Scooter has entered platoon land, and he doesn’t want to talk about it. Dave O’Brien assumes this means he’s pissed. I of course came to the same conclusion, but I kind of hate to see Scooter called out for his dissatisfaction with the situation, since he’s already on Bobby’s bad/platoon side. I think it’s interesting… Continue reading The Scooter Situation
It feels good to start a long road trip in first place, especially when we’re looking ahead to the Pirates and Nationals. The Mets are going against the Brewers this weekend, with Jorge Sosa on the mound tonight. Sosa somehow beat Brandon Webb in his last outing, so with that one in a million anomaly… Continue reading Steal City
Let the Wacky Races Begin!
Every now and then, the Braves play a game that comes off looking like an episode of the Wacky Races. A Wacky Races game necessarily involves extra innings, some combination of weird errors and amazing plays, and fans acting like morons. Usually, it also involves the Cubs. Like that game last year, where we hit… Continue reading Let the Wacky Races Begin!
“I Went In On The Bounce”
First of all: I have the 2007 portraits in my possession, and they are magnificent. I’ll post them on Sunday night; we’re going away for the weekend so this will probably be my last post until then. I’ve got a ton of normal pictures to post for now, and ALSO: The first Heap and Frenchy… Continue reading “I Went In On The Bounce”
I’m Freakin’ Out, Man!
Okay, I tried, but I can’t wait until tomorrow! There was actual baseball coverage on ESPN this evening, I hardly knew what to do with myself. These are from AJC.com: Gonzalez arrives, looking pretty badass: check out those calf muscles. Hell yeah, that’s what our bullpen has been lacking, am I right?! Apparently he is… Continue reading I’m Freakin’ Out, Man!
Braves Spring Training Equipment: Lost?
So, thanks to MLB.com, I’ve seen the article about the Mets equipment truck that is headed down to Florida. I learned that “even the happiest of thoughts and the presence of Mr. Met couldn’t ease the pain of carrying equipment with numb hands and trying to talk with frozen faces.” Then I read that the… Continue reading Braves Spring Training Equipment: Lost?