Braves 3, Mets 2 (That can’t be right!)

ESPN – Braves vs. Mets – Box Score – September 13, 2008 Yes, the Braves won a one-run game on the road! I know! The Mets took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning, but it could have been worse; the second run scored on a bases-loaded double play. Hampton got another bases-loaded double play … Continue reading “Braves 3, Mets 2 (That can’t be right!)”

Braves 9, Rockies 5

ESPN – Rockies vs. Braves – Box Score – September 10, 2008 The win rule? Still stupid. Jamie Parr went out there and went six scoreless innings, giving up five hits and not walking anyone while striking out five. I still have zero confidence in his long-term potential, or even his medium-term potential, but he … Continue reading “Braves 9, Rockies 5”

Nats 7, Braves 4 (14 damned innings)

ESPN – Nationals vs. Braves – Box Score – September 07, 2008 You see, I would have brought back the Miserable Braves Loss Type-Index, but they keep coming up with new ways to lose. The going out to a 4-1 lead only to lose it in the eighth because of the awful, awful bullpen is … Continue reading “Nats 7, Braves 4 (14 damned innings)”

Nats 8, Braves 5 (10 Innings, we suck)

ESPN – Nationals vs. Braves – Box Score – September 06, 2008 I just don’t know. Recapping these games is a real chore, and I’ve been backsliding, but what’s the point? Hampton gave up four solo homers in the first four innings, two of them to Crazy Elijah Dukes. But the Braves kept it close, … Continue reading “Nats 8, Braves 5 (10 Innings, we suck)”