Inevitable loss game thread: May 15, D-Backs at Braves

Sure, the D-Backs have a bad record, but the Braves have a .500 record, and as established, the Braves are never getting over .500. Meanwhile, a little bit of writing from me. I’m hardly an expert on the draft, though again — they should have taken Rasmus instead of Devine. MLB Outsider Mock Draft: Atlanta … Continue reading “Inevitable loss game thread: May 15, D-Backs at Braves”

Off-day open thread: If you erase the quotes they were never said!

Sabernomics » Blog Archive » More Francoeur Quote Mischief? Sabernomics » Blog Archive » Where Did the Frenchy Quotes Go? JC is looking into the peculiar scrubbing of Jeff Francoeur quotes from the AJC articles covering his demotion and recall. In one case, an article by Carroll Rogers was actually removed and replaced with one … Continue reading “Off-day open thread: If you erase the quotes they were never said!”

Today in Hampton Mockery

Jurrjens fights off jitters | ajc.com The Braves believe he’ll develop into a quality top-half-of-rotation starter, but for now he’s competing for the fifth spot. There is only one job available as long as Mike Hampton stays healthy. In other words, there are two jobs available. Meanwhile… Jurrjens faces competition from rookie left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes … Continue reading “Today in Hampton Mockery”