Arodys Vizcaino might have brought back an intriguing prospect. But after a series of bad outings, and now a DL stint, Coppy would be selling low on Viz. Keeping him … Continue Reading #Braves have little left to deal, and the dominant bullpen that could be
My hopes for the second half are modest: Just don’t trade Julio. If he’s a Brave in October, and next March, then I’ll be happy with the rest of the … Continue Reading Open Thread, 7/15-7/17, Braves vs. temptation to trade Julio
I can’t find another big league ballpark with a shorter life than those three. I’m not counting Mile High Stadium or the LA Coliseum, which were always intended as temporary … Continue Reading Jarry Park, Joe Robbie Stadium, the Ted
What if tonight’s make-up game is rained out? What if the Cubs are running away with the division and the best record in the NL? What if the Braves finish … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/7, #Braves vs. what if?
Hopefully Tyrell Jenkins will make me look foolish (see below) as he takes the mound for his MLB debut as a starter. The line-up, followed by some basic truths routinely … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/6, #Braves reality check
My recollection for the local organ, a long form piece worth your time and 19 things you may not know about the most bizarre game in Braves history. A perfect game … Continue Reading #Braves open thread, 7/4, Rick Camp-aganza
No Brave has ever had a better game than Tony Cloninger, 50 years ago. Except maybe Tony Cloninger. On July 3, 1966, Cloninger set three records, becoming the first National League … Continue Reading A performance for the ages, 50 years ago today
That’s how many pitches were thrown by 42-year-old Warren Spahn 53 years ago today. Willie Mays homered on Spahn’s 201st to break a scoreless tie. In the bottom of the 16th. … Continue Reading 201 pitches
We’ve been hearing about Kevin Maitan since before he could drive a car, and tomorrow the Braves are expected the land the prize of the international fee agent market. In … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/1 – 7/3 #Braves vs. teen angst
Braves fans sure have a lot of faith in the GM who traded for Hector Olivera and refused to deal Nick Markakis. The huzzahs were flowing for Coppy today after … Continue Reading Open thread, 6/30, #Braves vs. blind faith
Another day, another Liberty Media money grab. The AJC’s Dan Klepal, who has owned the Cobb stadium story, has details on an ordinance , passed at the Braves’ behest, outlawing property … Continue Reading Open thread, 6/29, #Braves vs. resentment
I don’t have much. A couple, or five, random thoughts: It’d be good to see Wisler keep working himself back into form after some rough outings. His past two games … Continue Reading Open thread, 6.28, #Braves vs. eh….
Look no further than tonight’s opponent if you’re unsure about whether Julio Teheran should be traded. The Indians, baseball’s hottest team, have played all but 11 games without their best … Continue Reading Open thread, 6/27, #Braves vs. a blueprint
Good start last night on consolidating my psychic gains. This team sure seems to have an energy it lacked during the Fredi portion of the season. It’s not all Fredi’s … Continue Reading Open thread, 6.24-26, #Braves vs. buyers
I’ll admit it. The six-game winning streak gave me a glimmer of hope that this team could play something resembling entertaining, respectable baseball the rest of the season. I still … Continue Reading Open thread, 6.23, #Braves vs. hope?
The Bravos today at noon go after their first seven-game winning streak since June 2014. They won 9 straight then, as A. Harang (above) got the win in the last … Continue Reading Open thread, 6.22, #Braves vs. two years ago
Yeah, they’re hopelessly out of convention and that won’t change. But it’s fun to see the club come alive. Six straight wins is six straight wins. Hell of a comeback, … Continue Reading Suddenly, these #Braves are kinda fun to watch
Cleveland is no longer the nation’s most long-suffering sports town. In the words of fascist stooge Juan Antonio Samaranch, it’s Atlanta!
Last year it was the AT&T flash mob jack ass. I had almost forgotten how bad that was, but I just watched it on You Tube. Flash mobs are lame … Continue Reading Open thread, June 17-19, #Braves vs. crappy commercials
If a tree falls in the forest but nobody ….you know the rest. So if a major league baseball game is played and, say, 800 people see it, then did … Continue Reading Open thread, 6/16, #Braves vs. trees falling