Category: Recaps 2014

Braves 2, Phillies 1

(Pinch hitting for smitty again today; smitty, I’m still praying for you and your wife. I hope she is improving. Update us when you get the chance.) Final 2014 Box Score The Braves decided that limiting their winning to...

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Braves beat the Phillies 4 – 2

B.J. Upton and Justin Upton both made great defensive plays and both homered to gave Aaron Harang his 12th win of the season after winning just 2 times in his last 7 starts. Once again, Aaron did what he usually does, … 8...

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Phillies 5, Braves 4

Box Score Well, if that game didn’t serve as a metaphor for the 2014 Braves’ season, I don’t know of one that would. The Braves jumped out early, just like in April, behind Ervin Santana, just like in April....

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Pirates 3, Braves 2

ESPN Box Score Baseball is cruel. Baseball is cruel to players, who pitch their hearts out and suffer through outing after outing of no run support, or who watch their efforts become negated through shoddy defense or unlucky...

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Braves Eliminated

Same Box Score, Different Day Remember the miserable Braves loss index we had, where the Braves would find creative ways to lose all the time and you could never guess which type of game it would be until toward the end of the...

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Braves Win! Braves Win! Braves Win!

ESPN Box Score The Braves offense has proven that they hate all of their starting pitchers, but they especially hate Alex Wood and outright refuse to score when he is in the game. In the wake of their division-clinching victory...

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On Collapses

They say nothing is as boring as listening to someone else’s fantasy sports story, and usually they’re right, but sometimes that fantasy sports story is instructive of a larger point, and that’s what I’m...

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Rangers 3, Braves 2

I did not see the game, but Julio Teheran took a no-hitter into the 6th but then things fell apart. The Rangers scored 3 runs on 3 hits and an error. The offense was too sickly to recover and bring a win to Julio.

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Rangers 2, Braves 1

The Horrid Box Score Pitiful. The Platonic Ideal of the 2014 Braves season was captured tonight in a game they couldn’t win against a woeful Rangers team that is playing out the string. Excellent starting pitching –...

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