Tag: Atlanta Braves

July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: It’s All About The Kids Edition

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: It’s All About The Kids Edition

As the Mets wrap up an uncommon five game series win with the Atlanta Braves, we have an even more uncommon edition of 3 Up and 3 Down, featuring five “Ups” centered on the Mets youth movement. Dillon Deserved Better: I actually missed Monday night’s game. The rain delay of over three hours was too […]

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Atlanta Braves Broadcaster Shows Little Class During Matt Harvey At Bat

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Atlanta Braves Broadcaster Shows Little Class During Matt Harvey At Bat

This is just something I noticed during the first game of yesterday’s doubleheader. During Matt Harvey‘s at bat in the top of the third, an Atlanta Braves broadcaster made a comment in bad taste. Here’s the clip. For those of unable to play video at work or office, what Braves announcer Joe Simpson said was that […]

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Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer […]

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Series Preview: Here Come The First Place Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Series Preview: Here Come The First Place Atlanta Braves

Mets vs. Braves Series Preview The Mets begin what will be a very tough three-game series against the Braves tonight at Citi Field, weather permitting. The Braves are on fire right now and pulling ahead in the division at 28-18, four and a half games in front of the second-place Nationals. They are 7-3 in […]

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Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on May 3, 2013 0 Comments
Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

The Braves made headlines this offseason with their acquisition of B.J. Upton in November, signing him to a five year deal worth about $75 million. However, just when the offseason was winding down and it appeared the Braves were done, they surprised everyone and acquired B.J.’s brother Justin from the Diamondbacks. The tandem added a […]

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NL East Report: Stanton Homerless, Halladay Rocked, Upton and Harper Blasting Off

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
NL East Report: Stanton Homerless, Halladay Rocked, Upton and Harper Blasting Off

Team News and Notes Atlanta Braves (6-1) The Braves currently sit in first place in the NL East, and new addition Justin Upton is a major reason why. The 25-year-old has batted .423/.448/1.192 to start the season, with six bombs and eight RBI. The other half of the Upton brothers, B.J., has struggled to hit […]

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NL East Report: Ranking The Starting Rotations

An article by posted on April 2, 2013 0 Comments
NL East Report: Ranking The Starting Rotations

“Keep Your Enemies Closer” The National League East has been known for it’s pitching staffs, going back to the Mets rotations of the 80′s, the Braves of the 90′s and early 2000′s, all the way up to the Phillies and Nationals of the past few seasons. What’s clear is that each team has quality pitching […]

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MMO 2013 National League East Preview

An article by posted on April 1, 2013 0 Comments
MMO 2013 National League East Preview

NL East At A Glance Miami Marlins: The team that essentially alienated whatever fan base they thought they had looks like an obvious 5th place team in this division. They do however have the best player in the division in Giancarlo Stanton. No matter what the rumors say, I still think Giancarlo is a Marlin […]

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Mets Fan Base Ranks At Bottom When It Comes To Team Loyalty

An article by posted on March 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Fan Base Ranks At Bottom When It Comes To Team Loyalty

In an article by Robert Passikoff on Forbes.com, the Mets fan base ranked almost at the bottom when it comes to team loyalty. According to their Sports Fan Loyalty Index, Mets fans ranked 26 out among all 30 MLB teams when it comes to supporting the team. The top five loyal fan bases are: New […]

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