Tag: Atlanta Braves

NL East Report – Phillies Back In First Edition

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (14-10; Leader) The Philadelphia Phillies took…well, you know what happened. The Phillies are set to open a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals. Tuesday’s pitching matchup will be Adam Wainwright vs. Cole Hamels. Also, Joe Blanton may come back of the DL this week. Florida Marlins: (13-12; -1.5) The Marlins took […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (12-9; -.5) The Phillies lost two of three to the San Francisco Giants, and the game that they won is a case to why pitch counts should be taken with a grain of common sense, On Wednesday, the Giants were leading 4-1 in the 9th with Tim Lincecum (who recorded 11 K’s) still […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (11-7; Leader) The Phillies dropped two of three to the Arizona Diamondbacks, and will head to San Francisco for a three game set with the Giants. Roy Halladay will start Monday against Jonathan Sanchez. Lincecum will start Thursday, likely against Cole Hamels. Florida Marlins: (10-9; -1.5) The Marlins dropped two of three to […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Philadelphia Phillies: (10-5; Leader) The Phillies took two out of three from the Atlanta Braves. However, they did lose JA Happ to the DL with a strained flexor in his left arm. JC Romero was activated, while Nelson Figueroa will take his spot in the rotation. The Phillies begin a six-game west coast road trip […]

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Mets Claim Manny Acosta Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are continuing their effort to create a bullpen. MLB.com reports that the Mets have claimed veteran right-handed reliever Manny Acosta off waivers from the Atlanta Braves. A person familiar with the workings of the Mets said as much on Tuesday. The Braves had hoped to reassign Acosta, 28, to their Minor League camp if […]

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Strasburg Making Me Nervous

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Seeing highlights of Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg from yesterday’s game against Detroit bummed me out just a little.  I love watching great pitchers do their thing, and it’s especially exciting to see young pitchers like Strasburg break into the bigs and blow hitters away.  But I’m just a bit bummed out, because he’s in the […]

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2010 Outlook – The Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on January 4, 2010 0 Comments

The Atlanta Braves had a successful 2009 season, finishing with a record of 86 and 76.  They have made numerous moves this winter in anticipation of the 2010 season.  Maybe these moves will benefit them for the long term, but for 2010, I don’t think they have improved their ball club enough. Starting Pitching: Last year’s […]

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10 Years Later

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

And yet it seems that we’re in the same spot. October 17, 1999. Ten years ago last Saturday. Robin Ventura gave Mets fans one of the more unusual defining moments in team history. A “grand slam single” in the bottom of the 15th inning to break a tied game and send the Mets to Game […]

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Braves Rivalry Hasn’t Been Much Of A Rivalry At All

An article by posted on September 28, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets will soon end yet another long season fraught with futility against their NL East rival, the Atlanta Braves. This time, the Mets finished their season series with the Braves by losing their last eight contests against them. The current spate of losing to Chief Knockahoma’s former employer is the tip of the iceberg.  The big picture transcends games, but […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 28, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (8-2; -5) The Braves swept the Nationals and will face the Marlins for three this weekend. Atlanta is in strong position to steal the Wild Card from the Colorado Rockies, as the Braves finish with four at home against the Nationals while the Rockies finish with three against the Milwaukee Brewers followed by […]

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