– Infield of dreams – Infield of dreams A little story on how Andruw likes to play infield (and even catch) in batting practice. I don’t think that’s going to happen in a game though. Maybe that’s why Bobby keeps the outfield shorthanded and keeps so many infielders, so Andruw won’t get a chance. On Andruw’s shoulder, he … Continue reading “ – Infield of dreams” – MLB – Recap – MLB – Recap – Braves at Dodgers – 08/24/2002 Castilla wasn’t alone, of course. Rafael Furcal was 0-5, as well. And Gary Sheffield, despite a good offensive day, made a key misplay leading to a Dodgers rally. But Castilla not only went 0-5, he stranded seven baserunners, committed an error that led to … Continue reading “ – MLB – Recap” – MLB – Rob – MLB – Rob Neyer Page Neyer rips the Human Out Machine & the Braves’ front office: Thursday, August 22 Has anybody in the Braves’ front office noticed that Vinny Castilla’s putting together a historically bad season? Batting average? Castilla’s hitting .231. Power? Castilla’s got nine home runs, and none since June 11. Patience? … Continue reading “ – MLB – Rob” – MLB – Recap – MLB – Recap – Braves at Padres – 08/21/2002 The Braves started off sloppy and letting opportunities get away again. But fortunately, Gary Sheffield was there to bail them out. Sheff had two homers — a first inning solo shot and a three-run job in the fifth — and later added a run-scoring … Continue reading “ – MLB – Recap”