Houston 7, Atlanta 6 (18 innings)

At a certain point, you just have to admit it wasn’t to be. Kyle Farnsworth, magnificent in the regular season, couldn’t hold a 6-1 lead, and the Braves couldn’t score for nine innings of tied baseball, losing in one of the strangest games ever played. The Braves, for once, didn’t fall behind in the first. … Continue reading “Houston 7, Atlanta 6 (18 innings)”

Atlanta 7, Houston 1

ESPN.com – MLB – Box Score – Astros at Braves John Smoltz saved the season. He gave the Braves another valiant effort, 93 pitches in seven innings of one-run, seven-hit, five-strikeout baseball. And he adopted Brian McCann as his personal catcher, getting the rookie into the lineup where he belongs, and where he hit a … Continue reading “Atlanta 7, Houston 1”

Washington 8, Atlanta 6

ESPN.com – MLB – Box Score – Braves at Nationals Hey, guess what! The Braves’ bullpen sucks! I know! Horacio Ramirez was partially at fault. He went only five innings, allowing three runs, two earned (the unearned run was his fault and LaRoche’s), because he needed a remarkable 108 pitches to get that far and … Continue reading “Washington 8, Atlanta 6”

Atlanta 4, New York 3 (10 innings)

ESPN.com – MLB – Box Score – Mets at Braves Ryan Langerhans might have earned the full-time left field job. Not only did he go 3-4 with a walk, but more importantly he drove in the game-tying run with a ninth inning double and the game-winning runs with a two-out, two-run single in the tenth. … Continue reading “Atlanta 4, New York 3 (10 innings)”