Tag: Braves

Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

An article by posted on November 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

The Rangers are letting teams know they will consider trading infielders Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus and highly regarded shortstop prospect Jurickson Profar, according to major league sources. They have also made it clear to other teams they are not trying to dump salary and are adamantly opposed to picking up any part of a contract in order […]

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Ron Darling To Join MLB Network As Hot Stove Analyst

An article by posted on November 1, 2013 0 Comments
Ron Darling To Join MLB Network As Hot Stove Analyst

On Thursday, the MLB Network announced that they’ve hired Ron Darling as an analyst for the 2013-2014 Hot Stove Season. Darling, fresh off his stint as a postseason analyst for TBS, has become a very hot commodity in the broadcast world. His savvy insights and keen intellect serve him well as an analyst and he always […]

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How Many Members of the Mets Front Office Does It Take to Change A Light Bulb?

An article by posted on October 24, 2013 0 Comments
How Many Members of the Mets Front Office Does It Take to Change A Light Bulb?

A few weeks ago I did something all Mets fans do nowadays: I sat down to watch other teams play in the post-season. I had my Mets cap on, a can of Coke, some pretzels. And within 5 minutes I heard news that surprised me. The Indians were returning to the playoffs for the first […]

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Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

Commissioner Sandy Alderson? I get this question asked a lot, and three years ago I would have said yes. But a lot’s happened since then and today I don’t even see him being among the top five contenders. There was a great article on this topic about three months ago by Jayson Stark of ESPN.com, […]

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An Uggly Situation: Sometimes You Have To Tip Your Cap To Your Rival

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
An Uggly Situation: Sometimes You Have To Tip Your Cap To Your Rival

When I heard this morning, that the Atlanta Braves did not include second baseman Dan Uggla on their National League Divisional Series roster, my first inclination was that he was hurt. He wasn’t. The Braves did not include the three-time All-Star on their 25-man roster because of his .179 batting average – the lowest among major league qualifiers this […]

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

Here is a story I wrote for The Tablet newspaper of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. We will always remember Mike Piazza‘s “Healing Power of a Swing,” but it turns out the Braves’ pitcher that surrendered the home run, Steve Karsay, grew up just 15 minutes from Shea Stadium. Here’s what Karsay had to say […]

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 12:10 PM RHP Dillon Gee (10-9, 3.63 ) vs RHP Kameron Loe (0-1, 10.12) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee […]

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Mets vs Braves: Duda Hitting Cleanup, Satin Batting Third Against Righty, It’s Torres Day

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Duda Hitting Cleanup, Satin Batting Third Against Righty, It’s Torres Day

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 7:10 PM RHP Carlos Torres (3-2, 2.77) vs RHP Kris Medlen (11-12, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Lucas Duda – 1B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS […]

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Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

Well, some days you’re the fly and some days… you’re the windshield. The Braves came to hit today and Daisuke Matsuzaka gave us a typical performance in the Mets’ 13-5 loss to the Braves. Atlanta got to Dice-K before he could even record an out when Freddie Freeman doubled in Justin Upton and Jordan Schafer. […]

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Mets vs Braves: Dice-K On The Hill, Lagares Batting Fifth, Brown Hits Cleanup

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Dice-K On The Hill, Lagares Batting Fifth, Brown Hits Cleanup

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 1B Andrew Brown – RF Juan Lagares – CF Justin Turner – SS Wilmer Flores – 3B Anthony Recker – C Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP Nice to see Wilmer Flores back after getting some time […]

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