Fox tone deaf in selecting McCarver’s replacement

I like Harold Reynolds. He’s affable — a little too affable, according to some female ESPN employees — and obviously loves the game. But insightful he’s not, and if you’ve ever watched his MLB Network show with Brian Kenny you know he makes an awful case for “old school” baseball thought (though mostly he seems…

Chipper on the state of the Braves

Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of today’s AJC, which features a long Q & A with Chipper  (you can read it online if you have a digital subscription). I don’t mind strikeouts either. I mind situational strikeouts. If you strike out 100 times, but your strikeouts are with two outs and…

The Hammer meets Mad Dog x 2

The two best games by an Atlanta Brave belong to one player — not Hank or Mad Dog, but a good ole’ boy with a  career 4.07 ERA. They occurred during the Braves’ inaugural season in Atlanta, one in which Tony Cloninger would lead all NL pitchers with 116 BB. Overall, a forgettable year, save…