2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Sean Newcomb

Entering the 2019 season, Newcomb was expected to make the next step and become a mainstay for the Braves rotation behind Mike Foltynewicz. Long story short, that didn’t happen… sort of. He had an interesting season, but most would agree the Braves needed every ounce of the success he provided out of the bullpen. 2019 … Continue reading “2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Sean Newcomb”

What Went Wrong?

The Braves were the favorites to win this series. Despite what some will tell you, you will find many more people predicting the Braves over the Cardinals. It’s a disappointment, without a doubt. And it really seemed like we were on a trajectory; last year’s team broke the playoff drought but shouldn’t expect much further, … Continue reading “What Went Wrong?”

Braves 4, Beelzebub 5

Like Kris Kristofferson said “Monday morning, coming down.” Or maybe it was the Bangles: “Just another manic Monday.” Maybe because it was because it was the moon’s day what we have experienced lunacy. Who is this alien being impersonating Freddie Freeman and how did that being shape shift so effectively? Did Matt Joyce decide he … Continue reading “Braves 4, Beelzebub 5”

Cardinals 7, Braves 6

There are a number of storylines that were objectively true about the Braves and the Cardinals: -The Braves have the better bullpen. –Nick Markakis is here because he’s veteran leadership. A heady player. –Dallas Keuchel has playoff experience. He’s the guy you want on the mound if you don’t trust your young pitchers to pitch. … Continue reading “Cardinals 7, Braves 6”