ATLANTA— I have atlantabraves.com plugged into my blackberry. Whenever I get out on the internet, I start by opening up that website and checking in on news surrounding the Braves.
For weeks now, I’ve been reading headlines about Tom Glavine’s recovery. Tom Glavine feels better after throwing in the outfield (
April 28). Tom Glavine pitches 3 simulated innings, ready to begin his rehab ( May 19). Tom pitches 5 scoreless innings in Gwinnett, close to returning to the Braves ( May 28). Tom pitches 6 scoreless innings in Rome, final start before joining the big league team ( June 2). Continue reading “Frank Wren’s “How to Give a Hall-of-Famer the SHAFT!””
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— In 2008 the Atlanta Braves suffered a series of serious setbacks. The roster started out looking good.
Continue reading “Blaine Boyer: King of the Blowpen”
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”
Did I say this guy was old? Remember when he pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers?
LONG BEACH— The Braves have reportedly agreed to terms with the veteran pitcher Derek Lowe, the last pitcher they had on their list. The deal is said to be 4 years and $60 million dollars.
Continue reading “Swing Lowe”
ATLANTA— If Kenshin Kawakami passes his physical on Monday, then he will be the second starting pitcher Frank Wren has added to the Atlanta Braves rotation this offseason.
Continue reading “Kenshin Kawakami? 3 Reasons This is a Big-time Gamble by the Atlanta Braves…”
People think I’m smart? You know what makes you smart? Locate your fastball down and away. That’s what makes you smart.”
ATLANTA— An era is over. Greg Maddux
has retired. Hands down, he is one of the top Continue reading “To Greg Maddux- You Were Easily One of the Best”