Things You Can Do On A Warm Summer Night: Braves 5, Giants 4

The rumors are true – the hardest part really is not falling down hills when you take your foot off the brake from a dead stop. By lesson #3, you’ve come to realize that “hill” has a more expansive definition than you knew before. Start from even the most gentle downslope, and you can use … Continue reading “Things You Can Do On A Warm Summer Night: Braves 5, Giants 4”

Braves 6, Marlins 3

Depending on the angle from which you squint at it, 2014 was either a massively successful rebuilding year for Alabama, in which a lot of things broke right and they stole an SEC championship – or it was a disappointment, showing the conference’s vulnerability in the four-team playoff era. Either way, Alabama heads into 2015 … Continue reading “Braves 6, Marlins 3”

A Longer Note On Kelly Johnson

The Braves signed Kelly Johnson to a minor league deal last week, and though he’s not assured of anything but an invite to spring training and a chance to compete for a bench spot, we’re going to write him up here. This was supposed to be Brandon Beachy’s writeup, but that’s not happening, so we’re … Continue reading “A Longer Note On Kelly Johnson”

Braves 7, Nationals 6

Sometimes it’s better if you just watch the good parts. Walk into the stadium, stand in line for a burger, look out toward the field just as that particular combination of boom and anticipatory crowd-noise and people getting three-quarters of the way out of their seat foretells Justin Upton‘s 20th home run, even if you … Continue reading “Braves 7, Nationals 6”