OK, two games left, one game lead in the WC. I’ve got a weird feeling we’re going to win today, sort of the same feeling I had when DLowe started game 4 of the 2004 ALCS. Umm, so have we got Ortiz in the lineup?
I desparately want the Braves to get in because of a win TONIGHT. This is the last moment of the season to take back some of the control and show they have something left. I’m not interested in getting in solely because of beating the collection of middle relievers on Wednesday.
Of course, the somewhat ridiculous thing about that last paragraph is that I don’t think they have a win left in them. Losing that lead last night + a clearly hobbled Chipper feels like the final nail. And I don’t think the Cards lose the final two in Houston.
Watched Moneyball last night. Watching a movie about baseball while your team plays such an important game is not recommended. The last thing I want is to have a tie breaker in St. Louis. That would be worse than embarrassing. Something is broken with this team. Post season hope meter is still at a zero but I still will watch. Every pitch. And get rip roaring mad when they lose.
And Stevie (@84) that is a bold assumption that we could beat a Pu-Pu platter of Phillies pitchers if it came down to that. I fear that our Poo-Poo platter of a lineup would struggle in A League of Their Own. Double Entendre INTENDED! ZING!
Darth Vader: “Luke, I am your father.” I’ll be as surprised as Luke was if we clinch tonight. But who knows, Luke, I mean Lowe might have one left in him. After all, he was seen backing up to collect his last check and he is feeling guilty about making $1.67 mil per win; one more win will cut it to $1.5 mil per win which is much more reasonable.
I must say what I have said all season. Wren made a terrible decsion on the long contract to Lowe. He should have been traded early this year even if the Braves had to eat most of the contract. He is a cancer.
Of course, it doesn’t really matter since the Braves haven’t hit for weeks.