Should we start calling for McDowell to be fired? This is really a joke. I can’t wait for it to be that Chipper has been out and that’s why we can’t win. We can’t win because outlet pitching staff is a joke right now and our manager is a saboteur. So glad I will be out of the loop on these guys for a week. Compete for gods sake
“There’s nobody dragging themselves into this clubhouse,” said Gio Gonzalez, who starts on Sunday Night Baseball against the Braves’ Brandon Beachy, in a matchup of early Cy Young candidates. “Everybody’s excited. Everybody’s fired up. You don’t see guys yawning as they’re going out to take batting practice. They’re into it.”
On the other hand, there is a completely different environment in the Braves’ clubhouse these days: They are in survival mode.
“No I can’t,” Jones said when asked to point to the reason the team has struggled in his absence. “It’s frustrating to watch. Somebody has to step up. There are a 162 games to look forward to next year. Somebody has to step out. Somebody has to get the big out, get the big hit, make the big play – all those things that you have to do on a daily basis to win ball games.”