I found Coppy’s recent interview with DOB somewhat off-putting. We already know he cuts a defensive posture, one that can … Continue reading Open thread, 5/13, #Braves vs. the truth
Coppy is scared Bobby will kick his ass. Coppy is scared Fredi will kick his ass. Coppy is scared Fredi’s … Continue reading Open thread, 5.12, Why #Braves brass hasn’t sacked Fredi
On this day 39 years ago Ted Turner named himself manager, hoping to break the Braves’ 16-game losing streak. He … Continue reading Open thread, 5/11, #Braves vs. a day of losing
The Braves have had five years to evaluate Fredi. They know what kind of manager he is. Yes, it’s not … Continue reading End the Fredi fiasco
Wisler is pitching tonight. That’s worth at least a glance. The Braves could sweep this series, and they’d still be … Continue reading Open Thread, May 10, #Braves vs. is it September yet?
…. borne back ceaselessly into the awfulness. Apologies to F. Scott Fitzgerald. There are few outlandish parties happening on Hank … Continue reading Open Thread May 7, #Braves beat on, boats against the current ….
He’s still the manager, though Coppy passed on giving him a vote of confidence. Fredi celebrates by trotting out another … Continue reading Open thread, 5/6, Fredi’s not dead
So who makes out the line-up card Friday? There’s a good chance it won’t be Fredi. According to Joel Sherman, … Continue reading Fredi’s final hours
Funny how things work out. The rotation, we all figured, would be the weakest of the Braves’ weak links. But … Continue reading Open thread, 5/4, a semblance of a rotation
After 25 games in the 1997 season, the Braves were 19-6, the inverse of this year’s record-setting futility. They won … Continue reading Open thread, 5/3, remembering when #Braves were 19-6
That’s usually a good thing, unless the ’88 Braves are the record-holder. John Malone’s Real Estate Concern is now 6-19, … Continue reading #Braves tie a record
Let’s interrupt the dirge for just a shred of optimism. We need it. It’s not just that the season’s been … Continue reading #Braves Open Thread, 5.2, a Ray of Hope?
No OT today — game rained out. He was an able batting instructor — Braves hitters led the NL in … Continue reading TP for manager
Ken Rosenthal says “it’s difficult to imagine (Fredi) surviving past the team’s current eight-game road trip, with the Braves facing … Continue reading Open thread, 4/29, the last days of Fredi
As longtime Office reader Tokyokie points out, the 2016 Braves are not only behind the ’88 team’s pace, they’re also … Continue reading Open thread, 4/28, #Braves vs. the ’62 Mets
Let’s pay a visit to the Office archives, way back to 1988, when we were blogging even though no one … Continue reading Open thread, Game 21, #Braves vs. rock bottom
If the Braves lose tonight they’ll have the same record after 20 games as the infamous ’88 team. No chance … Continue reading #Braves brickbat
Wass up, fellas? Man, my April’s been going about like Eric Eyebar’s. Bad. It’s a long story–kinda like a list … Continue reading #Braves Open Thread, 4/26. Duane Checks in
With apologies to David Letterman, like he cares: This morning, I spotted a dude in Midtown wearing his Boston Red … Continue reading #Braves Open Thread, 4/25, Top 10 or so Reasons We Hate the Red Sox and Their Fans
Game 17 of the ’88 season was played in Atlanta, against the Mets, just like Saturday night. Braves batters managed … Continue reading The ghosts of 1988