January 4, 2013

Elton John, the Lemmer, Knucksie and JS talk Bravos

January 4, 2013 // 8 Comments

My dream: Elton John teams up with a rich Atlantan (say Sara Blakely, the billionaire who founded Spanx) and buys the Bravos. He’s no superficial fan. In this series of clips, from 2007, Elton bitches about the best-of-five division playoff, disses the DH, compares B-Mac to Johnny Bench, [...]

The 20 worst A-Braves pitchers: #18 Preston Hanna

January 4, 2013 // 7 Comments

On June 18, 1978, Preston Hanna beat the Pirates, improving to 6-1 with a 3.07 ERA. It appeared the 23-year-old right-hander was well on his way to fulfilling the promise that had made him a first round pick six years earlier. Alas, it was not to be. He didn’t make it out of the second inning [...]

Why are the Rockies so stubborn?

January 4, 2013 // 9 Comments

The Braves have what they need, and Colorado has Dexter Fowler, the lead-off hitting outfielder who would complete a formidable line-up. The Rockies are desperate for pitching and could use a corner infielder. How many homers do you think Juan Francisco would hit playing half his games in Coors? [...]

Guess who just signed Blaine Boyer?

January 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Dayton Moore never disappoints, signing yet another discarded Brave on Thursday. Blaine Boyer will presumably compete with Anthony Lerew, Bruce Chen, Kyle Davies, Horacio Ramirez, Juan Cruz and Roman Colon for a spot in the Omaha Storm Chasers [...]

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