That is one large individual,” Ryan Howard, first baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies, describing his first meeting with Jason Heyward. (Sports Illustrated, April 19, 2010).
ATLANTA – Just got finished reading the piece in the latest Sports Illustrated about Jason Heyward of the Braves. It’s a great piece, if you can pick up the mag and read it. Through the Braves’ first ten games, Heyward is already the team’s most productive hitter, with a .316 batting average, 3 home runs, 12 RBI’s, and a 1.041 OPS. Not bad for a 20 year-old rookie! Continue reading “Jason Heyward: SUPER STAR!”
LONG BEACH— Hall of Fame pitcher, Tom Glavine, was released by the Atlanta Braves yesterday. This was to be Glavine’s farewell tour with the team. Or at least, a redux of his failed farewell tour from last season. Continue reading “No. 47”
LONG BEACH— Braves Baseball is right around the corner. From my perspective, it could stand to get here sooner. Continue reading “Braves Baseball, Three Weeks and Counting”
ATLANTA— Spring is in the air! (At least in central Florida, anyway). Continue reading “Welcome Back, Baseball!”
LONG BEACH— This season for the Atlanta Braves was a disaster to watch. But it is the type of revolting display this team Continue reading “The Fall of the Golden Boy”