How soon they forget

Austin Jackson's catch the other night in Fenway was spectacular -- quite possibly the catch of the year. But it's not on the level of  Endy Chavez's grab in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS. Considering a perfect game was on the line,DeWayne Wise's grab in 2009 was pretty special, too. Jim Edmonds makes the... Continue Reading →

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Open Thread, #Braves Rebuild Showing up in the Bigs

Hard to imagine a more interesting game for a 48-56 team than tonight's tilt. We see the big league debuts of one of the organization's gems in Albies and a pitcher, Sims, who was a first-round draft pick in 2012. We'll see how Albies fares, but I'm excited to see him. He had a bit... Continue Reading →

Open thread, 6/30 – 7/2, #Braves vs. the municipal equivalent of STP

*"There's no there there." Gertrude Stein, when asked her thoughts about SunTrust Park. *If Cody Bellinger was playing first base for the Braves I might understand the Freddie Freeman experiment. But Matt Adams is no Cody Bellinger. At his best he'll be another Matt Kemp -- plus power and little else. At best Freddie will... Continue Reading →

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