Archive for June, 2012


June 27, 2012

Fredi’s Challenge

Before Tuesday night’s game, Fredi Gonzalez issued a challenge for his starting pitchers. For the remaining thirteen games before the All-Star break, Fredi challenged his starters to complete at least six or seven innings. Coming into the series opener against …

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June 24, 2012

Show #189: Ups and Downs On the Road in the AL East

Heyward and Simmons killing it.  Minor and Venters killing the team.  And the triumphant return of JJ.



June 22, 2012

Free Todd Redmond

With Brandon Beachy on the shelf for the rest of the season, the Braves need options.  They’ve recalled Jair Jurrjens but where do they turn if Jurrjens continues to pitch poorly?  They have Kris Medlen in the bullpen and Julio …

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June 20, 2012

Early Thoughts on Rookie of the Year

I’ve never been a big fan of the Rookie of the Year award. It’s nice to commend a young player who’s worked his butt off to make it to and succeed in the major leagues, but isn’t the award like …

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June 17, 2012

Show #188: Losses and Injury Mark the Braves’ Week

Breaking down the Medlen/Minor/Beachy/JJ madness.  Looking back at the Yankees series.  And the Derek Lowe/Dusty Baker feud.