Includes the Year of Kolb, the Debut of Jeffy, and far too much Reitsma. There’s about a month’s gap where the posts are missing in my archives, I don’t know why.
I don’t really have anything to say. December is always a rough time if the Braves aren’t active.
Discussion question: If Jeff Francoeur were a TV show, what TV show would he be? I say “Ally McBeal.”
I really do have a lot to be thankful for, even if I don’t always recognize it. Including you guys — thanks.
And now, Jeff Francoeur riding a giant turkey.
… Finish Reading
I have realized that Melky Cabrera has, in one short season, reached a standard previously only reached by Dan Kolb and Jeff Francoeur. He has moved beyond Whipping Boy status to become the official Braves Journal Bête Noire. This means … Finish Reading
“So Mac,” people ask me, “What do you wonder about Jeff Francoeur?” Then I say, “Well, I look upon him as a figure of tragedy. What if Jeff Francoeur were Hamlet?” And they say, “Well, it would probably be a much shorter play.” And I think, they’re probably right.
Prince of Lilburn
A Tragedy in Three Scenes
By Wm. Shakespeare with Additional dialogue (mostly at the end) by Mc Thomason
Savagely cut by by Mc Thomason as it is a very wordy play
FRANCLET, a prince
HORACIO, a lefthanded pitcher, and friend to Franclet
MELKY, an outfielder of sorts
CLAUDELL, a king, and uncle to Franclet
ROSENCHIP, a play-by-play man, and sycophant
SIMPSONSTERN, a color commentator
Various UTILITY INFIELDERS, RELIEF PITCHERS, TRAINERS, HANGERS-ON, and GROUPIES
Continue reading “To blog or not to blog”
Now, I’m not saying that Jeffy won’t play in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area next year. He’ll look great in a road uniform in Gwinnett.
Do you realize that this could be the very last series that Jeffy plays in Atlanta? I mean, even if anyone wants him to play for them next year, it would probably be the Royals.