Archive for May, 2012


May 30, 2012

Our Options at Third Base

The eight-game skid made the Braves plummet down the NL East standings, and, even worse, it revealed some pretty big holes in our lineup and rotation. Hinske, for example, is a guy I love to have on the team. He …

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May 28, 2012

Show #185: The Braves Losing Streak Reaches 8

Breaking down the streak:  what’s gone wrong and how much does it mean for the long haul?



May 26, 2012

Some All-Star Choices to Take Your Mind Off The Braves

American League

1B Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox:  Konerko leads major league first base qualifiers in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.  Fielder, Adrian Gonzalez and Albert Pujols have all been somewhere between ordinary and awful so far.  The …

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May 23, 2012

Is Brandon Beachy the Real Deal?

While Mike Minor was busy giving up back-to-back-to-back homeruns on Monday, this was my comforting thought: It’s okay. We’ve got Beachy tomorrow.

He’s been that good. I look forward to Beachy taking the mound more than any of our other

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May 21, 2012

And Remember, Tim Hudson CAN be Used for Flotation

Anyone who does a bunch of traveling knows the horrors of packing.  It’s almost too much to bear these days.  Everything from power cords, reading material, electronic devices and medicines to shoes, fingernail clippers, underpants and deodorant.  I’m a pillow

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