[Note: I’m optimistic about the team going forward, and now that Spring games have started, it’s a time for joy and excitement. This is a curmudgeonly take that doesn’t really fit well, timing-wise — it’s something I should have produced … Finish Reading
I have watched
and his smile
you were probably
he is bad
After all of that, the Braves actually won one more game than they did in 2015, back when Andrelton Simmons was our starting shortstop, and our five-man rotation included Shelby Miller and Alex Wood. When Fredi Gonzalez got canned … Finish Reading
To an Athlete Dying Young
By A. E. Housman
The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.
You may have noticed that Braves Journal went down for a few hours on Thursday afternoon. That’s because the site was hacked and used to send out a great deal of spam, so the administrators who manage our hosted account … Finish Reading
The Senior Circuit’s bums just dropped the game to the DH league, more or less as usual. The NL won three straight from 2010-2012, but this is the AL’s fourth straight victory, and it’s starting to feel like it did … Finish Reading
There’s a breathless hush in the close to-night
Ten to make and the match to win
A bumping pitch and a blinding light,
An hour to play, and the last man in.
And it’s not … Finish Reading
The Dodgers are coming to town tonight, but that’s not the most important thing that happened today. Today is Jayne Mansfield’s 83rd birthday!