Even though strikeouts were not his bread and butter, Maddux had more K’s (181) in 1995 than hits and walks combined en route to his fourth consecutive Cy Young. Mad … Continue Reading Maddux and Glavine, in bullets
I’ll never criticize Mad Dog. It’s surprising he chose not to be inducted as Brave, for whom he toiled 11 years. But he was a Cub for 10 years, so … Continue Reading On Mad Dog’s curious decision to go no logo
Greg Maddux at his best. Time of game: 2:37
Bobby Cox unanimously elected to hall of fame. #braves — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 9, 2013 We assume Mad Dog and Glavine will join him. And, perhaps, Pete Van Wieren … Continue Reading Bobby in the HOF
While Dan Uggla’s fate will get the most attention, the biggest storyline this offseason has to do with extensions. The Braves need to decide which of the young core they’re … Continue Reading Is Fredi a lame duck?
Forty seven years ago tomorrow, Mad Dog and David Justice were born. It’s also Steve Avery’s birthday, though he’s four years younger than his ex-teammates. If it fell on a … Continue Reading April 14, 1966 was a great day for Braves fans
I’m 90 percent sure his Twitter profile pic is a joke. That there is even 10 percent doubt makes Greg Maddux even more endearing. No move — except signing J. Upton, … Continue Reading What makes Mad Dog the coolest guy ever?
It’s a crime that Greg Maddux isn’t employed by the organization that knows him best. How do you let that mind work for another team? Craig Kimbrel is the latest … Continue Reading Hire Mad Dog now!
The greatest pitcher of his generation has joined Twitter: @realcj10 Hello Larry — greg maddux (@31gregmaddux) March 14, 2013 I wonder if serving as Team USA’s pitching coach has given … Continue Reading Mad Dog joins Twitter
Ken Davidoff of the New York Post is an idiot, as evidenced in this exchange with John Schuerholz. KD : I have one question, one challenging question for you. You know how … Continue Reading Speed is to steroids as pot is to heroin
I’m thrilled that the last pitcher chosen in ESPN’s ranking of the 100 greatest players in MLB history is the perpetually underrated Knucksie, #100 overall. Not so much with the highest-ranked pitcher: Roger Clemens. … Continue Reading Maddux slighted again, and was Smoltzie better than Glavine?
There’s a reason the Cubs are the Cubs. Failing to re-sign Greg Maddux, who took less money to play for the Bravos (one of the many, many cool things about … Continue Reading Why isn’t Larry Himes universally recognized as the stupidest GM ever?