bullpen and a huge night from Eddie Rosario, the Braves defeated the Dodgers 9-2 to take a three games to one lead in the NLCS. And what a satisfying win it was. As you … Finish Reading
After last night’s 7-2 win over the Phillies, the Braves lead is four and a half games with five left on the schedule. The magic number is 1. They haven’t clinched the division, so there was not a champagne celebration … Finish Reading
In the words of Ian Anderson (the other one), “And the train it won’t stop going; No way to slow down.” The Braves have put the Hammer down and are rolling again. Wednesday night in the desert, the Braves defeated … Finish Reading
Once (last night, in fact) upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, I decided to go to bed rather than complete the recap of the Braves’ 3-2 loss in 10 innings. The creative muse was not speaking … Finish Reading
Suppose I told you ahead of Wednesday night’s game that:
–Braves pitchers would surrender only five hits on the night;
–The Braves’ starting outfielders would continue to certify the genius of Alex Anthopoulos: Rosario and Duvall would each homer and … Finish Reading
Guy Clark was the perhaps the greatest American songwriter most people have never heard of. One of his signature songs is “LA Freeway.” Check this out, and then come back: Guy Clark, “L.A. Freeway,” Austin City Limits – YouTube
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It was just two weeks ago that the Braves broke that odd “streak” in which they went forever without winning two in a row. What a fun two weeks it’s been. Behind a huge night for Freddie Freeman, who hit … Finish Reading
This is getting fun. Just a week ago, the Braves finally broke the odd streak of non-streaks by winning 2 games in a row. In defeating the Reds 8-6 last night, they won their 7th of the last 8, … Finish Reading
Much like Vladimir and Estragon, we Braves fans have been waiting for something good to happen. And like Beckett’s famous characters, we had almost resigned ourselves that it probably never will.
But after nearly 3 weeks, we are no longer … Finish Reading
AAR opened yesterday’s recap by noting how “streakingly inconsistent” this year’s team is. That’s no doubt true, but isn’t it odd how such an inconsistent team can be so maddeningly predictable?
In what was the most important game of the … Finish Reading