On May 6, 1993, the Braves staggered into old Mile HIgh Stadium 13-15, having been held to one run the night before by Bob Walk, who sucked. The Braves went … Continue Reading Shades of a May weekend in Denver, circa ’93
Actually, tonight’s opponent is Chad Bettis, just promoted from Double-A Tulsa, where he was 3-4 with a 3.71 ERA. That’s just the kind of pitcher the Braves typically struggle against, … Continue Reading Open thread, 8/1, Braves vs. Jerome Bettises
On this date in 1982, Braves management made the fateful decision to remove the chief’s teepee from left field to make room for more seats. The local nine would blow a … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/30, Braves vs. the Curse of Chief Noc-a-Homa
Did you know the inaugural Rockies team had 10 once or future Braves, including Murph and the scrub reliever he was traded for, Jeff Parrett? The others: Nied, Vinny Castilla, the … Continue Reading Open thread, 7/29, Braves vs. David Nieds
It’s 29 degrees at Coors, according to DOB. Here’s the Game 1 line-up: Simmons 6, BUpton 8, JUpton 7, Freeman 3, CJohnson 5, Gattis 2, Uggla 4, RJohnson 9 As … Continue Reading Open thread, 4/23, Braves vs. John Thomsons
The Braves have what they need, and Colorado has Dexter Fowler, the lead-off hitting outfielder who would complete a formidable line-up. The Rockies are desperate for pitching and could use … Continue Reading Why are the Rockies so stubborn?