I’m happy Eric Young Jr. and Jace Peterson are tearing it up this spring. Irrelevant though they are, good stats are never a bad thing. Of course they don’t always … Continue Reading A little perspective
The Braves are now worth $1.15 billion, up 58 percent in just one year and two-and-a-half times what the club was worth when Liberty Media acquired it in 2007. Hooray, … Continue Reading Liberty’s #Braves investment skyrockets in value
You may remember Travis Wilson, the New Zealander who, in 2001, hit over .400 in spring exhibitions, leading Bobby to effuse about the “special sound” made whenever the former softball … Continue Reading Who will be this year’s Travis Wilson?
Braves lose, 18-3. Worse … That’s it for Teheran. If this had been a real game, would have been the first 6-out, 6-HR line in history. Luckily, it’s March in … Continue Reading Duane from Forest Park is getting nervous
DOB reports: [Evan] Gattis is a 6-foot-3, 235-pound, right-handed-hitter — “a beast, a man-child,” veteran catcher David Ross said — who hit .322 with 22 homers in just 88 games … Continue Reading This year’s Travis Wilson or the best Braves hitting prospect you’ve never heard of?
Could Spring Training be going any better for the Bravos? Chipper smacked his sixth double and third homer Thursday against the Nats. His 11 RBI lead the team and his … Continue Reading Knock on wood
Not that it’s a particularly clever stunt or anything, but I’m glad to hear it anyway. Just read on the local organ scribe’s blog that the staff at Disney park started … Continue Reading I feel the hate through my monitor
C Kimbrel 1 0 0 0 0 3 Venters also retired the side in his one inning of work, while Lowe tossed another solid five innings, allowing but one run — … Continue Reading Line of the day
The Braves fell to the Fish today, 4-3, but the loss was tagged on Jose Ortegano, who has no shot of making the big club. Julio Teheran and Randall Delgado tossed scoreless frames, … Continue Reading Even defeats encouraging
Hey, fellas, and gals. Is there a form of fella to apply to the ladies? I really don’t know. My name is Hal Phellis. I’m new to this webloggin’ thing, so you guys … Continue Reading It’s that time again!!
Game 1 from Florida: Hinske goes deep, Brooks makes an error and Kimbrel blows a lead.
What a difference 10 years makes! Can you believe it’s been a decade since New Zealander and ex softballer Travis Wilson ripped up Bravos spring training? Did any of those King-and-his-court guys … Continue Reading It’s that time of year again!
Only 40 days ’til pitchers and catchers report — on my birthday, Feb. 15. Fuck winter!
Interesting that Bobby batted Heyward third today in a line-up featuring every regular with the exception of Chipper and Glaus. So far he’s delivered with a single, two walks and … Continue Reading Batting third, Jason Heyward
Disney charges fans $14.50 to watch practice, Jeff Schultz reports. Not exhibition games. PRACTICE. That’s more than you’d pay for an Upper Box ticket at a regular season game. As … Continue Reading Disney sucks
You couldn’t ask for a better afternoon: In his spring debut, Tommy G. was sharp, tossing three scoreless innings. Frenchy continued his resurgence, with two hits and three RBI. He’s … Continue Reading A great day at Disney
JJ is back in form. He threw six shutout innings against the Stinkin Mets today, struck out six and allowed just four hits and no walks. Sure, Chipper’s hurt but that doesn’t appear … Continue Reading Dynomite!
The Lilburn Flash is actually hitting. Francoeur’s spring average is up to .280 after a 2-for-3 afternoon vs. the Fish. (CB here. Besides the improved BA, Francoeur has ZERO strikeouts and … Continue Reading Don’t look now, but ….