Three trades consummated over three years and three days in December. The one constant? Adrian Devine, drafted by Atlanta, traded … Continue reading Adrian Devine, the all-time throw-in
Talk about your meaningless small sample sizes. If someone only watched Franggla play against the Braves, they’d think these guys … Continue reading How can this be?/Open Thread, 5.5 #Braves vs. Filthadelphia
John Rocker isn’t the only former Brave hitting the reality show circuit. David Justice / Dweezil Zappa TV-PG CC A … Continue reading So what’s David Justice up to?
The dishonor goes to the second-biggest jerk (behind Rocker) ever to wear a Braves uni (1:16 mark). Continue reading Remembering the worst throw ever
Longtime Braves fans recall the ’82 team fondly, but do you remember Bob Porter, a utility OF who, in 41 games … Continue reading The all-obscure Bravos
One quick example to support my theory: I watch the World Series every year as most of you probably do. … Continue reading John Rocker says something stupid (cont’d)
Toronto made some big moves this offseason, all of which have failed miserably. Besides the trades for R.A. Dickey, Jose … Continue reading This is the Melky we remember
Dayton Moore never disappoints, signing yet another discarded Brave on Thursday. Blaine Boyer will presumably compete with Anthony Lerew, Bruce Chen, Kyle … Continue reading Guess who just signed Blaine Boyer?
Everyone’s favorite .211-hitting, PED-using centerfielder is coming back! Yep, the Braves, for some reason, have picked up Jordan Schafer off … Continue reading Could Scott Thorman be far behind?
According to Fangraphs and Baseball-Reference’s WAR (Wins Above Replacement) calculation, Jeff Francoeur is the the worst player in the game, … Continue reading Former Brave is ‘worst player in baseball,’ but not as bad as Jerry Royster in ’77
Three years ago, a miraculous catch by DeWayne Wise saved Mark Buehrle’s perfect game. Last night it was Gregor Blanco’s … Continue reading Middling ex-Braves and perfect game-saving catches
Money quote: Sullivan’s bona fides were further challenged during Saturday’s alumni softball game. Watching him warm up, Andy Ashby, a … Continue reading The inside story of the Braves impostor
Hard to tell what’s more tortured in John Rocker’s new tome, “Scars and Strikes” — the writing or the ex-Brave’s … Continue reading John Rocker is a whiny little bitch
World Net Daily recently published a fawning piece on the persecuted ex-Brave John Rocker. In the article, the former closer … Continue reading A chat with former Brave Lonnie Smith
Stout pitching made the Braves’ incredible run of division pennants possible. Bad pitching ended the run. And by bad I … Continue reading Damn the 2006 Braves pitching sucked!
I’ll never type the words John Rocker without reminding people of 2005’s most odious quote, which tells you all you … Continue reading Still an asshole
I started following the Braves in 1978. Thirty nine-year-old knuckleballer Jim Bouton was called up in September. I was too … Continue reading Damn near the coolest day in Braves history
Choosing a 1B (Casey Kotchman) and 2B (Keith Lockhart) was easy. They were as uninspiring as it gets. Shortstop was … Continue reading The All-Blah Braves: 3B
Hey, it happens. And the Metrodome was a helluva lot louder than the Ballpark in Arlington. A lot of people … Continue reading Twenty years ago tonight, Bobby said Wohlers and got Leibrandt
In 1982 Jerry Willard was one of five players, including Julio Franco, traded from Philadelphia for Von Hayes. Score one … Continue reading Six (er, three) degrees of Braves separation