Matt Adams is just what the Atlanta Braves needed. When the Braves learned that Freddie Freeman would be on the disabled list with a fractured left wrist, the Braves front office kicked into high gear. Braves president John Hart and general manager John Coppolella started seeing who might step in to fill the position at… Read More Adams hits walk off single as the Braves win the first 2 games from the Pirates.
Mike Foltynewicz seems to have found his form. Foltynewicz earned his 3rd straight win last night as the Atlanta Braves take game 1 of the series with the Pittsburg Pirates. The Braves starter only allowed 2 earned runs before the Braves bullpen took control. It has seemed that once the Braves starters turn the game… Read More Inciatre has 5 hits and Adams goes deep as the Braves beat the Pirates last night.
It was an epic match up. Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals throwing against Jamie Garcia of the Atlanta Braves. If you only looked at the numbers on paper before yesterday’s game, this looked like a pitching battle and the smallest errors would decide the winner. Numbers rarely lie and the game was indeed a… Read More Garcia and Strasburg played the role of dueling pitchers, but the Nationals leave Atlanta with a win.
The Braves will not go gentle into the good night. Yesterday’s afternoon was exciting for the Braves as Braves president John Hart and general manager John Coppolella announced the Braves had made a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals for 1st baseman Matt Adams. The Cardinals will get infielder Juan Yepez. Adams lost his position… Read More The Braves make a trade for Matt Adams and win the series with the Nationals on Saturday.
There is nothing wrong with having dual catchers. The Atlanta Braves are enjoying having Kurt Suzuki and Tyler Flowers playing behind the plate. Kurt Suzuki not only tied the game in the bottom of the 5th inning but he hit the go ahead 3 run homerun in the bottom of the 8th inning as well.… Read More Kurt Suzuki comes up huge for the Braves as they defeat the Nationals in Atlanta.
It is virtually impossible to replace Freddie Freeman. Freeman was arguably one of the best players in baseball. Then Wednesday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays came along. Relief pitcher Aaron Loup pitched Freeman high and tight and inadvertently fractured Freeman’s left wrist. There is is little use arguing if he was throwing at… Read More Julio Teheran gets hit hard in Atlanta as the Braves try for better options without Freeman.
Last night’s win should have felt like a party. The Atlanta Braves scored 6 runs in the top of the 1st inning caped off by Kurt Suzuki 3 run homerun. Nick Markakis just missed hitting a grand slam and settled for a 2 run single instead. Mike Foltynewicz settled in with his early lead and… Read More Braves win series from the Blue Jays, but it’s a somber mood in Atlanta.